Soccer

Boys-U13

After winning several games in the U13 bracket, the West Coast Warriors U13 boys team advanced to the Red Division quarterfinals as the No. 2 seed and will next face Montclair on Feb. 8.

The Warriors are made up of players from Livermore and Tracy. The Warriors started the first round of 32 teams with a 6-1 victory over Central Marin and a 5-0 win against Palo Alto. Estevan Murillo found Nathan Negrete on a slashing run for the first Warriors' goal against Marin. After Marin fought back for a 1-1 tie at the half, coach David Mahabali adjusted some things offensively and Murillo, Negrete, Dylan Greene and Brendan Trevethan scored second half goals for the Warriors. Hunter McDaniel, Brandon Harmon, Chris Barron and Cameron McWilliams led the defense and held Marin scoreless in the second half. West Coast carried over the momentum of their first win against Central Marin and dominated Palo Alto in game two. Combination play between the Warriors midfield of Miguel Angel, Carlos Terriquez and Estevan Murillo provided several scoring opportunities for Murrillo, who finished the game with a hat trick.

Girls-U11

The West Coast Fury U11 girls team capped off a terrific season with two victories in the final games of NorCal State Cup play in Turlock. West Coast first defeated the Livermore Fusion 1-0, and then defeated the Pleasanton Rage 3-1 in the championship.

The Fury opened the final two games of the year with a 1-0 victory (in penalty kicks) over the Livermore Fusion. The Fury's leading scorer Kelena Brongiel was out due to an ankle sprain, but great ball movement and outstanding defense from the back line of Grace and Angie Alfonzo, Kassidy Brackett and Celina Garcia secured the clean sheet through regulation and overtime. Celina Garcia, Angie Alfonzo and Jennifer Barron converted their penalty kicks and goalie Kelsey Hoopes made several acrobatic saves to preserve the victory.


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In the first half of the championship game, the Fury found the net three times with goals by Trinity Sandridge, Bella Romero and Kourtney Kessler. The defense allowed just one goal as the Fury cruised to Nor Cal State Cup title by a score of 3-1. The Fury had the Rage's number, this season they defeated the Rage in all four contests. They ended their season with a 44-7-5 record, which included six championships.