19 Feb Movement in men’s premier standings after Week 9
[January 27, 2020 – Harmon, Guam] The NAPA Rovers FC move into second place in Budweiser Soccer League Premier Division league standings following a 5-1 win over Lots of Art Tattoo Heat in Week 9 action at the Guam Football Association National Training Center over the weekend.
The Rovers’ top scorer, Devan Mendiola, led his team with three goals and teammates James Lee and Mark Chargualaf also scored in the win. Seth Surber scored the lone goal for LOA Heat in Friday evening’s late match.
Manhoben Lalahi leapfrog Quality Distributors to fourth place in league standings following a 5-1 match between the two teams. Andrew Stenson contributed a hat trick in the Manhoben Lalahi win and teammates Mark Iseke and Taiga Simon also scored. Ernest Baah scored Quality’s lone goal.
In Saturday evening matches, Guam Shipyard defeated the Sidekicks SC 3-1 with all three goals from Ashton Surber. Phillip Au scored the Sidekicks’ lone goal.
In Saturday’s late match, the Bank of Guam Strykers blanked the University of Guam Tritons 9-0 with Marcus Lopez leading the winning team’s goal haul with four for the night. Ian Mariano and Andre Gadia each scored twice and Scott Spindel once in the win.
With his four goals from Saturday evening, Lopez extends his lead in the division’s Golden Boot race with 18 total goals scored, eight more than Manbohen Lalahi’s Andrew Stenson, who climbed to the second-place spot with 10 total goals scored following his three-goal performance Friday evening. Islanders FC’s Eddie Cho, Quality Distributors’ Ernest Baah, and the Rovers’ Devan Mendiola are all tied for third place each with nine total goals scored following Week 9 play.
The Premier Division now follows a new schedule with two matches on Friday evenings and another two on Saturday evenings. The new schedule is online at https://guamfa.com/gfa-programs/all-leagues/mens/regular/schedules-and-results/
BUD LIGHT WOMEN’S SOCCER LEAGUE
In Sunday’s Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Premier Division fixtures, the Bank of Guam Lady Strykers stay undefeated with a 1-0 edge over Heavy Hitters/Nutrition Mission Heat. Stephanie Zuluaga scored the eventual game winner in the 53rd minute.
In other matches, Guam Shipyard Women salvaged a 3-3 draw with Islanders FC after clawing back from a 3-0 first-half deficit. Elysia Perez, Olivia Elliott, and April Talledo scored for Guam Shipyard, with eventual game-tying goal by Talledo in the 89th minute. Erlissa Delfin, Taylor Stewart, and Jazmin Samonte scored in the 22nd, 38th, and 44th minutes respectively for the 3-0 halftime lead.
University of Guam Lady Tritons picked up a win against Quality Distributors 4-2 with all four goals from Colleen Naden. Richelle Ragadio and Franshay Shippey each scored once for Quality.
Women’s League matches continue Sunday.
For a calendar of events, visit the GFA Official Web site at https://guamfa.com/events