Three strong games by West Coast Warriors 02 Girls this weekend put them top of the league and spring league NPL 3 champions. The Warriors 02 NPL Team took another huge step in their development as they stretched the league standings at the top taking first place by 8 Points. Warriors with a record of 7-1-0 only dropped one game as this amazing girls team held strong scoring 18 goals and only giving up 4 goals all season, leaving most games as a shutout.
Friday evening started the Warriors off with a 2-0 win over San Juan Spirits with goals by Heather Tarabini one being assisted by Isabel Mello. Saturday followed with another win by our Warriors 2-1 against Force goals by Mia Mendoza and Katie Strong assisted by Joselyn Herrera.
Going into Sunday Warriors were prepared for the last spring game North Coast came out strong and had a solid game plan but the warriors were to sharp and countered to score three in the first half. Goals were made by Kaitlin Carlton, and Heather Tarabini assisted by Katilin Carlton and Joselyn Herrera. The Warriors defense was held strong by Malia Yancey, Bethany Diaz, Leila Ganz, Lindsay Plant, Kendall Cushing, Mikayla Lohman and Arianna Moore. Goalkeepers Victoria Morfin and Morgan Blankenship split time minding the warriors net. Strong Play by Makayla Marinaro, Dylan Eustachy, Alivia Ganz, Caitlyn Garrison and Taylor Sprott did a great job filling in when needed. Warriors have drop in tryouts all week as they prepare the team for the 2017 NPL season.
“My players have been working really hard and believing in each other, they showed unmatched determination, and great team work to finish first in league” says coach Troy Dayak.