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BWG Academy and men’s teams put on
impressive performances over the weekend
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BY ANTHONY GIUDICE
It was a banner day for the Blau
Weiss Gottschee (BWG) Under 17
Academy team as they managed to
fi nish in fi rst place in their division,
beating out a pair of Major League
Soccer (MLS) Academy teams in the
New York City Football Club (NYCFC)
and the Montreal Impact.
Over the weekend, the boys won the
last game of the fall season by blanking
Beachside 2-0 on goals by Jonathan
Ford and Sean Molloy.
The U19 team also defeated
Beachside by a score of 2-1, while the
U15 Academy team played Beachside
to a 2-2 draw.
In the men’s ranks, the BWG men’s
team took on the Cosmopolitan Soccer
League (CSL) Metro 1 Division rivals
the Ridgewood Romac in a frantic
BWG dug themselves into a hole, despite
taking an early 1-0 lead on a Greg
Davis goal assisted by Christian Paredes.
Aft er two red cards, the BWG squad was
down to only nine players, and found
themselves trailing 4-1 with 30 minutes
to play. Quick goals by Joel Morales and
Davis (his second of the match) put BWG
within one goal of tying the game.
Captain Dion Amvrosiatos
leveled the game at four goals
apiece, and Davis completed his
hat trick to put BWG up 5-4 with
9 minutes to go. They held on for
RA Flyers have big day at Alley Pond Park
BY ANTHONY GIUDICE
Despite the rainy weather, the
Ascension Flyers brought home
several medals during the Cross Country
Diocesan meet at Alley Pond Park.
Bantam girls Aileen Mitarotonda,
Penelope Bavan, Olaia Higgins, Madeline
Mauceri and Eve Foynes received
the silver for their race.
Receiving third-place medals were
bantam boys Matthew Gordon, Sebastian
Audrin, Unai Higgins, Stephan
Honan, Thomas Fischer, Frank Santoro,
Anthony Pedicini and Kevin Isca.
Junior boys Christian Audrin, Ricky
Hubert, Christian Audelo and Sean
Walsh all received bronze medals for
their fi ft h-place fi nish.
The Flyers coaches also want to
acknowledge the great job done
by senior girl Isabelle Audrin and
senior boy Victor Ostling, as well
as novice boys Luke Mineirva and
Gavin Walsh, and novice girls Caroline
Gordon, Anatasia Denize and
The team is proud of their
peewees Emily Pedicini, Isabella
Joseph, Sadie Donahue, Makaya
Singh, James Gordon, Lawrence Paguay,
Jaiden Maxine and Emiliano
Photo courtesy of BWG Soccer
The fi rst place BWG U17 Academy team.
Photos courtesy of RA Flyers