18 Jul Bud Light Women’s Soccer kicks off with 29 goals scored
[July 18, 2022 – Harmon, Guam] A total of 29 goals in four matches were scored over the weekend as the Bud Light Women’s Soccer League returned to play after a two-year hiatus with matches in both the Premier and Amateur Divisions at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.
The Bank of Guam Strykers are in the top spot of the Premier Division after the team’s 2-0 win over Guam Shipyard Women Saturday evening. Samantha Kenney and Lauren Phillips scored the Strykers goals in the win. Goalkeeper Gabrielle Moser earned the clean sheet for the Strykers.
Quality Distributors FC is next on the leaderboard following the team’s 2-1 win over the Metro Pacific Islanders FC Sunday evening. Faith Piper scored both of Quality’s goals. The Islanders’ Jada Han prevented a clean sheet by Quality’s Chyna Ramirez with a goal in the 88th minute.
In the Amateur Division, the GPSI Southern Cobras took advantage of a short-handed Tsunami team Sunday evening, winning 19-0 to take the top spot in the Division’s leaderboard. Cindy Maestrecampo led all scorers with a double hat trick and teammates Analea Meno and Melody Cruz scored five and four, respectively. Constance Cruz finished with a hat trick and Crista Cruz added one to the Cobras’ goal haul. Goalkeeper Lareina Marion picked up the clean sheet for the Cobras.
The Bank of Guam Strykers II are second in league rankings following the team’s 4-1 win over the NAPA Rovers FC Friday evening. Isabella Sasamoto, Kendra Byrd, Christina Cruz, and Juleen Duenas each contributed a goal in the Strykers II’s win. Aedlene Olidan scored the Rovers’ lone goal in the contest.
Team Mosa’s picked up a forfeit win over the Sidekick SC in a match that was scheduled for Saturday evening. The Amateur Division’s other team, Heavy Hitters/Nutrition Mission Southern Heat, received a bye in Week 1 play.
The Bud Light Women’s Soccer League continues this weekend. Week 1’s two winning teams in the Premier Division – Bank of Guam Strykers and Quality Distributors – will face off Saturday beginning at 6:30 p.m. Guam Shipyard Women will take on the Metro Pacific Islanders FC Sunday evening beginning at 8 p.m.
The Amateur Division will continue Friday evening with the Bank of Guam Strykers II playing against Tsunami at 7 p.m. The Sidekick SC will play against the GPSI Southern Cobras Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Sunday’s match will feature the NAPA Rovers FC against Heavy Hitters/Nutrition Mission Southern Heat kicking off at 6 p.m.
All matches will be played at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.
Updated schedules are online at https://guamfa.powerupsports.com
Metro Pacific Islanders FC’s Jada Han is swarmed by Quality Distributors FC defenders as she looks for options to turn the ball back toward the goal during a Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Premier Division match Sunday evening at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Quality won 2-1.
Bank of Guam Strykers FC’s Ariya Cruz looks for options as she plays the ball out from the back as goalkeeper Gabrielle Moser looks on against Guam Shipyard during a Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Premier Division match Saturday evening at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Strykers won 2-0.
Bank of Guam Strykers FC’s Lauren Phillips moves in toward the goal as Guam Shipyard Women’s Brianne Leon Guerrero (No. 24) closes in on her during a Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Premier Division match Saturday evening at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Strykers won 2-0.