02 Dec FA17 Bud Light Women’s Soccer Semifinals Set for Sunday
[October 30, 2017 – Harmon, Guam] – Semifinal fixtures of the Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Premier Division (W1) playoffs are set with Bank of Guam Strykers and Quality Distributors winning their respective Round 1 matches Sunday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.
Two first half goals from Abigail San Gil and Christina Duenas were enough for the Bank of Guam Lady Strykers to advance past Nutrition Mission Heat 2-0 and stay alive in league playoffs. The Lady Strykers will next face No. 1 Personal Finance Center Lady Crushers in the first semifinal match set to kick off at 5 p.m. Sunday.
In the late Round 1 playoff match, an explosive seven-goal second half by Quality Distributors powered the team past a short-handed Hyundai team 9-1 to advance to the league semifinals. Jalana Garcia scored five goals in the win and teammate Hopemary Calip scored twice.
Franshay Shippey and Randi Jo Paulino scored Quality’s other goals. Arisa Recella’s goal for Hyundai in the 32nd minute spoiled a clean sheet for Quality goalkeeper Chyna Ramirez.
Quality will next play against No. 2 NAPA Lady Rovers in Sunday’s second semifinal match set to kick off at 7 p.m. In the teams’ meeting during the regular season, the Lady Rovers edged Quality 1-0 in Week 4.
Both Round 1 playoff matches and highlights from each match are available to view online on GFA’s Internet TV channel, https://mycujoo.tv/guamfa
In the league’s W2 division, ISC/Calvo’s SelectCare Team Slay won the rematch from last season’s championship match in a 3-1 contest against the University of Guam Tritons. Christina Thomas, Raelene Tajalle, and Brianna Benito each scored once for Team Slay. Veronica Dydasco scored the Tritons’ lone goal.
In the division’s other Week 3 match, Team Mosa’s picked up its first win this season with a 4-1 victory over the Bank of Guam Strykers W2. Demi-Rae Shimizu, Sawyer Park, Mikaila Genereux, and Emma Pleadwell each scored once for the winning team. Paige Mendiola scored the Strykers W2’s lone goal.
W2 Division play continues Sunday beginning at 3:15 p.m.