CCOP 31, SMSC 10: For CCOP, Ruairi Dwyer led the team was with 13 points and three assists. Nathan Shinn had 10 points and three assists, Dylan Noval added four points and Austin Noval and Cole Stedman had two points each. Both John Serrano and Evan McConnaughy controlled the lane and grabbed five rebounds apiece. Alex So played tough defense on the perimeter and had three rebounds. With the victory CCOP improves to 4-0 on the season.
Stockton Storm FC Elite 1, Rage Orange 0: The Rage Orange played a competitive game against the Stockton Storm in the State Cup Finals. The Rage had several first half scoring attempts, but the Storm defense held the Rage and the score was 0-0 after the first half. Great defensive plays were made by Maggie Nostrand, Isabella Guerrero, and Caitlin Currie. Hayden Jolley played her best game as goalie, stopping multiple shots. Olivia Martin, Ashley Belshe, Olivia Soble, Maddie Benson, Avery Clark, and Sophia Minnite played well and contributed to the offense. At the end of the second half, the Storm scored goal and snuck out with the victory.
Orange Crush 2, Dynamite Devils 0: The Orange Crush completed their season with a big win over the Dynamite Devils. With the victory the Crush secured the U12 Flight Division Championship. In the first half, both sides had limited scoring opportunities and neither team was able to capitalize. In the second half, Megan Gee scored the first goal after breaking free from inside the box. After the goal, Marissa Fredricks, Samantha Lipsker, and Emilie Clark kept up the offensive pressure for the Orange Crush. With 10 minutes remaining, Mollie McKay was able to find a little daylight and converted for the final goal. The defense was led by Allison DeFazio, Emma Tsztoo and goalie Alyssa Wu, who had a shutout. Top performers for the Orange Crush were: Marissa Fredricks, Samantha Lipsker, Emilie Clark, Allison DeFazio, Emma Tsztoo and Alyssa Wu.
West Coast Soccer
The West Coast Katz girls participated in the NPL College Showcase in Davis this past weekend and won both of their games. The Katz defeated their first opponent, Orchard Valley Chaos, 1-0 in a rainy wet game. Abby Dyer scored the lone goal and was assisted by Kat Lipman. The Katz defense was led by Nicole Lutz, Samantha Reich, Karlee Hall, Taylor Boren, Erica Steel, and Taylah Nusser. In their second game, the Katz defeated the Walnut Creek Dynamo, 2-0, with a strong second half. Goals were scored by Sharan Singh and Haley Houts. Grace Lara, Alyssa Rodriguez, Kylie Long, Mia Volpatti contributed to the Katz offense, who out-shot the Dynamo 12- 5. With the two victories the Katz (8-1-1) finished the weekend ahead of the Pleasanton Rage Premier and have eight games remaining in the NPL year round schedule.
The number one ranked West Coast Wild U15 Girls did not let the wet weather bother them at the NPL College Showcase, as they defeated Diablo, 2-0. The Wild are known for creative passing, but had to adjust to a sloppy field that didn't allow for crisp passing. The first goal was scored after Kasidee Wiley serviced a beautiful corner kick into the box where Autumn Smithers controlled the ball, then cut and fired the ball into the net. Miciah Madison scored the second goal with a strong shot that found the upper corner. The Wild offense was led by Demi Gonis, Tori Nicolo, Kasidee Wiley, Rachel Tungol, Adi Ruiz, Melissa Ellis and Caleigh Hufana. The Wild secured their sixth shutout of the season, with strong defense from Hanna Beauchamp, Sydni Lunt, Jacey Luzzi, Emilie Allum, and goalie Amanda Valentine. The Wild will compete in the Final 4 showcase on Nov. 29-Dec. 1 in San Diego.
The LARPD Lazers U14 water polo team hosted their final tournament of the fall session, at the Robert Livermore Community Center on Nov. 10. The winter session will begin after Thanksgiving, on Nov. 26.
Top scoring players for the Lazers were: Sean Croghan, Emily Hawkins and Nathan Fish. In addition, Maddie David, Calvin David, Mia Battilega, Ian Herbert, Talia Florio, Shelby Cruikshank, Robert Sutter, David Brooks (first career goal), Joey Katen also scored goals. Great defense was displayed by goalies Luca Cuppoletti and Scott Ragatz.
NorCal State Championships
The Edge Gymnastics Level 5 team competed at the NorCal Level 5 State Championships on Nov. 10-11, in their final meet of competitive season.
Team score: 9th place
11C Division: Isabel Castillo had the highest all-around score (37.100) of all of the Edge gymnasts at the meet, placing second on vault (9.150), fourth on bars (9.450), fifth on beam (9.100), and third on floor (9.400). She placed fourth all-around in the highly competitive 11C age group.
Lillian Lewis became the State Floor and All-Around Champion for the 7-8 age group, placing third on vault (8.675), second on bars (9.425), third on beam (9.400), and first on floor (9.400). Her all-around score (36.900) was the second highest on the Edge Level 5 team.
11F Division: Carli Collopy placed fourth on bars (9.375), third on beam (8.850), fifth on floor (9.150), and third all-around (36.075).
11D Division: Bailey Dodgion placed fourth on bars (9.225), third on floor (9.200), and sixth all-around (35.275). Kacie Donaldson placed sixth on vault (9.000), fifth on beam (8.750), and seventh all-around (35.075).
10G Division: Lindsay Mescall placed fifth on floor (9.000).
10F Division: Alexa Naegele placed fourth on beam (9.050).
10D Division: Katelyn Lewis placed fifth on bars (9.025), fourth on beam (9.100), and seventh all-around (35.350).
9F Division: Katie Corbett placed sixth on bars (9.125) and seventh on beam (8.875).
9E Division: Mei-Ling Wong became the State Floor Champion (9.175), and placed fifth on vault (8.600), sixth on bars (9.025), and third on beam (9.125) and all-around (35.925).
9C Division: Caroline Paul became the State Beam Champion (9.200) in the 9C age group, and placed fourth on floor (8.800) and seventh all-around (34.625).
9B Division: Lily Madrigal became the State Bars Champion (9.225), and placed seventh on vault (8.400), sixth on beam (8.650), and sixth all-around (34.925). Ksenia Rokhline placed sixth on bars (8.775) and third on floor (9.050). Emily Walsh placed fourth on floor (8.900).
Special thanks to the Edge Level 5 coaches: Earl Wheeler, Sammi Scranton-Mlay, and Lindsay Smith.