Cape Express Results: Nov. 3-4
U11 Cape Express Sirens 4 vs. West Deptford Fierce 2: The Sirens opened their South Jersey Cup campaign with a win over the visiting Fierce. Meredith Lutjen set up Gabby Oliver for the first goal of the game. Ainsley Reed added the first of her three goals shortly after half time. West Deptford fought back in the second half taking advantage of some miscues to put in 2 goals, but couldn’t withstand the Sirens constant pressure. Isabel Miller and Sophia Smith shared goaltending duties.
U13 Cape Express Blue Crush 5 vs. Pitman Lady Tigers 0: The Crush came out quick with Alivia Adams finding the net first. Jada Smith had an assist on a cross to Chloe Frame who finished the game with her third hat-trick of the season. Liv Harkins found the net late in the second half to finish off the scoring. Kierstyn Neuman was outstanding on defense and Fiona Gale and Grace Metz in goal kept the Lady Tigers scoreless.
U15 Cape Express Fusion 3 vs. Mainland United 1: The Fusion returned to form quickly last night as Ava Southard darted down the left side with the ball and crossed it into the box where Eva Dimitrov buried it for the first goal 40 seconds into the game. Shortly after, Cassidy Robb received a crisp pass inside the 18 and slotted it near post to put Cape up 2-0. Midway through the 2nd half Eva Dimitrov’s cross was misplayed by the Mainland keeper and knocked back into the net for a 3-0 lead. Mainland managed to get a late goal but couldn't overcome the smothering Cape defense or Kiki Soto’s outstanding play in net.
U9 Cape Express Blue Crush vs. Collingswood Galaxy: Cape had multiple opportunities on net in the first half and a few in the second. Andrew Catanoso scored twice off of assists by Keaton Kuhlberg and Evan Ridgeway. Joey McCarraher was all over the defense trying to score all loose balls. Defense had a good day, being shored up by Landon Tozour, Ben Bond and Chris Katz. Alex Harrell was all over in net stopping almost everything that came his way.
Cape Express Breakers 2008 1 vs. Moorestown 3: Moorestown got on the board first, but Lucas Scheeler responded with a right footed blast from outside the 18. Midfielder Joey Raab drove the ball down the right side and placed a perfect cross which just missed being put in the goal. Defense was held down by Aaron Hernandez and Sammy Casterline. Goalie Evan Landis played strong in both halves.
U13 Cape Express Vipers 3 vs. Delran Celtic 1: Alex Avila scored two goals and Deron Azille scored a goal for Cape. Eddie Hirsch and Kaleb Williams each had an assist. Joe Berrodin, Colon Jastremski and Simon Hardin worked together at midfield moving the ball up the field. Justen Wen and Michael Kosmin provided the pressure offensively. Cape’s defense was anchored by Jack Reischke and Chase Adams. Brandyn Acevedo held strong in net for the win.