Northeastern Oklahoma A&M
How did they get here: Defeated Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa in Region II final
Coach: John Parrigon
Top scorers: F Victor Arias, 11 goals, 3 assists; MF Sinue Rodriguez, 10 goals, 9 assists
Notable: The No. 20 Norse won a second straight Region II title, this time topping NOC 3-2 in overtime. Ryan McLaughlin scored the winner with 4 seconds left on a penalty kick.
Cloud County (Kansas) Community College
How did they get here: Defeated Cowley County (Kansas) Community College in Region VI final
Coach: James Ross
Top scorers: ST James Ndubueze, 9 goals, 3 assists; CM Marcos Gomez, 7 goals, 4 assists
Notable: The seventh-ranked Thunderbirds and Cowley battled to a 2-2 draw, then Cloud County won the match with a 3-1 edge in a shootout.
Garden City (Kansas) Community College
How did they get here: Defeated Barton County (Kansas) in second round of Region VI play.
Coach: Charles Long
Top scorers: F Marcus Fernandez, 9 goals, 0 assists; F Alexis Lopez, 8 goals, 3 assists
Notable: A 6-5 shootout win over Barton County was Garden City’s first ever in the rivalry.
Hill (Texas) Community College
How did they get here: Defeated Western Texas Community College in the Region V final at Cisco, Texas
Coach: Paul Davenport
Top scorers: F Tannah Emiola, 8 goals, 4 assists; CM Marcos Gomes, 7 goals, 4 assists
Notable: The Rebels had a season high nine goals in the Region V semifinals against Ranger (Texas) College. They beat Western Texas 2-0 in the finals.