October 18, 2005 > FC Fremont soccer game summaries
FC Fremont soccer game summaries
October 8 - 13
by Eric Dowsey
U9 Girls, Division III: The Fremont Flames (U9 Girls) played the Walnut Creek Sports Club Dynamos on Saturday, October 8 in Walnut Creek during a league game battle. Both teams played terrific defense as the game ended tied at 1-1. The first half was a defensive stand-off with terrific goalkeeping by the Flames' Kayla Williams and Ashley Dominguez who combined for at least 25 total saves. In the second half a goal by the Flames' Hanna Bombino (assisted by Megan Alexander and Miranda Young) tied the game as the Flames' offense came alive with at least 10 shots on goal. Top defensive players for the Flames included Jessica Fian and Raylene Gould.
Other results around the league include:
U7 Boys: Top players for U7 boys team 751 Red Dragons: Justin McMullens, E.J. Santos, Avinash Jois.
U9 Girls, Division I: The Fremont TOPS, U-9 Division I girls soccer team, came away this weekend with a win against the Mustang Mayhem (4-0) with goals scored by Vienna Curtis, Haley Joly, Brianna Montoya, and Claudia Robinson. Against San Ramon Bellazurre, the TOPS posted outstanding defensive play and ended the game with a tie (0-0).
U10 Girls, Division I: FC Fremont Storm - 2, San Ramon Illusion- 1. Fremont Storm defender Hannah Welker's unassisted goal with 11 minutes to go was the game-winner in a tough match against the San Ramon Illusion. After skillfully weaving past San Ramon defenders, Hannah unleashed a high-powered perimeter shot that arched high and to the left of the San Ramon goalkeeper's outstretched arms, closing the scoring for the day. The game was not an easy one for either side. Early in the first half, Fremont spotted San Ramon to a 1-goal lead, with the Illusion scoring in only the 4th minute of play. But Storm midfielder Marisa Padilla responded seven minutes later, alertly punching in a cross pass feed from Anna Martin on the right to send the teams into a halftime tie.
The game remained a tense defensive battle until Fremont broke out on top in the second half. Fremont's defense was once again key to this win. Janelle Herrera was outstanding in the backfield. Storm Goalkeeper Donna Wingfield rang up 9 saves, and held off a number of San Ramon second half attacks. The victory moved Fremont Storm into second place at the midway point of the season. Top players for Fremont Storm: Hannah Welker - Goal, Marisa Padilla - Goal, Anna Martin - Assist, Janelle Herrera - Outstanding Defense, Donna Wingfield - 9 Goalkeeper Saves.
U10 Girls, House: Blue Jays vs. Cobras. Outstanding players (Blue Jays): Anika Balse, Ashley Payne, Lauren Youhanna. Blue Jays vs. White Tigers. Outstanding players (Blue Jays): Claire Castren, Synclaire Hamilton (goal), Amy deLanda.
U10 Girls, House: The Saturday morning game between the girls U10 White Tigers and the Blue Jays saw the Tigers offense come alive as they outscored the Blue Jays. Alex Jacobs, Heidi Johnson, Ale Mejia and Megan Heyes each scored a goal for the Tigers. The White Tiger's defenders Jamie Kennerk, Alexia Dentoni and Chloe Lambert kept the Blue Jays away from their goal for most of the game. The Blue Jays defense did an impressive job knocking away numerous scoring attempts by the Tigers while their offense was able to get on the board with a goal in the second half.
U10 Girls, House: On Thursday the Ice Monkeys played the Sharks with the whole Ice Monkeys team playing very well and outstanding play on defense coming from Tristyn Dowsey, Alejandra Ureno, Evelyn Alvarez, Emily Holmes (Goalie) and Alexis McCormick (Goalie). The Ice Monkeys outstanding offensive players where Marlene Alvarez and Ashley Campbell, whom both took shots at goal and Alexis MaCormick making her third goal of the season.
U12 Girls, House: On Saturday, October 8 the Blue Crush played the Strikers. What an exciting game! Two undefeated teams battling it out to a 2 - 2 tie. The Blue Crush never gave up during the first half being down 2 - 0. It would have been so easy for the Blue Crush to give up and let up in the second half, but if anything, the girls stepped up and played even harder. The Blue Crush's Claire McLaggen scored the first goal in the second half with an assist from Alanna Mozzetti. The Blue Crush's Katie Frazer scored the second goals to tie up the game. The whole team played 110 percent.
On Monday, October 10, the Blue Crush team 220 remained undefeated after a hard game against Aqua Fresh team 230. An excellent game was played by both teams. Goals scored by Blue Crush were by Elizabeth Mooney and Alanna Mozzetti. Excellent defense was played by Paige Rath, Kellianne Elliott, Jamie Camello, Katie Frazer and Payal Makhijani.
U12 Girls, House: Slilver Wolves (#226) 1 vs. Blue Ice Cubes 0. The Wolves powered on offense in the first half with the ball having a lot of movement back and forth. In the second half the Wolves put in their best defensive team which produced a goal by forward Madison Cook. Deeksha Mehta, Janani Ravikrishnan, and Richa Patel used speed and power to keep the ball up field while Soraya Wright held the midfield strongly. Defense players, Amanda Griffin & Sarah Ferreira, and goalies Marissa Taub and Sveta Bodapati helped to keep the ball up field to maintain the team's 1-0 lead.
U12 Boys, House: The Twisters posted a 5-1 win over the Niles Bulldogs in the Boys House U-12 FC Fremont Soccer category. Twisters' Solomon Mulugeta scored three goals, James Bumanlag and Michael Severin (on a penalty kick) each scored a goal. Twisters Goalie Sanjeet Lally made several key saves. Superb ball handling and excellent teamwork for key Twisters player's Marc Ruffy, Anish Rai, Trevor Valentine, Matthew Williams, Austin Barber, and Andrew Yin. Other Top Twisters Player's: Benjamin Afana, Edgar Garcia, Yobiel Kelati, Brandon Kuang, Philip Kwong, and Joey Hockett.
U13 Girls, Division I: The FC Fremont Lightning, Girls U13 Division I team defeated the ACC Mavericks 2-1 on Saturday. The first goal came early in the second half when Paige Diamond found the net with an assist from Debra Blalock and Andrea Bonilla. The midfield led by Lauren Floro, Janell Koide, Debra Blalock, and Andrea Bonilla, continued to control the game which ultimately led to the second goal scored by Elisa Chen on a cross from Paige Diamond and assisted by Natalie Sanchez. The Mavericks scored on a corner kick late in the second half, but where not able to come back.
The Fremont Lightning also defeated the Pleasanton Rage 2-0 on Sunday. The Lightning controlled the game with the first goal being scored by Paige Diamond assisted by Janell Koide and Lindsay Cole at the end of the first half. In the second half, Aubrey Lalumandiere assisted Paige Diamond on the second goal of the game. The Lightning defense led by Natalie Sanchez, Aubrey Lalumandiere, Shannon Genberg, Lica Monobe, and Alaina Gold, along with excellent goalie work by Megan Kufeld, held the Rage to a shutout. Lighting outstanding player's: Paige Diamond, Debra Blalock, Elisa Chen, Megan Kufeld, Natalie Sanchez.
U14 Girls, House: Roar 4, Icebreakers 1. The Roar's Caitlin Torsney and Sadie Bachelder each scored two goals. Outstanding players (Roar): Caitlin Torsney, Sadie Bachelder, Caitlin Wallace. Chaos 1, Roar 0. The Roar had 19 shots in the game, but couldn't score. Outstanding players (Roar): Niara Wright, Paige Castren, Priscilla Herrera.
U14 Girls: Fanta vs Bubble Yum. Fanta's Erica Ohye scored two goals while Rebecca Crosbie and Neha Teekappanavar stopped and pushed the ball up constantly. Fanta's Melody Chen scored one goal with an assist from Rachel Heng. Fanta's Sarah Talooi, Iris Chen and Malika Rajvanshy also played great and kept the offensive pressure on the Bubble Yum for the whole game.