The following are results from recent games played by Upper Township traveling youth soccer teams:
U-9 Lightning vs. Mullica Township RSC Matrix: A strong performance to meet the Matrix’s intensity was brought by the excellent play on the field by Abby Smith, Julianne Goodman, Grace Leiser, Peighton Clemens and Aubrey Schlembach. Strong goaltending was once again in play with the steady nerves of Lily Pettit and Aurora Brown. Goals supporting the intensity were made by Sophia Thomas, Maddy McHale, Aurora Brown and two by Lola McGonigle.
U10 Girls Wildfire vs. East Greenwich Galaxy: Riley Grawl and Hudson Scola were outstanding defensively and Abbey Cappelletti scored two goals for the Wildfire. Adalyn DeAngelis added an insurance goal late, and the goaltending tandem of Cece Mirsky and Molly Quinn allowed only one goal. Constant pressure was applied to the Galaxy defense by strong midfield play of Thompson Sypherd, Carly Godfrey, Rebecca Siteman and Savanna Rolls as the Wildfire continued their strong start to the season.
U-11 Tsunamis 7, Delran Dingos 1: Maeve Quinn netted three goals, Emily Leonard scored twice and Abby Marr and Gianna Vallese each added goals in the win. Maeve Quinn and Brooke Liebrand were dominant in controlling the midfield. Lindsey Seeberger and Ella Jefferson added extra support in the midfield and ran the Dingos all over the field. The backline of Emily Swan, Shaela Gannon, Gwen O’Hara and Lily Keim kept the ball in the offensive side most of the game. Kaia Ray continued to lead the team from the goalie box, continuing to make great saves while becoming a vocal leader of the squad.
U-12 Wave 3, Delran Union 3: Ashley Rhodes scored twice and McKenna Chisholm added a goal for the Wave. Millinda Marigliano and Tyler Connell were strong in the midfield. Despite several last-minute attacks by Zoey Lappin, Madison Pratt and Chisholm, who hit the crossbar in the dying embers, the Wave had to settle for a draw.
U-15 Cyclones 5, TBAA Spirit 2: Aimee Altieri controlled the middle of the field and led the team with three assists. Emily Badger, Makenna Marr, Aneecia Morales and Mia Schultz each scored a goal. Isabelle Smith was outstanding on defense.
U-9 Avalanche vs. Voorhees Avengers: Brady Dahms netted three goals, Nolan Servis and James Carr each chipped in goals and Cooper Marr and Talon Ray added assists. Caden Schiemer kept the offensive pressure on moving the ball up the field. Dominic Schultz, Chase Wilson and Gabriel Meron protected the Upper goal throughout the game.
U-10 Riptides vs. Cherry Hill Juniors Red: Luke Wildman scored the first goal off a corner by Quinn Olek. Austin Azotea scored off an assist by the keeper, Ryan Bacon. John Godfrey scored off a cross from Jack Wilson. Gregory Guyon scored off a pass from Luke Wildman. Quinn Olek scored off a cross from John Godfrey and Ryan Bacon scored off a pass from Dominic Vallese. Will Law helped set up some goals at striker. Jacob Holzer, Bryce Wilson and Jude McAfee played awesome defense. Ryan Bacon and Austin Azotea were unstoppable in goal.
U-11 Derechos 3, Delran Destroyers 1: Parker Ramsi had an outstanding game in goal, sacrificing head and limb to protect the net. He was supported by the steadfast defensive effort provided by Tyler Seeberger, Caleb Servis and Lukas Tuthill. The midfield was held strong by Logan Fearnhead, Dylan Wilson and Grady Hanson. Sean Hoag, Gavin Taylor and Brendon Degan helped create offensive. Mason Raucci, Jacob Collo and Liam Zintner each scored goals.
U-12 Monsoons 3, Moorestown Predators 1: Goals were scored by Nolan O’Kane, Kieran Bender and Ryan Jasiecki. Sam Scarano played the entire game at center back and organized the team. Goalkeeping duties were split between Daniel Beard and Max McCoy.
U-13 Surge 7, Westmont Hawks 1: Joey Goodman was a guest player for the Surge and registered a goal and an assist in his first U13 game. Patrick O’Hara notched a brace and other goals came through Ethan Meron, Santino Lomas and Charlie Dunner. The back line of Ryan Shaw, Anthony Videtto, Dusty Laricks and Ethan Guest were positively impenetrable.