WEEK 3 REVIEW
HBC Holland had a great second week with wins over the Red Lions and Dix Hills. Jagger Lucas scored in each half of the 2-0 win over the Lions and Zac Hirschorn netted a hat trick in the 3-0 victory over Dix Hills.
The Red Lions suffered a second defeat, this time at the hands of the HBC Hurricanes. Jake Hatton scored all four first half goals in the 4-0 win. Jake continued his scoring streak in the 3-1 win over the Arrows with another hat trick!
Dix Hills recorded their first victory with a 2-0 win over the Cougars, Ashley Gleit was on target twice for Dix Hills to secure the points.
Syosset Madrid maintained their 100% record with two more victories. Nikko Tenedero and Jack Perdrick both scored twice in the 5-0 win over the Cougars with Aidan McCarthy adding a fifth. That was followed by an entertaining match up with Kings Park Xtreme. Alex Squillacioti was on target twice for the Xteme but goals by Jack Pendrick and Nikko Tenedero made it 2-2. Both teams went in search of a winner, the Xtreme went close before the action swung to the other end where Nikko Tenedero gave Madrid a 3-2 lead. Jack Pendrick scored his second in the dying moments to make it 4-2.
Alex Squillacioti was again on target in the 4-0 win over the Arrows, he scored all four to take his total for the season to eight.
Two Tyler Varlack goals and a Finn McCloskey strike gave the Red Eagles a 3-1 win over the SFA Lightning but they were brought down to earth by HBC Milan shortly after as Milan put six past them. Luke Copland and Shay Daly each netting twice.
SFA Lightning hit back with a 2-1 victory over South Huntington Thunder. Two first half goals by Jack Ward and JC Flores were enough to see them through although they were made to hang on when Dillon Hartman reduced the arrears in the second half. The Thunder then beat the HY Cavaliers 3-0 thanks to two Connor Brodie goals and one from Ashley Kozlowski.
The Blue Dragons started the day top of the table and remain top despite losing for the first time this season. Luke Copland scored twice to give Milan a 2-0 half time lead over the Dragons but two quick second half goals by Gavin Wisotsky tied it up. Shay Daly restored the lead for Milan and it ended 3-2 in their favor. The Dragons recovered to beat HY Cavaliers 6-0 with Gavin Wisotsky and Michael Elmo each scoring twice.
Nick Induisi scored twice in Arsenal’s 4-0 win over the NY Strikers to take his total for the season to six, Gavin Wisotsky and Luke Copland were also on target. An improved Strikers team then played a close game with HBC City with both teams sharing the points in a 1-1 draw. Wilmer Ventura scored for the Strikers and Drew Haugen for City.
Tyler Solis gave Farmingdale Madrid the lead in a tense game with Arsenal. Chances were few and far between but Arsenal did manage to equalize when Liam Harrington’s shot went in off the post. With time running out Anthony Laughlin hit a first time shot into the corner to win it 2-1 for Madrid.
Enzo Pupillo hit a hat trick in the Annoying Oranges 4-0 victory over HBC City, Joe Algieri added a fourth for the Oranges. Farmingdale Madrid made it two for two on the day with a thumping 5-0 win over the Oranges. Brandon Vastien and Tyler Solis each scored twice and Jake Stephan once, Madrid stay top of the table.
The BU10/11 division opened up with an end to end game between FC Favoritos and the Rowdy Wasabis. Jake Santamaria, Adrian Ramonetti and Cameron Fox were all on target for the Favoritos but two goals by Carmelo Carbone and one each by Michael Pinzone and Danny Costello meant the points went to the Wasabis, 4-3 the score. The Wasabis then completed a good day with a 3-1 victory over Kings Park Explosion.
FC Favoritos were soon back in action against CSH Rapids and another competitive game saw them lose out by one goal for the second time on the day. Trevor Hubbard and Michael Kleinman scored for Favoritos but two Tyler Panetta strikes and one from Ian McGullen made it 3-2 to the Rapids.
Kings Park Explosion won in their second game of the day beating South Huntington Sharpshooters. John Black, Ethan Zdrojeski and Jordan Shapiro with the goals in their 3-0 win.
The Raiders went two for two with victories over the CSH Rapids and SH Sharpshooters. Emmy Forbes and Owen Cassidy gave them a 2-0 cushion at the half against the Rapids but Matt Ross pulled one back shortly after the break. Matthew Youngwall in the Raiders goal then saved a CSH penalty kick before Emmy Forbes and Giuseppe Noto made it 4-1. Owen Cassidy was again on target against the Sharpshooters but Charlie O’Rourke stole the show with a hat trick in the 4-2 victory. Matt Calandra and Greg Borysowski scored the goals for the Sharpshooters.
Syosset Jazz took a first half lead through Fran DeGeronimo in their game against the league leaders, Northport Surf. The Jazz continued to press and only some excellent goalkeeping from the Surf’s keeper Hannah Wohleking kept the game close. With only seconds remaining Allison O’Shea tied it for the Surf with a well taken equalizer to make the final score 1-1. The Surf found themselves behind again in their game against the SH Stars, Natalie Gonzalez scored the only goal of a close first half. Tallia Brooks brought the Surf level but the Stars regained the lead through Hannah Stasko’s strike before the Surf completed the scoring. Hope Staib’s equalizer meaning the Surf tied both of their games, 2-2 the final in this one.
The Jazz couldn’t produce their earlier form and went down 2-0 to a confident CSH Storm team, Julia Tesoriero with both the goals in the first half. The Storm continued to play well and took both points in their 4-2 victory over the SH Unicorns, Emily Berlinghof scoring twice.
Jenny Duclay and Alyssa Sorensen found the net in Stars’ 2-0 win over FC Favoritas. The Favoritas then led the Unicorns 3-2 at half time of an exciting game but ultimately went down 4-3, Bianca Skelton and Alyssa Sorensen each scoring twice for the Unicorns.
The goals flowed in the opening game in the BU14 division. Brendan Wirth scored four times and Gabriel Kave twice in the CSH Comets 7-3 win over SH PSG. PSG got back on track in their second game beating the North Babylon Stallions 4-2. Max Holden and Jake Vandeventer were on target for the Stallions but it wasn’t enough as two Jayvin Coto goals and one each by Jamie Bonilla and Brian Perez secured the points for PSG.
The game of the day was between Jericho Revolution and the CSH Comets. Both keepers made some important saves and it looked to be heading for a 0-0 tie until an Alex Cooper drive found the bottom corner with only minutes left to play. Noah Greenbaum finished it off in the last seconds slipping the ball under the keeper from close range making the final score 2-0 to Jericho. Noah continued where he left off scoring a hat trick in the Revolutions next game against the Vortex. Justin Snyder and Alex Cooper were also on the score sheet in the 5-1 win that keeps Jericho top of the table.
Barca’s top scorer Gabe Quesquen netted twice in the first half against the Stallions to give his team a 2-0 lead at the break. The Stallions fought back in the second half and Jason Delcastillo’s goal made it a tight finish but Barca held on for the 2-1 victory.
Barca finished the day off with a 6-0 triumph over the Vortex. Alex Marino was the man of the match scoring a second half hat trick.
Yet again the U17 division games were close and as competitive as ever. Mike Bernardo scored in each half of the Bay Shore Dynasty’s 2-0 win over the CSH Renegades. The Dynasty were unable to make it two out of two as the HBC 95’s held them to a 2-2 draw. Sam Umana gave HBC the lead but Bay Shore went into half time with a 2-1 advantage thanks to Mike Bernardo and Alejandro Juarez. Sam Umana’s second clinical finish midway through the second half meant it ended 2-2.
Nick Tonks and Anfernee Lopez both found the net as the CSH Renegades recovered to beat the HBC Hybrids 2-1, Cameron Samuel scoring for HBC.
The Bay Shore Falcons stayed top of the league with two more hard fought victories. Victor Romero, Braulio Sandoval and Mike Bernardo scored the goals that beat the HBC 95’s 3-1 and the same three netted again in the 3-2 victory over the HBC Hybrids, Cameron Samuels’s two goals for the Hybrids making it a tense finale!