West Coast player Autumn Smithers (Sr) holds of Davis captain to help move Wild past Davis Legacy 3-2 in Champions League game of the week
Davis Legacy 98 was looking to increase their first place lead in the U17 Girls Champions League division when they traveled to West Coast Wild on Saturday afternoon at Robertson Park in Livermore. Davis Legacy have started the season with five wins in six games and are coming off a 6-2 win over CASA Boca the past weekend. After starting the season off slow, West Coast Wild have followed with thirteen points in their last five games and put themselves back into contention for the Champions League title with the win over Davis.
West Coast got off to a great start as they put one past Davis at the four minute mark. Kasidee Wiley crossed a ball that was helped on by Melissa Ellis to Miciah Madison who turned and fired one past Davis GK. Davis would get one back at the 30min mark with a goal. West Coast Wild would again start off sharp again scoring a second goal just three minutes into the second half with another goal by Madison assisted by Sydni Lunt. Davis did not give up and hit a long range shot past West Coast GK to level the score at two apiece. Wild put on some heavy pressure and the Davis back line finally cracked at the 83rd minute mark as Demi Gonis received a cross from Kasidee Wiley and smashed a shot off the crossbar, Demi ended up with the rebound and hit home the game winner. “It was a difficult game for us, the Davis team is very good says Troy Dayak coach of the two time State Champions and current National Champion U17 Wild.” West Coast Wild are trying for a huge accomplishment in a three peat State Title this year. Wild currently have 12 players already committed to college scholarships and will be graduating 6 seniors this year.