TYSL Roundup: Tewksbury BU10-5 Blanks Westford, 5-0
Oct 13, 2015 12:11PM ● Published by Bill Gilman
Tewksbury Youth Soccer.
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The Tewksbury Boys U10-3 team suffered a frustrating 1-0 loss to Wilmington. Forwards Bryce Pare and Matthew Slagle pressured the Wilmington defense early in the game. Cade Barron, Noah Healey and Greg Mercado played well defensively limiting the Wilmington chances. Tewksbury continued to press forward with Robert Welch and Nathan Laboy, but the first half ended with no score. Tewksbury came out and controlled the second half as well. Edward Doyle and Ryan Feudo worked hard for some Tewksbury offensive opportunities. Wilmington was able to get the game’s lone goal late in the second half.
The Tewksbury Girls U12-2 team played a strong team game to beat Chelmsford. Chelmsford took the kick off and maintained possession early in the game. Maci Chapman, Brooklyn DeGrechie, and Ava Paquette played a solid defense to limit the Chelmsford chances. Tewksbury midfielder Kiley Kennedy gained control and worked the ball up field to the Tewksbury offense. Forwards Carrina Barron, Ashley Bielecki and Ashlyn Nawn pressed forward for a few scoring chances that just missed. Tewksbury continued to force the action and scored the game’s first goal in the 9th minute. Chapman played a nice ball up the sideline to wing Leah Casey. Quick passing between Casey, Jordan Gardner, and Jamie Constantino earned a quality shot on goal. Gardner was able finish the rebound. Play continued back and forth while aggressive goalkeeping by Victoria Lavargna kept Chelmsford from getting many good shots. Tewksbury was able to extend their lead in the 20th minute when Constantino beautifully finished a perfect corner kick from DeGrechie. Chelmsford was able to get on the board with a well played counter attack to get within a goal. Immediately following the goal Madison Forgione, Casey and Constantino pushed forward. Gardner cleaned up another rebound to lengthen the lead. With less than a minute to play in the first half Paquette cleared a Chelmsford shot off the goal line to maintain the two goal lead. The Tewksbury offense came out determined in the second half. Lavargna scored two goals in the first five minutes of the half. Gardner finished a nice pass from Paquette and DeGrechie scored a long range shot. Complementing the offense was the play from the defense. Barron, Kennedy, and Casey stifled much of the Chelmsford offense as they passed forward to maintain possession. And Nawn made some good saves in net. Pressure from Forgione allowed a steal by Constantino who promptly scored. Larvagna completed the scoring finishing a great pass from Paquette.
Westford went ahead early in this game, but the girls played together to pull out another win. Krissy MacDonald got Tewksbury on the board to tie the game 1-1 to end the first half. Elena Lochiatto got things going in the second half to put Tewksbury up 2-1 and then Erin Costello added an insurance goal late in the game. Kelli Anderson and Alexis Rooney played great with their first appearance of the season in net. Maya Medera, Gianna Flynn, Adrainna DiGiacomo, and Rachel Lochiatto stayed aggressive on defense making it difficult for Westford to get many shots on net. Paige Crowley, Brynn Capistran, Beth Trout kept the pressure on the Westford defense and had many shots on net. The girls are hoping to keep their winning streak going as they head to Waltham next weekend.