Rovers, Shipyard begin men's soccer league with wins

Budweiser Soccer League Division I defending champions Rovers FC are among the current league leaders with a pair of wins in as many matches to begin its 2014-2015 campaign.

After having their Week 1 match rescheduled to a later date, the Rovers began its title defense by clipping Quality Distributors 5-4 in Week 2 and later overcoming a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Southern Cobras 6-3 in Week 3 action.

In the Rovers’ match against Quality, Ian Mariano led the winning team with a hat trick and teammates Yaw Antwi-Agyei and Natsuki Recella also scored in the win. Jan-Willem Staman led Quality with a pair of goals and teammates Nicolas Roberto and Scott Spindel also scored. Against the Cobras, Mariano scored four and last season’s co-Golden Boot winner Jason Cunliffe scored twice. Jan Flores scored twice and Ashton Surber, last season’s co-Golden Boot winner with Cunliffe, scored once for the Cobras in the contest.


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