West Coast Warriors U16 are NPL 2 Fall Division Champions! Warriors were undefeated with 7 wins, 2 ties and no loses to outclass the competition. Warriors scored 26 goals and only conceded 12.
Warriors needed 4 points in the final two league matches that were apart of the NPL College Showcase to secure the championship. Saturday warriors handled the California Thorns with a 3-1 win.
The first goal came from Heather Tarabini with a nice assist from Kaitlin Carlton. Caitlin Garrison picked up the second goal from a blocked shot and Kaitlin Carlton went on a super 50 yard run up the field by herself and scored the third goal. In the final game vs East Bay Oaks the Warriors found themselves down 1-0 thirty seconded into the game. But Heather Tarabini scored a Screamer of a shot from a beautifully placed pass by Mia Mendoza. Soon after Heather Tarabini assisted Jaden Hall on the go ahead goal.
Jordan Brown Mundey put in a perfect shot off a free kick just outside the box making it 3-1 and Jaden Hall finished the game off with a powerful run up the left flank slotting the ball past an unexpected Bay Oaks goalkeeper for the 4-1 victory. West Coast Warriors ‘02 Girls built off an outstanding spring were they also ended as division Champions. In the past 33 games the Warriors were only defeated three times giving them a remarkable undefeated streak and the “Double” League Championship. West Coast worked their way up from NPL 3 two years ago to NPL3 and NPL 2 Champions, to now NPL 1 next Spring. “Hard work and determination has defiantly paid off for this team, they way they stick together even when things are not going their way is remarkable, they are an absolute joy to coach” says Troy Dayak West Coast DOC and Head Coach. Next up the Warriors 02 will test themselves as they head to one of the most prestigious soccer tournaments in the country, Surf College Cup over thanksgiving weekend.