Syosset SC opened week 3 with a victory over Huntington FC, Gino Albanese and Noah Reyhan scored the goals in a 2-0 win.Jacob Young. Alex Zipkin and Tyler Merlob all scored in Liverpool’s 3-1 triumph over Syosset. Liverpool made it two wins with a hard fought victory over Port United. Ashton Berk’s two goals gave them a half time lead but Port replied with strikes from Jacob Rey and Hector Sandoval. Shane Friedman then hit the winner to make it 3-2 in Liverpool’s favor.Raiders and Huntington FC shared the points in an entertaining match. Justin Campos and Chase Young were on target for the Raiders but two Thomas Evernham goals for Huntington made the final score 2-2.Port United recovered to beat the Raiders in the divisions final game, Bridget Beaudet scored twice in their 5-2 win.
Inter defeated Destroyers FC 3-0 in the U14 division. Michael Tucker opened the scoring and Sal LaCapra and Robbie Campbell added further goals.Robbie Campbell then hit two against Man City to give Inter a 2-0 half time lead but City’s second half pressure finally paid off and goals by Cameron Goodman then Ryan Kaiser tied it up before Gale Kurland completed the comeback for City netting a late winner.Harborfields Hitman came from behind to beat Destroyers FC 4-1. Michael Wenz, Noah Iaboni. Lucas Anderson and Christian Maughan all scored for the Hitmen after Ben Gutlebor had opened the scoring.Gale Kurland scored four times in Man City’s 5-0 victory over Milan before Harborfields Hitman and Milan split the points in a 2-2 draw. Elijah Prywes and Jacob Levine scored for Milan, Michael Wenz and Noah Iaoboni for the Hitmen.
Hbc Cosmos took maximum points winning both of their week 3 games. Jack Garavelli was on target twice in the 4-1 victory over Rangers and Jack Zipkin hit the net twice in an exciting 4-3 win over Harborfields Reunited.Jack Garavelli opened the scoring for Cosmos but Liam Byrne equalized for Reunited. Matt Alfiero netted twice for Reunited to tie it up at 3-3 but Noah Halal hit the final goal of the game to win it for Cosmos.Jason Vorfe scored twice for Port United in a 4-0 win over Rangers then Elijah MacDonald netted two for SBA Hurricanes in their 5-1 victory over Port.Carmine Biamcamano was another player to score twice as Northport Gunners beat Juventus 2-1.SBA Cosmos then defeated SBA Hurricanes 4-0 with Dylan Malone hitting the net twice.SBA Cosmos and Northport Gunners played an end to end game that ended even. David Molina scored the only goal of the first half to give Cosmos the lead but an early second half strike by Billy Gebert tied it up for the Gunners and despite chances for both teams it ended 1-1.
Caiden Veitch, Bayron Lopez and Brett Sullivan scored the goals that gave Harborfields Spurs a 3-1 victory over Northport United Blue on the BU15 division.United Blue and SBA Dunes then played an excellent game that ended even. United led twice through goals from Robbie Lopez and Anderson Howe but each time the Dunes replied. Jimmy Draper scored a first half equalizer then Jesse repeated the feat mid way through the second half to make the final score 2-2.James Vassallo gave Spurs the lead against Northport United Gold but Thomas Fiero leveled before half time. A tight second half looked to be heading for a tie until Callan Steel finished from close range in the last minute to win it for Spurs 2-1.Luke Peña was on target for SBA Dunes in their game against Babylon. Charlie Bunger scored either side of half time and Hayden Baudille added a third for Babylon as they took a 3-1 lead. Evangeline Perdomo pulled a goal back for the Dunes with three minutes to play and Jessy Pacheco’s last minute strike made the final score 3-3.Chris Prainito hit a hat trick for United Gold in their win over Northport Rapids. Thomas Fiero added two and Gabriel Ko one in the comfortable 6-0 victory.Charlie Bunger was again on target for Babylon to give them a 1-0 half time lead over CSH Wolverines. A frantic second half saw both teams miss chances before Colin Lennon struck for CSH with two minutes remaining to secure a 1-1 tie.Matt Bender netted twice as Mixed Nuts recorded a 5-0 victory over Northport Rapids.Chris Simonian then scored twice for Mixed Nuts but goals by Keegan Malone, Colin Lennon, Finn Richmond and Michael Brandine saw CSH take the points winning 4-2.
Luca Mazzilli opened the scoring for Chelsea with a clinical volley but Arsenal hit back to win. Matt Mallen scored twice and Nick Gioules once in the 3-1 triumph.Luca was on target again for Chelsea against the Annoying Oranges FC but a hat trick by Ian Husselbeck and two from Kieran Husselbeck gave the AO’s the points. 5-1 the final score.JP Paiva hit a hat trick for Cristiano FC as they beat Arsenal 4-1 then Nick LaCapra and Liam Harrington each scored twice as the Gunners dominated the second half to beat the AO’s 7-2.An intense final game between the Gunners and Cristiano FC was decided by a first half goal by Andreas Valencia. His goal was the only one of the game in which both keepers made multiple saves.
Week 2 – Review Saturday – January 15, 2022
Syosset Soccer Club won the days first game 1-0 courtesy of a Brayden Uy strike in the first half.Alex Zipkin gave Liverpool a 1-0 half time lead over the Raiders but Rylan Hook tied it up mid way through the second half. Shane Friedman hit the decisive second goal for Liverpool shortly after to give them the 2-1 victory.Two Hector Sandoval goals in the first half gave Port United a 2-0 advantage over Syosset. Noah Clemmons added a third for Port after the break as Port won a competitive encounter 3-0.Alex Zipkin hit a hat in Liverpool’s 5-0 win over Huntington FC.Tyler Merlob also scored but the goal of the game was Michael Karcher’s strike from half court.Port United made it two wins out of two with a comfortable win over Huntington FC. David Suarez and Hector Sandoval each scored twice in the 6-0 victory.
Destroyers FC and Milan shared the points in the opening game of the U14 division. Nick Zagajeski gave the Destroyers a 1-0 half time lead but Adam Malkoff and Noah Reinstein replied for Milan before Noah Delello tied it up to make it 2-2.Inter and Milan played an end to end game that could’ve gone either way. Robbie Campbell scored the only goal of the game in the second half to give Inter the 1-0 win.Gale Kurland scored a hat trick and Cameron Goodman added two as Man City beat the Destroyers 5-1.Robbie Campbell scored the only goal of the first half for Inter in their game against Harborfields Hitmen. Jeffrey Flores added two after the break to secure a 3-0 win for Inter.Man City stayed top of the league beating Harborfields Hitmen, Gale Kurland scored twice in the 6-2 win.
An early Jack Hochheiser goal gave Rangers a half time lead over Juventus but a second half hat trick by Jonah Hornig turned the game around and saw Juventus win 3-1.Port United then led Juventus 2-0 after first half goals by Diego Chavez and Yogev Yerushelmy.Juve staged another comeback with two Brendan O’Connor strikes and a late winner from Jack Radigan, 3-2 the final score.Harborfields Reunited took a two goal lead over Rangers with goals by Alex Aleman and Matthew Alfiero. Rangers hit back to tie it up with goals by Jack McNally and Owen Guddemi but a second goal by Matthew Alfiero with only seconds remaining won it 3-2 for Reunited.John Timpanero scored a hat trick as SB Athletico Cosmos defeated Port United. Dylan Malone also scored twice and Jacob Steffens once in the 6-1 victory.Harborfields Reunited took maximum points for a second time with a hard fought win over Northport Gunners. Matthew Alfiero scored the games only goal in the first half as Reunited held on for the 1-0 win.Dylan Malone netted four times in SB Athletico Cosmos’ 5-0 victory over Hbc Cosmos. SB Athletico Hurricanes then won a close game with Northport Gunners.Becket Mills’ goal proved decisive for the Hurricanes, Logan Mislavsky and Marcello Lauria pulled goals back for the Gunners but it wasn’t enough and the Hurricanes came out on top 3-2. Jack Zipkin then scored four times as the Hbc Cosmos beat the Hurricanes 5-2. Noah Halal was also on target for the Cosmos with Mehmet Cinar replying twice for the Hurricanes.
Charlie Murphy scored twice for Babylon United but ended up on the losing team as Chelsea beat them 4-2. Luca Mazzilli and Kevin Flores both hit a double for Chelsea to secure the points.Charlie Murphy then scored another two as Babylon recovered to defeat Northport Rapids 5-1.Chelsea made it four wins in a row with a 4-1 victory over SB Athletico Dunes, Nick Shuleshov found the net twice.Freddie Gebert was another player to hit two as Northport United Blue overcame Northport Rapids 5-0. Oliver Ko, Max Burneir and Angelo Lucignano were also on target.SB Athletico Dunes bounced back to win against Harborfields Spurs. Jimmy Draper struck twice in the 5-0 triumph.Northport United Blue and Mixed Nuts shared six goals in a thrilling match. Oliver Ko scored the opening goal to give United Blue the advantage but Grant Kurland replied twice for Mixed Nuts to give them their first lead. Andrew Mincone tied it up for United before Grant completed his hat trick to restore the lead. Angelo Lucignano’s late drive tied it up again for United and it ended 3-3.Harborfields Spurs had an impressive win over CSH Wolverines. Bayron Lopez gave them a 1-0 lead early in the game and after withstanding a lot of Wolverines pressure doubled their lead with a late Callan Steel goal from close range. Spurs’ keeper Anthony Salerno had an excellent game in goal keeping a clean sheet in the 2-0 victory.Mixed Nuts recorded a second tie in another end to end game, this time against Northport United Gold. Matt Bender scored for Mixed Nuts but goals by Gabriel Ko and Timmy Kropp gave United Gold a 2-1 lead. Noah Ioboni scored the games final goal to even the score. 2-2 the final result.CSH Wolverines took a two goal lead over United Gold with Colin Lennon and Finn Richmond finding the net. Andrew Mincone pulled one back for United but the Wolverines held on for the 2-1 victory.
Two goals by Elijah Chavez were enough to give the Annoying Oranges FC their first win of the season as they beat Arsenal 2-1.A tight game between Arsenal and the Gunners looked to be heading for a draw until an unfortunate own goal late in the game saw the Gunners win it 1-0.JP Paiva was then on target twice along with Dylan Thody and Seb Koch as Cristiano FC defeated the Oranges 4-0.Cristiano FC and the Gunners then shared the points to remain unbeaten in an exciting tie.Cristiano led early on through another JP Paiva goal but the Gunners were soon level after a good move was finished of by Liam Harrington’s strike.Seb Koch restored FC’s lead but Luca Mazzilli brought the Gunners level for a second time. Ben Koch gave FC a third lead before half time but soon after the break the Gunners tied it for a third time through Nick LaCapra’s goal.FC pressed hard late on but the Gunners stood firm and it ended 3-3.
Week 1 – Review Saturday January 8, 2022
The new season got underway with Syosset Soccer Club beating Huntington Utd in the opening match. Gino Albanese hit a hat trick in the 6-1 win, Luca Albanese and Austin Hall also scored with Brandon Howard replying for United.United then took the lead over the Raiders thanks to a first half Jaxson Soto goal but Lucas Cerello tied it up for the Raiders and it ended even at 1-1.Hbc Liverpool got their season off to a good start with a 4-0 victory over Syosset. Alex Zipkin scored a hat tick and Max Forman added one.Port United also started well beating the Raiders. Osher Yerushalmi scored and Hector Sandoval completed an impressive hat trick in the 4-0 win.The division’s final game saw a competitive game between Liverpool and Port United.Alex Zipkin twice gave Liverpool the lead but Hector Sandoval equalized for Port in each half and it finished 2-2.
Chase Privetello gave the Destroyers FC a 1-0 lead in their opening game against Harborfields Hitmen. Noah Iaoboni tied it up before half time then a Michael Wenz strike in the second half saw Harborfields win it 2-1.Inter had a winning start to the season beating the Destroyers by a four goal margin. Jeffrey Flores scored twice in the 4-0 victory.Milan and Harborfields Hitmen then shared the points in an end to end game that finished 1-1.Noah Reinstein gave Milan the lead but Ryan Tarsio’s late goal for the Hitman leveled it up.Man City were another team to open their season with a win as they beat Inter. Gale Kurland scored twice and Grant Kurland once in their 3-0 win.City then made it two wins with a 6-3 triumph over Milan. Grant Kurland and Gale Kurland each scored twice for City, Robbie Campbell hit two for Milan.
Jack Zipkin’s first half goal gave Cosmos a half time lead over Port United in the BU12 division. An intense second half saw Joseph Altamirano tie up for Port and it ended all square at 1-1.Port then got maximum points in their second game against Northport Gunners. Powers Auletta was on target for the Gunners but two goals by Diego Chavez and one from Osher Yerushalmy saw Port win 3-1.Noah Halal and Brett Levine each scored twice for the Cosmos as they came from behind to win 4-1 over Juventus.Rangers opened up their season with a 4-2 victory over Northport Gunners with Jonah Hornig netting twice.Juventus recovered from their earlier loss to record a victory over SB Athletico Hurricanes. Second half goals by Jack Radigan and Jonah Hornig gave them a 2-0 win.Dylan Malone’s hat trick helped SB Athletico Cosmos to a 5-0 win over Rangers. SB Cosmos made it two victories with a convincing win over Harborfields Reunited. Jacob Steffens and Michael Demaio both scored twice in the 6-0 triumph. The Hurricanes then bounced back from their earlier defeat with a 2-0 victory over HF Reunited
Harborfields Spurs got off to a winning start in the opening game of the BU15 division. Byron Lopez netted twice in the 4-1 victory over Northport Rapids.CSH Wolverines were also victors over the Rapids. Colin Lennon found the net four times and Zach Schnitzel scored twice in the 7-1 win.Jessy Pacheco gave SB Athletico Dunes the lead in their game against Harborfields Spurs. Byron Lopez tied it up for Spurs and it was even 1-1 at half time. An end to end second half looked to be heading for a tie until Jessy Pacheco found some space In the box to fire home a winner for Athletico with only 20 seconds remaining, 2-1 the final score.CSH Wolverines and Northport United Blue played an entertaining game that saw the Wolverines lead 3-2 at half time. Both teams continue to attack after the break with the Wolverines eventually coming out on top 5-3.Jessy Pacheco then added to his earlier two goals by hitting four as SB Athletico Dunes beat Mixed Nuts 6-1.Brayden Conley’s strike gave Babylon United the lead over Northport United Blue. Drew Mincone replied for United Blue before the break but a goal by Charlie Murphy with only seconds remaining won it 2-1 for Babylon.Chelsea opened their season with a comfortable victory over Mixed Nuts, Jack Pendrick and Cameron Chang each scored twice in the 7-1 win.Drew Mincone impressed with a first half hat trick for Northport United Gold after Charlie Bunger had given Babylon United the lead. Babylon fought back after the break and goals from Charlie Murphy then Hayden Baudille saw them share the points in a 3-3 tie.United Gold then played a competitive game against Chelsea who led 2-1 at half time. Chelsea eventually broke down Northport’s organized defense to add three late goals. Jack Pendrick was on target twice in the 5-1 victory.
Cristiano FC had a comfortable opening game beating Annoying Oranges FC. Dylan Thody scored twice in the 6-0 victory. The Gunners also beat the Oranges with Chris Thorsen, Nick LaCapra and Finn McCloskey each scoring twice in the 7-1 triumph.Andrea Valencia hit the net five times and Dylan Thody added a hat trick as Cristiano FC made it two wins out of two beating Arsenal 8-2.The Gunners also made it two wins with an entertaining 5-3 victory over Arsenal in the day’s final game. Finn McCloskey found the net twice for the Gunners, Dylan Sheinwald replied twice for Arsenal.
Week 8 – Review February 8th and 9th, 2021
Liverpool 7 v 1 CSH Spartans
The CSH Spartans and Liverpool got the play offs underway and it was the Spartans who struck first when Henry Treanor found the net. It wasn’t until mid way through the first half that Liverpool got back on level terms and three more goals followed before half time to see them lead 4-1 at the break. The Spartans fought hard in the second half but Liverpool added three late goals to make it a final score of 7-1. Lennon Harrington scored four times for Liverpool, Keaton Levine twice and Luca Mazzilli once.
HBC Celtic 3 v 0 Valencia
Celtic got off to a flying start in the second semi final scoring three times in an impressive first half. Thomas Carluccio scored the first two before Grant Kurland added the third. Valencia improved significantly after the break but couldn’t find a way past the on-form Celtic keeper Royale Baker and it ended 3-0.
Liverpool 7 v 1 HBC Celtic
Last years final saw Celtic defeat Liverpool with a Golden Goal in overtime.
The same two teams met in again in this seasons final game and it was Liverpool who came out strong scoring twice in the first three minutes. Keaton Levine’s early shot found the corner of the net before Lennon Harington’s low drive found the same corner a minute later.
Grant Kurland pulled one back but two goals by Dylan Gugin put the game out of Celtics reach and a second goal by Lennon Harington and two late goals by Luca Mazzilli saw Celtic win it comfortably 7-1.
In the ‘non play off’ games Northport Sounders beat CSH Spartans 2-1 thanks to goals by Cyrus Dennis and Carter Hendrickson before going down 4-0 to Valencia. Jonah Khan scored twice shortly after the break for Valencia then goals by Remi Asghar and AJ Spector wrapped it up.
Congrats to Liverpool on their victory in the final and to Lennon Harrington who won the division’s Golden Boot trophy!
Thank you to all teams for another great season.
Southdown Flyers 1 v 2 HBC Milan
The Flyers struck first early in the game when Jack Steinberg’s shot found the net but Milan were level before half time thanks to an Alex Lambrinos strike.
Mid way through the second half another goal by Alex gave Milan a 2-1 lead and it proved to be enough as they held on for the win and a place in the final
Kings Park United 1 v 2 CSH Tornados
The second semi final went a similar way to the first. Kings Park took the lead through a Massimo Rosamilia goal but the Tornados hit back before half time to tie it up at 1-1 when Austin Krywak scored. The Tornados top scorer Spencer James then gave them a 2-1 lead after the break and despite late pressure from United the Tornados held firm and moved into the final.
3rd place game
Southdown Flyers 1 v 0 King Park United
The teams who finished the regular season in first and second place played the 3rd place game and it was the Flyers who came out on top winning 1-0 through a Quinn Ronaldi goal.
HBC Milan 2 v 1 CSH Tornados
The final was an excellent game between two even teams and it was no surprise that it needed overtime to decide the champion. Spencer James gave the Tornados a 1-0 half time lead and it wasn’t until mid way through the second half that Aaron Liberman broke away and leveled for Milan. A tense final few minutes were followed by overtime which saw both teams miss chances before a clinical strike by Noah Reinstein found the top corner to give Milan the ‘Golden Goal’ victory
The ‘non play off’ games saw HBC Ajax and the Destroyers play a double header.
The first game was end to end that saw Ajax come from behind three times. Owen Lakhani, Max Bernier and Noah Delello all scored for the Destroyers but each time Grant Kurland brought them level and it ended 3-3.
The second game looked like being another tie until late goals by Gillian Kurland then Grant Kurland gave Ajax the 2-0 victory.
Congrats to Milan for their exciting win in the final. To Jack Steinberg who won the ‘Golden Boot’ trophy with 15 goals, one more than Yohann Guerrier & Spencer James, and to all teams for a great season.
HBC Chaos 2-0 CSH Orange Crush
The first semi final saw the Chaos girls continue their unbeaten season with a 2-0 victory over the Orange Crush. Sammy Heyman broke the deadlock before Saige Hasson added a second to take them into the final.
Power 1 – 2 HBC Lady Vikings
The Power and the Lady Vikings played the second semi final and it was the Power who took the lead when Abigail Nevins scored. The Power had chances to extend their lead but couldn’t convert them and were made to pay with only four second left of the game when Ruby Baliber tied it up for the Vikings. Another tense ‘Golden Goal’ overtime followed and it was the Lady Vikings who were celebrating when Anastasia Sardicci struck the winner mid way through the five minute period to move into the final.
Chaos 2 – 1 HBC Lady Vikings
A close final saw Chaos and the Lady Vikings go head to head for the first place trophies. Sammy Heyman gave Chaos the lead in the first half but the Vikings tied it up thanks to a Gabby Tipaldo goal. Gale Kurland broke the tie mid way through the second half and it was enough to give Chaos the 2-1 victory
The non play off games saw South Huntington Wave beat CSH Orange Crush 2-1 then the Power and Wave tie 1-1. Christine Saitzyk scored both goals for the Wave in their 2-1 win, Abby Foodim scored for the Power in their 1-1 draw but an own goal evened things up.
Congrats to the Chaos who went through the season undefeated, to Gale Kurland who’s 28 goals won her the ‘Golden Boot’ trophy and to all teams for another exciting season.
HBC Juventus 1 – 0 HBC Cosmos
A hard fought semi final between the Cosmos and Juventus saw both teams struggle to create clear chances. The game was finally decided when Henry Sweeney’s second half goal broke the tie and Juve took their place in the final.
H’fields Green 2 – 3 H’fields White
The two Harborfields teams went head to head in the second semi final and another close match saw the Whites surprise the Greens in a five goal thriller.
Owen Guddemi and Liam Bayne were on target for the Greens but Westin Ritcey, Noah Tacy and Joey Serventi all scored for the Whites to give them a 3-2 win and a place in the final.
HBC Juventus 1-2 Harborfields White
Chances were few and far between in a tight first half which ended scoreless.
In the second half Juventus came out strong and took the lead through a Ryan Lynch goal but the Whites responded well and were soon level when top scorer Joey Serventi scored. The Whites continued to press and took the lead with another goal by Joey and it was enough to see them take the first place trophies winning 2-1.
The consolation games saw the Cosmos beat Port United 3-0 with goals by Ryan Dean, Brett Levine and Ben Fackler before Harborfields Green recorded a 6-0 win over United. Liam Bayne hit a hat trick to make sure he won the ‘Golden Boot’, Jack Hochheiser scored twice and Jack Fleischer once.
Congratulations to Harborfields White on their win in the final, to Liam Bayne for winning the division’s ‘Golden Boot’ trophy and to all the teams for another exciting season.
Huntington United 1-0 HBC Revolution
It was an intense semi final between United and Revolution with both teams intent on winning every challenge. United missed a couple of great opportunities in the first half which ended 0-0. The Revolution continued to hold their own after the break but had to rely on keeper Michael O’Connor to keep them on level terms on a few occasions. Just as it looked like it was going to overtime United broke through with only fifteen seconds remaining, Dylan Thody reacted first from close range and stabbed home the winning goal.
HBC Arsenal 1 – 2 Chelsea
Another close and competitive game came to life mid way through the first half when Alex Braunstein hit a powerful drive into the top corner to give Chelsea the lead. Arsenal’s leading scorer David Lazaro leveled soon after with a low shot that found the corner of the Chelsea goal and it was even at the break 1-1.
Chelsea stepped it up in the second half and regained the lead when Lennon Harrington’s quick strike found the net. Arsenal pressed and had a couple of good chances late on but Chelsea held on for the 2-1 victory and moved into the final.
Huntington United 2-0 Chelsea
The two teams who competed in last years final produced another fast and furious game that was always looked like being close. In a tight match with few clear chances it was United who struck first when top scorer Ben Koch fired home mid way through the first half. Chelsea had their moments but United looked the more dangerous of the two teams and another low drive from Ben made it 2-0 after the break. Chelsea pressed but couldn’t find a way back into the game and United held firm to win 2-0.
3rd place game
Arsenal 4-1 HBC Revolution
Arsenal produced a confident display in the third place game against Revolution who had put a huge effort into their excellent semi final against Huntington United. Andrew Stanco netted twice, Luciano Stanco and Jack Jimenez each scored once.
In the days other BU14/15 games CSH Vipers had two good wins beating Brentwood Tigers 2-0 then Benfica 1-0. Peter Leavy and Teddy Leavy were on target against the Tigers then Teddy got the winner against Benfica.
Man of the match David McCalla scored five times for HBC City in their 7-2 win over the Tigers but City couldn’t produce the same form against Smithtown SS Rebound and two goals by Alex Tylar helped Smithtown to a 4-2 victory.
Benfica finished on a winning note thanks to Colin Phelan’s winner against Smithtown, 1-0 the final score.
Congrats to Huntington United on their win in the final, to Ben Koch who won the ‘Golden Boot’ in a very competitive BU14/15 race. Ben’s two goals in the final put him one ahead of Arsenal’s David Lazaro, two ahead of Chelsea’s Lennon Harington and three ahead of his teammate Dylan Thody!
Thank you to all teams for anothergreat season.
Uniondale Vikingos 3-2 HBC Outlaws
HBC Outlaws started confidently and were soon 2-0 up against the Vikingos. Pat Ahearn and Dan Costello converted early chances as the Outlaws looked to beat the Vikingos for the second week running after last week’s league victory.Jack Fridman pulled a goal back for the Vikingos before half time to set up an exciting second half. Alex Cardenas equalized mid way through the half but neither team were able to find a winner so it went into overtime. Within a minute of the restart Jack Fridman struck the winner to complete the comeback for the Vikingos to take them into the final.
Whitman FC 1-4 Smithtwn EMK
Another competitive game saw Smithtown EMK take a 1-0 lead into the half time break thanks to a goal by leading scorer Lake Hayes.A determined Whitman team soon tied it up in the second through a CJ Conte goal and it looked like they had the momentum to go on and win it. Smithtown always looked dangerous going forward though and Lake Hayes restored their lead with five minutes remaining. Richard Tylar then hit an unstoppable shot to give EMK a two goal lead before Lake completed his hat trick in the final minute to make it 4-1.
FinalSmithtown EMK 3-6 Uniondale Vikingos
A fast paced final saw the Vikingos take an early lead through a firm strike by Jack Fridman but Smithtown turned it around with two first half goals in the space of two minutes by Nate Shin then Logan Daoust. Raul Sanchez then hit three unanswered goals after the break to make it 4-2 to the Vikingos but Smithtown replied with a Richard Tylar goal to pull themselves within one goal of the Vikingos. Smithtown pushed for the equalizer but were caught on the break and Raul Sanchez scored his fourth of the game before David Vides added the games last goal to make it a final score of 6-3.
The consolation games saw Brentwood defeat the Outlaws 3-0, Kevin Gutierrez scored twice and Justin Cabrera once.Whitman FC then finished with a win beating Brentwood 1-0 thanks to a much celebrated goal by their goalkeeper Liam Wiegele who played the field for the first time this season!
Congratulations to the Vikingos on their final victory, to Lake Hayes who’s 21 goals won him the Golden Boot and to all teams for another pulsating season!
BU18Semi finalsPollos FC 4-1 Banterous Brothers
A valiant effort by the Banterous Brothers in the first semi final wasn’t enough to stop Pollos FC taking their place in the final. Eren Aydin completed a first half hat trick for Pollos before James Diaz pulled a goal back for the Brothers. A second goal would have put the pressure on Pollos but it didn’t come and Eren Aydin scored his and Pollos’ fourth goal to make it a final score of 4-1.
Miso Hungry 0-3 Don Tomas FC
Juan Salamanca scored the only goal of a tight first half to give Don Tomas FC the advantage in the second semi final. Miso had chances but further goal by Rudy Salmeron and Joe Bertolini made sure it was Don Tomas FC moving into the final winning 3-0.FinalPollos FC 1-0 Don Tomas FC
The BU18 final produced some excellent soccer and plenty of action. Pollos were the stronger team in the first half and went ahead mid way through the half when Carlos Godoy’s powerful shot found the net. As the second half wore on Don Tomas FC came into the game more and dominated the final five minutes. With only seconds left Don Tomas thought they had tied it up but the ball cannoned back off the crossbar and Pollos were happy to clear and hold on for the exiting 1-0 victory.
Congrats to Pollos FC for their win in the final and to Eren Aydin on winning the division’s ‘Golden Boot’.Thanks to everyone for taking part this season and good luck to all those heading off to college!