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Swaz Tekkers FC 3-1 Bana UO
Josh Yanuck and Dylan Deloia scored to give Tekkers a 2-0 half time lead against Bana UO in the first BU18 semi final. Dylan added a second after the break and despite Jake Moisanu pulling a goal back Tekkers moved into the final winning 3-1.
One Pound Fish 1-3 H Footy
H Footy dominated the first half against One Pound Fish and were 3-0 up at half time thanks to goals by Luke Weiner, an own goal and a Chris Callan Penalty kick.
One Pound Fish improved in the second half but could only manage one goal through Carl Barnard and H Footy held on comfortably to take their place in the final.
Swaz Tekkers 2-0 H Footy
The final proved to be a close game with the only goal in the first half scored by Tekkers’ Austin Borina after a bad mix up in the H Footy box.
H Footy pressed after the break but couldn’t break down a strong Tekkers defense and Kyle Kelly sealed the win with a late goal to give Tekkers the 2-0 victory.
Bana UO took third place with a 3-2 win over One Pound Fish. Jack Taliercio, Jake Moisanu and Eddie Serwan scored in the first half for Bana with James Cameron replying twice for Fish in the second half.
Chaos 0-1 Destroyers
Declan O’Donnell’s first half strike gave the Destroyers a 1-0 half time lead over Chaos in the first BU10 semi final and it proved to be an important goal as Chaos failed to find an equalizer despite plenty of late pressure. The Destroyers, who went into the game as the fourth seed, team moved into the final after an impressive display.
Southdown Flyers 1-0 Harborfields Barca
Another close semi final followed as the Southdown Flyers shut out Harborfields Barca in a second 1-0 game. Jack Steinberg scored the winning goal late in the first half to take the Flyers through to the final.
Destroyers 1-2 Southdown Flyers
Jesse Giavacco opened the scoring for the Destroyers early in the first half of a competitive final. Jack Steinberg tied it up before half time for the Flyers and a goal mid way through the second half by Christian Luca was enough to hand the Flyers a hard fought victory and the champions trophies, 2-1 the final score.
Grant Kurland scored twice for Chaos in the third place game to claim the Golden Boot trophy as they beat Barca 3-1, Sam Dinstell added the third.
Congratulations to the Flyers on their win and to Grant Kurland for finishing top of the Golden Boot table!
Super Sane Smithrown 2-3 Valencia
Favorites Super Sane Smithtown found themselves a goal down in the opening minute of the first BU12-13 semi final. Yovanni Rivera scored and Valencia held the lead until early in the second half when Gavin Reis slipped the ball in at the back post to tie it up for Smithtown.
Top scorer Alex Tylar gave Smithrown a 2-1 lead shortly after and it looked like being enough to take them to the final until a late equalizer by Valencia’s Ethan Blanski took the game into overtime. Winning the coin toss was a huge bonus for Valencia as they worked the ball forward straight from the kick off and Ethan Blanski scored the ‘Golden Goal’ to take them into the Final.
Spurs 3-2 CSH Vipers
Dante Salgado opened the scoring for the Vipers early in the second semi final but two quick goals by Spurs just before half time turned the game around. Lennon Harrington equalized before Anthony Labombada made it 2-1 right after. A tight second half followed and as Spurs dropped deeper looking to hold onto the lead but Connor Mitchell side footed the ball in with just seconds remaining to take another game into overtime.
With penalties looming Spurs broke forward and Lennon Harrington’s shot from outside the box found the bottom corner to send Spurs into the final.
Valencia 1-2 Hbc Spurs
With the top two seeds knocked out Valencia and Spurs went head to head in an entertaining final. Yovanni Rivera gave Valencia the lead for second game in succession with a firm drive but seconds before half time Spurs’ Carlos Banegas side footed the ball into the corner to send the teams into the half time break tied at 1-1.
The second half was end to end but failed to produce a winning goal so another game went to sudden death overtime. Penalties again looked a possibility but Lennon Harrington found space and his shot again found the corned to win a nail biter 2-1 for Spurs.
The consolation games saw Hbc Revolution tie 1-1 with Super Sane Smithtown then 2-2 with CSH Vipers.
Golden Boot winner Alex Tylar added another to his total for Smithtown and Ryan Curran was on target for Hbc in the first game. Ryan scored again against the Vipers and Dylan Cahill added a second but two goals by the Vipers Dylan Hayden evened things up.
Congratulations to Spurs for taking first place and to Alex Tylar on his Golden Boot success.
Celtic 6-0 Sounders
Celtic dominated the first semi final against the Sounders with Byron Araujo hitting a hat trick in the 6-0 victory. Jonathan Morales added two and Grant Kurland one as Celtic moved into the final.
Liverpool 4-1 CSH Outlaws
Colin Lennon gave the Outlaws an early lead in the second semi final but Liverpool forced their way back into it with Lennon Harrington scoring twice to give them a 2-1 advantage at half time.
Nick Kump extended Liverpool’s lead and Lennon completed his hat trick to make the final score 4-1 in their favor.
Celtic 3-2 Liverpool
An own goal gave Celtic an early lead in the final over Liverpool but Dylan Gugin tied it up before half time. A close second half saw Lennon Harrington give Liverpool the lead and it looked like being the winner until Byron Araujo scored with only eight seconds remaining to take the game to sudden death overtime. After a tense couple of minutes a scramble in the Liverpool box ended with Jonathan Morales poking home the winner from close range to give Celtic the first place trophies!
In the consolation games Nate Vorhees scored twice in the Sounders 2-0 win over Juventus then Colin Lennon was on target twice in the Outlaws 6-0 victory over Juventus.
Congratulations to Celtic on their victory and to Lennon Harrington for winning the Golden Boot
Hbc Chelsea 2-1 Harborfields Bulls
After a tight and scoreless first half Liam Bayne gave the Bulls a 1-0 lead over HBC Chelsea. Chelsea didn’t take long to respond and Chase Podlas equalized before Eli Solinsky scored a late winner to take them into the final, 2-1.
Ajax 4-0 Harborfields Bears
Two goals by Elijah Prywes goals gave Ajax a 2-0 half time lead against the Bears in the second semi final. The Bears threatened after the break but two late goals by Daniel Chung saw Ajax move into the final winning 4-0.
Ajax 1-3 Hbc Chelsea
Chelsea started the final confidently and took the lead through a Patrick Damien strike from outside the box. Jake Marcus added a second and Liam Henry a third as Chelsea took control. Ajax stepped it up in the second half and pulled a goal back when Marcello Dhir scored but it wasn’t enough and Chelsea held on comfortably for the 3-1 triumph!
The Bulls overcame the Bears 2-1 in the third place game, Jack Rooney and Jack Hochheiser scored for the Bulls and Dominick Salerno for the Bears.
Congratulations to Hbc Chelsea on their first place finish and to Elijah Prywes for winning the Golden Boot
SH Herricanes 4-0 Legends
The Legends played well in their semi final against the SH Herricanes but the Herricanes were too strong and came out on top winning 4-0. Top scorer Britney Cisneros was on target twice, Hannah O’Neil and Kathleen O’Mara completed the scoring.
CSH Wrecking Balls 3-0 HBC Mighty Tigers
A confident performance by the Wrecking Balls saw them move into the final beating the HBC Mighty Tigers 3-0 in the second semi final, Emmy Evans, Riley Murtaugh and Amelia Bentley scored the goals.
SH Herricanes 2-1 CSH Wrecking Balls
A tense final followed and it was the Wrecking Balls who stuck first when Grace Abatemarco gave them a first half lead. The Herricanes pressed after the break and their pressure eventually paid off when Kathleen O’Mara equalized with only three minutes remaining. Sudden death overtime was needed to separate the teams and it didn’t take long for the Herricanes to finish it off. Britney Cisneros poked the ball home from close range to win it for the Herricanes who stayed unbeaten all season.
In the third place game the Hbc Mighty Tigers beat the Legends 2-1, Ana Tagliento and Sophia Winger scored the goals.
Congratulations to SH Herricanes on their victory and to Britney Cisneros for winning the Golden Boot
Huntington United 1-0 Levittown Green
A competitive semi final saw both teams miss chances in a fast paced first half that ended 0-0. The second half was the same and the first goal was always going to be important. United made the breakthrough mid way though the second half when Ryan Gannon scored and they held on to move into the final, 1-0.
Levittown White 0-4 Chelsea FC
A confident Chelsea team took a 1-0 lead into half time thanks to a Lorenzo Cali strike. Levittown pushed for an equalizer but Lorenzo added two more after the break and Lennon Harrington added a fourth as Chelsea came out on top 4-0.
Chelsea FC 6-1 Huntington United
An exciting and intense final saw Huntington United and Chelsea FC go head to head and it was Chelsea who took an early lead when Liam Harrington’s volley found the corner of the net. Joey Rodriguez in the Chelsea goal made some important saves to keep Chelsea in front and just before they break the extended the lead when Lorenzo Cali scored from close range.
Two quick goals after the break put Chelsea in control, Liam Harrington scored his second before Lorenzo Cali made it 4-0 with his second. With United pushing forward Chelsea hit two more on the break through Lennon Harrington then Shay Daly before Dylan Thody scored a late penalty for United to complete the scoring.
In the consolation games Benfica and Hbc Arsenal played a double header. Benfica won the first game 5-1, Andrew Lynch and Christian Lizama scored twice and David Lazaro once with Brian Lizama replying for Arsenal. The second game was closer and ended 3-3. Bryan Lizama scored twice for Arsenal to take the Golden Boot title.
Congratulations to Chelsea FC for their win and to Bryan Lizama on his Golden Boot success!
Whitman FC 3-1 Outlaws Green
Outlaws Green took the lead against the top seed Whitman FC in the first semi final when Ian Kaiser scored. Sebastian Koch restored parity before the break when he netted for Whitman and second half goals by Arnold Aguilera and Daniel Dileo gave Whitman a 3-1 victory and a place in the final.
Smithtown EMK 2-0 Vikingos
Both teams showed plenty of composure and ability in a close semi final. Neither team could break the deadlock in a tight first half but Noah Rosenblatt fired home mid way through the second half to give Smithtown the lead. With the Vikingos pressing to tie it up Noah scored his and Whitman’s second to make it 2-0 as they claimed their place in the final.
Whitman FC 4-1 Smithtown EMK
Another close game saw Noah Rosenblatt score from distance to give Smithtown the lead in the BU15 final. Arnold Aguilera tied it up for Whitman and the teams went into the half time break at 1-1.
Sebastian Koch gave Whitman their first lead of the game in early in the second half. Smithtown had chances to draw level but couldn’t make their pressure count and two late goals by Peter Humann and Chris Schindler gave Whitman a 4-1 victory and the winners medals.
In the consolation games Outlaws White beat Outlaws Green 2-1 and the Vikingos beat Outlaws White 4-0. Alan Calderon scored twice for the Vikingos, Adrian Astudillo and Golden Boot winner Raul Sanchez netted the others.
Congratulations to Whitman FC on a great season and their first place finish and to Raul Sanchez for taking the Golden Boot!
Michael Barefield scored the first goal of the week to give Bana UO a 1-0 lead over H Footy in the BU18 division but Michael Algieri tied it up before half time for Footy. An end to end second half saw Evan Barnes give Bana their second lead when he scored from distance but Carlos Godoy brought Footy level again with a clever chip over the keeper and it ended even at 2-2.
H Footy then raced into a two goal lead against One Pound Fish courtesy of a Fish own goal and Aidan Costello’s deflected shot. Nikolai Mazut pulled one back for Fish but another deflected shot, this time from Conor Phelan, restored Footy’s two goal lead. James Cameron’s goal then made it 3-2 but soon after Carlos Godoy scored after a quick free kick to give Footy another two goal cushion. Carl Barnard scored inside the last minute for Fish but they couldn’t find an equalizer and it ended 4-3 in H Footy’s favor.
Swaz Tekkers FC dominated the first half against Bana UO and took a 5-1 lead into the half time break. Bana improved in the second half but Tekkers took the points, Jack Wetzel, Dylan Deloia and Andrew Crofts all scored twice in the 6-2 victory.
Swaz Tekkers made it two out of two with a 4-2 win over One Pound Fish, Jack Wetzel scored twice with Andrew Crofts and Will Nasta adding one each. Nikolai Mazut and Carl Barnard replied for Fish.
Colby Konisberger gave the Southdown Flyers a 1-0 lead a minute before half time against the Destroyers in the division’s opening game. That proved to be the winning goal as both teams failed to score in an even second half.
The Flyers took the lead in their second game against Harborfields Barca when James Fitzpatrick scored but Barca hit back and a goal either side of half time by Brian Fuentes saw Barca take the points winning 2-1.
The Destroyers led twice against Chaos. Max Bernier and Declan O’Donnell scored the goals but Chaos came back each time and goals by Sam Dinstell and Jenna Kozodoy plus a hat trick by Golden Boot leader Grant Kurland saw Chaos win 5-2.
Sam Dinstell netted twice for Chaos against Barca who had drawn level in the first half through Justin Valencia. Grant Kurland added a third for Chaos who ended up 3-1 victors.
Peter Leavy and Ted Leavy scored early goals for CSH Vipers in their game with Super Sane Smithtown. Alex Tylar struck twice to bring Smithtown level before Ian Smith hooked the ball in to regain the lead for the Vipers. Alex completed his hat trick shortly after and an entertaining game ended all square at 3-3.
A first half goal by Lennon Harrington was enough to see Spurs take the points against the Vipers 1-0. Sawyer Diamond was the man of the match in the Spurs goal saving everything that came his way.
Valencia and Smithtown played another close game that was eventually settled by Golden Boot leader Alex Tyler. His close range finish mid way through the second half was the only goal of the game.
HB Spurs and HBC Revolution then played another one goal game, this time it was Thomas Kaler who broke the deadlock in the second half to give Revolution the 1-0 victory.
Emerson Soriano, Bryan Chevez and Logan Day all scored for the Revolution as they ended the day with a second win, this time 3-0 over Valencia.
Cody Tannenbaum opened the scoring for Celtic in their game with CSH Outlaws but a Zach Schnitzer hat trick and a goal by Matthew Ferranti swung the game in the Outlaws favor and they took the points in a 4-2 win.
The Outlaws started their next game strongly and took an early two goal lead over Liverpool thanks to goals by Max Carino and Zach Schnitzer. Lennon Harrington pulled one back before the break for Liverpool and Dylan Gugin tied it up 3 minutes into the second half. Lennon Harrington then scored his second and Liverpool’s third and they held on for the 3-2 victory.
Jonathan Morales scored twice as Celtic defeated Juventus 4-0, Matt Bender and Grant Kurland completed the scoring.
Liverpool had a comfortable win over the Sounders, Lennon Harrington scored four times, Dylan Gugun twice and Nick Kump once in the 7-1 score line. Nate Vorhees scored for the Sounders.
The Sounders soon recovered and beat Juventus 2-0 in a close game. Carter Hendrickson broke the deadlock in the first half and Matthew Horyczun added one after the break.
HBC Chelsea enjoyed two convincing wins in the BU9 division. Jake Marcus was on target twice in the 6-1 win over the Bulls and then scored five in the 7-1 victory against the Bears. Chase Podlas, Gavin Paterniani and Eli Solinsky all scored two each on the day for Chelsea.
Jack Hochheiser scored a hat trick for the Bulls against Ajax but it wasn’t enough to earn a point for his team as Elijah Prywes scored four times and Daniel Chung twice in a 6-3 win for Ajax.
Ajax then made it two wins with a 3-1 triumph over the Bears. Leo Sternschein equalized for the Bears after Daniel Chung had given Ajax a first half lead but two Elijah Prywes strikes secured victory for Ajax.
Amanda Paci scored twice for the CSH Wrecking Balls in their 4-1 win over HBC Mighty Tigers. A close first half ended 1-1 when Julia Gervase tied it up for the Tigers but second half goals by Stella Quilty and Victoria Waters along with Amanda’s second saw CSH come out on top.
Grace Abadamarco then gave CSH a 1-0 lead over league leaders SH Herricanes but Kathleen O’Mara evened it up shortly after. The teams couldn’t be separated in a tight second half and it ended 1-1.
The Legends were missing some regulars and it showed as they lost both of their week 7 games. Julia Gervase and Ana Tagliento scored twice in the HBC’s 6-0 victory, Brooke Cheskes and Sophia Winger also netted.
The Herricanes then finished the day with a 7-1 victory, Megan Rankel hit a hat trick, Britney Cisneros and Hannah O’Neil scored two each with Jillian Panos replying for the Legends.
Max Bloess scored late in the first half to give Levittown White the lead over Chelsea FC. Will Darius added a second after the break as the Whites deservedly won 2-0.
HBC Arsenal took the lead against Levittown White thanks to a Bryan Lizama’s header just before the break. JD Decima tied it up for the Whites but Brandon Cruz gave Arsenal the lead and a second from Bryan Lizama wrapped it up for Arsenal, 3-1 the final score.
Chelsea FC dominated the first half against Benfica scoring four times without reply. Lennon Harrington netted twice after Liam Harrington’s opener and Brent Starkey hit the fourth. A closer second half saw Nick Castellano pull a goal back for Benfica but Matteo Mazzilli finished the scoring by making it 5-1 to Chelsea.
Arsenal and Huntington United played a competitive first half with Ben Koch equalizing with the last kick of the half after Bryan Lizama gave Arsenal an early lead. United turned it up a notch in the second half and Kevin Rankel scored before Dylan Thody hit four goals. Jose Bautista and Ryan Schiff were on target for Arsenal but it ended 6-3 in United’s favor.
Benfica and Levittown Green played one of the more exciting games of the day but somehow neither team managed to find the net. Jesse Lynch in the Benfica goal and Dylan in the Levittown goal made multiple saves to keep it tied at 0-0 as both teams missed good chances late on to win it.
Huntington United were too strong for Levittown Green in the final game in the division and a Ben Koch hat trick and two goals by Dylan Thody gave them a 5-0 victory.
Smithtown EMK had two hard fought victories in the BU15 division. Sean Fitzgerald and Nico Rzehak were on target in the 2-0 win over Outlaws Green then Trevor Hubbard found the net twice against Outlaws White in the 3-0 victory, Noah Rosenblatt added the third.
Whitman FC were soon in control over the Outlaws Green and a Jayden Erickson hat trick helped them to a 4-0 triumph, Chris Schindler also found the net.
The Vikingos dominated against the Outlaws White with Raul Sanchez and Adrian Astudillo each scoring twice. Alan Calderon and Alex Cardenas also netted in the 6-0 win.
The Vikingos and Whitman FC went head to head in the days final game with both teams looking to lock up a first place finish. Vikingos struck first through Adrian Astudillo but Whitman were soon level when Sebastian Koch scored. A tense second half produced plenty of action but no goals and it ended 1-1 meaning Whitman FC finish as the top seed. Next weeks play offs should be exciting!
Adam Debus gave One Pound Fish a 1-0 half time lead in the opening game against Bana UO. Bana came to life in the second half and Eddie Serwan tied it up before Jimmy Desantis gave them the lead after a quick free kick. Michael Barefield wrapped it up with the last kick of the game to make it 3-1 to Bana.
Two early goals by Will Kelly and Adam Costa gave H Footy a 2-0 advantage against One Pound Fish and it proved to be enough as both teams failed to add to the score line.
Swaz Tekkers FC and Bana UO played next and it was another game that erupted after the break. Will Nasta scored the only goal of the first half to give Tekkers the lead but shortly after the restart Michael Barefield and Eddie Serwan turned it around with goals for Bana. Zach Himmel equalized almost immediately for Tekkers before Michael Barefield scored the goal of the night when his ‘Rabona’ shot flew into the corner of the net. It was a goal worthy of winning any game but it wasn’t to be as Will Nasta fed Austin Borina who slotted the ball home to make it 3-3 then Will hammered a low drive into the bottom corner to win it for the Tekkers 4-3.
Tekkers found themselves behind again when Will Kelly scored for H Footy. Carlos Godoy’s strike then went in off the underside of the bar to give Footy a 2-0 lead but two Will Nasta goals and one by Dylan Deloia completed another comeback for the Tekkers who held on for the 3-2 victory.
Gale Kurland gave Chaos a 1-0 half time lead against Harborfields Barca in the opening BU10 game. Allie Alloggiamento added another after the break and Grant Kurland scored twice as Chaos recorded an impressive 4-0 victory.
Barca improved in their next game and took the lead against the Destroyers when Justin Valencia scored. Noah Delello tied it up for the Destroyers mid way through the second half but a late Carlos Morales strike gave Barca the 2-1 win.
Ashley Pelliccione kept her second clean sheet of the day in the Chaos goal as they again won 4-0, this time beating the Southdown Flyers. Sam Dinstell and Allie Alloggiamento were on target and Grant Kurland added another two to move top of the Golden Boot Table.
The Flyers beat the Destroyers 1-0 in the divisions final game of the day. James Fitzpatrick’s first half goal was enough to secure the points as both defenses held tight in an even second half.
John Tsoumpas scored the only goal of a tight first half for CSH Vipers against HBC Revolution in the division’s opening game. Revolution pressed after the break and were rewarded with a minute remaining when Ryan Chavez equalized to make the final score 1-1.
Super Sane Smithtown extended their lead at the top of the table winning beating HBC Revolution 3-0 then Spurs 1-0. Gavin Reis scored twice and Thomas Natale once in the game against the Revolution then a Luke Hunsucker drive in the first thirty seconds against Spurs proved to be the winning goal in a closely fought game.
The Vipers remain second after beating Valencia 5-2. John Tsoumpas scored twice as the Vipers pulled away after the break after a close first half.
Valencia then led Spurs 1-0 at half time thanks to Christian Alvizures’ strike but Spurs upped their game after the break and a Carlos Banegas hat trick and a goal by Luciano Stanco gave them a convincing 4-1 victory.
Celtic left it late as they beat the Sounders 2-1 in the BU11 division’s opening game. Grant Kurland’s goal separated the teams at the half but the Sounders leveled early in the second half when Carter Hendrickson’s shot found the net. Both teams pressed for the winner and it came courtesy of Matt Bender with only one minute remaining.
Byron Arajo netted twice as Celtic then beat Liverpool 4-1 to move clear at the top of the table.
Liverpool recovered and beat HBC Juventus in their next game, Gale Kurland and Nick Kump each scored twice after Thomas Carluccio’s opener in the 5-1 victory. Kale Hobbs replied for Juventus.
CSH Outlaws and the Sounders shared the points in a 2-2 draw. Braydon Vitagliano and Michael Brandine were on target for the Outlaws with Josh Bohlem and Matt Horyczun evening it up for the Sounders.
Juventus soaked up some pressure before taking the lead against the Vipers. Grant Kurland was brought down in the box and converted the resulting penalty kick but the Outlaws hit straight back and tied it thanks to a Josh Stimpfl goal.
Colin Lennon gave the Vipers a 2-1 lead mid way through the second half but Brian Canales equalized on a breakaway with two minutes left and it ended 2-2.
Chelsea and Ajax played a nine goal thriller in the BU9 opener. Two Elijah Prywes goals gave Ajax a 2-0 lead but Chelsea turned it around with three straight goals to go 3-2 ahead. Ajax then scored twice through Jason Kobos and Elijah to regain the lead but two late goals swung the game back in Chelsea’s favor and they held on for the 5-4 victory. Jake Marcus scored once with Joseph Gizzi and Eli Solinsky netting twice each for Chelsea, Eli’s second proving to be the winner.
Ajax bounced back and another two goals by Elijah Prywes were followed by a Daniel Chung hat trick in the 5-0 win over the Harborfields Bulls.
Chelsea made it two wins out of two with a comfortable 7-1 triumph over Harborfields Bears. Gavin Paterniani scored four times before Jake Marcus added a late hat trick, Owen Guddemi scored for the Bears.
The Bulls and Bears played another tight game against each with the Bulls coming out on top this time. Joey Serventi’s two strikes weren’t enough for the Bears as two Jake Larocco goals and one from Jack Hochheiser made it 3-2 to the Bulls.
HBC Mighty Tigers enjoyed an impressive victory over the CSH Wrecking Balls. Julia Gervase was on target twice and McKenzie Coleman once in the 3-0 win.
Emmy Evans then gave the Wrecking Balls a half time lead over the Legends but second half goals by Neha Rathore and Jillian Panos gave the Legends the points in the 2-1 victory.
South Huntington Herricanes guaranteed themselves the number one seed in the play offs with two convincing wins over the Mighty Tigers and the Legends. Golden Boot leader Britney Cisneros and Kathleen O’Mara each scored twice against the Tigers in the 5-0 victory then Britney added a hat trick to her total against the Legends in a second 5-0 win.
Levittown Green and HBC Arsenal shared four first half goals in an end to end BU13/14 game. Andrew Stanco and Jason Benitez brought Arsenal level twice after Ryan Carmody’s two goals for the Greens. Levittown went ahead a third time after the break and this time held onto the lead adding two more to win 5-2, Max Bloess, Nolan Kaveney and Jack Longobucco were all on target.
David Lazaro scored for Benfica against Arsenal but two goals by Jason Benitez and one by Bryan Lizama saw Arsenal take a 3-1 lead early in the second half. Benfica rallied and strikes by Christian Lizama and Aidan Brancaccio brought them level and the points were shared in a 3-3 tie.
Jack Longobucco gave Levittown Green a 1-0 half time lead over Chelsea but an improved second half display from Chelsea saw them score three straight to take a two goal lead. Brent Starkey, Adrian Garcia and Matteo Mazzilli all netted before Max Bloess pulled a late goal back for the Greens. 3-2 the final score.
Huntington United were too strong for Benfica and a hat trick by Ben Koch and two goals from Dylan Thody saw them win 5-0.
Levittown White took an early two goal lead over Chelsea, Nolan Kaveney scored twice before Chelsea pulled one back before half time. Chelsea benefited from an unfortunate own goal to tie it up 2-2 after the break and Brent Starkey completed the comeback scoring the winner with four minutes left to play.
Levittown White then produced an impressive performance to beat leaders Huntington United 4-1. A Kyle Harrington hat trick and a goal by JP Decima stopped any chance of a comeback after Ben Koch had briefly made it 2-1 with a goal for United.
The Vikingos started strongly and ended up 5-0 winners against the Outlaws Green. Justin Mendez and Sebastian Blass both scored twice and Adrian Astuddillo added one.
Dan Costello hit a hat trick for Outlaws White against Outlaws Green but Thomas Pitvik scored five times for the Greens! Thomas’ fifth was the games final goal and tied it up at 6-6.
Raul Sanchez gave the Vikingos a 1-0 lead over Smithtown EMK but a confident Smithtown hit back with two Sean Fitzgerald goals and one by Anthony Defelice to take a 3-1 lead into the half time break. An entertaining second half followed but neither team were able to hit the net and Smithtown held on for the victory.
Steven Flores netted twice for Whitman FC in their 4-0 win over the Outlaws White then Arnold Aguilera gave them the lead in the days final game against Smithtown EMK. Anthony Defelice hammered in an equalizer from close range as the teams reached the break all square at 1-1. Trevor Hubbard’s low drive gave Smithtown a 2-1 lead and Trevor added his second and Smithtowns third shortly after to hand Whitman their first defeat of the season, 3-1 the final score.
Weekly Review….Week 5
Southdown Flyers scored the first goal of the week when Jack Steinberg gave them the lead over Chaos. Gale Kurland tied it up for Chaos but Will Donaghy scored to give the Flyers a 2-1 lead at the half.
A tense second half saw Emma Wilk score a second equalizer for Chaos and it ended all even at 2-2.
Jack and Will were on Target again in the Flyers’ next game as they took a 2-0 lead into the half time break against the Destroyers. Jesse Giavacco pulled a goal back but it wasn’t enough and the Flyers held on for the 2-1 victory.
Harborfields Barca and Chaos played a competitive game but were unable to break the deadlock, chances came and went and the points were shared in the 0-0 tie.
Justin Valencia’s clinical finishing was the difference between Barca and the Destroyers. He scored all three in Barca’s 3-1 victory.
Super Sane Smithtown raced into a two goal lead over the CSH Vipers in the opening game of the BU12/13 division.
Luke Hunsucker and Alex Tylar scored before Dante Salgado pulled one back for the Vipers. Nick Kondenar extended Smithtowns lead soon after and there was still time for Ian Smith to score for the Vipers to make it 3-2 at half time. The second half was less free scoring with Smithtown benefiting from an own goal to make the final score 4-2.
Two first half goals by Lennon Harrington were enough to see Spurs collect the points in a 2-0 win over the Vipers.
Smithtown then made it two wins out of two with a comfortable 6-1 victory over Valencia, Alex Tylar scored a hat trick, Luke Hunsucker twice and Sam Mastrangelo once.
HBC Revolution won for the first time this season thanks to first half goals by Thomas Kaler and Malone Reardon. Lennon Harrington pulled one back in the second half for Spurs but Revolution held on for the 2-1 win.
Valencia picked up a victory in a tight game with the Revolution, Ben Selmer squeezed a shot in from a tight angle and it proved to be the games only goal.
Nate Vorhees’ deflected shot opened the scoring for the Sounders in their game with HBC Juventus. Kale Hobbs tied it up shortly after but second half strikes by Carter Hendrickson and Matthew Horyczum saw the Sounders win 3-1.
Tyler Lieberman netted twice for Celtic as they beat Juventus 4-0, Grant Kurland and Jeffrey Flores completed the scoring.
Liverpool took the points in an open game with the Sounders, Dylan Gugin scored a hat trick in the 5-2 victory.
Tyler Lieberman scored again for Celtic and Jonathan Morales was also on the score sheet against the CSH Outlaws but Max Carino and Luca Mazzilli replied for the Outlaws making it 2-2. Both teams went in search of victory and two late Colin Lennon goals secured it for the Outlaws who came out on top 4-2.
Liverpool soon got into their stride against the Outlaws and a first half hat trick by Lennon Harrington helped them to a 5-2 half time lead. More goals followed after the break with Liverpool eventually winning 8-3. Dylan Gugin and Nick Kump each scored twice for Liverpool.
Giankarlos Bracero and Jake Marcus both hit the net twice in Chelsea’s 5-3 victory over Ajax, Michael Carrasco added the other goal in an entertaining game.
Chelsea then dominated against the Harborfields Bulls and Max Marcus scored four times in the 6-0 win.
Elijah Prywes and Daniel Chung scored for Ajax in their game against the Harborfields Bears but goals by Owen Guddemi and Joey Serventi evened it up for the Bulls. Elijah settled the game in the final seconds converting a penalty kick to give Ajax an exciting 3-2 win.
The Bulls and Bears played the division’s final game and it was the Bears who came out on top. Jack Hochheiser scored twice for the Bulls but two Joey Serventi strikes and one by Owen Guddemi helped the Bears on their way to a 3-2 victory.
Stella Quilty scored for the CSH Wrecking Balls in their game against the Legends but that was the only goal the Wrecking Balls managed and it was the Legends who came out on top 4-1. Kailyn MacKay scored twice and Kayleigh Bender once before Denise Murtaugh smashed the ball in from close range!
SH Herricanes remain unbeaten after five weeks of play and look like being the top seed in week 8’s play-offs.
Kathleen O’Mara and Britney Cisneros gave them a two goal half time lead over the Wrecking Balls but Emmy Evans pulled a goal back after the break and an exciting finale saw Amanda Paci level for CSH with only seconds remaining to make the final score 2-2.
Brooke Cheskes was on target twice and Caleigh Phelan once as the HBC Mighty Tigers recorded a 3-1 win over the Legends but their next game proved to be a lot tougher as Meredith Bodie and Britney Cisneros each scored hat tricks for the Herricanes who won 7-1.
Huntington United and HBC Arsenal played a competitive game with plenty of action at both ends. Ryan Gannon and Ben D’Agostino twice gave United the lead but Bryan Lizama tied it up once in the first half and then a second time with only 40 seconds remaining. Straight from the resulting kick off United pushed forward and Josh Chandra hit an unstoppable drive to win it at the death for United, 3-2.
Another close game followed as Chelsea FC took an early lead against Huntington United when Adrian Garcia finished at the back post. Ben Koch leveled for United soon after then Dylan Thody scored from close range to give United the lead. Luca Mazzilli then got free inside the box and scored for Chelsea to make it 2-2 at the break. A tight second half saw both keepers make important saves to keep their teams in it and it and it ended all square, 2-2.
Levittown White got off to a Flying start against Arsenal and were 4-1 up by half time. They added two more in the second half to record a 6-1 victory. Kyle Harrington scored four times and Max Bloess twice in a comfortable win.
Chelsea and Benfica were both missing players for their game and an end to game finished with Benfica winning their first game of the season. Lennon Harrington scored twice and Liam Harrington once but Goals by Patrick Soulias, David Lazaro and two by Bryan Lizama won it for Benfica.
The two Levittown teams battled it out next and honors ended even. Kyle Harrington scored for Green but Ryan Carmody tied it up for the White and it finished 1-1.
Benfica then won for a second time beating Levittown Green 4-1.
The BU15 division has provided some close competitive games so far and week 5 was no different. Vikingos had to come back twice against the Outlaws White to claim a 2-2 draw. Ian Kaish and Kyle Gallagher scored for the Whites but each time Raul Sanchez hit back with a goal for the Vikingos.
Whitman FC and the Vikingos played next and after a goalless first half it was Whitman FC who broke through. Arnold Aguilera scored and shortly after it was 2-0 after a defensive mix up caused a Vikingos own goal. Alan Calderon pulled a late goal back but Whitman held on to inflict a first defeat of the season on the Vikingos.
Kyle Gallagher, Ian Kaish, Pat Ahearn and Ben Higgins all scored as the Outlaws White beat Smithtown EMK 4-2.
Whitman FC completed a good day by coming out on top 2-1 for a second time against Outlaws Green. Peter Human and Arnold Aguilera scored the all important goals.
Smithtown finished the day with a victory beating the Outlaws Green 2-1. Aubrey and Dylan Ehrlich were on target in another closely fought match.
Jack Wetzel’s close range finish gave Swaz Tekkers FC a 1-0 half time lead over H Footy. Footy recovered after the break and tied it up late on and it ended even at 1-1.
Mike Algeri scored two excellent individual goals to give H Footy the points against One Pound Fish. Danny Zihal pulled one back for Fish but Footy held on for the 2-1 victory.
Swaz Tekkers were always on top in their game with Bana UO and a Sean McArdle’s hat trick helped them on their way to a 5-0 triumph.
Eddie Serwan gave Bana a 1-0 lead over Fish in the division’s final game but two strikes by Danny Zihal turned the game around in the Fish’s favor and they came out on top 2-1.
The Destroyers got off to a good start with a 2-0 win over the Southdown Flyers. Noah Delello’s first half goal was followed by Declan O’Donnell’s second half strike. Declan then gave the Destroyers a half time lead in their second game against Chaos but Grant Kurland tied it up before Samantha Dinstell scored a last minute winner to give Chaos the points.
Harborfields Barca took the lead in their game with the Flyers thanks to Anthony Alfaro’s first half goal but Jack Steinberg turned the game around hitting the net twice for the Flyers. It looked like the Flyers would collect the victory until Edwin Gueava poked home the equalizer with only two seconds remaining to make the final score 2-2.
Edwin was also amongst the goals as Barca defeated Chaos 3-0. His goal along with a double by Brian Fuentes gave Barca an impressive win.
CSH Vipers took maximum points from their week 4 games to stay top of the division. Peter Levy, Connor Mitchel and Dante Salgado were on target in their 3-1 win over Valencia then Dylan Hayden and Peter Levy scored the goals that beat the HBC Revolution 2-1 in a close game.
Yohann Guerrier gave Valencia a 1-0 half time lead over HBC Spurs in another competitive match but Carlos Banegas hit a second half goal for Spurs and the honors ended even, 1-1.
Alex Tyler moved clear at the top of the BU12/13 Golden Boot table with five goals on the day. His hat trick in Super Sane Smithtown’s 5-0 victory over Spurs was followed by two more in the 4-0 win over the Revolution.
Max Carino and Zach Schnitzel gave CSH Outlaws a two goal lead over the Sounders before Josh Bohlen pulled one back in the second half. The Sounders pushed for an equalizer and came close before Josh Stimpfl wrapped it up with a third for the Outlaws, 3-1 the final score.
Max and Josh were also on target against HBC Juventus after Angelo Lucignano had given Juve an early lead. Colin Lennon also scored as the Outlaws won 3-1 for the second time.
Jonathan Morales and Grant Kurland both scored for Celtic as they raced into an early 2-0 lead over the Sounders. Liam Markell replied for the Sounders before half time and despite second half chances for both teams it finished 2-1 in Celtic’s favor.
Liverpool and Celtic shared the points in an entertaining 3-3 draw. Two Lennon Harrington goals and one by Dylan Gugin had given Liverpool a 3-1 half time lead but second half goals by Grant Kurland and Matt Bender added to Jonathan Morales’ first half strike meant it ended even.
Lennon Harrington and Dylan Gugin both scored twice in Liverpool’s 6-0 victory over Juventus. Nick Kump and Gary Alvarez also found the net in a confident display.
HBC Chelsea and Ajax both had successful days beating the Harborfields Bulls and Bears.
Eli Solinsky, Giancarlos Bracero and Jack Ziminski all scored for Chelsea in the 4-0 win over the Bulls. The Bears took the the lead in their game against Chelsea with a good finish by Luke Larocco but Jack Ziminski equalized with a fine solo effort before Jake Marcus netted twice to make it 3-1.
Daniel Chung scored four times and Elijah Prywes twice in the comfortable 7-1 victory over the Bulls but were made to work hard for the points against the Bears. Daniel and Elijah both found the net again but two Joey Serventi strikes made it 2-2. Elijah then finished clinically with less than two minutes to play to make the final score 3-2.
Jada Joseph, Jenna Kessler and Amelia Bentley scored the goals that gave the CSH Wrecking Balls a 3-0 win over HBC Mighty Tigers in the opening game in the GU12/13 division. The Tigers roared back and picked up a victory in their next game against the Legands. Brooke Cheskes, Sofia Winger and Lucy MacInnes scored the goals in the 3-1 win.
The Herricanes then won back to back games to stay top of the division beating the Wrecking Balls 2-1 and the Legends 4-1. Britney Cisneros scored both goals in the win over the Wrecking Balls and Kathleen O’Mara netted twice against the Legends.
Arsenal and Chelsea got the BU13/14 division underway and it was Chelsea who struck first when Liam Harrington’s drive found the corner of the net. Arsenal soon tied it with a Patrick Soulias goal but Chelsea regained the lead mid way through the second half when Lennon Harrington scored from close range and they held on for the 2-1 victory.
Arsenal then found themselves 2-0 down at half time against Levittown Green, Anders Tung and Max Bloess scored in a dominant first half display. Arsenal turned it around after the break and Patrick Soulias pulled a goal back before Bryan Lizama tied it up. Both teams went in search of a winner but it ended 2-2.
Chelsea took the lead against Levittown White when Liam Harrington’s shot was deflected into the net. Kaitlyn Tung dribbled into the box and tied it up shortly after for the White’s but Liam Harrington gave Chelsea a second lead mid way through the second half with a shot from distance and they held on for their second 2-1 win of the day.
Huntington United and Levittown Green played another tight game and it was United who came out on top holding on for a 3-2 victory. Ben Koch, Dylan Thody and Jack O’Brien scored the goals for United who then beat Benfica to stay top of the division. Dylan Thody netted twice in the 4-0 win over Benfica.
Max Bloess was the man of the match for Levittown White scoring four times as the Whites recorded a confident 5-1 victory over Benfica.
Whitman FC had two hard fought wins in week four completing back to back 2-1 victories. Peter Human and Sebastian Koch were on target against the Outlaws White then two Steven Flores goals were enough to take the points against Smithtown EMK.
The Outlaws Green and Outlaws White faced off and the Greens came out on top of a very open game winning 5-3. Chris Roberts and Ben Higgins each scored twice with Kyle Gallagher replying twice for the Whites.
The Outlaws Green then played an exciting game against the Vikingos. Goals by Chris Roberts and Ryan Keegan kept the scores close but ultimately weren’t enough as a hat trick by the Vikingos’ Raul Sanchez and one from Alan Calderon saw them take the points in the 4-2 triumph.
The Vikingos had to be at their best again to see off Smithtown EMK. Goals by Andrew Orego and Adrian Astudillo were enough to give them a 2-0 victory in another end to end game.
Swaz Trekkers FC were on fire in their week four games and won both games 6-0 ! Golden Boot leader Josh Yanuck and Dylan Deloia each scored twice against H Footy then Dylan went one better scoring a hat trick in the comfortable victory over One Pound Fish.
Aidan Costello’s two goals gave H Footy a two goal cushion at half time against Bana UO, his second an excellent glancing header. Bana recovered in the second half and goals by Chris Burnie and Jake Moisanu made it a 2-2 game. Alex Costello had a chance to complete his hat trick with the last kick of the game when H Footy were awarded a penalty kick but he dragged his shot wide and the points were shared.
Another close game followed as Bana UO and One Pound Fish went head to head. Jimmy Desanti broke the deadlock mid way through the second half with a neat chip over the keeper but Alex Triolo tied it up shortly after and it ended 1-1.
WEEKLY REVIEW……Week 2
Chaos moved to the top of the table with two victories in week 2. Grant Kurland scored twice and Gale Kurland once as Chaos raced into a 3-0 first half lead. The Flyers had a better second half and two Jack Steinberg goals got them back into the game but Chaos held on for the 3-2 win. Gale and Grant were also on target against the Destroyers and Sam Dinstell added a third as Chaos scored three second half goals to win 3-1.
Justin Valencia scored a hat trick for Barca in their convincing 3-0 win over the Flyers, he also found the net in the 2-2 draw with the Destroyers. Carlos Morales scored Barca’s second but Noah Deiello’s opening goal and Declan O’Donnell’s late equalizer evened it up for the Destroyers.
CSH Vipers and Super Sane Smithtown won both of their week 2 games to go level at the top of the division with 7 points each. Peter Levy netted twice and Dante Salgado once in the 3-0 win over Valencia then second half strikes by Ian Smith and Harry Alba gave them a 2-0 victory over HBC Revolution. Smithtown also beat the Revolution, Gavin Reis’ late goal giving them a 1-0 win. Alex Tylar then scored two second half goals as Smithtown beat HBC Spurs 2-0.
Yovanni Rivera and Bobby Zydor were on target for Valencia against Spurs but a goal by Lorenzo Christiano and two second half goals by Lennon Harrington gave Spurs the 3-2 victory.
CSH Outlaws had a good week beating Juventus 5-0 then the Sounders 4-2. Josh Stimpfl scored a hat trick against Juventus. Liverpool also took maximum points.
Nick Kump and Lennon Harrington both scored hat tricks in the 7-1 win over Juventus. A close game with Celtic followed and after a goalless first half Grant Kurland gave Celtic a 1-0 lead. Liverpool replied with two quick goals, Nick Kump equalized from close range before Ryan Chung’s shot found the corner of the net. Lennon Harrington’s back heel made it 3-1 before Jonathan Morales’ late goal for Celtic meant it ended 3-2.
Celtic and the Sounders also played a close game and this time Celtic came out on top 3-2. Two Nate Vorhees goals in the second half weren’t enough for the Sounders as Jonathan Morales’ first half opener and two goals after the break by Matt Bender gave Celtic the points.
Chase Podlas gave Chelsea a 1-0 first half lead in their game against Ajax. Elijah Prywes equalized after the break for Ajax and despite plenty of pressure and chances for Chelsea it was Ajax who broke out and scored a late winner with Daniel Chung scoring from close range to make it 2-1 in Ajax’s favor. Daniel was also on target again in Ajax’s next game as they beat the Harborfields Bears 2-0.
Chelsea recovered to beat the Harborfields Bulls 5-1, the goals coming from Jake Marcus, Patrick Dalien, Chase Podlas, Alex Arvelo and Dylan Schlossman. The Bulls and Bears then played an end to end game with the Bulls eventually coming out on top 4-3. Liam Bayne scored twice for the Bulls and Luke Larocco twice for the Bears.
A hat trick by Jenna Kessler and two goals by Riley Murtagh helped CSH Wrecking Balls to a 7-1 win over the Legends in the Gu12/13 division. The Legends improved in their next game but went down 1-0 to the HBC Mighty Tigers, Caleigh Phelan’s second half strike was the only goal of the game.
The SH Herricanes and the Wrecking Balls played an exciting game that saw Britney Cisneros give the Herricanes a 1-0 half time lead. Jenna Kessler’s second have goal looked to have given CSH a share of the points but Britney Cisneros struck with seconds remaining to win it for the Herricanes. Britney also found the net twice in the Herricanes next game against HBC Mighty Tigers. Kathleen O’Mara went one better and scored a hat trick in the 5-0 triumph.
Huntington United had a good day with two impressive wins in the BU13/14 division. Jack O’Brien scored twice and Jack Noble once in a convincing 3-0 victory over Chelsea FC then Jack O’Brien added another two against Leveittown Green in the 4-2 win. Chelsea and Levittown Green both bounced back with victories in their next games. Bryan Lizama gave Arsenal the lead twice over Chelsea but each time Liam Harrington responded with goals to tie it up. Lennon Harrington then volleyed Chelsea into the lead and wrapped it up late on with his second and Chelsea’s fourth to make it 4-2.
Jack Longabucca was on target twice for Levittown Green as they beat Benfica by the same score. Nolan Kaveney and Nick Giannaris also found the net in the 4-2 victory.
Levittown White and Arsenal played an entertaining game that somehow ended goalless. Jonathan Shank in the Arsenal goal and Dylan Labonte in the White goal both pulled off numerous saves to earn a point for their respective teams. Dylan was also on form in the Levittown White’s next game as they held on to beat Benfica 2-1. Ryan Carmody’s second half goal proved to be the winner in another tight game.
The Outlaws Green and White teams faced of for the first time this season and shared eight goals in 4-4 draw. Patrick Ahearn scored twice for the Green team as they recovered from being 4-2 down.
The Vikingos were too strong for the Green team in the division’s second game, Alan Calderon, Andrew Orego and Raul Sanchez scored the goals in the 3-0 win. The Vikingos then played an end to end game with Smithtown EMK who were 1-0 up at the half thanks to an Anthony DeFelice strike. The Vikingos second half pressure finally paid off when Alan Calderon equalized and a late goal from Sebastian Blass gave them an exciting 2-1 victory.
Jayden Erickson and Chris Schindler both scored twice in Whitman FC’s comfortable 4-0 win over the Outlaws White before Smithtown and Whitman played out a tight 0-0 tie to finish the day.
H Footy and Bana UO opened the BU18 division games and despite plenty of goalmouth action neither team were able to break the deadlock. Luke McLaughlin in the Bana goal and John Borelli in the H Footy goal performed heroics to keep clean sheets.
Swaz Tekkers FC had no problem scoring and put six past Bana UO. Josh Yanuck was on fire and struck five times!
Adam Debus scored the only goal of a very competitive game for One Pound Fish in their match with H Footy. Adam was on target again as One Pound Fish took a two goal lead over Swaz Tekkers FC. Danny Zihal also found the net for Fish before Josh Yanuck pulled one back for Tekkers.
The Southdown Flyers got the season started with a 3-1 win over Harborfields Barca. Quinn Rinaldi, Jack Steinberg and Colby Konisberger scored the goals with Edwin Alfaro replying for Barca.
The Destroyers proved harder to break down and tied 0-0 with the Flyers before going one better beating Chaos 1-0 thanks to Max Bernier’s strike.
Barca thought they had got their first point after Brian Fuentes’ goal evened the score after Gale Kurland’s opener for Chaos but Gale struck again with less than ten seconds left on the clock to give Chaos the 2-1 victory.
CSH Vipers started their season confidently with a 5-2 win over HBC Spurs, Peter Levy and Ian Smith each scored twice. Peter was also on target in the 1-1 draw with Super Sane Smithtown. Smithtown then beat Valencia 2-1 thanks to Alex Tylar who’s two goals took his total to three for the day after his earlier goal in the 1-1 with the Vipers.
Nick Perciballi’s long range shot was enough to give Spurs a 1-0 win over HBC Revolution and Valencia also beat Revolution 1-0 when Jackson Winheim’s shot found the net.
Celtic were one of only two teams on the opening weekend to win both of their games! Grant Kurland’s double helped them to a 4-2 win over the CSH Outlaws and Tyler Leiberman scored twice in the 4-0 defeat of HBC Juventus.
The Outlaws bounced back with a strong second half performance against Liverpool. Two Lennon Harrington goals gave Liverpool a 2-1 half time lead but a hat trick by Zach Schnitzer added to Luca Mazzilli’s goal and secured a 4-2 win for the Outlaws.
HBC Juventus took the lead against the Sounders through Jordan Rivera’s goal but the Sounders turned it around and two Nate Vorhees goals and one by Carter Hendricksen saw them take the points with a 3-1 win. The Sounders started well against Liverpool and led 2-1 at the half but Liverpool rallied and eventually came out on top, Lennon Harington scored five times and Preston Podlas once in the 6-2 victory.
Harborfields Bulls and HBC Chelsea got the BU9 division underway. Giancarlos Bracaero gave Chelsea the lead but Jake Larocco evened it up for the Bulls in an entertaining 1-1 tie.
Elijah Prywes scored a hat trick as Ajax beat the Bulls 4-0 but they couldn’t make it two wins as the Harborfileds Bears beat them 2-1 thanks to strikes by Luke Larocco and Joey Serventi.
Chase Podlas struck twice to help Chelsea get their first win of the season as they saw off the Bears 4-1.
CSH Wrecking Balls got off to a flying start with a 5-0 victory over the HBC Mighty Tigers, Amanda Paci scored twice in the convincing win. The Wrecking Balls then played the SH Herricanes who took a first half lead through Kathleen O’Hara’s goal. Emmy Evans’ shot tied it up in the second half for CSH and the points were shared, 1-1.
The Mighty Tigers recovered well and goals by Brooke Cheskes and Sophia Winger gave them a 2-1 win over the Legends. The Legends then shared six goals with the Herricanes. In an exciting encounter Kailyn McKay scored twice for the Legends but Britney Cisneros went one better and scored a hat trick for SH and it finished 3-3.
Bryan Lizama’s two goals helped Arsenal to a 3-1 win over Benfica in the division’s opening game. Jack Jimenez then gave Arsenal a 1-0 half time lead in their second game against Levittown Green but second half strikes by Nick Dryprowsky and Max Bloess saw Levittown gain the advantage. Ryan Schiff’s late goal tied it up for Arsenal and the points were shared, 2-2.
Huntington United took an early lead over Benfica and never looked back, Nick Campanelli scored a hat trick and Dylan Thody added two in the 6-0 victory. Levittown White proved a tougher opposition for United and two Gabe Alvarado goals and a third by Kyle Harrington gave Levittown the 3-0 win.
Matt Mazzilli’s close range shot gave Chelsea FC a 1-0 half time lead over Levittown Green and a second half goal by Lennon Harrington made sure Chelsea got the points, 2-0 the final score.
Levittown White then played Chelsea and finally broke down a resolute Chelsea defense when Kyle Harrington scored late on to win it 1-0 for the Whites.
Smithtown EMK got the first points of the season in the BU15 division beating the Outlaws White 2-0, Noah Rosenblatt and Tyler Aubrey scored the goals. The Vikingos also beat the Outlaws White to record their first win of the season, Alan Calderon was on target twice in the 4-0 triumph.
Two Carmine Pittelli goals and one by Thomas Pitvik gave the Outlaws Green a 3-0 lead over Smithtown. Trevor Hubbard pulled one back but it wasn’t enough and the Impressive Outlaws held on to win 3-1.
The Vikingos and Whitman FC played an entertaining game and despite chances for both sides they were unable to break the deadlock and it ended 0-0. Another clean sheet for Whitman saw them take the points against the Outlaws Green, Arnold Aguilero scored the only goal of the game.
Bana UO opened their season with a 3-1 win over H Footy. Jake Moisanu, Evan Barnes and Mike Barefield were on target with Chris Callan replying for H Footy. Swaz Tekkers FC also inflicted a defeat on H Footy as Josh Yannuck and Will Nasta found the net in a 2-0 victory.
One Pound Fish, renowned for their creative goal celebrations, had two to celebrate in the first half against Bana UO. Ethan Kraus and Adam Debus strikes gave them a two goal cushion before Justin Minerva’s second half goal for Bana reduced the arrears. It made for an exciting finish but Fish held on for the 2-1 win. Swaz Tekkers and Fish then played a highly entertaining game that swung both ways, Will Nasta was again on target and Josh Yannuck twice for the Tekkers but Alex Triolo, James Cameron and Danny Zihal all scored for Fish making it a 3-3 game.
WEEKLY REVIEW Week 8
CSH Vipers v Man City
The play offs got underway with CSH Vipers taking on Man City in the BU10/11 division and it was City who started the strongest taking a 2-0 lead into half time thanks to two Grant Kurland goals. The Vipers pressed in the second half but Jonathan Morales extended City’s lead leaving the Vipers with an uphill task. Dylan Hayden pulled a goal back for the Vipers but City held on for the 3-1 victory and moved into the final.
Liverpool v Valencia
Thomas Carluccio gave Liverpool an early lead against Valencia in the second semi final. Lennon Harrington added a second before Thomas scored his second of the game to make it 3-0 to Liverpool. Zach Kaufman pulled a goal back for Valencia but Diego Abrego added another for Liverpool after the break and David Delcid made it five soon after. Yovanni Rivera scored for Valencia but it wasn’t enough to stop Liverpool moving into the final for a showdown with Man City, 5-2 the final score.
3rd place game
CSH Vipers v Valencia
A close 3rd place game saw Yovanni Rivera put Valencia ahead in the first half. Valencia had chances to extend their lead but it was the Vipers who scored with Peter Leavy netting the equalizer midway through the second half. The Vipers pressure finally paid off when Andrew Chelius scored the winning goal as the Vipers claimed the 3rd place medals with a 2-1 win.
Liverpool v Man City
A tense final provided few chances in the opening stages until City made the breakthrough when Gary Alvarez followed up a shot to tap in the rebound from close range. Liverpool responded and were soon level as Lennon Harrington’s shot found the corner of the net to make it 1-1 at half time. Chances were again hard to come by after the break but it was Liverpool who got the go ahead goal as Lennon Harrington cut the ball back for Davin Li at the back post to score his first goal of the season. Liverpool’s defense held firm and a late goal by Diego Abrego wrapped it up to make the final score 3-1 in their favor.
In the day’s other games Harborfields Spurs had two good victories beating the Crushers 1-0 and the Destroyers 3-1. Brett Sullivan scored the only goal against the Crushers and was on target again against the Destroyers along with Carter Veitch and Travis Slanski.
Noah Iabonni’s two late goals helped the Crushers to a 4-3 win over the Destroyers in an entertaining game. Maricio Carasco and Callan Steel also scored for the Crushers while Zach Loeb, Jesse Giavacco and Owen Lahkani replied for the Destroyers.
Congratulations to Liverpool on their victory, to Lennon Harrington who claimed the ‘Golden Boot’ and to all the teams for another exciting season!
Chelsea v Huntington United
A hard fought semi final between Chelsea and United produced plenty of action but no goals in a competitive first half. The second saw Chelsea grow in confidence and they broke the deadlock when Liam Harrington drove a low shot from distance into the bottom corner. United attacked looking to get back on level terms but were caught on the break as Dylan Gugin raced through to make it 2-0. Peter Kellarakos added a late third goal for Chelsea to make the final score 3-0.
Ambush v Auburndale Acad. Green
The second semi final was another entertaining game and it was Auburndale who took charge early on taking a two goal first half lead thanks to strikes by Joseph Martinez and Jon Turcios. The Ambush played a stronger second half but couldn’t find a way past the Auburndale defense and Jon Turcios added his second, and Auburndale’s third, to make the final score 3-0 to set up a final match against Chelsea.
3rd place game
Huntington United v Ambush
United never really got going in the first half and found themselves 2-0 down in the opening minutes. Charlie Giramonte and Liam Lennon both found the net to put the Ambush in control and Matt Knierman added a third for the Ambush who claimed third place with a 3-0 victory.
Auburndale Acad. Green v Chelsea
Chelsea had to be at their strongest to compete with the talented Auburndale team and they came out fired up in what proved to be an exciting final. Joseph Martinez went close for Auburndale in the first half but it was a game of few opportunities as both defenses held firm. The second half was as equally competitive, Chelsea’s defense continued to close down the impressive Eamonn Jensen and worked hard to neutralize the threat of Golden Boot winner Jon Turcios. Peter Kellorakos and Liam Harrington had shots from distance that were close but they were eventually rewarded after good work by Dylan Gugin on the right wing. His cut back was unfortunately deflected in off an Auburndale defender to give Chelsea a valuable lead. Auburndale piled on the pressure but Chelsea held firm and only an excellent save from Joseph DeVito stopped Chelsea from extending their lead as they broke away late in the game. ‘Keeper Ryan Schiff claimed his second ‘clean sheet’ of the day as Chelsea saw out the final moments to win 1-0.
The other games saw Benfica finish their season with two victories. Nick Constant was on target twice in the 3-0 win over Everton and JJ Desiderio scored four times as they came out on top 6-5 against Spurs. Spurs had led 4-0 in the first half, David Lazaro scoring a hat trick, but the second half was a different story as Benfica completed an impressive comeback. Ryan Keegan finished the season with a hat trick as Everton ended on a winning note beating Spurs 4-0.
Congrats to Chelsea on their victory in the final, to Jon Turcios who’s 22 goals won him the divisions ‘Golden Boot’ and to all the teams for an entertaining season!
Outlaws v Southdown Flyers
The Outlaws went into their semi final match against the Flyers as favorites but were given a run for their money as the Flyers pushed them all the way in a close game. Max Carino scored for the Outlaws but the Flyers came back and had good chances to level but just couldn’t make their opportunities count. Jack Kamenstein added a second for the Outlaws in the second half and they moved into the final winning 2-0.
Lazio v Milan
A competitive first half ended with Lazio in front 2-1. The second half belonged to Lazio though who dominated the proceedings, Josue Garcia scored six times and Byron Araujo twice as they moved into the final with an impressive 8-2 victory.
3rd place game
Southdown Flyers v Milan
The Flyers finished their season in style with a comfortable win over Milan, Jack Steinberg scored a hat trick as they took third place. Will Donahey was also on target twice and Colby Konisberger once in the 6-0 triumph.
Lazio v Outlaws
The Outlaws came out on fire against Lazio in the final of the BU9 division. Josue Garcia scored twice for Lazio who missed many chances throughout the game but they were undone by some clinical finishing by the Outlaws. Michael Brandine scored twice as they recorded an excellent 7-3 victory to take first place. Henry Stein, Jack Kamenstein, Colin Lennon, Frankie Algieri and Max Carino also hit the net for the Outlaws and Lucas Flores scored with the final kick of the game for Lazio.
Congrats to the Outlaws on their first place finish, to Colin Lennon who won the ‘Golden Boot’ and to all the boys for another great season!
CSH Wrecking Balls v Cheetahs
The first semi final in the girls play offs between the Wrecking Balls and the Cheetahs turned out to be a nail biting affair with plenty of drama. The division provided its share of ties and close games throughout the season so it was no surprise that this game eventually had to go to overtime after ending 0-0 in regular time. Lily Bair was the hero for the Cheetahs as she swept the ball in from close range early into extra time to score the ‘Golden Goal’ to take her team into the final at the expense of the Wrecking Balls.
Northport Extreme v CSH Jaguars
Yet another close game in the Girls division was settled as the deadlock was finally broken with only two and a half minutes remaining. It looked like another game was going to be decided by a ‘Golden Goal’ or penalty kicks until Marisa John put Northport ahead. Kaleigh Howard added a second in the final minute to make sure of victory and Northport moved into the final with a 2-0 win.
3rd Place game
CSH Wrecking Balls v CSH Jaguars
The Wrecking Balls recovered from their semi final heartbreak and beat the Jaguars 5-1. Stella Quilty and Jenna Kessler both scored twice and Megan McPharlin once. Marley Joseph replied for the Jaguars. Stella’s two goals took her total to twelve which won her the ‘Golden Boot’
Northport Extreme v Cheetahs
Both teams had half chances in a tight first half with neither team able to find the net. Northport’s pressure finally paid off in the second half with top scorer Kaleigh Howard’s strike giving them a 1-0 lead. The Cheetahs were unable to break through Northport’s defense and Emma Greenberg added a late second goal for the Extreme who held on comfortably for the 2-0 victory.
Congratulations to Northport Extreme on their triumph in the final, to Stella Quilty for winning the ‘Golden Boot’ and to all the girls for making it an enjoyable and competitive season!
Uniondale Vikingos v Auburndale Acad. Green
The first semi-final in the BU14/15 play offs saw the favorites, Uniondale Vikingos, take on Auburndale Academy. Kevin Zalaya and Warren Sanger scored early goals for the Vikingos but Auburndale stepped up their game and got back into the match when Jon Turcios struck to make it 2-1. The Vikingos came out strong in the second half and two Raul Sanchez goals gave them a 4-1 lead before Eamonn Jenson pulled another goal back for Auburndale. The Vikingos held on comfortably to move into the final winning 4-2.
Finley v Outlaws Green
Finley started the game with confidence and were soon two goals up thanks to strikes by Alex Martinez and Owen Husselbeck but the Outlaws reduced the arrears before half time as Ian Kaisch’s shot found the net. Things got even better for the Outlaws midway through the second half as Ian Kaisch scored again to tie it up at 2-2. Finley responded almost immediately and regained the lead through Andreas Sefarian. The Outlaws pushed forward in search of another equalizer but despite chances couldn’t finish as Finley claimed the 3-2 victory to book a place in the final against the Vikingos.
Uniondale Vikingos v Finley
The game of the day saw the top two compete in what turned out to be an excellent spectacle! Finley were the only team during regular season play to stop the Vikingos when they held them to a 0-0 draw two weeks ago. They obviously gained confidence from that result and again frustrated the Vikingos matching their work rate while limiting their goal scoring opportunities and it was no surprise when the teams went into the half time break all square at 0-0. The second half was more open and both keepers were tested but Ethan Frasicovich in the Finley goal and Josh Ramirez in the Vikingos goal saved everything that came their way and the game went into a five minute ‘Golden Goal’ overtime period. Again, half chances came and went and the defenses held firm to take the game to a penalty shoot out. After the allotted three penalties it was still even at 2-2 so it went to ‘sudden death’. Both teams scored their fourth attempt but Uniondale’s fifth was beaten away by Ethan Fransiscovich in the Finley goal. Ethan then had the chance to finish the game taking the fifth kick himself and duly obliged slotting the ball into the net to secure a victory for Finley. It was heartbreaking for the Vikingos who had dominated the regular season but credit must go to a resilient Finley team for an excellent performance in the final.
The consolation games in the group finished even with Auburndale Academy and the Outlaws White drawing 3-3 then the Outlaws White and Green sharing ten goals in a 5-5 tie. Trevor Hubbard scored four times for White and Anthony Restivo twice for Green.
Congrats to all teams for another entertaining and dramatic season, to Finley for their victory in the final and to Uniondale’s Raul Sanchez who’s 19 goals won him the ‘Golden Boot’
Chaos v One Pound Fish
Chaos finished first in the regular season’s standings but went into their semi-final against a confident One Pound Fish team missing a couple of their starting line up. The ‘Fish’ gladly took advantage and Adam Debus eventually made the breakthrough to spark wild celebration scenes in the One Pound Fish camp. Ethan Kraus added a second before Adam Debus ended the scoring with his second to give the ‘Fish’ a 3-0 victory and a place in the final.
Northport Explosion v Sting
Northport and the Sting battled it out for the second spot in the final. During the regular season both teams looked at times like they were going to be the team to beat but both were also inconsistent. A hard fought first half saw the teams separated by a Johnny Tucker goal for the Sting and despite the Explosion throwing everything they had at the Sting defense in the second half they couldn’t break through and a second goal by Alex Rivera was enough to take the Sting through, 2-0.
Sting v One Pound Fish
The One Pound Fish team and their supporters certainly made it a colorful and entertaining season and they were in good voice for a competitive final game. The first half was even with the Sting’s skillful ball movement being matched by the enthusiasm and work rate of the ‘Fish’ team. Chances were at a minimum and it ended 0-0 at the break. A moment of brilliance from Alex Rivera finally provided the breakthrough for the Sting when his unstoppable shot from the half way line flew into the top corner. The Sting grew in confidence and soon after Erin Aydin and Alex Rivera played a give and go with the latter then striking another firm shot into the corner. Fittingly, man of the match Alex, completed his hat trick late on to give Sting the 3-0 victory.
The consolation games in the division were also entertaining with Nick Thompson scoring twice in Chaos’ 4-3 win over H Footy then Will Regensberger netted five times as Northport ended their season in style beating H Footy 7-1.
Congratulations and thanks to all the teams for taking part, it was a fun season and the ability on show was very impressive. Congrats to the Sting on their victory and to Eren Aydin who after four years of being very close finally won the ‘Golden Boot’, great job Eren!
Man City and Harborfields Spurs battled for a play off place in the opening game of the day. Otto Umana struck first for Spurs and they went into half time leading 1-0. Josh Bakar leveled for Man City in the first minute of the second half and Grant Kurland gave them a 2-1 lead shortly after. City held on in a tense finish to win 2-1.
Caiden Veitch gave Spurs the lead against Valencia who were also looking to book their place in the play-offs. Second half goals by Zach Kaufman and Christian Alvizures turned the game around for Valencia and they head into the play offs after the 2-1 victory.
Grant Kurland was on target four times as Man City beat the Destroyers 7-1 and Cristian Alvizures found the net twice as Valencia won their second game 3-1 over the Crushers.
Liverpool beat the Destroyers 5-1 but went down 2-1 to the CSH Vipers who also beat the Crushers 5-1 to secure a first place finish. Connor Mitchell and Dylan Hayden each scored twice for the Vipers in their win over the Crushers.
Next weeks play off see the Vipers play Man City and Liverpool take on Valencia.
Chelsea needed one point to make sure of a first place finish and opened up with a game against Huntington United. Jack Jimenez’s opening goal for Chelsea was canceled out by United’s Ben D’Agostino but Jonathan Shank scored from close range to give Chelsea their second lead. Despite plenty of pressure United were unable to find an equalizer and Chelsea hung on for the 2-1 win.
Nick Campanelli and Jack O’Brien were then on target for United as they held on to beat Auburndale 2-1 in an entertaining game.
Auburndale bounced back and beat Benfica 5-0, Eamonn Jensen and Brian Zamora each scored twice.
Jack Morales and Peter Kellorakos scored for Chelsea as they beat Everton 2-1 in another tight game before Spurs and Everton shared six goals in an exciting 3-3 tie.
The Ambush finished in second place winning their final two games of the regular season. Charlie Giramonti scored twice in the 4-1 win over Benfica and Liam Lennon struck twice in the 6-0 victory against Spurs.
Next week’s play offs will see Chelsea play Huntington United and the Ambush play Auburndale.
Matthew Benevides gave Lazio an early lead over the Outlaws but Michael Brandine tied it up before half time. An end to end second half saw Lazio eventually come out on top 3-1 as Byron Araujo scored and Matt Benevides struck his second of the game.
Byron, Matt and Josue Garcia then scored two each as Lazio beat the Southdown Flyers 9-4. Jack Steinberg also netted twice for the Flyers who played an excellent second half.
Colin Lennon hit a hat trick for the Outlaws as they eased past Milan 5-0 and AJ Bentsen was on target twice as Milan recovered to beat the Flyers 4-0.
Kayleigh Howard scored both goals for Northport Extreme as they opened week 7 with a 2-1 victory over the CSH Wrecking Balls. Kayleigh was the match winner again as she scored the only goal of the game against the Cheetahs as Northport made it two wins out of two.
Amanda Paci and Stella Quilty both scored twice as the Wrecking Balls beat the CSH Jaguars 5-1 and Hailey Martin was the hero for the Cheetahs as her goal proved to be the winner against the Jaguars. The 1-0 victory being their first of the season.
Jon Turcios and Dillon Guladec put Auburndale 2-0 ahead in their game against Outlaws White but second half goals by Ian Kaisch and Tanyue Jin brought the Outlaws level and it ended all square at 2-2. Dillon was on target twice shortly after as Auburndale the played the Outlaws Green. James Fabrikant also scored as Auburndale held on for a 3-2 victory, Dan Costello netted both goals for the Outlaws.
Jason Hernandez and Adrian Astudillo were the scorers as Uniondale Vikingos came out on top 2-0 over Finley and Raul Sanchez scored a hat trick in the Vikingos 5-2 triumph over Auburndale.
Julio Martinez was another player to hit three goals as Finley beat Auburndale 6-1.
Carlos Godoy scored twice for H Footy but it wasn’t enough as they went down 6-4 against Chaos. Matteo Alzate hit a hat trick for Chaos who then beat One Pound Fish 5-1.
Erin Aydin, Chris Wright, John Baccardo and Luke Lucknow all scored as the Sting beat H Footy 4-1 but they went down 3-1 to Northport Explosion, Will Regensberger scored twice and Ian McDougal once for Northport.
One Pound Fish finished strongly and claimed a 3-0 victory over Northport in the day’s final game. James Cameron, Nikolai Mazut and Adam Debus all found the net in a convincing win.