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USASA Region I O30 Mengel Cup Semifinal Update: Torres FC falls to Greenwich FC (CT) in PKs

03/27/2024, 9:45am EDT
By Media Relations

USASA Region I Semifinal Update: Torres FC falls to Greenwich FC (CT) in PKs

Torres FC traveled to Greenwich CT on May 11th for the USASA Regional Semifinal O30 Mengel Cup.

This game was a defensive battle and remained scoreless through regulation. In kicks from the spot, Greenwich bested Torres with a 3-2 PK result.

We thank Torres for representing Massachusetts in this year's regionals and we look forward to seeing them back next March when the Mass Soccer O30 Mengel Cup moves to our Spring Cups. Also, best of luck to Torres in the remainder of their OTHSL spring season.

2024 USASA Region I Quarterfinals: Torres FC (5) vs SportFriends (1)

Our O30 State Champions, Torres FC, defeated Sportfriends Polonia SC of NJ this Saturday by a score of 5-1.

Sportfriends were first on the board with a goal from #3 Konrad Plewa in the 24'.

Torres FC equalized right before the half with this goal from #7 Thiago Souza.

Torres' Tcho scored the go-ahead goal in the 59' and added another goal in the 82'. Then Walife Freitas added two more Torres goals in stoppage. Here are Torres' second half goals:

Torres will play CT in the regional semifinal match the weekend of May 12th.  Specific game details to be announced soon.

2023-2024 O30 Mengel Cup State Champions: Torres FC

Torres FC (formally Boa Vista FC) defeated four-time O30 Mengel Cup Champions, Loco Gunners in a nail-bitter of a state final match!

It was Torres that went up early, with two quick goals, as seen here:

15" Torres First Goal

24' Torres Second Goal

Both goals were dangerously placed crosses that resulted in points on the board for Torres FC.

Although taken aback by the early deficit, the Gunners quickly adjusted, regained their footing and pressed forward with two quick goals of their own, as seen here:

29' Gunners First Goal

30' Gunners Equalizer

No more goals were scored for the remainder of the half and the game stayed tied at 2-2 until the seventy-third minute when Torres FC player Vander Bellettini delivered this dagger:

74' Torres FC Game Winning Goal

With the 3-2 victory Torres FC becomes the 2023-2024 O30 Mengel Cup State Champions and advance to the USASA Region I tournament in April.  More information to come after the regional draw in February.

2023 Mass Soccer O30 State Championship!

Quarterfinal Match: 

  • Connemara United vs Partners FC: Partners FC forfeited. Connemara United advances.


  • Loco Gunners vs Connemara: Loco Gunners advance on a forfeit.
  • Balkan Powder Kegs (0) vs Torres FC: 0-1 - Torres FC advances

Final: Saturday November 18th 12:45pm Lorusso Field

  • Loco Gunners (2) vs Torres FC (3)



Proposed 2023 Schedule:

Draw:  Freeze date - November 1st

Scheduling window for each round:

  • Quarterfinal: November 4th - November 5th
  • Semifinals: November 6th – 12th
  • Final: Saturday, November 18th 12:45pm:  Lorusso Field (Walpole) - Turf #2

Scheduling flexibility and notes:

  • If team/s are involved in the OTHSL finals, then the state final will be postponed until Sunday, December 3rd.
  • Midweek games are highly encouraged but both teams need to agree on the night.  Fields will need lights for weeknight games.

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