GUAM FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

FA17 Bud Light women's soccer semifinals set for Sunday

[October 30, 2017 - Harmon, Guam] Semifinal fixtures of the Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Premier Division (W1) playoffs are set with Bank of Guam Strykers and Quality Distributors winning their respective Round 1 matches Sunday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.

Two first half goals from Abigail San Gil and Christina Duenas were enough for the Bank of Guam Lady Strykers to advance past Nutrition Mission Heat 2-0 and stay alive in league playoffs. The Lady Strykers will next face No. 1 Personal Finance Center Lady Crushers in the first semifinal match set to kick off at 5 p.m. Sunday.

In the late Round 1 playoff match, an explosive seven-goal second half by Quality Distributors powered the team past a short-handed Hyundai team 9-1 to advance to the league semifinals. Jalana Garcia scored five goals in the win and teammate Hopemary Calip scored twice.

Franshay Shippey and Randi Jo Paulino scored Quality’s other goals. Arisa Recella’s goal for Hyundai in the 32nd minute spoiled a clean sheet for Quality goalkeeper Chyna Ramirez.

Quality will next play against No. 2 NAPA Lady Rovers in Sunday’s second semifinal match set to kick off at 7 p.m. In the teams’ meeting during the regular season, the Lady Rovers edged Quality 1-0 in Week 4.

Both Round 1 playoff matches and highlights from each match are available to view online on GFA’s Internet TV channel, https://mycujoo.tv/guamfa

In the league’s W2 division, ISC/Calvo’s SelectCare Team Slay won the rematch from last season’s championship match in a 3-1 contest against the University of Guam Tritons. Christina Thomas, Raelene Tajalle, and Brianna Benito each scored once for Team Slay. Veronica Dydasco scored the Tritons’ lone goal.

In the division’s other Week 3 match, Team Mosa’s picked up its first win this season with a 4-1 victory over the Bank of Guam Strykers W2. Demi-Rae Shimizu, Sawyer Park, Mikaila Genereux, and Emma Pleadwell each scored once for the winning team. Paige Mendiola scored the Strykers W2’s lone goal.

W2 Division play continues Sunday beginning at 3:15 p.m.

Schedules and statistics are online at http://www.guamfa.com/all-leagues-womens-regular-results

 

Bank of Guam Lady Strykers' Sabrina Kenney shields the ball away from Nutrition Mission Heat's Carmela Tyquiengco during a Round 1 playoff match of the Bud Light Women's Soccer League Premier Division (W1) Sunday the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Strykers won 2-0.

 

Nutrition Mission Heat's Susan Lupola attempts to get past Bank of Guam Lady Strykers' Jinae Teria during a Round 1 playoff match of the Bud Light Women's Soccer League Premier Division (W1) Sunday the Guam Football Association National Training Center. The Lady Strykers won 2-0.

 

Hyundai's Erlissa Delfin winds up to clear the ball away from Quality Distributors' Jalana Garcia during a Round 1 playoff match of the Bud Light Women's Soccer League Premier Division (W1) Sunday the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Quality won 9-1.

 

Quality Distributors' Hannah Tyquiengco looks ahead for options as Hyundai's Kiko Yamamoto tracks her on defense during a Round 1 playoff match of the Bud Light Women's Soccer League Premier Division (W1) Sunday the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Quality won 9-1.

 

Bank of Guam Strykers W2's Eileen Calleja looks to advance to the goal facing defensive pressure from Team Mosa's Lily Concepcion during a Week 3 match of the Bud Light Women's Soccer League W2 Division Sunday the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Team Mosa's won 4-1.

 

Team Mosa's goalkeeper, Rosanne Pleadwell, in green, manages to collect the ball as Bank of Guam Strykers W2's Ana Aguon attempts a shot during a Week 3 match of the Bud Light Women's Soccer League W2 Division Sunday the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Team Mosa's won 4-1.

 

University of Guam Tritons' Veronica Dydasco and ISC/Calvo's SelectCare Team Slay's Karla Leon Guerrero battle for possession of the ball during a Week 3 match of the Bud Light Women's Soccer League W2 Division Sunday the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Team Slay won 3-1.

 
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