CCOP 27, St. Isidore 23: Catholic Community of Pleasanton improved to 7-0 on the season after winning a hard fought game over St. Isidore. Nathan Shinn led CCOP with eight points, including a 10-foot jump shot with 17 seconds remaining in the game. Ruairi Dwyer scored seven points and dished out three assists. Austin Noval and Dylan Noval contributed four points each, while both John Serrano and Evan McConaughey added two points along with several crucial rebounds. Andrew Delevaux and Alex So played suffocating perimeter defense each had an assist.
West Coast Soccer Club
West Coast Soccer's flag ship team the U17 Kryptonite traveled to Del Mar on Nov. 23 to compete in the prestigious Surf College Cup. The Kryptonite performed excellent in front of a record number college coaches in attendance. Over fifty well known colleges came out to scout the Kryptonite's games throughout the weekend, although several WCS players have already verbally committed to colleges next season on athletic scholarships.
After the tournament, West Coast Soccer founder and Director of player development, Troy Dayak, said "I want to congratulate the girls on such a fantastic youth soccer career, it is a testament to how hard work dedication and commitment to the sport and to being an student athlete can open up doors. I've coached and directed many of these young players since they were U9's, I love everyone of them and feel confident that they have learned the tools needed to play at the next level."
The U15 Wild finished the 2012 season with seven tournament championships and a 59-10-12 record, including 48 shutouts. The Wild posted 131 goals against opponents while allowing just 33. Early in the season, Dayak set the bar with a goal of 25 consecutive wins and the team succeeded in reaching the lofty expectations.
The U11 West Coast Wave traveled to Manteca for the State Cup Quarterfinals and defeated the ACC Mavericks Galaxy, 3-2, in double overtime.
Before reaching the quarterfinals the Wave won two seeding games, against San Juan SC and Placer United SC. In their seeding games the Wave defeated San Juan, 5-1, with goals by Savannah Seals (2), Monique Reil (2), and Kaila Vasconez. Kara Kolte, Allison Jamison and Eliana Eme contributed assists. In their second seeding game, the Wave defeated Placer United 6-4. Seals scored three goals in the first half and added on more in the second half. Kolte and Vasconez also contributed second half goals. Wave defenders, Jessica Keaney, Jillian Collom, Jordan Goodwin, Jessa Lyons, Jackie Parker, and goalie Jessica Carlson all had terrific games.
Pleasanton Rage Soccer
Rage Orange 1, Brentwood Impact 0: The U12 Pleasanton Rage Orange closed out their regular season of Norcal play with a 1-0 win over the Brentwood Impact. With the victory the Rage Orange secured a winning record in Norcal League play (4-2-5).
The Impact had several chances to scored early in the game, but the Rage Orange battled back and the momentum changed hands as the Rage began to control the midfield. Late in the first half, the Rage Orange finally converted when Maggie McPeak drilled home a miscue from the
In the second half, the Rage Orange controlled ball possession and shutdown the Impact's scoring opportunities. Rage goalie,
Haley Roundtree, was solid in the net and preserved the shutout victory. All the Rage players: Holly Judson, Leila Shafi, Kiera Hegarty, Casey Cring, Eknoor Kaur, Delaney Soble, Sarah Mirr, Addy Mapes, Abby Fried, Maggie McPeak, Haley Roundtree, Natalia Margaris, Yasmine Springer, Iasabella Huyler, and Karin McCarty turned in solid performances.
The Rage Orange will next play in the second round of the Norcal State Cup in January.