GUAM FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

Lady Crushers successfully defend women's futsal title

[August 13, 2017 - Harmon, Guam] The Personal Finance Center Lady Crushers capped an undefeated regular season showing in the Bud Light Women’s Futsal League with the 2017 championship title Sunday, winning against Quality Distributors 9-2 at the Guam Sports Complex gym.

A defensive lapse by Quality Distributors in final three minutes of the first half proved to be the game changer, as a barrage of goals by the Lady Crushers catapulted the team to a commanding 6-1 lead at the half.

Despite turning up the aggression on offense, Quality never recovered from the halftime deficit and was outscored by the winning team 3-1 in the second half for the final score.

Anjelica Perez and Colleen Naden combined for two-thirds of the Lady Crushers’ goal haul, each scoring a hat trick. Skyylerblu Johnson scored twice and teammate April Talledo scored the team’s other goal.

Paige Surber scored both of Quality’s goals.

In the consolation match, Hyundai avenged a regular season loss to the Bank of Guam Lady Strykers for the bronze finish 6-2.

Tiana Piper led all scorers with two for the winning team and teammates Erlissa Delfin, Levina Terlaje, Rhoda Bamba, and Arisa Recella also scored. Hannah Cruz and Sheena Borja scored for the Lady Strykers.

At the conclusion of both matches, Hyundai was awarded the third-place trophy and bronze medals with the consolation match win and Quality received the runner-up trophy and silver medals. The Lady Crushers received the champions trophy and gold medals for their efforts in the championship match. Naden was selected as the championship match MVP and awarded a trophy in addition to the Co-Golden Boot award she shared with teammate Johnson.

Full matches are available for viewing online on GFA’s Internet TV channel: https://mycujoo.tv/ch/376

 

The Personal Finance Center Lady Crushers pose for a photo after receiving the 2017 Bud Light Women's Futsal League champions trophy from Guam Football Association General Secretary Micah Paulino. The Lady Crushers defeated Quality Distributors 9-2 in the championship match held Sunday afternoon at the Guam Sports Complex gym. In the photo are, bottom row, left to right, April Talledo, Skyylerblu Johnson, Colleen Naden and Hinako Ito. In the back row from left to right are GFA General Secretary Micah Paulino, Demie-Rose Brennan, Mya Sanchez, Anjelica Perez, and Simie Willter.

 

Quality Distributors pose for a photo after receiving the 2017 Bud Light Women's Futsal League runner-up trophy from Guam Football Association General Secretary Micah Paulino. Quality fell to the Personal Finance Center Lady Crushers 9-2 in the championship match held Sunday afternoon at the Guam Sports Complex gym. In the photo are, bottom row left to right: India Sheppard, Jalana Garcia, Chyna Ramirez, Alisia Barcinas, and Breanna Lai. In the back row, from left to right are, Quality Distributors President and GFA Executive Committee member George Lai, Quality coach Gianna Tenorio, Inina Yatar, Paris "Mames" Blas, Franshay Shippey, Paige Surber, Hannah Tyquiengco, Jodie Nelson, and GFA General Secretary Micah Paulino.

 

Hyundai poses for a photo after receiving the 2017 Bud Light Women's Futsal League third-place trophy from Guam Football Association General Secretary Micah Paulino. Hyundai defeated the Bank of Guam Lady Strykers 6-2 in the league's consolation match played Sunday afternoon at the Guam Sports Complex gym. In the championship match, the Lady Crushers defeated Quality Distributors 9-2. In the photo, from left to right, are Annette Spindel, Ianna Mariano (holding nephew), Krystiana Martinez, Tiana Piper, and GFA General Secretary Micah Paulino.

 

Personal Finance Center Lady Crushers' Colleen Naden poses with Guam Football Association General Secretary Micah Paulino after receiving two individual awards of the 2017 Bud Light Women's Futsal League - the championship match MVP award and one of two Golden Boot awards. The Lady Crushers defeated Quality Distributors 9-2 in the championship match held Sunday afternoon at the Guam Sports Complex gym.

 

Personal Finance Center Lady Crushers' Skyylerblu Johnson (left) and Colleen Naden (center) pose with Guam Football Association General Secretary Micah Paulino after receiving the 2017 Bud Light Women's Futsal League Co-Golden Boot award. The Lady Crushers defeated Quality Distributors 9-2 in the championship match held Sunday afternoon at the Guam Sports Complex gym.

 
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