Boise Nationals soccer team advances to semifinals at Far West

rroberts@idahostatesman.comJune 20, 2014 

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Boise Nationals Celtic under-18 boys were the lone Idaho team to win their quarterfinal match at the US Youth Soccer Far West Regional Championships on Friday.

BNSC Celtic, which finished as the No. 2 team in Pool D, defeated Pool A winner Westside Timbers Copa of Oregon 2-0. Rocky Mountain High's Tyson Fox scored both goals for Celtic.

Boise faces Southern California’s Fram Premier at 8 a.m. Saturday for a spot in the championship match.

No Idaho team has ever won a Far West title and only one squad — the U15 girls Boise Nationals Italia (2013) — has advanced to nationals.

Three other Idaho teams — U14 boys BNSC Arsenal, U17 boys BNSC Milan and U16 girls BNSC Italia — lost their quarterfinals games.

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