Pono completes perfect run into knockout stage

Pono SC 2000 completed a perfect run through pool play at the U.S. Youth Soccer Presidents Cup by defeating the Colorado Rush 1-0 on Friday in Boise, Idaho.

Pono outscored opponents 12-0 in winning its three pool-play games, and will face the Idaho Rush today in a quarterfinal match, with the winner advancing to a semifinal later in the day.

On Friday, Kamalei Roback scored off of a set play, assisted by Kainoa Dafun, after a foul drawn by Darian Fernandez.