Youth Soccer roundup

November 19, 2004

HAYSL U-14 Tournament

Henson & Son 4 Barnhart Electric 0

The Comets continued their high-scoring ways as Derek Smith and Conor Doherty led the team to a first-round win.

Doherty scored twice to finish the season with a league-high 11 goals. Smith had one goal and an assist, and Christine Kantner scored on an assist from Brandon Bachtell.

W&C Heating and Air 1 Reliable Tax & Accounting 0

Jordan Wivell scored the game's only goal off an assist from Jacob Steich as W&C advanced to the semifinals.

HFD Engine Co. Three 4 Hoffman Automotive 0

Charlie Brasher had two goals and an assist to lead the Engine Co. Three Mean Green to its fifth win of the season. Stephen Johnson and Tom Cuthbert each had second-quarter goals. Caroline Kreiger had an assist.

Henson & Son 2 W&C Heating and Air 1

Paul Chae scored two goals for Henson & Son in the semifinals. Derek Smith dished out his league-leading ninth assist. Ryan David scored for W&C off Jacob Steich's assist.

Georgetown Pediatric Neurology 1 HFD Engine Co. Three 0

Ben Goodrich's breakaway goal put the unbeaten, once-tied Hurricanz in the tournament final.

Henson & Son 1 Georgetown Pediatric Neurology 0

Derek Smith scored off a long throw-in by Brandon Bachtell in the closing seconds of sudden death to give the Comets the championship victory.

HAYSL U-8/U-10 Girls Tournament

Purple Flames 2, Soccer Stars 0

Alexis Longfellow scored for the Flames and Jordin Miller scored her first goal of the season.

Hagerstown Hotshots 2 Blue Thunder 2

Caitlin Cox and Ali Cox both scored first-half goals for the Hotshots. The Blue Thunder scored twice in the second half to secure the tie.

Hagerstown Hotshots 3 Soccer Stars 2 (OT)

The Stars took a 2-0 lead on two quick goals by Hannah Knapp, assisted by Hannah Weaver. Katrice Dickson scored twice in the second half for The Hotshots to tie the match.

Caitlin Cox scored past Tayler Hassler in the shootout to advance the Hotshots to the finals.

Purple Flames 3, Blue Thunder 0

Pat Tolbert, Sabrina Franklin, and Sarah Kindle scored their first goals of the season to lead the Flames. Pat Tolbert also scored in the win.

Hagerstown Hotshots 1 Purple Flames 1

Alexis Longfellow scored on a left-footed shot with time running out to put the Purple Flames in a tie in the championship game.

By mutual agreement, the two teams were named tournament co-champions.

Caitlin Cox scored for the Hotshots in the second quarter.

Freedom 91

The Hagerstown Freedom 91, a U-13 girls team representing the Hagerstown Soccer Club finished 2-1 in the South Penn Fall Classic in Gettysburg, Pa. Freedom 91 was a unable to advance to the finals despite allowing just one goal.

The tournament was divided into two brackets with the top team advancing to the finals. The Freedom's only loss was 1-0 decision to the eventual tournament champions, The CASA Thunder Cats from Harrisburg, Pa. - an Under-14 travel team. The Freedom played in the U-14 tournament because there was an insuffient number of U-13 teams at the tournament.

In the tournament opener, Katie Ritter had a goal and an assist to pace the Freedom in a 2-0 win over NEYSA Mystics from Manchester, Pa. Alluka Moore scored off Ritter's assits in the seventh minute. Ritter scored eight minutes later on assist from Josie Smith. The defense of Jackie Keller, Anna Angle, Courtney Boschert, Beth Wagner did not allow any shots on goal against keepers Megan Grunberg and Lindsay Irving.

Grunberg had six saves and Irving add seven in the loss to the Thunder Cats.

Ritter had two assists to help the Freedom to a 3-0 win over the Hershey Blast in its final game. Josie Smith broke a scoreless tie with a goal in the second minute of the second half off Ritter's first assist. Moore scored on an assist by Kendra Smith, before Jackie Keller capped the game off Ritter's second assists.

Rachel Herrera recorded the shutout for the Freedom.


Under-14 Boys Traveling

The undefeated Smithsburg Under-14 Leopards won the Frederick County Division 1 tournament championship.

The team finished 13-0-1 while scoring 63 goals while allowing only four.

The roster included Bryan Johnson, Steve Kretzer, Zach Carson, Phillip Weller, Tyler Craig, Dustin Pellegrino, Leon Cardwell, Chris Ecker, Tyler Barnhart, Jeremy Boyd, John Anderson, Joey Barvir, Nick Dilandro, David Wilson, Brandon Needy and coaches Dan Johnson and Steve Kretzer.

Under-12 Coed Traveling

Frederick County Tournament


Goalkeepers Brandon Weaver had five saves and David Conley added two for CSL.


David Conley scored an unassisted goal to lead CSL JAYE as goalkeeper Clayton Stottlemyer recorded the shutout. CSL's defense, led by Sarah Morales and Christopher Mitchell, allowed only three shots.

LUYAA Perotta 3, CSL JAYE 0

Goalkeepers David Conley and Clayton Stottlemeyer had two saves each in the loss.


David Conley scored on and assist by Mark Grove for CSL in the tie. Goalkeeper Clayton Stottlemyer had three saves and David Conley added two.

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