Timbers North squad opens 1-1 in pool play at
Far West Regionals
Cooper Prohaska scored the go-ahead goal in the 70th minute ó his second of the match ó for the Timbers North FC í05 (Red) boys soccer team in a 3-2 win over Jackson Hole (Wyo.) in the opening match of pool play at the US Youth Soccer Far West Regional tournament at the Simplot Sports Complex in Boise on Monday.
Isaac Fritts scored in the 44th minute to tie Mondayís match.
The Timbers North FC í05 (Red) fell to 1-1 in pool play with a 4-2 loss to LVSA Red of Nevada on Tuesday.
Bryce Allred scored both goals for the Timberss against LVSA Red.
With a win today against Rio Rapids í05 (New Mexico), the Timbers advance to the quarterfinals on Friday. A loss ends the tournament for the Timbers.
The Timbers North FC 01/02 boys are 0-2 after an 8-1 loss to Rangers FC 01 Premier on Monday and an 8-4 loss to Washington Rush 2001 on Tuesday. They conclude the tournament today against the Strikers 2001 Black (Calif.).
Zags incoming frosh Watson one of 18 finalists for USA Menís U19 World Cup roster
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ó Incoming Gonzaga menís basketball freshman Anton Watson was named a finalist for the USA Menís Under-19 World Cup roster. USA Basketball released the finalists Tuesday.
Eighteen finalists for the 2019 USA Basketball Menís U19 World Cup Team were announced following five practice sessions over three days that involved 31 players. The list of finalists includes five USA gold medalists, five players who completed their first collegiate season in 2018-19, five athletes from the high school class of 2019 and eight players from the high school class of 2020.
Named as finalists were: Watson (Gonzaga Prep/Spokane, Wash.); Scottie Barnes (University School/West Palm Beach, Fla.); Joshua Christopher (Mayfair H.S./Lakewood, Calif.); Cade Cunningham (Montverde Academy, Fla./Arlington, Texas); Jalen Green (Prolific Prep/Fresno, Calif.); Tyrese Haliburton (Iowa State/Oshkosh, Wis.); Walker Kessler (Woodward Academy/Newnan, Ga.); Kira Lewis Jr. (Alabama/Meridianville, Ala.); Isaac Likekele (Oklahoma State/Mansfield, Texas); Evan Mobley (Rancho Christian School/Temecula, Calif.); Casey Morsell (St. Johnís College H.S./Washington, D.C.); Zeke Nnaji (Hopkins H.S./Hopkins, Minn.); Reggie Perry (Mississippi State/Thomasville, Ga.); Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (IMG Academy, FL/Overland Park, Kan.); Jalen Suggs (Minnehaha Academy/Minneapolis, Minn.); Trevion Williams (Purdue/Chicago, Ill.); Ziaire Williams (Notre Dame H.S./Sherman Oaks, Calif.); and Samuell Williamson (Rockwall H.S./Rockwall, Texas). Jared Butler (Baylor University/Reserve, La.) was also selected a finalist but was unable to participate.
Kessler and Suggs are also being recruited by Gonzaga.
The finalists will continue training twice a day in Colorado Springs, and the final, 12-member USA U19 World Cup Team will be announced prior to the teamís June 24 departure for Greece, and the 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup that will take place June 29-July 7.
The USA U19 squad is being led by head coach Bruce Weber (Kansas State), and assistant coaches Mike Hopkins (Washington) and LeVelle Moton (North Carolina Central).