For the second consecutive year the boys of Turlock FC United are soccer champions. With the help of players from Turlock, Ceres, and Modesto, FC United entered the 2013 NorCal Premier Soccer League Spring Cross Regional Playoff in Davis and dominated the likes of Ballistic United of Pleasanton, Santa Clara Sporting, and Inter Rage Academy of Sacramento.
The Rivercats from the Turlock American Little League Minors will now face off against Atwater in the final game of the Tournament of Champions, after defeating the Los Banos A's, 8-4, on Thursday at Los Banos.
After a first round bye, the Turlock National Little League Majors champion Rockies dominated the Mariposa Reds, 13-1, at Soderquist field on Thursday to advance to the championship game of the Tournament of Champions.
It was a blistering hot day last Saturday with temperatures reaching well over the triple digit mark in the Valley as the Turlock Seadogs placed first in the Oakdale Invitational with a score of 1,575, while the second place Ripon squad trailed by over 100 points. It is the second time this season that the Seadogs have won an invitational.