By Franklin Heinzmann
Picture: GPS Defender (Black) stops Rag Tag FC’s (Green) attack. Picture by Franklin Heinzmann
The first game of the night featured Bluesteel taking on North Buffalo FC (NBFC). Bluesteel’s Lukas S. started the scoring on by cutting in and putting the ball on the goalie’s far side to make it 1-0. That’s where the half ended, 1-0 Bluesteel. Ugo S., also of Bluesteel, scored with 15:31 left in the second half to extend his team’s lead to 2-0. With 11:22 left, Arman D., defender for Bluesteel scored his team’s third goal on a free kick from downtown (like actually downtown Buffalo that’s how far it was scored from). It is this week’s Goal of the Week. Oliver S., North Buffalo FC’s put his team on the board with 9:21 left in the game. Final Score: NB 1 Bluesteel 3
The second game pitted Manchesthair United (MU) and Celtic. Tom C., forward for Celtic scored with 22:19 left in the first half to make it 1-0. With 11:19 left in the first half, a player on the MU bench was red carded. Because it was a bench red, MU was still allowed to play with 6 players and a goalie. Brandon V., of Celtic, scored with 5:34 left. That was all the scoring in the first half, 2-0 Celtic. Austin M., of Celtic, added the game’s only goal in the second half to make it 3-0. Final Score 3-0 in favor of Celtic. This week’s Goalie(s) of the Week go to Chris C. and Niko K. of MU for their first and second half efforts respectively. They stepped in net on a last minute notice and held Celtic three goals.
GPS took on Rag Tag FC in the last game of the regular season. Rag Tag FC debuted a new black logo and green kits. GPS’s Francesco C. scored three goals in the first half of the first half to make it 3-0. That lead extended to halftime; 3-0 GPS. Ed L., of GPS, scored a goal with 22:38 left in the second half to make it 4-0. Francsesco C scored another two goals in the span of two minutes to make it 6-0 GPS. Anthony S., of Rag Tag FC got his team on the board with 9:14 left in the game. Fransesco C. scored another goal for GPS with 5:39 left in the second half to make it 7-1. Fernando (no last name) scored Rag Tag FC’s second goal of the night with 2:51 left to make it 7-2. Aitor F., of GPS scored with just under a minute left left to make it 8-2. Ryan L, of GPS, scored with just abuot ten seconds left to make it 9-2. This week’s Player of the Week is Francesco C. for scoring 7 goals and becoming the regular season scoring leader.
8:00 P.M. GAME A – GPS vs North Buffalo FC
9:00 P.M. GAME B – Celtic vs Bluesteel
10:00 P.M. GAME C – Manchesthair United vs Rag Tag FC
8:00 P.M. WINNER A vs WINNER B – Championship
9:00 P.M. LOSER A vs 5TH – Consolation
10:00 P.M. LOSER B vs 6TH – Consolation
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