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October 11, 2005 > FC Fremont soccer summary

FC Fremont soccer summary

Week 4, October 1-7

by Eric Dowsey

U9 Girls, Division I: With the regular season underway, the FC Fremont TOPS finally met the undefeated Mustang Mavericks. In an intense game with powerful offensive and defensive play provided by the TOPS' Megan Coffey, Haley Joly, Amrin Khurana, Mia Volpatti, Lauren Clark, Vienna Curtis, Eva Becerra, Sharon Singh, Mara Wondka, Tylore Bell, and Claudia Robinson the TOPS fell 3-0 to the #1 ranked team.

Other results around the league include:
U7 Boys: Top players for Team 751 "Red Dragons" -- Daniel Santos, Omar Gomez, Aayush Jois

U8 Boys: Icebergs vs Stingers. In an end-to-end game the Icebergs controlled the ball well against the aggressive and talented Stingers. The Icebergs used their strong first half possession to create opportunities with their movement down the flanks to create scoring chances. In the second half the Stingers counterattacked on break-aways and scored a tremendous goal on a long-range shot. Top players for the Icebergs: Jacob McCluskey and Sreejay Pedapenki (goalies), Andrew Chen (forward), Christopher Llanos (defense), and Brandon Garcia (player of the game).

U10 Girls, Division I: The FC Fremont Storm fought Danville's Mustang Fury 96 team to a 0-0 standoff on Saturday. This game was all about defense, though each team had near-scores in the first and second half of a tightly-played match. Fremont's defense was near-perfect. Janelle Herrera led the charge with outstanding play breaking up numerous Mustang attacks. Speedy defenders Hannah Welker and Sabrina Singh frustrated several Mustang runs. Storm's goalkeeper Donna Wingfield notched up 9 saves. The Storm's Anna Martin played a crisp and effective game in the midfield. Top Storm players: Janelle Herrera, Hannah Welker and Sabrina Singh for Outstanding Defense; Donna Wingfield with 9 Goalkeeper saves; and Anna Martin for Outstanding midfield play.

U10 Girls, House: White Tigers-2 vs. Shooting Stars-0. The October 2nd Saturday morning game saw both teams put on a strong defensive performance. White Tiger forward Heidi Johnson scored the Tigers first goal in the first half on a breakaway that just eluded the Stars goalie. In the second half, Johnson knocked in the Tigers second goal when Alex Jacobs received a corner kick and passed it to Johnson in front of the goal. The White Tiger's defenders Melody Song, Rhianna Soares and Shelby Casey kept the Shooting Stars away from their goal for most of the game. The Shooting Stars defense did an impressive job knocking away numerous scoring attempts by the Tigers.

U10 Girls: Blue Jays outstanding players: Harpreet Kaur, Synclaire Hamilton, Katie Courville.

U10 Boys, House: Red Rockets-6 vs. Gators-0. The Red Rockets played the Gators and won their first game of the season, 6-0! Mark Perry made two goals! He is on the ball and aggressive. You can always count on Mark to be in there stealing the ball. Kevin Carscadden made two goals! Kevin shows endless tenacity and won't quit until he gets his goal! Gabriel Popodopoulos was definitely the most improved player and quite impressive, what a huge change, making his first goal of the season with more than 6 attempts and showed no hesitation in going after the ball, stealing it, and going for the goal! Erwin Rodriguez, as always, is their rock! What a fantastic goalie! Erwin Rodriguez kept the Gators from scoring! Matthew & Gabriel worked together with a great system that left the Gators in the dust. Rootvij Bage shows no hesitation and gets right in the game, great steal and traveling! Harman Sra is developing a solid pass & travel. Austin Gee has a great block and defense. He can stop the ball in mid play and change direction at the blink of an eye! Great job team!

U10 Boys, House: Twisters-8 vs. Wild Wasabis-1. The game was dominated by the Twisters in an incredible show of speed, superb ball handling and excellent teamwork. The Twisters James Bumanlag, Matthew Williams, and Solomon Mulugeta each scored two goals while Edgar Garcia and Marc Ruffy scored a goal each. Anish Rai, Michael Severin, and Andrew Yin rounded out the aggressive Twisters' offense. The last goal of the game was scored by the Wild Wasabis. Other Top Twisters' Players: Joey Hockett, Benjamin Afana, Philip Kwong, Sanjeet Lally, Jeremy Truesdell

U11 Boys, Division III (Bronze): FC Fremont Maniacs-1 vs. San Ramon Blaze-0. On a beautiful Saturday morning, the Maniacs faced off against the Blaze resulting in a 1-0 win. First half play was tough and physical with both teams holding their positions. Nicholas Quejado scored the Maniac's goal at the 15 minute mark by receiving a lead pass from mid-field, driving up the left wing and powering a beautiful shot into the upper left hand corner of the goal. The Maniac's team oriented defense and mid field play dominated the outcome of the game by denying the Blaze meaningful opportunities, most notably in the 2nd half where the Blaze was repeatedly frustrated in advancing the ball down field. Superb efforts in defense by the Maniacs' Paul Gullati, Kevin Wong, Nima Aghel, Karter Delang, Krutarth Shah and Ayush Sharma. The Maniacs midfielder's Brennan Moore and Jordan Blaine also played incredible in frustrating any resurgent efforts of the Blaze.

U12 Girls, House: Silver Wolves-1 vs. Hornets-1. The Silver Wolves' goalie in the first half, #3 Madison Cook, kept the Hornets from scoring for the first 20 minutes of the game. The Hornets put up an impressive attack with several shots on goal in the 1st half. They scored the first goal of the game near the end of the 1st half. The goal for the Silver Wolves was a penalty kick by #14 Soraya Wright in the 2nd half. Janani Ravikrishnana #7 had very quick footwork taking the ball down the field and had two goal attempts in the 2nd half. Other impressive game players were Gianna Alvarez, Deeksha Mehta and Richa Patel.

U12 Girls, House: Blue Crush-2 vs. Tidal Waves-1. A Blue Crush goal made by Katie Frazer in the first half tied the game 1 to 1. During the second half the Blue Crush's Alanna Mozzetti assisted Elizabeth Mooney for the game winning goal. Outstanding defense played by all. The Blue Crush's goalie Erika Neave was outstanding keeping the goals to a minimum. The Blue Crush's Aishwarya Thakur played an excellent game. Top players for the Blue Crush were Katie Frazer and Alanna Mozzetti who were all over the field.

U14 Girls, House: Roar-0 vs. Pumas-1. The Pumas scored in the game's final two minutes. Roar's outstanding players: MacKenzie Bedford, Niara Wright, Amanda Manyvanh. Roar-1 vs. Salsa-4: The Roar's Sadie Bachelder tied the game 1-1, the first scored against the Salsa this season. Roar's outstanding players: Caitlin Torsney, Nimir Bath, Kayla Bushey.

U14 Girls: The Fanta's amazing forward, Melody Chen, scored 2 for the team with help from Rachel Heng and Iris Chen. Miranda Alam, Rebecca Crosbie and Selina Mahesir assisted back and forth. With the iron-gate Savita Senthil, Fanta played a solid and excellent game.

U19 Girls, Traveling House: IceBreakers-1 vs. Milpitas United-4. Jennifer Hackney scored the only goal for the IceBreakers from a pass by Laura Depue. Daniela Ruelas shut out the Milpitas team in the second half. The Fremont IceBreakers played much better second half compared to the first half.

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