November 25, 2011 > Newark Fusion takes second in State Cup
Newark Fusion takes second in State Cup
Submitted By Franz Bruckner, photos by Franz Bruckner
U-10 Newark Fusion defeated the Walnut Creek Edge 1-0 to capture second place in the NorCal State Cup Bronze division. Emilee Ballard took a pass from Samantha Armas midway through the first half to score the winning goal. The midfield was led by Lauren Thorpe, who had an outstanding game. Midfielders Yesenia Guerrero, Veronica Bruckner, Alexis Martinez, and Francesca Buenrostro also played very well.
The defense was once again led by Jazel Cruz, who controlled the center of the defense, along with defenders Anika Chakrabutry, and Ana Flores. Flores also had an outstanding game playing left fullback. The edge had several scoring opportunities, but the defense including goalkeepers Veronica Bruckner and Alexsis Martinez held Walnut Creek scoreless.
It was a great win for the Fusion, and a great way to end the 2011 soccer season.