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Youth soccer: Great showing for Davis teams at Concord Cup

With the support of several of her Davis Dynasty teammates, Samantha Moore, front right, drives hard toward the goal in the championship game of the Concord Cup. The Dynasty defeated the Vortex, 2-0, to win the title. Courtesy photo

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May 18, 2011 | Leave Comment

The Davis Mojo, a U14 boys soccer team, took second at the Concord Cup last weekend.

In its first game, Davis beat the Mountain View United, 3-2, as Jeremy Jaquinod had the game-winner, connecting on a cross from Nathan Leyva.

The Mojo then fell, 3-2, to Concord United, but the two teams both moved on to the semifinals to play each other again. Davis won the rematch, 5-4, as J.J. Granda assisted Raunak Manandhar for the game-winner while Jaquinod, Andrew Borchers and Kaleb McYates supported Alec Farboud and Mac Meersheidt in fending off Concord’s last-ditch efforts.

In the championship match, the Mojo lost to the Palo Alto Raptors, 5-3. McYates scored the first goal for the locals, off an assist by Rohan Mohapatra, and Manandhar scored the final two goals. Davis’ Jay Kraft added an assist.

AC Milan

The Davis AC Milan, a U13 boys team, beat the Atlas Academy, 5-1, on Saturday.

Sammy Walker started the Davis scoring with two quick goals, the second off an assist from Buddhika Ratnasari. Matteo Sorrentino and Jaleel Dmeiri then assisted Roberto Morales for an AC Milan goal in the second half, Kyle Cuvelier set up Ricky Gonzales next and Jovanni Morales scored the final goal.

Jordan Molinksi and Isaiah Alba led the midfield and Roberto Ortiz shined as keeper.

Explosion

The Davis Explosion, a U10 soccer team, captured the Concord Cup last weekend for their second tournament win.

Davis won all four of its games to clinch the championship, scoring 16 total goals. In the title game, Explosion defeated the Davis FC, 3-0, as Mathew Lloyd, Aidan Doms and Carsen Quick each posted goals.

The Explosion defense was stingy all tournament long, giving up just three goals. Goalkeepers Nicholas Paciulla, Doms and John Thompson led the charge, with defenders Noah Crawford and Evan Deas adding strong play. Davis’ Erick Canchola, Lloyd, Diego Sedillo and  Quick dominated in midfield with their passing.

Damage

The Davis Damage, a U19 girls team, took second place at the Concord Cup last weekend.

Davis beat the Palo Alto Pumas, 5-0, as Nikki Esquivias and Natalie Ho led the scoring with two goals each and Catherine Ho had one. A.J. Farrens and Allison Loux were the playmakers in that contest, while midfielders Hiliary Medrano, Sze-Sze Chan and Tiffany McMurtry kept the Pumas at bay.

Next, the Damage shut out the Concord Liga Latina, 3-0. Kelsey Dedoshka scored two goals for Davis and Esquivias had one. Amy Ragsdale, Emily Brown, Sheila Pollard and Cassie Cala led defense, while keeper Megan Whitworth made several saves for the locals.

In the semifinal game, Davis tied the Antelope Cyclones, 1-1, in regulation, but advanced with a 3-2 overtime win. Lauren Kim scored the only goal in regulation play, off an assist from Natalie Ho.

The championship game was a great battle with the Palo Alto Power, but after a scoreless draw, the Damage lost 1-0 in overtime.

Canaries

The Davis Canaries, a U19 girls team, took third at the Concord Cup last weekend.

Davis opened up with a 1-0 victory over the Sierra Tahoe Ice behind a goal from Gretchen Huston goal. Elizabeth Lawson, Erin Leary, Maddie Yeaman and Meagan Bacchini led the defense, while Canaries’ goalies Meredith Conrad-Forrest and Samantha Houck blocked several shots.

The locals silenced the Concord Mob, 5-0, in their second game. Miriam Bell and Franchesca Bell had two goals each for Davis and Huston added one. Elise Adams, Malia Fujisawa, Sydnie Saechow and Linda Wogulis contributed to the win with strong midfield play.

The Canaries finished their first day of play in second place, just behind the Davis Damage, but lost to the Palo Alto Red Power, 5-0, to finish third.

Voodoo

The Davis Voodoo, a U12 girls team, played at the Concord Cup last weekend.

After a 0-0 draw in their first game, the Voodoo came back to beat the Concord Ambush, 2-0. Jasmine Brayton put Davis on the board early, off an assist by Paxson Danzer, and Taylor Kitchen later scored off an assist from Kelly Ostrom. Grace Mariano and Laura Young were strong defensively for the locals.

In Davis’ final game of the tournament, Isabella Ainsworth, Sarah Zaragoza-Smith and Kate Honig kept the pressure on the Pleasant Hill Galaxy, but the Voodoo lost, 2-1. Bailey Ringer scored just before halftime off an assist from Kitchen for Davis’ only goal. Voodoo goalies Sarah Thompson and Julia Alali made numerous saves throughout the weekend.

Dynamite

The Davis Dynamite, a U12 girls team, tied for second place at the Concord Cup tournament last weekend.

In its first game, Davis fell, 1-0, to Mountain View-Los Altos Team Red.

The Dynamite then played to a 0-0 tie in their second game, against a tough Mount Diablo Vortex team that ultimately won the bracket. Superb goalkeeping by Sophia Sears, Aliya Hirzy and Julia Lovely sparked the defense in that game, while Davis’ Mary-Camille Lovely, Emily Talbert, Bryn Wieking and Willa Moffatt controlled the midfield in an intense contest.

The locals finished the tournament with a 2-0 victory over the Pleasant Hill Rush. Julia Kelsh scored Davis’ first goal of the game in the second half off an assist by Julia Lovely. Hirzy scored the second goal off a Kelsch assist. Sophie Marie, Anna Riesenberg, Addie O’Hanlon and Nina Langley played strong defense for the Dynamite.

Dynasty

The Davis Dynasty, a U12 girls team, posted a 4-0 record for the title at the Concord Cup tournament last weekend .

In their first game, the Dynasty shut out the Millbrae Pirates, 5-0. Sophia de Runtz led the Davis scoring with a hat trick, while Samantha Moore had two goals. Moore and Alyssa Lengtat each had an assist, while Lexi Kornblum’s defense stopped the Pirate offense in its tracks. Shailah Arreola-Bittner powered several goal kicks past midfield, Mia Skaggs made several shots on goal and Siena Dwyer and Hanah Wyman led the Dynasty offense.

The locals then beat the Mountain View Icebreakers, 6-1, in their second game. Moore started off the scoring, then quickly assisted Lengtat on the next goal. Moore and de Runtz each had two goals in the game with Skaggs contributing the other score. Kate Meerscheidt and Taylor Ziccardi dominated the midfield while Kornblum and Amanda Nazario kept the ball moving.

In their third game, the Dynasty got past the United Diablo FC, 2-0, with Lengtat scoring the first goal off an assist from Hanah Wyman. Later, Lengtat assisted Moore for the other Davis goal. Arreola-Bittner led the defensive efforts throughout the game, while goalie Meerscheidt and defenders Ziccrdi, Nazario and Kornblum kept the United scoreless. Sienna, Wyman, Skaggs and Sincavage excelled in the Dynasty midfield.

In the final match, Davis beat the MDSA Vortex, 2-0, to clinch the title. Moore scored both goals for the locals, with Wyman providing an assist. Arreola-Bittner and Lengtat led the defense for the winners, while Kornblum played well in goal.

Hericanes

The Davis Hericanes, a U12 girls team, finished fifth at the Concord Cup last weekend.

In their first game, the Hericanes got past the Menlo Park Red Rage, 1-0, with Annika Streeb scoring the lone goal off an assist from Juliet Sanders. Goalies Darby Maguire and Kelly Zheng were key to the win with more than 10 saves and Tarin McMorrow, Sawyer Norton, Hanna Bretschneider, Ava Burr and McKenna Chupka were solid on defense.

The Hericanes then fell, 3-1, to the Mount Diablo Xtreme as only Alex Diamant could find the net for the locals.

In its final game of the tournament, Davis beat the PHMSA Inferno, 4-1. Bretschneider led the scoring with two goals, while Zheng and Diamant each had one. McMorrow posted an assist and Norton, Maguire, Streeb and Bretschneider applied offensive pressure.

Azzurri

The Davis Azzurri, a U12 girls team, went 2-0 last weekend to move into first place in spring league play.

First, Davis beat the San Juan Spirits, 5-0, with Gaby Herrera pouring in four goals to lead the way. Camille Renaud also had a goal for the locals with assists coming from Jada Macairan and Julia Curtis. Nicole Pugh excelled in goal to preserve the shutout.

Against the Sacramento United Extreme, Herrera scored both goals for the Azzurri in a 2-1 victory. Hunter Petracek and Emily Marquez played well in the midfield, creating numerous scoring opportunities.

Danger

The Davis Danger, a U10 girls team, took second place in the Concord Cup last weekend.

The Danger began the tournament with a 6-2 win over the Pleasant Hill Fury. In a huge offensive performance, Shay Shaffer scored five goals for Davis and assisted Grace Bosco on the sixth.

In their second game, the Danger lost to the Mountain View-Los Altos Xplosion, 3-2, with goals coming from Bosco and Alexis Soloaga. Laurel Krovetz anchored the back line while Gillian Ruhe and Shaffer controlled the midfield for the locals.

Next, the Danger shut out the Pacifica Barracudas 2-0, in the semifinals, with Soloaga scoring two goals off assists from Bosco and Shaffer. Davis keepers Leah Pinto, Alana Curtis and Shaffer blocked several strong shots, while Taylor Trinidad, Jillian Fahey and Gillian Ruhe kept the ball moving forward.

The championship game went to overtime before the Danger fell to the MV-LA Xplosion, 3-2. Fahey made several shots on goal and Pinto made several nice stops for the locals. Soloaga and Bosco each had a goal.

Stampede

The Davis Legacy Stampede, a U10 girls team, beat the Sacramento United, 3-1, in their final league matchup of the spring season.

Anne Ayotte started the Davis scoring, getting an assist by Lily Byrne early in the game. After a United score, Stampede goalie Mckenna Lutzker was able preserve the tie for the rest of the half.

After intermission, Ayotte returned the favor to Bryne, assisting her on Davis’ second goal, then found the net one more time herself. Yasmeen Dmeiri led the Stampede defense, shutting down all of Sacramento’s efforts in the second half.

Enterprise staff

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