Week 4 Review
The weather was the winner last week with the BU6 division being postponed because of the snow. After two weeks of play Dix Hills sit at the top of the table unbeaten, their two wins and two ties giving them a total of six points. Ryan Siegel scored five goals in the victories over Northport Ninja Turtles and Northport Kickers.
The Ninjas and HBC England have five points each. The Ninjas lost for the first time during week two and also tied against HBC Greece. Brothers Gabriel and Oliver Ko have scored six of their seven goals so far. HBC England won a close game 3-2 against HBC Greece then beat Northport Kickers 6-0. Lennon Harrington scored twice against Greece and added five more against the Kickers. Josue Corea was on target four times during week one for Greece as they recorded a win and a tie, Matt Bender also scored twice. Week two saw them tie and lose with Mason Lacorro hitting the net on two occasions in the 3-3 draw with the Ninjas. The Kickers are still looking for their first points of the season after four losses.
HBC Milan are top after four weeks in the BU8/9 division but are closely followed by HBC City, only two points separate the teams. Gavin Wisotsky now has ten goals for the season following two hat tricks in week four, Justin Genatt has nine and Chastain Cassidy five. HBC City won both of their week four games with top scorer Geral Cortez adding four more to his goals tally to take him to a league leading total of fourteen.
Everton now have eight points after two victories last week. Gianluca Mercuri scored four against YMCA Blue and two against the Spurs to take his total to twelve for the season, Dylan Gugin has five goals.
HBC Spurs won both week three games but lost twice during week four, they now have six points. Patrick Soulias has nine goals this season, David Lazaro has five and Shane Longin four.
The Chargers only win so far was in week three over YMCA Blue, Ryan Mohiuddin and Ethan Leace with the goals in the 2-0 victory. Roman Borovica was on target twice last week for YMCA Blue but it wasn’t enough for the win and they remain in search of a first victory.
Two more wins for Liverpool saw them retain top spot in the BU9 division. Max Futter scored three goals and Gavin Wisotsky two as they beat City FC 4-0 then the Annoying Oranges 2-1.
Arsenal also secured two victories, 3-1 over City FC and 4-0 against the Lions. Alex Proniewski scored three times on the day, Jonathan Shank and Sean Kozodoy netted two each.
The Oranges beat the Lions 2-0 to stay in second place, two points behind Liverpool.
Uniondale Vikingos are top of the BU11/12 division after another two wins last week. A close game against the Wasabis ended up 2-1 in their favor before they beat Elwood Wolves 3-0. Alan Calderon was on target again and he is top of the Golden Boot table with twelve goals so far this season.
SH Sharpshooters had a good day. They beat the Wasabis 2-1 thanks to two goals by Chris O’Connor before drawing 1-1 with the Uniondale Pitbulls. The Pitbulls also drew 1-1 in another end to end encounter against the Mean Greens, Alex Alas scored his fifth goal of the season in that game.
The Mean Greens picked up two points in their other game against Elwood winning 3-0, Ian Kaish scored twice and James Philippis once.
The CSH Crushers still have maximum points in the Gu9/10 division after beating the Dynamites 3-0 then the Cyclones 6-0. Kailey Rappel scored twice against the Dynamites and Eliza Walther was on target twice against the Cyclones.
The Syosset Lady Gunners tied both of their week 4 games. An entertaining 2-2 game with the Dynamites came first followed by a tight but exciting 0-0 draw with the Syosset Cosmos.
The Cosmos then collected two points with a 2-0 victory over the Haborfields Cyclones but the Gunners remain in second place with nine points.
It was a mixed day for all the teams in the BU13/14 division with none of the teams taking maximum points. The SH Sharpshooters opened the day with an impressive 2-1 win over the Hammers White but then went down 4-3 to the HBC Sting. Sebastian Koch’s two goals were not enough for the Sharpshooters as the Sting’s Eren Aydin scored a hat trick to secure the points.
The Sting then lost 1-0 to the Harborfields Brotherhood, Matthew Shlisky’s scored the deciding goal late in the game. The Brotherhood and Hammers Red tied 1-1 and the other game saw the Hammers Red meet the Hammers White. Two Jonathan Lew goals helped the Reds take the points in 3-2 triumph.
The Hammers Red are now top on eleven points, one ahead of the Sting.
Port were late starters to the division and despite an excellent first game they finally went down 2-1 to Man Utd, Greg Suter scoring the winner.
HBC Juventus won both of their games by a score of 5-1 over The Money Team then Port, Osman top scoring on the day for them with three goals.
The game of the day saw Ricky Valasquez score a hat trick in the Money Team’s 5-4 victory over Man Utd. Two Christian McGeogh goals kept United in the game but it wasn’t enough. Ricky now has fourteen goals this season and is top of the Golden Boot table.