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.