At Aloha Invitational
Team score: Second place
Middle Division: Sydney Foon -- Beam: 3rd (9.20)
Older Division: Anuja Panthari -- Bars: 1st (9.50), Floor: 1st (9.30), Vault: 3rd (9.10), All-Around: 1st (37.075); Lianna Quick -- Bars: 3rd (8.90), Beam: 3rd (9.20), All-Around: 2nd (35.30); Shreya Venkatraman -- All-Around: 3rd (35.20); Yasmine Diyab -- Beam: 1st (9.225); Emily Reed -- Bars: 2nd (9.325).
Level 4-Session 1
Team score: Second place (111.600)
Older Division: Isabella Romano -- Bars: 2nd (9.325), Beam: 1st (9.650), Floor: 1st (9.250), All-Around: 3rd (36.275).
Middle Division: Katelyn Lewis -- Vault: 3rd (8.750), Bars: 3rd (9.250), Beam: 2nd (9.400), Floor: 2nd (9.000T), All-Around: 1st (36.400); Katie Corbett -- Bars: 1st (9.525), Beam: 1st (9.425), All-Around: 3rd (35.375); Lily Madrigal -- Bars: 2nd (9.475); Mariah Murphy -- Floor: 2nd (9.000t).
Younger Division: Emma Wright -- Beam: 2nd (9.100); Zoey Contos -- Bars: 1st (8.900), Floor: 2nd (8.850t).
Level 4-Session 2
Older Division: Kathy Haidinyak -- Vault: 3rd (9.025), Bars: 2nd (9.575), Beam: 1st (9.275), Floor: 2nd (9.400), All-Around: 1st (37.275); Kacie Donaldson -- Beam: 3rd (9.150), Floor: 1st (9.450), All-Around: 2nd (36.125); Carli Collopy -- Bars: 1st (9.600); Arianna Standish -- Bars: 3rd (9.550).
Middle Division: Lauren Bashant -- Bars: 2nd (9.375); Emily Walsh -- Bars: 3rd (9.175).
Team score: First place
Younger Division: Ava Lee -- Vault: 4th (9.275), Bars: 1st (9.55), Beam: 2nd (9.45), Floor: 1st (9.45), All-Around: 1st (37.725); Sophia Low -- Vault: 1st (9.475), Bars: 3rd (9.2), Beam: 3rd (9.375), Floor: 2nd (9.275), All-Around: 2nd (37.325); Caitlyn Cu placed -- Bars: 2nd (9.375), Beam: 1st (9.5), Floor: 3rd (9.2), All-Around: 3rd (37.025); Devin Nuckles -- Vault: 6th (9.225), Bars: 5th (9.0), Beam: 7th (8.75), Floor: 9th (8.775), All-Around: 5th (37.75); Allison Wadleigh -- Vault: 3rd (9.35), Bars: 4th (9.15), Floor: 8th (8.8), All-Around: 7th (35.45).
Middle Division: Madelyn Osborn -- Vault: 1st (9.3), Bars: 2nd (9.35), Beam: 2nd (9.35), Floor: 2nd (9.4), All-Around: 2nd (37.4); Kiki Chan -- Vault: 4th (9.225), Bars: 4th (9.1), Beam: 6th (8.95), All-Around: 5th (35.675).
BUSC Select 1, BUSC Advanced 1: For the Select, Alex Codik was steady in goal and Jack Simmons led the midfield defense. An injury and an substitute left the Select a man short in the second half, but the team found the net with less than four minutes remaining. Collin LaPorte played a short corner to Zac Pinard, and his cross was headed in by Drake Foote for a 1-0 lead. The Advanced squad rallied in the final two minutes and scored the equalizer off a deflected shot. The Select are now 7-7-1, 0-2-1 Norcal play.
Fall Harvest Classic
SJ Adi 4, BUSC Select 0: Due to points, the Select faced off against the SJ Adi, for a third time in the tournament, in the championship game. The Select had a difficult time scoring but a strong defensive effort kept the game within reach. The defense was led by led by Petrie, Joey Repac, Pinard, Gershman, and Alex Williams. Eventually, SJ Adi broke through and wore down the Select for a 4-0 championship win.
BUSC Select 2, Redding Kaos 1: The Select had an excellent first day, taking on the Redding Kaos in the opener. In the 22nd minute, off a short corner, Juan Anaya sent a cross that was redirected into the net by Max Gershman for an early 1-0 Select lead. Two minutes later, Drake Foote made a spectacular run and shook the goalie with nifty moves before finishing the one-on-one for the Select's second goal of the game. The Kaos capitalized on a miscue early in the second half, but the Select held on for the 2-1 victory. Outstanding midfield play was turned in by Jack Simmons, Collin LaPorte and Garrett Leone.
BUSC Select, Davis Azules 0: In the 5th minute, Foote flicked a back-heel pass to Arthur Kuo, who played Simmons into the corner, who nailed the cross to an onrushing Alex Codik, who volleyed a blast for an early 1-0 lead. In the 22nd minute, the Select converted again when Codik played a ball to Ogb Kanu inside the eighteen. He settled it, turned, and fired it home. Davis threatened in the second half, but goalie Jeremy Schuler made a diving save to preserve the shutout. Zac Pinard, Kuo, and Foote did a good job man-marking the talented Azules striker and Luis Garcia did an excellent job keeping pressure on the Davis back line.
SJ Adi 3, BUSC Select 1: The Select had no goalkeeper but still put forth a valiant effort. SJ Adi scored the game's first goal in the 25th minute. Right before halftime, Kuo led Foote down the line and from what seemed to be an impossible angle, Foote put the ball top shelf for the 1-1 tie. However, SJ Adi scored two quick goals, including a penalty kick, and held the Select scoreless in the second half.
Rage White 2, Benicia Arsenal 0: In the first half, Rage offensive players Ashley Lopez, Brooke Delaney, Lucia Castenada and Isabella Clark took multiple shots on goal. Arsenal responded with several good attempts but they were all deflected by Rage's first-half goalie, Cierra Lofthouse-Wolf.
In the second half, with the score tied 0-0, Rage mid-fielders Allison DeFazio and Lauren Londono controlled ball possession and in the 57th minute, Rage defender Ariyana Walling cleared a ball to Clark, who sprinted past the Arsenal defensive line, and converted on the one-on-one with the goalie, for the game's first goal. The Arsenal rallied for the equalizer but their efforts were anticipated and denied thanks to strong defense from Walling, Sarah McKeever, Emma Monsen, Julianna Pereira and second-half goalkeeper Delaney. Mid-fielders Jessica Stubbs and Hunter Faria played well and kept the ball on the Arsenal's side of the field. Rage forward Gabby Smith scored an insurance goal in the 67th minute.
West Coast Soccer
Monarchas Champions Cup
WCS Katz 3, FC Heat 1: The Katz took control early and pressed Galt's backfield with their speedy offense. The Katz got on the board 10 minutes into the game, after Kylie Long headed in Kaitlyn Lipman's cornerkick. The Katz continued to press with forwards Alyssa Rodriguez, Erika Steele and Sandra Aguilar and midfielders Grace Lara, Rebekah McCarthy and the Lipman sisters. In the second half, Forward Sharan Singh added another goal and Abigail Dyer followed that with another score, her fifth goal of the weekend. Strong defensive play was turned in from Katz defenders Karlee Hall, Nicole Lutz, Samantha Reich, Victoria Garza and Ashlyn Jones.
WCS Katz 4, San Carlos Sapphire 0: San Carlos was held to just one shot on goal and was unable to penetrate the Katz stout defense led by Samantha Reich, Nicole Lutz and Victoria Garza. Abigail Dyer led the offense with two goals and one assist. Strong midfield play was on display from Grace Lara, Kaitlyn Lipman and sister Kamryn Lipman, which kept the Sapphire on their heels. Goalkeeper Taylor Boren recorded two saves to go along with a clean sheet. Goals by defender Ashlyn Jones and forward Sharan Singh rounded out the 4-0 victory.
WCS Katz 2, Yuba Sutter FC Thunder 0: After a long mid-day break the Katz returned to form and recorded another shutout victory. Midfielder Kamryn Lipman started scoring early in the first half, with a long shot that found the net. A few minutes later, Lipman converted on a penalty kick after forward Kylie Long was taken down in the box. The Katz were held scoreless for the remainder, despite putting up 20 shots on goal. Solid defensive play was once again turned in by Karlee Hall, Ashlyn Jones, Samantha Reich Victoria Garza and Nicole Lutz. Goalie Taylor Boren recorded her second shutout of the tournament.
WCS Katz 3, Sacramento Sting 2: The Sting scored two quick goals and put the Katz on their heels early in the game. Katz coach Katie Poynter motivated the squad at halftime and the Katz scored two goals in the opening minutes of the second half. Kaitlyn Lipman placed a pass through the defense and Abigail Dyer blasted it past the keeper. The Katz pressed hard for the tying goal and Alyssa Rodriguez, Sandra Aguilar and Kylie Long controlled the tempo. Dyer finally broke through and scored the second goal on an assist from Long. The Katz scored the game-winner with three minutes remaining. Dyer sent a beautiful cross to Erika Steele, who put the ball into the back of the net for the 3-2 come-from-behind victory.
Girls U14 Division
Monarchas Champions Cup
The West Coast Wildfire girls U14 team dominated at the Monarchas Champions Cup and came home with a second place finish on the weekend of Sept. 28-29.
The Wildfire first defeated the Manteca Rangers by the score of 3-1. The Wildfire next played the Monarchas Academy and exploded for six goals, including two headers. In the semifinals, West Coast had their biggest test against Manteca FC, and they came out victorious by controlling ball possession. In the championship match, the Wildfire faced off against Fair Oaks. West Coast took numerous shots on goal but couldn't convert, and eventually fell to Fair Oaks. The Wildfire played several top teams in the Central Valley along the way to capturing the finalist trophy and will next place in the Placer Prestige Cup.
The Wildfire roster consists of: Sierra Martin, Lauryn Souza, Kylie Marinez, Tori Diehl, Paola Samaniego, Claire Abele, Meghan Giamona, Mimi Freeman, Leila Anzo, and Coach Marlon Fernandez, Chloe Brickwedel, Isabella Barbero, Lynette Soto, Amanda Zeck, Mayzin Kung, and Kaitlyn Funsch.