SOS FC, Ateneo A, Ateneo Mix notch wins in futsal opener-A A +A
Saturday, July 19, 2014
SOS Chidren's Village FC, Ateneo Team A, and Ateneo Mix earned their first wins after dominating their respective opponents in the opening salvo of the She Futsal League 2014 at the SM Lanang Premier Parking Lot C yesterday.
SOS Children's Village FC booter Agot Danton led her team by scoring 12 of the 15 goals while Maylene Albaracin and Rosebe Hilot contributed two and one goals respectively as they won a lopsided match against SOS Girls team, 15-3.
Ateneo Team A also displayed timely defense as they limited Ateneo Team B's to just one point after 40 minutes of play which led to a 8-1 victory.
Team A's Lea Perbandos led her team with three goals while Kisha Santos and Nary Teng added two goals apiece.
Ateneo Team B's only goal came from Gabrielle Joy Navarro.
Meanwhile, Ateneo Mix reigned supreme over the competitive Strippling Warriors team, 4-2.
In the early going, Ateneo Mix probed Strippling Warriors goalkeeper Roxanne Gonzales with series of attempts on goal but Gonzales managed to keep the shots out.
Strippling Warriors embraced their first lead after Aiza Gravador scored her first goal in the 12th minute.
Ateneo Mix had to regroup themselves to bring their focus back into the game as booter Celina Simone Jaldon delivered their first goal on the 14 minute.
Anna Santos of Ateneo Mix also had her fair contribution as she set up a perfect pass to Jaldon for her second goal on the 18th minute as they ended the first half leading 2-1.
With two minutes remaining in the game, Warriors' Gravador leveled the score at 2-2 with a goal in the 37th minute.
The tandem of Jaldon and Santos, however, broke the deadlock in the 38th minute as they the two turned out to be difference in securing the victory for Ateneo Mix.
However, Warriors did charge up for one last time only to be thwarted by the efforts of Ateneo Mix goalkeeper Gabby del Fierro to stop the rally.
The games continue tonight starting at 5:30 p.m. with DDS Hinex vs Sakya FC; followed by another match at 6:30 p.m. Ateneo Mix vs Ateneo A; DDS Khanj vs SOS FC at 7:30 p.m.; and the 8:30 p.m. match of SOS Girls vs Punta del Sol team.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on July 20, 2014.