Weekly Highlights from EBSC teams
The EB Force (U13B) advanced to the second round of the US Club-sponsored New Jersey Cup with a thrilling 2-1 victory over Medford Flash. Tied 1-1 after regulation, the two teams played a scoreless overtime before moving into a PK shootout, where the Force outscored Medford, 3-0, to earn the victory.
The EB Spirit (U11G) made a strong showing in the premier division at this past weekend’s PDA tournament.The Spirit competed against three top 15 teams and came away with two 1-1 ties on Saturday against Manalapan and Washington. In a four-way tie for first going into Sunday’s match the Spirit suffered a tough 1-0 loss to Glen Rock. Katherine McCulley scored the two goals for the Spirit, assisted by Sydney Rosa and Kaitlyn Roughan.
The EB Wildcats II (U9G) continued their smooth transition into MNJYSA Flight 1 with a 0-0 tie against the Berkeley Heights Breezers. Outstanding play by Ciara Gaertner, Sara Gilbert, Gabrielle Blaustein and Melissa Ciaccio kept the parents on their feet as the Wildcats II rose to the challenge of playing a Breezer team that finished with a 7-3 record in Flight 1 last season.