Bettys brutal, Crackers on fire recently in AYSO
The following are American Youth Soccer Association soccer scores from the last two weeks. Scores reflect only those reports turned in by coaches as of Monday afternoon.
Pizza Junction Fire Crackers 2 – The Spears 0
What a great defensive game for the Fire Crackers. All the girls played key roles with Whitney Reed, Natalia Tomasello, Rachel and Emily Jones playing excellent goalie throughout the game, not allowing any goals. Lila Bushnell and Lauren Driscoll played defense very well. Emily Jones scored a goal in the first quarter and her twin sister Rachel scored in the second.
Pizza Junction Fire Crackers – Pretty in Pink
Another great game by the Fire Crackers. Reed scored her first goal of the season, assisted by Driscoll. In addition to assisting Rachel Jones on one of her two goals, Bushnell scored a “hat trick,” making three goals. Natalia Tomasello helped set up the goals for Bushnell and Jones, with Driscoll playing excellent defense throughout. Reed had four saves while playing goalie and R. Jones, Bushnell, and Driscoll each had two saves.
Mountain Home Construction Red Rockets 4 – Silver Streak 1
Oliver Stull scored quickly in the first quarter. The Silver Streak scored in the second to tie it up, but couldn’t keep up with the Rockets. Louis Bartolini came on strong and finished the game with a “hat trick.” Excellent shots on goal by Louis Braener and Andy Askin.
Century Conversion Corp. Blue Bellies 2 – Mountain Home Construction Red Rockets 3
After a slow start and relentless pressure from the Blue Bellies, the Red Rockets scored twice in the fourth period to tie the game at 2-2. Despite excellent defense by A.J. Delforge and Jimmy Salas along with stellar goal keeping by Brian Combs. The Red Rockets scored with two minutes remaining.
Sheperd’s Auto Parts Gang Green – #301, 302 and 304 (2X)
Gang Green is currently on a four game winning streak. During the last four games, Green has scored 24 goals while allowing only eight. Kevin Waters, Danny Rostad and J.J. Besio are the leading goal scorers with additional goals by Joey Lipnosky, Mike Larson and Andy Durron. Defensive standouts are Tony Moniz and Justin Grooms. Rostad has not allowed a goal in eight quarters at goalie. The overall team effort has been outstanding.
Tahoe Donner Associated Roaring Tigers – The Angels
It was a team effort by Roaring Tigers with numerous goals scored by Lena DeCrescenzo, Jennifer Cabral, Kara Beckman and Kaitlyn Cocard. Kennedy Power wouldn’t be left out, scoring her first goal. Carley O’Connell did a great job as goalie.
The Mountain Forge Red Flames – Cheetahs
Saturday’s game was cold with light rain. Mikaela Arnstein and Chassie Cooley-Reiders were absent. The team missed them. Nena Dill played so hard. She was a great defensive player, blocking many Cheetah goals. Courtney Pomeroy scored the Flames’ first goal. Helen Bansen blocked a goal. Erika Dill had some strong kicks.
Sierra Paint and Chemical Truckee Terrors 4 – Incline Village 0
Nikki Panziera, Kaitlin Zusy and Diana Oropeza scored four goals between them. Christina Re and Anna Sharp played tough defense, shutting out the Incline girls.
Smashing Pumpkins 3 – Striders 4
Smashing Pumpkins responded quickly to a late first-quarter goal when Scott Eberhard scored two back-to-back goals in the second quarter. Frank Scholz assisted, while Jonathan Engel played strong defense. A fourth-quarter goal by Sam Silver wasn’t enough to hold back the Striders, who won 4-3.
Lahontan Golf Club Nine Black Raichus 5 – Raging Tornadoes 0
Lahontan Golf Club Nine Black Raichus were on fire in their last game against the Raging Tornadoes. Alex Cramer scored two goals in the first quarter. Will Lowder, as goalie, held off the Tornadoes’ scoring. Nicholas Prodaniuk, as goalie in the second quarter, had two incredible saves. Victor Sanchez scored twice in the third, once on a great corner kick. Michael McNamara nearly scored and played an awesome defensive game. Jesus Ramirez scored in the third quarter and owes his father another hamburger. Alex Cramer nearly scored twice in the fourth quarter.
Berry Hinckley Ind. Silver Lightning 1 – Dolphins 4
The Silver Lightning played hard to make up for four players being out with sickness and injuries. Annie Duner scored the only goal for the Team. The Dolphins had a great game and an easy win.
Brutal Bettys 6 – Truckee Terror 2
The first score was by the Brutal Bettys by Natalie Johansen and the second score was by Brittany Tollison but by halftime the score was tied at two apiece. The Brutal Bettys stepped up their play in the second half with four more goals. Two were scored by Alexis Aukenthaler, another by Johansen and one by Amanda Thorsby.
White Lightning 4 – Silver Streaks 5
Tommy Nichols scored three goals and assisted with the fourth, which was scored by Ryan Joy. The game was tied until the Streaks scored with five seconds remaining in the game. Marshall Harvey was goalie for the first half of the game and Kevin Cowie for the second half. Scott Kely, Jeffrey Worcester and Ryan Hungerford were the offensive force while Aric Deardorf, Sheridan Stegner, Bryce Padellford and Ethan Phelps protected midfield and the goalie box. It was a great team effort.
Truckee Sunrise Rotary White Lightning 2 – Silver Streaks 0
First game of the season and the White Lightning was hot. Hungerford scored the two goals of the game, scoring the second with a great pass from Worcester. Guarding the goal were Kelly and Harvey. Deardorf and Sheridan Stegner played offense in the fourth with Padellford and Thomas Nichols playing defense to keep us out in front.
Brutal Bettys 3 – Tahoe City 0
Truckee dominated against Tahoe City with goals by Melissa Kleffman, Brittany Tollison and Amanda Thornsby. Truckee, with home field advantage, showed strength offensively in speed and passing ability to finish out the game with a score of 3-0.
Sitkoff-O’neil Accountancy Blue Bruisers 2 – #407 0
It was a very busy game to be played. There were no scores in the first quarter. In the second quarter, Maisha Goodpaster, with an assist from Erica Harvey, made the first goal. In the third quarter, Jamie McDonald scored with an assist from Keena Kelley. Great teamwork by all.
Sitkoff-O’Neil Accountancy Blue Bruisers 3 – Hard Candy 4
It was a hard game by far. The Hard Candy took control first but the Blue Bruisers’ McDonald hit a goal with an assist from Kelley. With two goals by Alexandra O’neil the final score was 3-4, Hard Candy.
Truckee Sunrise Rotary White Lightning 5 – The Great Whites 3
White Lightning started the game with two goals in the first quarter, one by Scott Kelly and one by Ryan Hungerford. Kelly scored another goal in the third. Tom Nichols scored on a corner kick that went off a “shank” and into the goal. Hungerford scored Lightning’s fifth goal. Kevin Cowie and Kelly were awesome at goal.
Truckee Rents Blues Brothers 4 – #404 3
Down 2-0 after the first half, the Blues Brothers came storming back with four goals in the second half. Andy Dahlen scored two goals. Austin Lynch and Rogelio Esponiza had a goal apiece. Excellent defense by goalies Scott Decker and Drew Blanford held their opponents to only three goals.
Northstar-at-Tahoe Red Vipers – Bad Girls
Tess Fitzpatrick nailed two goals in the first quarter. Hannah Zusy snuck one in during the second and Michelle Hoehn got our last and final goal. Christine Mann, Tawnie Salas and Miss Silva were unstoppable at defense and mid. Brittany White, Emily Stewart and Amanda Rickert were the goalies. Michelle Delyumia showed grace and power at forward and Ali Stringfield was strong at midfield and defense.
Volcanoes 4 – #305 5
The Volcanoes suffered their first loss of the season. The game came to a tie with a goal by Ryan Fitzpatrick but off sides took precedent and the goal was lost. There were tremendous contributions from all the team players, especially, Trey Dorsey, goalies Justin Alstrand and Yancey Doos, sweepers J.C. Martinez, Ramiro Aguilar, Ben Gaunt and Victor Diaz made an incredible game.
Volcanoes 3 – Tahoe City 1
The Volcanoes blazed upon Tahoe City with a 3-1 victory. Fitzpatrick scored the first goal, assisted by Yancy Doos. Dorsey scored, assisted by Fitzpatrick. Gary Pate made the final goal of the game with a rebound by Fitzpatrick. The defense was led by Alstrand, Gaunt, Errol Kerr, Martinez Corral and Aaron Browning.
Mountain Home Construction Red Rockets 3 – Pythons 3
Louis Bartolini made the first goal and third goals and Chris Raymes hit the second for the Red Rockets. It was a hard fought defensive battle.
Berry-Hinkley Industry Silver Lightning 1 – Orange Cheetahs 1
Angela Raso scored the Lightning’s only goal. Both teams played a good defensive game.
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