The last games of the 2009 Poland Youth Soccer Association season were played this past weekend. One particularly close match was between the Little Bulldogs and the Hot Highlighters. The game ended tied at 1-1.
According to the coach of the Little Bulldogs, Galena Lopuchovsky, team members Sklyer Huda, Caroline Aey, and Kailyn Brown played a great offensive field, while the team was well defended by Rachael Wolfe, Ashley Angiolelli, and Lindsey DeLollo. Lopuchovky scored the team’s single goal.
The coach also commented, “Kailyn Brown was excellent at midfielder and Caroline Aey displayed great foot skills driving the ball down the field. Galena scored the only goal with passion.”
As for their opponent, the Hot Highlighters, teammates Renee Leonard, Brooke Bobbey, Ellie Blasko and Tracey Makowski were the outstanding offensive players for this game. A few of the notable defensive players for the Highlighters were Adeline Schweers, whom the coach calls an “awesome goalie," Maddie Pushay, Kamyron Jones, and Payton Jakovina. Mallory Malmer scored the only goal for the team.
The coach of the Highlighters commented, “Evenly matched, the Hot Highlighters team played on top of their game. Mallory used great foot skills scoring the only goal of the game. Adeline was an amazing goalie, throwing herself on the ball and stopping many attempts.”
Another close match was played by the Purple Punishers and the Red Inferno, which also ended with a score of 1-1.
The Blue Flames faced the Orange Crush this week. Outstanding offensive players for the Flames were Gianna Stanich, who scored two goals; and Kat Partika, Alivia Stefak, and Mia Gajdos, who scored one goal. Defensively, the blue side of the field was dominated by Gajdos and Sophia Mainhardt.
Also this week, the Veggie Vamps crushed the Blue Angels, 4-2. Emily Gavalier, Jillian Miller, Breanna Wilson, Jocelyn Koziorynsky, and Celi Perez all earned the recognition of the coach of the Vamps for being outstanding offensive players. Defensively, the coach recognized Carolyn Sabol and Angelisa Melnek for being “amazing goalies,” and Alexa Ciccone and Tori Remley for playing “great defense.”
Another team, which finished with a record of 8-0 this season, was the Panthers.