Long Island Quartet Take USYS Premier 1 Division Titles

Eastern Region U.S. Youth Soccer, premier

Four teams from Long Island are among 12 that have won Premier 1 division titles in U.S. Youth Soccer’s North Atlantic EDP Conference for the 2018-19 season.

Division champions on the boys’ side include Levittown Gunners at the U-17 level, Lake Grove/Newfield United 01 at U-18 and Levittown Gunners at the U-19 level. On the girls’ side, Massapequa Cosmos took the top spot at the U-19 level.

According to U.S. Youth Soccer (USYS), Premier I division winners in the U-13 through U-19 age groups have the opportunity to advance to the 2019 Eastern Regional Championships, which are set to take place June 28 through July 4 in Charleston, W.Va.

Teams in the U-13 to U-17 age groups can earn qualification into the National League for next season.

The North Atlantic EDP Conference is one of 13 conferences that fall under the scope of the USYS’s Leagues Program and operates at a multi-state level — providing high-level competition on a consistent basis at a targeted local level (Connecticut and Eastern New York).