Wildfire undefeated in fall NPL

Wildfire met with Walnut Creek in a Friday night matchup. Starting it off for wildfire was forward Tatiana Elsea with an assist from Savannah Boone to give wildfire the 1-0 lead. The lead wouldn’t last long as Walnut Creek would tie it up before the half. Second half a penalty in the box against Wildfire would give Walnut Creek the 2-1 advantage. Wildfire continued to battle and regained the lead when Savannah Boone connected twice to the net with assists from Jaden Hall and Tatiana Elsea. Midfielders Kayla Grisham, Kaitlyn Carlton and Amiah Leak continued to distribute the ball well while the  Defense led by Kate Wallace, Meredith Hagler, Isabela Saavedra and Heather Tarabini would hold off Walnut Creek from scoring anymore. Jaden Hall and Savannah Seals would add to Wildfires lead by scoring again late in the second half with help from Savannah Boone and Kayla Grisham giving West Coast a 5-2 victory and clinching the NPL 2 Fall League. With only one more regular league game remaining the Wildfire are 6-0 with 30 goals for and only allowing 4, averaging 5 goals per game. “For us we have some returning 01 players and a bunch of new players and 02 players come together this year to form the Wildfire team, I am happy with their progress, their selling is immensely high and we still have room to grow” says coach Dayak. Next up the Wildfire will test their abilities at the MVLA Fall Cup tournament.