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Youth Scene

October 10, 2007

Blue Rockets vs. Purple Dragons: Kori Griscom and Tommy Kennedy consistently hustled back and led a strong defensive effort by the Blue Rockets. At the offensive end, Mathew Gurka and Luke Bashore applied constant pressure with their aggressive play. They were aided by Ryan McCarthy, who played his best game of the year and seems to get better every week. Cole McCunniff and Jackson Bryant continued to excel with their unselfish play, controlling the ball and setting up scoring opportunities for teammates. Tommy Kennedy came up with the play of the game. He preserved the tie by taking a hard-struck shot off his chest in front of the goal.

Boys under 5

Orange Crush vs. Dragons: Ethan Westerhout came out strong for the Orange Crush scoring the first goal against the Dragons. Brandon Kincaid, Tyler Li and Logan DeMoss attacked the goal numerous occasions with the help of Christopher Reimers’ solid offensive and defensive game.


For the Dragons, Nate Girvin scored two goals — one after a long breakaway and another after a short pass by Ryan Harner. Eli Leithem, Ryan Harner and Jackson Bantaall finished their individual breakaways by scoring a goal. Eric Jones played solid defense and prevented several Orange Crush goals.

Sea Creatures vs. Jackson 5: Owen Lucas and Joe Whelan scored for the Sea Creatures. Eddie Peterson helped set up the offense with some great throw-ins and kickoffs. On defense, Finn McClintock played well, as did Aidan Gassel.

Blue Flamethrowers vs. Yellow Lizards: Eli Liechty and Nicolas Cristiano made great passes for the Blue Flamethrowers, who showed improvement from every player. Jake Levine. Caden Fenn dominated both sides of the field and Ryder Dunn made many critical plays throughout the game.

Blue Storm Troopers: Griffen Lewis, Jack Larner, Matthew Coar, Cannon Kenney and Will Brown went on the attack and scored multiple goals.

Bulldogs vs. Dragons: Reese Carter, Luke Fyvie and Jason Hayward scored goals for the Bulldogs early on. But the Dragons piled on the pressure toward the end of the game with goals of their own. DJ Reese and Lawrence Andres provided tough resistance for the Bulldogs, and the defensive effort was rounded out by a great goal-line save from Luke Chandler.

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