SUMMER LEAGUE PLAYOFFS: Salvo into WPSL Semi Finals, MN Aurora bow out in the round of 8, and the UPSL Midwest West is down to Tonka Fusion Elite and Northern Tide FC
It's the time of year where every game matters, and we get to see exhilarating celebrations (like the one from Salvo above) across social media. Unfortunately, for every team celebrating, theres a team who's short Summer season has ended. Salvo are into the Semi Finals of the WPSL Playoffs after knocking off #1 Colorado Rapids Women in the Central Region Final. In the W League, the undefeated MN Aurora were bounced in a tough 1-0 loss to Indy Eleven in the Quarter Finals. Theres still two teams left in the inaugural UPSL Midwest West Playoffs. Four squads made the postseason and the Champ will be determined between Northern Tide FC and Tonka Fusion Elite. Dig in!
Salvo SC ride Khyah Harpers brace to beat #1 Colorado Rapids Women in WPSL Playoffs
The MN Thunder opted out of the postseason this year, but turns out the 2nd best in the Northern Conference is good enough to make noise. Salvo SC has won the WPSL Central Conference after a penalty kick win over FC Milwaukee Torrent and a 2-0 win over WPSL Powerhouse Colorado Rapids Women. The Rapids had been ranked #1 in the WPSL Power Rankings before being upset by the Minnesotans of Salvo. Khyah Harper again made a difference with a brace, scoring like she and her teammates have all season. Salvo have not lost this season, drawing Sioux Falls and MN Thunder being their only non wins. The veteran squad filled with former Gophers and Pros will face SC Del Sol in Stillwater, Oklahoma in the WPSL Semifinal at 11am, Central =Time. We will be covering it on Equal Time Twitter and Instagram, stay tuned!
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