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National Soccer Tournament Concludes in Rock Hill

Mike Crowder | WRHI.com

The U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships concluded Sunday at Rock Hill’s Manchester Meadows.  Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism Operations Supervisor John Taylor says quite simply, it was a great week.

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Taylor says the thousands of visitors felt welcome, bragging not only on the facilities but the city as well.

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Taylor is not surprised by the five-day tournament’s success.

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Lisa Morgan’s daughter played on the SOL team from Clay County,  Florida that won the U-19 national championship on penalty kicks Sunday.  Morgan says it was absolutely unbelievable.

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Morgan says her visit was very nice.

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The tournament was expected to have an economic impact of at least $3 million on the Rock Hill area.   One of the boys championship games was even televised on the FOX Soccer network Saturday night.

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