November 7, 2006 > Fury spices up Oktoberfest with championship
Fury spices up Oktoberfest with championship
by Troy Marshall and Kim Marshall
FC Fremont Fury girls Under-15 Division I soccer team won the Walnut Creek Oktoberfest Tournament on Sunday, Oct. 29. Fury goalie Allison Day, along with defenders Kimmie Denne, Nicole Buechler, Lindsay Rios, Ashlyn Kohler and Shana Marshall, played extremely well on defense and gave up only one goal in the three games played during the early round-robin phase of the tournament. Fury’s strong offense, lead by Kristina Caballero, Ashley Thigpen, Preetman Sandhu, Jackie Mokry, Jasmine Medina, Briana Borda, Sarah Ward, Julia Biagini, and Megan Tannenbaum, all contributed to the five goals the team scored to take them to the championship.
The championship game against the Pleasanton Rage went to two sudden death overtimes. At the end of each overtime, both teams remained scoreless. The game would now be decided on penalty kicks. Five players from each team were chosen to take shots against the opposing team’s goalie. Team captains Caballero, Sandhu, and Thigpen, along with Marshal, made all of their penalty kicks while looking much calmer then they really felt. For Fury, goalie Day made two unbelievable stops against the Rage to give FC Fremont Fury the championship with a 4-2 penalty kick win over the team from Pleasanton.
The support from the coaches, parents and injured Fury players, Neha Jain and Kristina Schenck, made this tournament a great experience.