SUFC earns lopsided 19-2 win
The 17U girls of Southern United Football Club blew Shirley’s FC out of the pitch, 19-2, in the TakeCare NMIFA Youth Spring League 2023 last Saturday at the NMI Soccer Training Center in Koblerville.
SUFC’s Rizza Relucio drew first blood in the ninth minute and a cascade of goals followed right after. Summer Manahane, Pia Newakl, and Tamia Kileleman-Hix scored their first goals of the game.
Four more goals were scored in the first half as Shirley’s still had nothing on the scoreboard for an 8-0 SUFC lead heading into the second half.
Shirley’s was still scrambling in the pitch to get a goal and wouldn’t snag one until after seven more were scored by SUFC. Alyssa Borlongan broke through for Shirley’s in the 50th minute.
However, before Erish Carreon could score their second and last goal in the 59th minute, Newakl had already scored nine, Kileleman-Hix scored four, Rosie Saralua shot two, for a huge 18 goal deficit by the 58th minute.
Kanoa 8, Paire 0 Kanoa FC blanked Paire 8-0 in the other U17 girls game of the afternoon.
It was smooth sailing with each pass as Kanoa’s Alejandra Manabat swiftly found the net in the ninth minute.
Elikristiana Iglesias then scored two minutes after, followed by Deseha Mendiola’s goal in the 19th.
Aubrey Castro found an opening and shot one in for a 4-0 game. Then, Ye Lynn Ha, Beatrice Gross, Manabat, and Audrey Castro made it an 8-0 game by the 30th minute.
17U BOYS MP United FC 3, Matansa 0 In the 17U boys game, MP United Football Club silenced Matansa, 3-0.
Casey Chambers scored two goals in the eighth and 31th minute, with the third goal made by Ian Song in the 35th minute.
Kanoa 2, Tan Holdings 1 The last 17U game of the day was a comeback by Kanoa, 2-1.
Though Tan Holdings’ Christian Lucero drew first blood in the 46th minute, Kanoa’s Markus Toves and Paul Lizama changed the game to their favor, 2-1 in the 65th minute and held on to the lead for the W.
Published by Saipan Tribune - Apr 21 2023