5 Teams Win Midwest Presidents Cup Titles

Peoria FC United, SASA Spirits, FC United & Chicago Rush Headed To National Presidents Cup

5 Teams Win Midwest Presidents Cup Titles

2021 Presidents Cup

20 teams from Illinois headed to West Chester, OH to compete in the US Youth Soccer Midwest Presidents Cup from June 17-21 and five teams came back as Champions.

Peoria FC United (13U Boys), SASA Spirits (14U Girls), FC United (17U & 19U Boys) and Chicago Rush (19U Girls) have now earned a spot in the US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, July 7-11 in Des Moines, IA.

13U Boys Midwest Presidents Cup Champions: Peoria FC United

Nathan Boyer, Lincoln Brady, Trae Brickner, Champagne Bijan, Drew Chovanec, Tristan Flaherty, Drew Glatz, Benjamin Hampton, Joseph Heiar, Rohan Issac, Braden Lehman, Hunter Martin, Aiden McCall, Jack Park, Payton Porch, Declan Schuler, and Jacob Walton

14U Girls Midwest Presidents Cup Champions: SASA Spirits

Ruby Allen, Rylee Clark, Lucy Corley, Soso Dadekian, Hannah Daly, Alyssa Day, Izzy Hassebrock, Kamryn Hoffman, Anika Jyothinagaram, Mary Jane Keller, Mackenzie Krieger, Rylann Law, Rowann Law, Bailey Leach, Madison Clark, Rayna Powers, and Kendall Sims

17U Boys Midwest Presidents Cup Champions: FC United

Thomas Albrighton, Daniel Shirov, Max Bachenheimer, Radule Bozovic, David Deng, Ashur Eshw,
Ian Ferguson, Franco Fernandez-Enjo, Nomar Geraldino, Adam Hammock, Matt Hegge, Liam McGlothin,
David McLone, Karol Niziolek, Steven Nyc, Jack Rice, Jackson Shoemaker, and Braden Weiss

19U Boys Midwest Presidents Cup Champions: FC United

Owen Almer, Oliver Bruce, Jack Conway, Fisher Daniels, Niall Gavin, Brendan Gavin, Aidan Hilling,
Jacob Holroyd, Ryan Leider, Jack Lenon, Sebastian Leon, Finnegan Mahaney, Quincy Martin, Thurston Page, Jack Powers, Joseph Roscoe, Thibaut Sacherer, Jackson Sullivan, William Thannert, and Benjamin Weyman

19U Boys Midwest Presidents Cup Champions: Chicago Rush

Alyssa Analitis, Saira Arias, Haleigh Augenbaugh, Katrina Barthelt, Kylie Brazill, Madison Brusven,
Nina Calcaterra, Yocie Castellon, Tessa Evans, Yocelin Garcia, Margaret Leger, Ellie Saguto, Serena Salvato, Selah Smith, Danielle Stockwell, Alexis Stone, Emily Tully, Alyssa Wallner, and Audrey Young

 

Despite some unusual and difficult circumstances cause by the weather, it was a great showing by ALL the Illinois teams as overall they went 41-11-7 and no team was eliminated until the last day of group competition.

 

In addition to the 5 Midwest Champions, three teams finished as Regional Finalists; Crystal Lake Force (14U Boys), LG Celtics (16U Boys) and Liverpool Academy (19U Boys). Four other Illinois teams earned spots in the Regional Semifinals as well; Evolution SC (14U Boys), Tinley Park Bobcats (15U Girls), Chicago Rush (17U Girls) & Crystal Lake Force (19U Girls)

 

Here's a look at how all the Illinois teams finished at the 2021 US Youth Soccer Midwest Presidents Cup.

 

Illinois Presidents Cup Champions 

 

 

Illinois Presidents Cup Wild Card Teams

14U Boys Midwest Presidents Cup Finalists: Crystal Lake Force

Jack Ball, Anthony Bellino, Matthew Fireng, Nicolas Flaugher, Joshua Marineau, Seth Matson, Mason McIntyre, Trenton Pavoris, Gabe Porter, Nicholas Prus, Alexander Trejo, Antonio Valdes, Diego Valdes, Esteban Varela, and Cole Waddell

16U Boys Midwest Presidents Cup Finalists: LG Celtics

Kole Beck-Jewusiak, Liam Carolan, Colin Chough, Igor Chrobotowicz, Andrew Follenweider,
Muhammed Hussein, Declan Kracker, Braedyn Martinez, Larry Martinez Jr., David Podczerwinski,
Lukas Rabianski, Haris Sarajilija, Liam Savir-Baruch, Konrad Smich, Collin Sullivan, Danny Svelnis,
Benjamin Swicionis, William Swicionis, Max Swicionis, Bradley Szydlowski, Joseph Wanner, and Ryan Wheeler

19U Boys Midwest Presidents Cup Finalists: Liverpool Academy IL

Christopher Aguirre, Kyle Allen, Colin Baloun, Fernando Cervantez, Jonathan Daza, Jaziel Enriquez,
Pablo Guerrero, Damian Herrera, Robert Keldani, Immanuel Liu, Marcos Martinez, Frankie Mazziotta,
Julian Menchaca, Emmanuel Montero, Anthony Moreno, Aaron Moreno, Daniel Ordonez, Anthony Quintana, Gael Rangel and Michael Rocha