The Impact beat the Alameda Islanders 5-1 and the Mill Valley Soccer Club Rockers 2-1 on Sept. 4. The EDYSL Impact then topped the Mustang Revolution, 3-2, before advancing to the championship round.
“Even with obstructions facing them, they were not deterred,” team manager Peter Vega said in an e-mail. “No one ever complained about no subs, being tired, or too hot. This young team just loves soccer and wanted to play.”