The following are results from recent games played by Upper Township youth soccer teams:
U-9 Lightning vs. Washington Township Lady Knights: The Lightning received excellent goal keeping by Lily Petitt, Aurora Brown and Tessie Mammele. The team scored four goals.
U-10 Wildfire vs. Haddonfield Black Dawgs: Abbey Cappelletti had a goal and assist and Riley Grawl, Carly Godfrey and Adalyn DeAngelis also scored goals. Constant pressure was applied to the Black Dawgs by wings Thompson Sypherd and Rebecca Siteman, with good support from Molly Quinn, Savanna Rolls and Cece Mirsky. The defense was led by the tireless trio of Emily Keich, Grawl and Hudson Scola.
U-11 Tsunamis 1, Winslow Water Buffalos 1: The Tsunamis’ lone goal was scored by Maeve Quinn on an assist from Emily Leonard. The Tsunamis were led by strong play from the front line of Lindsey Seeberger, Emily Leonard, Liliana Keim, Brooke Liebrand, Maeve Quinn, Maeve Smith and Kaia Ray. The defense held strong all day with Gwen O’Hara, Shaela Gannon, Abby Marr and Ella Jefferson. Emily Swan stopped numerous attempts in goal.
U-14 Storm 1, EHT Lady Eagles 1: Paige Noble scored the Storm goal. Alayna Degan and Alina Karayiannis were effective attackers on offense. Maddie DeNick, K.K. Dolka and Monica Domiguez played a strong defense and Tori Vliet had eight saves.
U-15 Cyclones 3, Burlington Banchees 3: Emily Badger scored twice and Molli Dahms added a goal. Aneecia Morales was very strong on defense.
U-9 Boys Avalanche vs. EHT Eagles White: Talon Ray and Gabriel Meron were the standout players of the game, showing relentless drive and precise ball control leading the boys to another win. The Avalanche dominated the game with goals from Talon Ray, Caden Schiemer and Dominic Schultz. The Avalanche goal was protected by Chase Wilson and Dominic Schultz, leading to a shutout. Brady Dahms, James Carr and Nolan Servis carried the ball down the field and used every inch of playing space to pass and move the ball. Cooper Marr protected the back field with the big boot sending the ball back up the field to the offense.
U-11 Voorhees Vortex 6, Earthquakes 3.
U-11 Maple Shade 3, Derechos 1: Upper’s lone goal was scored by Sean Hoag on a great assist from Logan Fearnhead. Outstanding netminders Parker Ramsi and Liam Zintner battled for every loose ball. Gavin Taylor, Luke Tjoumakaris, Grady Hanson and Jacob Collo shared time on the wings and played well. Mason Raucci and Dylan Wilson tended to the middle of the field with great play-making ability with Brendan Degan as striker. The fearsome defense of Tyler Seeberger, Caleb Servis and Cole Haas played an incredible second half.
U-13 Surge 2, Franklin Township 2: Brandon Argoe and Ryan Weiand each scored goals for the Surge.
U-14 Heat 0, Tar-Kill Thrashers 0: The Heat hosted the Tar-Kill SC Thrashers and played their best game of the season. The back line of Andrew Karayiannis, Paul Tjoumakaris, Mason Romanini, Matt Simone and Patrick Lonergan did not allow many opportunities for the opposing team. Meanwhile, there were many opportunities produced on the offensive side by Aidan O’Kane, Jonny Leap, Jake Myers, Cameron Yoa and Connor Smith, but the Heat could not find the back of the net due to some nice saves by the opposing goal keeper. Titus Bromhead, Buddy Schweibinz, Steve Cozamanis and Andrew Swan also provided good support. Gavin Curran helped provide their first shutout of the season in net.
U-15 Runnemede Giants 3, Hurricanes 1: The lone Upper goal was scored by Lsmbros Koustofoulofis from 30 yards.