NAPA Rovers inch closer to top spot in Budweiser soccer
[February 6, 2017 - Harmon, Guam] The NAPA Rovers inched closer to the top spot in Budweiser Soccer League standings with a 5-1 victory over the Bank of Guam Strykers in Week 12 play at the Guam Football Association National Training Center ahead of its next highly-anticipated match against top-ranked Guam Shipyard on Feb. 11.
Ashton Surber and Devan Mendiola each scored twice in the victory and Marcus Lopez chipped in one goal. Scott Spindel scored the Strykers' lone goal.
Quality Distributors picked up a forfeit win over Haya United in a rescheduled match.
In Division 2 play, the Bobcat Rovers continue their winning streak with a 6-3 win over the Bank of Guam Strykers D2, led by Thomas Medler's hat trick. Matt Robles and David McCallum also scored. The Rovers' other goal came on a Strykers own goal. Ethan San Nicolas scored twice for the Strykers and James Lee also scored.
FC Beercelona edged the Sidekicks 3-2 with one goal each from Randy Mendiola, Sho Hammond, and Frank Shimizu. Carlos-Ian Rosario and Rayzor Rabe scored for the Sidekicks.
Lots of Art Tattoo Heat slipped past the Crushers FC 2-1 with two goals from Riley Jones Taijeron. Justin Samonte scored for the Crushers.
University of Guam Tritons defeated Shinko Eurocar 4-1 with two goals from Dylan Naputi and one from Joseph Quan. UOG's other goal came on a Shinko own goal. Yoshiaki Shinozaki scored for Shinko.
NAPA Rovers D2 defeated Pago Bay Disasters 10-2 with a hat trick by Alfredo Villasenor and two goals froms Sisank Kotwal. Eyuel Yohannes, Vincent Magriplis, Austin Gregg, and Tanner Waite also scored. NAPA Rovers D2's other goal came on a Pago Bay own goal. Alvin Merfalen and Mateo Matanane scored for the Disasters.
In Masters Division, Big Blue defeated United Masters 13-1 with five goals from James Campbell, three each from Pepito Bedia, Jr. and Julian Cooper-Nurse, and one each from Tom Schils and Jeong Du Lee. Saung Kue Jeung scored for United Masters.
NAPA Rovers Masters defeated Gino's FC 6-0 with three goals from Jeremy Hare and one each from Enrique Interian, Ian Lawton, and Peter Walls.