WILMINGTON, MA — Below are Wilmington Youth Soccer in-town game summaries from Saturday, September 30, 2017.
Pre-K Boys Games:
Rain could not stop this action packed game.Harvard’s Hailey Brabant scored, getting the crowd jumping out of their seats. Outstanding offense by Emma Higgins set up many scoring chances. The flawless defense of Grace Connolly provided great protection for the Goal Keepers
Boys Kinder Games:
DC United vs. NE Revolution
In what could have been confused as a World Cup Match, DC UNITED started off strong with great offensive pressure from Evan Finn and Lucas Lisek. Coupled with the steel-like defense Liam Kelly, John Borgen, and Blake Lawrence, their efforts made for an incredible game. Bobby King, Tyler Saucier, and Teddy Beaudoin scored for DC United in what was an exciting game.
Boys Grade 1 Games:
NY Red Bulls vs. Columbus Crew
The crowd was kept on the edge of their seats this week as the New York Red Bulls, led by the offensive skills of Patrick Jamieson resulted in scoring opportunities by David Jamieson and Tyler Hally. The defense was not to be left out of this one either as Gabriel Cummings, Logan Lopes, and Merit Bigambo kept the ball out of their zone for much of the game.
The crowds gathered at the Shawsheen fields for this back and forth game. The Columbus Crew led by Ryan Doherty, Liam Callahan, and Anthony Lanzi got the crowd jumping out of their seats. Evan Jageler led the scoring charge, while the great defensive effort of Ryan Palumbo and Cameron White kept the action going.
Chicago Fire vs. New England Revolution
On the other side of the ball for the New England Revolution was an incredible offensive performance by Michael Belanger and Anthony Graziano, while goals scored by Peter Douzepis, Lucas Harris, Sean Marzi and Thomas Roofe got the New England Revolution on the board. With a rock solid defensive stand led by Vincent Demirev , the New England Revolution was never out of this game.
Girls Grade 1 Games:
Boston Breakers vs. NC Courage
The crowds gathered at the Shawsheen fields for this back and forth game. Despite the rain, the Boston Breakers brought their A game. Pint-sized scoring machines Eliana Goldstein, Nyla Chimwanda and Carrie Gillis got the crowd jumping out of their seats. Grace Daly anchored the defense playing with incredible intensity for the entire match.
Orlando Pride vs. FC Kansas City
The Orlando Pride would not back down from this back and forth match. Goals by Marley White and Julia Zaya brought the crowd to a frenzy. A spectacular display of defensive skills was shown by Callie Lamarche. In addition, the midfield play of Caitlin Barrett and Julia Marra kept constant pressure on the opponent’s net.
The crowds gathered at the Shawsheen fields for this back and forth game. The FC Kansas City led by Lily Rosa and Emma Moriarty got the crowd jumping out of their seats. Suki Haper and Lily Korpal led the scoring charge, while the great defensive effort of Naomi Cowles and Madison Scanlon kept the action going.
Chicago Red Stars vs. Houston Dash
It was a cold rainy Saturday on the field, but the the crowd was kept on the edge of their seats this week as the Chicago Red Stars, led by the offensive skills of Olivia Howie, Taylor Stone & Riley Lopes resulted in scoring opportunities by Leah Tucci & Ella Connolly. Reighan Glover led an incredible defense performance. Emily Falk had great sportsmanship and offered her soccer skills for the day to the Houston Dash and managed to help them score!
The AWAYTEAM was also impressive on the offensive side of the ball with great skill being displayed by “call up player” Emily leading to goals by Molly. The defense showcased their skills today with Bridget keeping the ball out of their zone for much of the game; while the goal keeping team of Pauline and Charlotte made this game close.
Girls Grade 2 Games:
Nobody stayed home for this action packed game. The Orlando Pride’s Leah Doucette, Emily Laquidara, and Kalin Mulik scored, getting the crowd jumping out of their seats. Outstanding offense by Alice Crowley and Emily Quamme, along with remarkable midfield plays by Caroline Broussard and Lily Mehr, set up many scoring chances. The flawless defense of Julie McMullen, Abby O’Donoghue, and Evelyn LaClair provided great protection.
Boys Grade 2 Games:
NY Red Bulls vs. Houston Dynamo
On the other side of the ball for the NY Red Bulls was an incredible offensive performance by rising stars Jonathan and David Poulose, while goals scored by Charlie Chioccariello, Mikey Brinquinho, and Logan Augustyniak got the Red Bulls on the board. With a rock solid defensive stand led by Mason Carr, the Red Bulls were never out of this game. The midfield prowess of Caden Merritt and Tommy Demers created opportunities and moved the ball, while goalkeepers Carr, Chioccariello, and Demers fiercely defended the Red Bulls’ net.
Seattle Sounders vs New England Revolution
In what could have been confused as a World Cup Match, the New England Revolution started off strong with great offensive pressure from Sanjeev Puvanendrakumar and Joshua Turner. Coupled with the steel-like defense of Jonathan Cavanaugh, Aidan Lindquist and Griffin Crowe, their efforts made for an incredible game. Dylan Minasian scored first for the Revolution, while the Hope Solo like efforts of Declan Mulcahy and Andrew Lipsanopoulos provided solid goal-keeping to keep their team alive.
Proving they were also World Cup Competitors Felipe Nascimento and Garrett Lanagan scored for the Seattle Sounders in this hard fought game. Daniel Finn and Joshua Lopez added the offensive punch and Ian Clark and Jack Geldart held up the defense. It was an outstanding team effort capped off with great goal keeping by Daniel Finn, Garrett Lanagan, Jack Geldart, Joshua Lopez and Ian Clark
(NOTE: The above game summaries were submitted by Wilmington Youth Soccer.)
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