FC Tucson 02/03 Black Cosgrove took out the No. 2 ranked team in the nation to win the Phoenix Cup this past weekend held at the Scottsdale Sports Complex.
Loaded with local talent, the FC Tucson squad holds a Top 25 ranking but the team went 3-0-1 to win the state’s highest division (U19 Diamond) over the program from Fresno. The Central California Soccer Alliance is ranked No. 2 in the nation and No. 1 in Region 4.
FC Tucson is ranked No. 25 in the nation and No. 10 in Region 4.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22
FC Tucson 1, SD SURF 0
SATURDAY, MARCH 27
FC Tucson 0, AZ ARSENAL TEAL 0
FC Tucson 2, PRFC SCOTTSDALE 1
(Caroline Rustand & Hailey Delos Santos)
SUNDAY, MARCH 28
FC Tucson 2, CENT CAL ALLIANCE 1
(Kylee Brotherton & Caitlyn Maher)
02/03 GIRLS BLACK ROSTER
Hailey Delos Santos
Brenda Ramirez Torres
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