West Coast Soccer's 06 Girls Krossfire continued their domination of the NorCal Spring League Premier Division this past Sunday traveling to San Leandro to take on a physical Tecos team. In the sixth minute, Mia Howard started off the scoring for Krossfire, knocking in a pass from Sophia Simonds to take the 1-0 lead. Krossfire would never look back after that. Skyler Ingram and Payton Hoover would each add a goal while Howard would add her second goal of the game. Krossfire went into halftime with a 4-0 lead.
The second half started off right where the first ended. Gianna Ramirez knocked in two while Alana Albarran and Ava Coverdale each added goals. Krossfire did have a little hiccup in the defense, allowing Tecos to knock one in. Krossfire would go on to win by a final score of 8-1.
Through 4 spring games, Krossfire is now 4-0 with 22 goals for and only 2 against. They will continue their Spring League run this coming Saturday as they face their cross-town rivals Livermore Fusion.
The U16G Kaos moved closer to a perfect season with two NPL1 league wins over the weekend. They beat out California the Thorns 1-0 and handed Mustang Elite a huge 4-0 defeat. Picture is Alina Garcia battling for the ball.West Coast Kaos U16G – The West Coast Kaos U16 girls moved up in the NPL ranks this weekend with key victories. On Saturday they beat out the California Thorns and on Sunday they had a huge 4-0 shutout win over Mustang Elite.
On Saturday, Kaos beat the California Thorns 1-0 in NPL 1 league play. The only goal in the match came at the 15 minute mark from Forward Madison Del Prado. Del Prado dribbled around the Thorns defense and nailed a shot into the right corner of the net.
On Sunday, in the much anticipated match between the top two teams in the league, Kaos came out firing. Kaos scored first at the 5 minute mark from Forward Anaya Shelton, who received a perfectly placed pass from Del Prado. The second goal of the match was another Del Prado to Shelton combination. The half ended with Kaos up 2-0.
In the first ten minutes of the second half, outside defender Maddie Long connected to Del Prado who found the right side of the Mustang goal. Mustang had a few opportunities to answer but all offensive attempts went wide of their mark. Kaos sealed the deal with a fourth goal at the 70thminute from Del Prado.
Kaos has four games left in league play. Knocking off the top team gives Kaos a great opportunity to finish at the top and an opportunity to play in the Champions League next fall. Kaso is also one of four teams remaining in the Norcal State Cup competition.
Where they took on Portland FC in a cross conference ECNL game. Rage came out strong possessing the ball with good distribution. Lauren Kenney broke the scoreless game with a beautiful cross to Paige Morgan who scored. The half ended with Pleasanton rage on top of the scoreboard 1-0.
The second half Emily Estrada was able to draw out Portland’s goalie and cross it where Paige Morgan scored a second goal making the final score 2-0.
Goalies Layla Armas and Elizabeth Fineberg had incredible saves to earn clean sheets and help earn Pleasanton Rage a shutout.
The win keeps Pleasanton rage in first place in the Bay Area ECNL conference. This weekend, the team will host Utah Avalanche and Boise Thorns FC. These two games will determine the Nor Cal ECNL standings going into the national championships in June.
West Coast Kurse remains in First Place for U18 NorCal Premier Spring League. In a double-header weekend, the girls of WCS Kurse defeated the Alameda SC Islanders twice to secure a current first place position in the NorCal Premier Gold Region 3 & 4 league. On Saturday, May 4th, the two teams met on the natural grass field in Livermore. Goalkeeper Amia Harris and defenders Kelsey Brumm, Katie Reid, Taz Thompson, Monique Reil, and Andrea Castillo Ortiz held the Islanders scoreless. The only goal of the game was scored by WCS Elissa Giuliacci after a stellar crossing assist by Aryana Jones for a 1 to 0 victory for West Coast Soccer
Sunday’s game was a rematch as Alemeda looked to get their revenge against the Kurse at their home artificial turf field in Emeryville. Kaya Scott had other plans on how the game would go as she started off the scoring for WCS Kurse. The second goal was scored by Andrea Castillo Ortiz after a throw in and then Kailey Matta dribbled up the right side of the field and delivered a strong crossing shot for the third goal of the game. An assist from Andrea set up Amber Feduniw to score the fourth goal. The fifth and final unanswered goal was scored by a 40-yard shot by Sabrina Rogers to finish with a 5 to 0 victory over the Alameda Islanders. WCS Kurse remains in1st place this Spring as well as breaking into the top 30 teams ranked 27 in Northern California.
West Coast Soccer U17 Warrior Girls Come Up Big with a 4-0 WIN Over Deanza Force.West Coast Warriors 02G faced off against Deanza Force North. Warriors came out strong from the beginning and created multiple scoring opportunities. After several attempts the first goal came off a soaring corner kick from Kaitlin Carlton to the back post where Julianne Munoz was waiting to finish. The midfield was led by Fayth Hinojosa, Isabel Mello, Isabella Saavedra, Alina Garcia and Katie Zeck. Second half warriors scored 3 more goals, first an assist from Kaitlin Carlton to Mia Mendoza followed by a cross from Arianna Moore to Alyssa Williams and the final blow came from a long range shot from Lindsay Plant. Other notable offensive players for warriors included Caitlyn Garrison. Force North made a surge with some good forward runs but could not get past warriors strong defensive line including Arianna Moore, Leila Ganz, Jordan Brown and keepers Victoria Morfin and Morgan Blankenship.
West Coast Soccer U14 Wildkatz Girls Still Undefeated in Champions League. With just 4 matches left in NorCal NPL play, Wildkatz 05 of West Coast Soccer Club met Blues FC 05 on Saturday, May 4th. Wildkatz attacked early in the match as Kamiryn Grimes found the net on a pass from Zusette Zamora. Shortly after, Zamora found the net herself to give Wildkatz the 2-0 lead. Alexia Berlin struck a beautiful left footed volley that went past the keeper and into the side net. The half ended with Wildkatz leading 3-0. As the second half began Cameron Silva dribbled past Blues defenders and shot the ball to the upper right corner. Wildkatz defense kept Blues from getting shots on goal and maintained the shut out, giving Wildkatz the 4-0 win. On Sunday May 5th, Wildkatz met San Juan 05 ECNL. The match was evenly matched throughout the first half of play with the score at 0-0. As the second half began, Cameron Silva weaved the ball down the left hand side of the pitch past San Juan defenders and crossed the ball in front of San Juan’s net, where Kamiryn Grimes found the goal giving Wildkatz the 1-0 lead. San Juan responded with intensity and physicality. A foul called on Wildkatz in the keeper’s box led to a penalty kick. Wildkatz goalie, Bella Gelao, dove for an amazing save to deny San Juan the point. The match remained physical and San Juan found the net to even the score 1-1. Many shots on goal by Wildkatz didn’t find the net and Wildkatz defense kept San Juan scoreless for the rest of the match and the score remained a 1-1 draw. Wildkatz remain undefeated in NorCal NPL play with two matches left to play on May 17th against California Cougars of Stockton and Marin FC of Marin on May 18th.
On Saturday May 4, 2019 the West Coast Koyotes faced the Pleasanton Rage 08 Grey at Aquatic Park in Pleasanton, CA. The Koyotes defenders stole the show, Isabella Hansen sent the ball flying down half field, Taylor Conover stepping in front of Rage during their drives and Peyton Stark wowed the crowd with her speed. Makenna Loder, Natalie Miller and Yasmin Karcher all were quick on their feet pulling back the ball and changing direction. Sophia Rodriquez worked some great passes to Delaeni Grajeda and Taylor Caoili while Cailey Sasaki had some impressive play and Taylen Dayak supported the Koyotes with her speed and quick thinking. Isabella Hansen scored with a penalty kick to move ahead of Rage, Parker Black had a record 18 saves in goal to help Koyotes preserve the 1-0 win.
On Sunday May 5, 2019, the West Coast Koyotes faced the Piedmont SC Highlander 08G White at Christensen Park in Livermore, CA. The Koyotes started strong with Yasmin Karcher scoring her first goal of the season in the first two minutes. Both Delanie Grajeda and Taylor Caoili had a hat trick scoring three goals each. Isabella Hansen scored two goals with an assist from Parker Black and Natalie Miller, Megan Silva scored one goal with an assist from guest player Addison. CaileySasaki and Taylor Conover dominated the back field and Sophia Rodriquez had two and Peyton Stark had three attempts on goal. Makenna Loder was the aggressive player in the middle and Parker Black had one save and Megan Silva had 4 saves in goal. In the end the Koyotes dominated Piedmont winning 10-3.