Huskies 2, Golden Bears 1: Captain Delaney DeMorais played her customarily strong defense and scored the first goal of the game for the Huskies. Kaydence Kinder also played a very strong game from the back line and had many single-handed runs up the field. The Huskies had many opportunities to score, but the Golden Bears held strong on defense. Scoring the winning goal for the Huskies was forward Madeline Pitts.
Fighting Daisies 6, Vipers 2: The Fighting Daisies and Vipers played an even, back and forth first half with the Vipers taking a 1-0 lead at halftime. The Daisies offense picked up in the second half with four goals by Madison Denny and one goal each by Cadence Reeder and Vanessa Fortenberry. The Daisies defense was led by Malika Mirador, who made outstanding passes that resulted in goals.
Phoenix Force 3, Predators 0: Ashlyn Haddon and Sydnie Chang kept the Phoenix Force defense strong and tight making sure that the ball was booted in the right direction. In forward, Kaylee Christianson ran the ball down the field and into scoring position as well as assisting her teammates do the same. Sarina Chohan did not let up when the ball was in her possession, making several attempts at goal.
Earthquakes 4, SWAT 0: The first half was a great show of passing and teamwork by the girls of SWAT. The dynamic defensive duo of Lauren Moss and Samantha Alvaraz fought off the offensive pressure of the Earthquakes, keeping them scoreless throughout the entire first half and most of the second half. Celeste Velez and Elena Coral executed great passing and the whole team put forth their best performance of the season.
Diamonds 5, Fire 1: Viridiana Nunez played a great defensive game for the Diamonds, making it really difficult for the Fire to score and holding them to a single score with support from Rayna Godinez who also played great as goalie. Lilianna Neiderffer played a very good game taking several goal shots trying to score her third goal. The second half picked up some while Gaby Torres scored her tenth goal of the year.
|Tornadoes 5 Blazers 1: Katie Gillman controlled the ball for the Tornadoes and made many great passes to put it in scoring position. Kimberly Valenzuela consistently won the ball with impressive hustle to keep the pressure on the Blazers defense. Ashley VanBelle helped lead the Tornadoes defense by stopping every attack that came at her and assisting her teammates on many plays. Jazmine Denis made the Tornadoes’ goal nearly impossible to score on as she dove to make stops and rushed the ball from the goalkeeper position.|
Stingrays 4, Gold Dragons 2: Jose Saucedo played a great game covering from defense to offense, stopping to goal attempt. Peter Wasonga was very excited to play against his schoolmates and took some very good goal attempts against a tough Stringrays team. Brevin Caires and Jesus Rizo are always smiling while playing and both Dragons played a good game that was not short of emotions from excitement and anticipation.
Avengers 8, Panthers 0: Initial scores by Devin Sorci in the first few minutes of the first half put the Avengers in the lead. In the second half, the score continued to rise in favor of the Avengers. Gavin Ryan showed his versatility as he came out from the goal to play offense, along with Cesar Gallardo and Elijah Certeza.
Enderman 4, Sharks 2: The Sharks played a tough game. Harris Shirzai received a great pass and scored an awesome goal in the second half. Jordan Jackson stepped up on defense and challenged the Enderman on every opportunity given. Ian Ix also stepped up and gave them a fight until the end.