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TYSL Roundup: Boys Blank Lowell, Girls Trim Melrose

Oct 14, 2014 01:46PM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Youth Soccer.

BU10-3 Tewksbury (3) vs. Lowell (0)
The Tewksbury boys won their fifth game of the season with a rain soaked 3-0 victory over Lowell. Tewksbury controlled much of the first half, but had a tough time getting on the scoreboard. They had a great opportunity when Evan Mendonca played a nice ball across the net and Daniel Sullivan barely missed his shot, bouncing it off the post. The defense of Derek Nazarro and Shea Moynihan thwarted Lowell’s attempts at offense. Tewksbury was able to get on the board shortly before halftime when Cade Barron slipped a great pass through the defense that was finished by Joshua Pinto. Just after the goal, Lowell passed the ball up field and earned a quality shot. Pressure by goalie Cole Evangelista forced the shot to miss. Tewksbury continued to control the game in the second half. Early in the half, Dylan Paulding stole a Lowell pass and scored unassisted. Chris Johnston and Michael Carlson worked together to get a few scoring chances that were saved by the Lowell goalkeeper. George DeGregorio closed the scoring for Tewksbury after stealing the ball deep in Lowell territory. Pinto’s strong goalkeeping in the second half preserved the shutout.

Tewksbury GU10-5  (3)  vs Melrose (2)
A great team effort in a 3-2 win by the Tewksbury U10-5 this week.  Delia Conte, Kelli Anderson,  Julia Carlson, and Gianna Flynn all played great getting the job done with nice passing and goals on offense.  Christa Giansiracusa, Alex Civitarese , and Alexis Rooney had some strong defensive plays stopping the Melrose attacks.  They were down 2-1 but never gave up and worked as a team to get the win!

TYSL Trivia Night is Back - November 13th TYSL will hold it's Trivia Night Fundraiser on Thursday, November 13th at the Tewksbury Country Club (TCC) from 7-11pm. Tables of 10 are $100 or $12 per person if you dont have a table group. Raffles will be available (if you have an item for a raffle, please contact Fundraising Director, Nicole Sessa). TCC will have drinks for sale. You may bring in non-perishable food items for your table. Snacks will be available. Entertainment will be provided by Jaryd Palmer. It is a fun night....sign up today before all seats are sold out! See attached flyer and get your table together... Contact Nicole at

October is Travel soccer sign-up month Spring 2015 Travel registration will open October 1st and close October 31st.  After October 31st, a spot on a team is not guaranteed and a $25 late fee will be applied. Register online. Request to Transfer-Up application can be submitted at this time.  This application can be found within the Travel tab on the TYSL website.  Players that submit a Request to Transfer-Up application will be expected to participate in a practice of the team they request to move up to and tryouts. Only players who did not play this fall on a TYSL Travel team and only players that submitted a Request to Transfer Up application are expected to attend tryouts. Tryout Schedule will be posted soon for U10 through U16.
October is Intown soccer sign up month Spring 2015 Intown registration opened October 1st. Register online

TYSL Technical Sundays - a few more dates left

Free Clinics will be run on Sunday afternoon at the Frasca Lower Field. Players should come dressed with shin guards, a ball and plenty of water

     - Columbus Day Weekend - (No Clinic)

     - Sunday, October 19th: Travel players (U12) from 4pm - 5:30 pm.

     - Sunday, October 26th: Travel players (U14) from 4pm - 5:30 pm.

Focus of these clinics will be to improve the players technical skills on the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting.

Please contact the Player Development Director, Mario Almeida, with any questions about the clinics.

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