FC Tucson Women advance to regional final

FC Tucson Women advance to regional final
(Cover photo courtesy: FC Tucson)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The FC Tucson Women will play Sunday for the Women's Premier Soccer League Western Conference championship.

FCTW (6-2-1, 19 points) beat the Fresno FC Ladies 3-0 Saturday in Seattle.

The match was tied 0-0 at the break but the FC Tucson Women scored quickly out of the gate on goals by Alison Raniere ('50) and Brianna Barreiro ('54). Raniere added the final tally in the 88th minute.

FC Tucson will face the host Seattle Sounders FC (7-0-1) at 1 p.m.

It's the women's side second playoff appearance (2013) and first time in the conference finals.

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