The New Mexico State Cup Finals were this past weekend and New Mexico Rush captured six titles and will advance those teams to Regionals in Seattle in June.
The U13 NM Rush beat Guadalajara Scorpions 1-0 in the final after an impressive 3-0 record in group play with an 18-2 goal differential.
The U13 NM Rush girls got off to a rough start in Cup losing 4-3 to AUFC in the first game of group play. A win in game 2 was enough to advance to the semi-finals where they beat Rio Rapids 1-0. In the final, AUFC was waiting and this time is was Rush who walked away as winners 2-1 to capture the championship!
In the U14 boys age bracket, there was one dominant team, the 03 NM Rush boys. Not one game was closer than 2 goals and the boys were best in the semi-finals and championship where they won 5-0 and 3-0.
Dominance was the name of the game in the U15 boys bracket as well with the NM Rush boys outscoring their opponnets a combined 37-2.
The U18 Girls also breezed through cup allowing zero goals in their five games and beating Rio Rapids 2-0 in the final.
Lastly the U19 girls won 3-1, 4-2, and 2-1 to capture their state cup title.
There were also a number of NM Rush teams who finished as age group runners up including: U16B, U16G, and U17B.
Congratulations to all NM Rush teams on a successful weekend!