Local soccer players contribute to WSC success
by TP staff
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West Coast Soccer’s under-9 WildKatz won the tournament championship at the Pleasanton Rage College Showcase on Saturday, July 27, and Sunday, July 28, in Pleasanton.

Emma Colmenero of Tracy scored a key goal in the second half of the championship game against Elk Grove on Sunday afternoon. She fired in a shot on a deflected penalty kick as her team beat Elk Grove 2-1 for the tournament title.

Also contributing to the WildKatz’s success was Teagan Conklin of Tracy, who scored in the second half of a 3-2 win over Santa Rosa United Storm on Sunday morning. Other team members from Tracy are Mary Jane Anzo, Allie Santellano and Ellia Revino.

Wild, Kryptonite, runners-up at National Cup

West Coast Soccer’s under-15 Wild — the Nor Cal Premiere Soccer’s 2013 California state champion — went 3-1 and finished as the tournament runner-up at the U.S. Club Soccer XII National Cup.

The tournament was July 18 to 21 in Aurora, Colo. In the team’s first two games, Miciah Madison of Mountain House contributed two assists in Wild’s 4-3 victory over Riverhounds Academy of Pittsburgh, Penn. She also made an assist in overtime in Wild’s 1-0 win over Arizona Arsenal.

Wild beat Wolfpack SC of Los Angeles 2-1 and ended with a 2-1 loss to Riverhounds Academy in the championship game.

Also at the National Cup, West Coast Soccer’s under -17 Kryptonite team finished as runner-up.

The team, which made its third appearance at the National Cup, includes Tracy players Stephanie Pawek, Adaurie Dayak, Grace Cabri, Jessica Hufford, Amber Lennier and Tayler Lennier.

Kryptonite beat Portland FC 3-1 and beat Northern Steel of Pittsburgh, Penn., 2-1, before losing twice to the eventual tournament champion, Windy City Pride of Chicago, 2-0 and 3-0.

11U Fury runner-up in San Diego

West Coast Soccer Club’s 11-and-under girls Fury finished as runners-up in the Albion Club Showcase tournament July 20 to 21 in San Diego.

The Livermore-based team, including Tracy players Leela Amin, Jamie Conklin, Alina Garcia, Alyssa Garza, Courtney Kessler and Trinity Sandridge, went 4-1 for the tournament.

Their games included a 3-0 semifinal victory against Hawaii’s top-ranked team, the Honolulu Bulls, and a 5-1 loss to Southern California’s top team, San Diego Navy.

• Contact Bob Brownne at 830-4227 or brownne@tracypress.com.
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