The Southern Nevada Soccer Association Spring 2017 Adult League season came to an exciting conclusion with the crowning of four playoff champions in the Coed 8v8 and Coed 5v5 divisions on Sunday, May 21 at Heritage Park.
The Coed 8v8 Best of the Best division featured a four team round-robin format. After the first two games of round-robin play, Storm had secured 18 match points with wins over Unreal Madrid (5-2) and Fisher Space Pen (4-3), while Shamrock Rovers accumulated 16 match points with a tie of Fisher Space Pen (5-5) and a win over Unreal Madrid (6-0). Storm and Shamrock Rovers played for the championship in the final leg of the round-robin, in which Shamrock Rovers prevailed 5-1 to win the title of Best of the Best.
The Coed 8v8 Best of the Rest division comprised a seven team knockout-round format. In quarterfinal matches, FC United defeated Sin City Rebels 6-3, Ball Busters edged Krieger 2-1, and The Nard Dogs beat We Ain't Even Stretch Doe 4-2 to advance to the semifinals. In the semifinal matches The Nard Dogs pounded House Elves 10-2, while Ball Busters outlasted FC United in a PK shootout (2-2, 2-0) to qualify for the championship game. In a tightly-contested final game The Nard Dogs edged Ball Busters in a PK Shootout (3-2) to claim the title of Best of the Rest.
Seven teams vied for the Best of the Best in the Coed 5v5 division. In the quarterfinal games Socceroos dominated Oxnard FC 9-1, Game Over trounced Man Cave United 10-2, and Ajax 63 survived a furious rally by Chamucos FC in a PK shootout (8-8, 5-4) to advance to the semifinal round. Ajax 63 then defeated Socceroos 8-2 and Game Over beat Findlay VW Henderson 5-1 in the semifinals to set up the championship match. In a thrilling final, Game Over rallied to defeat Ajax 63 8-7 to earn the vaunted Best of the Best t-shirt.
The Coed 5v5 Best of the Rest division used a five team knockout-round format. Booty Kickers defeated Rowdies 10-6 in the quarterfinal match, and then slipped by Bad and Boujee 5-3 in the semifinals. VNCH United beat Mixed Nuts 5-1 in the other semifinal match. The championship game was a defensive battle, with Booty Kickers emerging victorious in a PK shootout (2-1) to be anointed Best of the Rest.
We would like to thank all of our SNSA Adult League teams for making Spring 2017 such a fun season, and we hope to see all of you back for the Fall 2017 season!
Click on the link below to view all of the results for the SNSA Adult League Spring 2017 season.
SNSA Adult League will take a break for the summer, but will being Fall 2017 league play in September, with league play starting on Sunday, September 10 and ending on Sunday, November 19. All league games will be played on Sundays at Heritage Park. We offer Coed 8v8 Open and Coed 5v5 Recreational divisions. Registration for the Fall 2017 season runs from July 13 - August 27, 2017. Teams have the option of paying the team registration fee ($600 covers up to 15 players in 8v8; $550 covers up to 12 players in 5v5) or having each player on the team pay the individual player registration fee of $60. Players that do not have a team can register online as a pool player, and will not be charged a fee until assigned to a team. Players must be at least 17 years of age by the first game in order to participate. Click on the link below for more information about SNSA Adult League's Fall 2017 season.