WEEKLY REVIEW….WEEK 3
The Bulls made it three out of three in the GU8 division with a confident 5-0 victory over HBC 3G.
Julia Karnich scored a first half hat trick and goals by Madison Apicella and Michaela Barresi completed the scoring to give the Bulls nine points from their three games.
Massapequa Xtreme kept up the pressure on the Bulls with another win, this time over the Dix Hills Peanutbutters. Thallia Morisi dribbled through the Dix Hills defense in the first minute to open the scoring and added another three to her total before the game was over. Alesandra Coloma and Rachel Chillemi were also on target as the Xtreme won it 6-0.
HBC City and Elwood Stars played a close game with City missing early chances then going behind to a David McCalla goal midway through the first half. Finn McCloskey doubled Elwood’s lead in the second half before City came to life pulling goals back through Giovanni Reyes and Steven Sillipo. James Starin completed City’s comeback with a late winner making the final score 3-2 in their favor.
In another good match up the Blue Dragons and HBC Inter battled out a seven goal thriller. Liam Harrington gave Inter the lead when his shot found the roof of the net but the Dragons roared back with goals by Jordan Garbut and Gavin Wisotsky. The lead then changed again with Inter scoring twice. Liam Harrington equalized before Luke Copland followed up his own rebound to make it 3-2 at the half. In the second half Jordan Heyman equalized for the Dragons then Tommy Hyland scored the winner to give them the three points in a 4-3 victory.
The HBC Wildcats played a strong first half against Syosset Red and led 4-3 at half time. Michael Elmo scored twice with Luke Defruscia and Sam Sekler also finding the net. The Reds stormed back in the second half and scored four unanswered goals to win the game 7-4. Zack McPhee top scored with a hat trick and Jack Hennick added two. The Reds now have six points from three games.
Syosset White also recorded their second victory of the season with a 4-0 win over Dix Hills Thunder. Lucas Blair and James Guiffre gave them a 2-0 lead at the half and further strikes from Noah Frankel and Benji Blair made it four.
Dix Hills Dynamite continued their assault on the league with another resounding victory. Spencer Bernak scored two early goals to set them on their way against Kings Park Arsenal. Tyler Glassberg added two more to his total and Daniel Doerrie one before the half time break. Kings Park battled back in the second half with Mike Stiskin getting on the score sheet. Arsenal had chances but couldn’t add to their total and Cole Manus added a sixth for the Dynamite, final score 6-1.
HBC Arsenal got their first win of the season after drawing their first two games. Nico Corea scored twice in the first ten minutes to take his total to six for the season. Liam Harrington, Nick Induisi and Gerald Cortez were also on target in the 5-0 win over the Annoying Oranges.
The HBC Spurs made it two for two with a 3-1 win over the HBC Kings. Aidan Cuthbertson and Owen Husselbeck scored to give them a 2-0 half time lead. James Papalides made it three midway through the second half before Jefferson Lopez pulled one back for the Kings. That result puts the Spurs level on six points with the Kings who tasted defeat for the first time this season.
HBC Attack secured their first points with a 4-0 victory over the HBC Elite. Adam Tabizada opened the scoring for the Attack and Jack O’Brien added a second before the break. Jack O’Brien was on target again in the second half and Adam Tabizada scored his second and the Attack’s fourth to complete the scoring.
Hempstead EOC Leopards won a competitive game against the HBC Wasabi and now sit on top of the table with seven points from four games. Matthew Chinchilla’s volley from the edge of the box was the difference between the teams at the half. Wasabi had a great chance to get back into the game but failed to take advantage of a penalty kick, they also hit the post before the Leopards made them pay with further goals coming from Nilton Gonzalez and Brandon Figueroa, 3-0 the final score.
Elwood produced their best performance of the season to date against Inter Academy, Tommy Vorrath scoring the only goal of an even first half to give them the advantage. TJ Carroll made it 2-0 to Elwood early in the second half before Marcus Wilson pulled a goal back for Inter. TJ Carroll restored the two goal lead with his second but Inter again came back with Marcus Wilson’s second goal setting up a tense finish to the game. Elwood held on to record their second victory of the season and they now sit in second place one point behind the Leopards.
The Uniondale Hawks made it three wins in a row with a comfortable victory over CSH Arsenal. Andy Blanco, Westin Guevaro, Jonathan Henriquez, Darren Morales and Brian Abarado all found the net in the 5-0 win. The Hawks now lead the table with nine points.
The ‘Nick’s’ win!
The three ‘Nicks’ from HBC were on target Tuesday as the Wolverines and Brentwood AC Milan played an exciting game, both teams taking a lead in a fast paced first half. Nick Mazza gave the Wolverines the lead early on but Milan hit back with an equalizer by Austin Nathaniel. Two confident strikes by Charles Jaggens then gave Milan a 3-1 half time advantage. The second half belonged to the Wolverines who got on level terms with goals by Nick Dittmer and Nick Villani. With five minutes remaining HBC completed the comeback when Nick Dittmer was in the right place at the right time to score his second of the game making the final score 4-3 to the Wolverines.
Enzo Vergara’s goal gave Inter Soccer Academy a 1-0 half time lead over the Commack Allstars. The Allstars battled well throughout but couldn’t break down Inter’s solid defensive line and a second goal by Enzo Vergara and one from Mayko Reyes made the final 3-0 to Inter.
Uniondale Leones’ two top scorers were on target again as they defeated Hempstead EOC Leopards 2-0 in a competitive match. There were no goals in a tight first half but the second saw Thajee Zaid and Steven Lopez gave the Leones a two goal advantage which they never surrendered. The Leones sit proudly at the top of the table with nine points from three games.
South Huntington Hawks and Uniondale Majico went head to head in the BU14 division with both teams pushing forward at every opportunity. Majico took the lead when Jason Quintanilla found the net but Jamie Bonilla tied it up for the Hawks with his fourth goal of the season before half time. The second half saw both teams squander half chances as they settled for a point each in the 1-1 draw.
Hauppauge Azzuri and the Hicksville Renegades played an end to end game that saw the Azzuri lead twice in the first half. Darren Saintus’ opener for the Azzuri was cancelled out by Hicksville’s Jose Alvaremga. Tom Schuette restored the lead for the Azzuri but Jose Alexander brought the Renegades level for a second time. In a close and competitive second half the Renegades secured all three points when Fransisco Martinez scored the winner, 3-2 the final.
Uniondale Allstars found themselves two goals down at half time against Inter Soccer Academy A. Edgar Galeas and Ty Scott on target for Inter. Inter turned up the heat in the second half running out 6-1 winners to make it three wins out of three, Edgar Galeas and Ty Scott adding another goal each.
Elwood Gladiators and Inter Soccer Academy B were separated at the half by two Ray Ruiz goals for Inter. The Gladiators came into it more in the second half with Daniel Rohan finding the target but two more Inter goals put the game out of reach, 4-1 the final.
Inter Soccer Academy GU11 finally got their season underway with a confident 4-0 victory over South Huntington Cyclones. Two Maggie Rivera goals and one each from Jackie Salgado and Natalie Cordova secured them their first points of the season.
Two Jennifer Quintanilla goals were not enough for the Uniondale Gacelas as South Huntington Falcons came out on top 5-2, Alyssa Sorensen top scoring for the Falcons with two on the day.
McKenzie Underdown scored the only goal of a tight first half between Hauppauge Explosion and the South Huntington Falcons. McKenzie then made it 2-0 early in the second half before Caisey Scarpinella wrapped it up with a third, 3-0 to the Explosion the final score giving them a maximum six points from two games played.
Middle Country Xplosion couldn’t match the fire power of the NHP Firecats in their GU12 game. Alyssa Muszak scored for the Xplosion but two goals by Logan Ward and one each by Josephine LaMarca, Eleni Spiratos and Nicole Imbrugno gave the Firecats a 5-1 victory, they also have six points from two games.