GUAM FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

Quality to take on Shipyard for 2018 women's futsal title

[August 21, 2018 - Harmon, Guam] A new champion will be crowned Sunday in the Bud Light Women’s Futsal League following the 2018 title match at the Guam Sports Complex gym.

In the weekend’s semifinal matches, Quality Distributors edged 2017 champions, Personal Finance Center Lady Crushers 5-4 to secure the team’s berth in the 2018 championship match.

Hannah Tyquiengco scored the eventual game winner with a little over five minutes left on the clock. Teammate Jalana Garcia led all scorers with a hat trick in the win and Hopemary Calip scored Quality’s other goal.

Colleen Naden and Caylani Estoy each scored twice for the Lady Crushers.

In the day’s other semifinal match, Guam Shipyard defeated the Bank of Guam Lady Strykers 4-1 with a pair of goals from Erica Quichocho and Arisa Recella. Maggie Phillips scored the Lady Strykers’ lone goal in the contest.

The championship match between No. 1 and currently undefeated Quality Distributors and No. 2 Guam Shipyard is set to kick off at 4 p.m. at the Guam Sports Complex gym.

A short presentation ceremony will be held after the match to award the champions and second place team. Additionally, individual awards will be presented to Quality Distributors’ Paige Surber and India Sheppard, this year’s Golden Boot and Golden Glove winners, respectively.

Surber scored 23 goals in seven matches, eclipsing Guam Shipyard’s Shyann Roberto, who scored 19 goals in seven matches. Last season’s co-Golden Boot winner, Colleen Naden of the Lady Crushers, finished tied for third in the Golden Boot race with Guam Shipyard’s Arisa Recella. Naden and Recella each netted 14 goals in seven matches.

Sheppard topped the Golden Glove race for goalkeepers, allowing only 13 goals in 350 minutes played.

League statistics are online at http://guamfa.com/all-leagues-womens-futsal-results

 

Personal Finance Center Lady Crushers' Mya Sanchez looks to distribute the ball after stopping a scoring attempt by Quality Distributors during a Bud Light Women's Futsal League semifinal match at the Guam Sports Complex gym Sunday. Quality Distributors won 5-4 to advance to the championship match. Photo courtesy of Jesse Mesa/GFA

 

Personal Finance Center Lady Crushers' Samantha Fegurgur and Quality Distributors' Hannah Tyquiengco battle for possession of the ball during a Bud Light Women's Futsal League semifinal match at the Guam Sports Complex gym Sunday. Quality Distributors won 5-4 to advance to the championship match. Photo courtesy of Jesse Mesa/GFA

 

Quality Distributors' Jalana Garcia attempts to needle through Personal Finance Center Lady Crushers defenders during a Bud Light Women's Futsal League semifinal match at the Guam Sports Complex gym Sunday. Quality Distributors won 5-4 to advance to the championship match. Photo courtesy of Jesse Mesa/GFA

 

Guam Shipyard's Arisa Recella looks to advance the ball during a Bud Light Women's Futsal League semifinal match against the Bank of Guam Lady Strykers at the Guam Sports Complex gym Sunday. Guam Shipyard won 4-1 to advance to the championship match. Photo courtesy of Jesse Mesa/GFA

 

Guam Shipyard's Jaime Soriano winds up to send the ball forward facing defensive pressure from Bank of Guam Lady Strykers' Ariya Cruz during a Bud Light Women's Futsal League semifinal match at the Guam Sports Complex gym Sunday. Guam Shipyard won 4-1 to advance to the championship match. Photo courtesy of Jesse Mesa/GFA

 

Bank of Guam Lady Strykers' Koharu Minato looks for an opportunity to get past Guam Shipyard defenders during a Bud Light Women's Futsal League semifinal match at the Guam Sports Complex gym Sunday. Guam Shipyard won 4-1 to advance to the championship match. Photo courtesy of Jesse Mesa/GFA

 
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