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Moss Builders wins mid-season tourney

ANNA MARIA – Youth soccer on the Island goes into the month of May with playoff games on the horizon.

In the 8- to 10-year-old league, The Intuitive Foundation team is holding on to the first-place position over team Solid Rock Construction. With their one-point win against Isola Bella Italian Eatery, the Intuitive squad has a 4-1-0 record.

Parker Svoboda put the two points on the scoreboard for The Intuitive Foundation. Teammates Sawyer Leibfried and Silas Whitehead had three total saves in the game to help with the win.

Isola Bella Italian Eatery’s Carson Long worked hard as goalkeeper, keeping his team solidly in the game for two halves of play. Long had four saves against the Intuitive offense.

Scoring the only goal for his team, Asher Patel had a solo goal in the fifth game of the season.

Phoenix Harwood scored two goals against the Emily Moss Design goalies, helping to give AMI Coconuts their second win of the season. Harwood’s brother, Andre, made four solid stops, and teammate Owen Serra had two saves as goalie for the Coconuts team.

Defensively, Miles Moss and Wesley Bekkerus showed solid goalkeeping skills for Emily Moss Design. Bekkerus made two saves, adding to the five stops by Moss.

Shutting out Shady Lady Horticultural Services in the third game of the night, team Solid Rock Construction won 2-0. With goals by Everly Chaplinsky and Lucas Urbiola, the team put up its fourth win, keeping them hot on the heels of team The Intuitive Foundation.

With three saves each, Simon Messenger and Karlan Mohib worked the goal for team Shady Lady. Solid Rock’s keepers Samuel Raulerson and Elijah Roadman each had four stops against their worthy opponent in the league’s final game of the week.

The 11- to 14-year-old league teams pressed pause on regular season match-ups with a mid-season tournament. Playing on smaller fields for quick, fast-paced action in the double-elimination tournament, the teens played hard against their normal opponents in the fun format.

Team Moss Builders came back to win the tournament after an early loss. Moss’ win against the Westfall’s Lawn Care & Pest Control team earned the squad three points in the league standing. Two points were awarded to the Westfall team for their second-place finish.

With the youth soccer championship games scheduled for Tuesday, May 28, the two leagues go into the playoffs with the big game in focus.

 

 

SUN SCOREBOARD

 

 

APRIL 30

YOUTH SOCCER – WEEK 5

8- TO 10-YEAR-OLD LEAGUE

 

 

The Intuitive Foundation (4-1-0) 2

Isola Bella Italian Eatery (1-1-3) 1

 

 

AMI Coconuts (2-2-1) 2

Emily Moss Design (1-3-1) 0

 

 

Solid Rock Construction (4-0-1) 2

Shady Lady Horticultural Services (0-5-0) 0

 

 

MAY 2

ADULT CO-ED SOCCER – WEEK 6

 

 

Solid Rock Construction (1-2-3) 5

Salty Printing (3-3-0) 3

 

 

Language Services Association (2-2-2) 3

Progressive Cabinetry (4-1-1) 3

 

 

Moss Builders (3-2-1) 2

Diamond Turf (1-4-1) 1

 

 

Ross Built Custom Homes (3-1-2) 4

Pool America (3-1-2) 2

 

 

Sato Real Estate (3-3-0) 3

Beach House Waterfront Restaurant (1-5-0) 0

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