It was another gorgeous Saturday and Sunday last weekend as the West Haven Youth Soccer League’s fall season continued. The Elite Soccer Camps U14 girls Ttravel team took the trip up I-95 to take on host Clinton Sunday afternoon, and won, 6-0. Ericka Tighe and Caslin O’Neill combined for the shutout in goal. Aylin Soto picked up a goal from a corner kick play run by Ashlynn Trenchard and Jaylyn Powell, and Powell had a goal of her own. Alex Nunes scored a stunner as she turned off her defender and fired a shot into the goal. Ava Murphy played well in the midfield and scored from a long range blast from outside the box. Brooke and Camryn Flaherty also had a strong game in the win.
The Oyster River Energy U11 girls played two games last week, opening Wednesday night against South Central Premier. Madison Gargiulo, Kaylee Pellino, Camilla Murphy, Katarina Oliveira, Amiyah Jones, Kayci Gayle and Nylah Beyah all scored. Goalies Kayla Quintanilla and Madison Gargiulo shared keeper duties. Lots of great passing that led to goals and quick footwork by all.
On Saturday, the girls played in the first game of the State Cup against Tolland. In the 8-0 shutout, Nylah Beyah scored her second hat trick of the week. Two great assists by Camilla Murphy led to one Beyah’s goals, as well as one by Katerina Oliveira. Goals were also scored by Isabella Antonucci, Mariella Cappetta, Kayci Gayle and Madison Gargiulo. Kayla Quintanilla took first half goalie duties and Kaylee Pellino took second half. The strong line of defense was shared by Daniela Bazar, Cristel Miguel and Michelle Mora-Cyrus.
The WH Professional Firefighters U12 boys upped its record to 3-0-0 on the season with an 8-2 rout of Hamden on Sunday afternoon at Duffy Field. Sean Studley led the Blue Devils on offense with three goals and three assists. Pedro Furtado added two goals and an assist. Ramy Mendhouj (three assists) and Matthew Panton (one assist) played well in the midfield. Efrain Brown controlled play in the back and added an assist. Mehmet Aciker, Pacey Larka and Ryan Malone also added goals. Victor Padilla made six saves in goal for the Westies.
The Milano & Wanat U9 girls put up a good fight in their first game against Orange falling, 6-4. Aliana Wilson made some great saves in goal. Celeste DiNallo was strong on defense. Stella Porto, Luciana Cappetta, and Annabelle Fiorillo all scored. The P&B Express U14 girls traveled to New Haven Saturday for their first league game bringing home a 2-0 win. Natalie Reed and Aliana Tepetl both scored with support from Sophie Mazuroski and Amyah Kelly. Adelicia Parise and Alivia Ginsberg contained the attack in the midfield. Jayden Braacker, Bellarose Ramirez and Madden Evangeliste provided solid defense combined with Sydney Gayle in goal for the shut out.
The Elite Soccer Camps Golden Dragons took on Nick’s Luncheonette Dragons Saturday morning, with the Golden Dragons picking up a 9-6 win. Jacob Rader impressed with his footskills, and Seth Empiric scored a nice goal. Ben Trenchard and Jax Guarino made some good defensive plays, and Jayden Huang showed some hustle. Matteo D’Elia made some great passes to his teammates and Jesus Rangel was solid throughout the game. For Nick’s Luncheonette, Mark Zhuno, Marvin Castillo and Dylan Torres did a great job on the field The Jason Ranalli Yellow Bees had an action packed two games this weekend. In the first game, the boys played the WH Police Local 895 and did an amazing job together! Miguel Morales, Jr. scored a hat trick while Joel Batres solidified the defense. Kaleb Feliciano did a wonderful job passing to teammates, setting up two plays which resulted in goals for the Bees. Later, the Bees faced the Elite Soccer Camps Blues and did terrific in a back and forth scoring event for both teams. Curtis Dias and Connor Fitzpatrick showed all around fantastic ball skills, while Adem Gundogdu played amazing the entire game.
The Shoreline Wellness Blue Diamonds won, 3-0, over Keenan Funeral Home. Ava Pellino scored two goals and Jayda Cillberti scored one. Josylyn Davila played amazing in goal and Eve Montiel, Gillian Wynus, and Allie Powers played hard and strong in the midfield. The Sweet Relief Catering Blue Thunder played a great game winning, 5-0, over the George Ellis Company, Inc. Ato Appiah scored twice, and excellent field play was shown by Mathew Davis, Jacob Smalls, and Eric Rivas. James and Carlos Bazar also contributed to the win.
The Bar Code Gold Stars played the Rock House School of Music Rockers. The Rockers triumphed, 5-3. Alanis Nieves played well in her midfield position and was able to score a goal. Jada Turner supported both the defense and offense. The WH Federation of Teachers Local 1542 Mini Blueberries played the Top Hat Dance Academy Green Crocodiles, with the Cros’ winning, 7-2. Avielle Bernardo did a great job on defense stopping the ball from going in the net and Tyraja Garner used her speed and aggressive play to go after the ball for the Blueberries. For the Crocs’, Kendall Gilchrist made an outstanding goal, her first of the season, while Ariel Titus and Camilla Barragan both finished with Hat Tricks.
The Cappetta’s Italian Imports Polar Bears played a tough game against The Gunning Law Firm losing, 9-2. Annabelle Fiorillo had some great passes for the Polar Bears while Samantha Zuk and Luciana Cappetta scored. For Gunning Law Firm, Sophia Empric and Kylie Gibbons scored multiple goals. Lynnie Chesson. Alivia Reilly and Hailey Dargon also found the back of the net. Lulu Sebas played a strong game at midfield while Dana Lopez-Salazar made several nice plays throughout the game.
The West Shore Family Dental took on Stars Ice Cream, playing well and winning, 6-1. Danyella Lanche played great defense, Sarah Daveys had a first time goal and Nathalie Rivas worked hard. The Porto Funeral Home Navy Sharks played Jason Ranelli losing, 5-4. Ethan Fonseca played well overall for the Navy Sharks. Jimmy Clark played a strong defensive game. Gabriel Nascimento added excellent work for the Navy Sharks up front. In the final match-up of the weekend, the WH Italian American Civic Assn took on Frank Agvent Plumbing and Heating, battling to a 0-0 draw. Both teams worked hard to try and find the back of the net, but were stymied by the excellent goalkeeping of Matt Treat and Chris Petrie.