Weekend Soccer Preview: Academy hits the road; Elites play in Valparaiso

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CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – Real Salt Lake-Arizona Academy and Elite split up to compete in three separate competitions this weekend across the states of Arizona and California in what will be a jam-packed weekend of soccer action.

On the Academy schedule, RSL-AZ U-17/18 (2-0-0) face off against Development Academy newcomers Sacramento Republic FC U-17/18 (0-1-1) in the 18’s first road game of the young season, followed by a matchup between RSL-AZ U-15/16 (1-0-1) and the SRFC 16s (1-0-1).

RSL-AZ Elite U-18 (#37 in the Region) kick off the Desert League with a trio of games at Grande Sports World against Sereno White (#22 in the Region), CCV Stars Black (#29 in the Region) and SC del Sol Colavecchia (#7 in the Region).

Finally, RSL-AZ Elite U-15, U-16 and U-17 compete in the Valparaiso United Invitational Tournament, looking to replicate the success of last year’s 17s who captured the tournament crown.

Click here for the complete Grande Sports Academy schedule. Follow along live with Real Salt Lake-Arizona Elite at the Valparaiso United Invitational on Twitter @GrandeSportsA and visit Grande Sports TV for video highlights.

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