Guam – In the clash of the top two teams in the U17 division of the Chevrolet Robbie Webber Youth Soccer League, both the Wings Red and the ASC Islanders Betde lacked the finishing prowess seen in previous matches to settle for a scoreless draw at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.
With the draw, Quality Distributors Red officially usurp the first place spot in the division standings, picking up its third win in as many games. The new frontrunners defeated Community First Dededo Soccer Club 5-3 behind a hat trick by Raymond Macias and a goal each from teammates Joshua Cepeda and Jon Cabral. Nicholas Cabuhat earned a brace for Community First and teammate Patson Haimin scored the team’s other goal.
[The ASC Islanders Betde’s Sora Recella attempts a header over Wings Red goalkeeper Joseph Cho during a U17 division game of the Chevrolet Robber Webber Youth Soccer League at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The shot went over Cho’s head, but was eventually cleared by two Wings Red defenders in front of the goal. The division’s top two teams settled for a scoreless draw in the contest.]
In other U17 division matches, the Wolverines shut out the Strykers 5-0. Nathan Camacho scored twice for the Wolverines and teammates Mitchell Champaco, Jestin Escobar and Napu Mesa each scored once. The Southern Cobras’ Donovan Reyes racked up five goals in his team’s 10-2 win over Quality Distributors Blue. Keith Surber scored four goals and teammate Napu Topasna added one for the winning team. Goals by Quality’s Kyle Griffin and Franshay Shippey, a member of the Guam U16 Women’s National Team, prevented a clean sheet for the Cobras.
The Sidekicks picked up a 4-2 win over the ASC Islanders Apaka and the Wings Black defeated the ASC Islanders Asut 8-1 in the division’s first game of the day.
[The ASC Islanders’ Ethan Reilly and Southern Heat’s Kaynin McIntosh battle for possession of the ball during a U6 division game of the Chevrolet Robber Webber Youth Soccer League at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.]
In the U14 division, the Wings blanked the Strykers 6-0 with hat tricks by both Ritsuki Umeda and Jordan Jasmin. Community First Dededo Soccer Club edged the Sidekicks 2-1 and Quality Distributors defeated Tumon Soccer Club. In the division’s final game of the day, the Mini Masakåda, the Guam U14 Girls national team, forced a 2-2 draw with the ASC Islanders. Skyylerblu Johnson sent a perfectly arched shot to teammate Colleen Naden who was unmarked near the goal. Naden scored the tying goal on the play. Naden also scored the Mini Masakåda’s other goal. Devan Mendiola
and Noah Duenas scored the Islanders’ goals in the contest.
In the U12 division, the Tigers blanked the ASC Islanders Apaka, the Islanders Betde recorded a 4-2 win over Quality Distributors, Community First Dededo Soccer Club Gold defeated the Strykers Red 6-1, the Islanders Asut defeated Tumon Soccer Club and the Sidekicks defeated Wolverines 1, 3-1. The Crushers picked up a shut out victory over the Wolverines 2, the Wings Red blanked Community First Dededo Soccer Club Blue and the Lil’ Bombers kept a clean sheet against Wings Black, winning 3-0.
Chevrolet Robbie Webber Youth Soccer League matches continue Saturday. The season officially ends April 20, the date of the Jamboree and the raffle drawing for the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic.