16 Jan Wings Red, Islanders Betde in U17A Spring 2015 Title Hunt
[April 29, 2015 – Harmon, Guam] = The ASC Trust Islanders Betde will make a return to the championship match of the U17A division of the Triple J Auto Group Robbie Webber Youth Soccer League and will face familiar foes in the Wings Red Saturday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.
The Islanders Betde, a team that has gone head-to-head with Wings Red in several U17A finales, missed qualifying for a semifinal berth last season, but has since come back stronger, going undefeated in the regular season. The Islanders Betde defeated Quality Distributors 4-0 in the early semifinal with goals from Devan Mendiola, Aljurrell Grape, Leon Bamba, and a penalty kick by Joerowayne Manalo.
The Wings Red booked its finals ticket with a 2-1 victory over No. 2 Strykers. Ricky Katsumata and Jordan Jasmin scored for Wings Red and Justin Johnson scored the Strykers’ lone goal.
The U17A championship match is scheduled for 11:10 a.m. on United Airlines Field 1, immediately after the third place match, which will kick off at 9:35 a.m. pitting the Strykers and Quality.
The Southern Cobras defeated the Islanders Asut 2-1 to move into the fifth place match against Wings Black, scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday.
In Week 9 matches of the U14 division, Wings Black picked up a 5-1 victory over Islanders Asut, Wings Red blanked the Sidekick SC 6-0, Islanders Betde defeated Community First Dededo Soccer Club 4-1, the Tigers defeated the Cobras 2-0, the Guam Shipyard Wolverines edged the Islanders Apaka 4-3, and the Strykers defeated Tsunami 4-0.
In the U12A division, Wings Red finished in first place in regular season standings with a win over No. 7 Islanders Asut. The Wolverines claimed the second-place spot with a 6-0 win over No 8 Strykers. Dededo rounded out the division’s top three with a win over No. 10 Tsunami. A scoreless draw between Wings Black and Islanders Betde put the teams at fifth and sixth place, respectively. The Crushers finish in sixth place with a 6-0 win over No. 9 Tigers.
The U12A division will move into modified playoff pairings for Week 10.
The ASC Trust Islanders Betde’s Patson Haimin attempts to clear the ball away from Quality Distributors’ Samuel Larkin as Haimin’s teammate, Nicolas Cabuhat, provides support during a Week 9 U17 division match of the Triple J Auto Group Robbie Webber Youth Soccer League at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Islanders won 4-0.