With some Manteca Area Soccer League games cancelled because of a lightning storm Sept. 12, many were moved to this past weekend at Woodward Park.
That made for a very busy weekend for some teams, one being the under-14 boys Sporting.
Sporting played twice Saturday and once more Sunday and went 3-0.
Franklin Guardado accounted for half of the team’s goals during an 8-6 barnburner over the Riverhawks. Jordan Moreno, Adrian Anguiano and Eduardo Avalos added one apiece.
Simon Torres, Guardado and Avalos recorded one each in the Sporting’s 3-1 victory over Barcelona, and the team finished the weekend with a decisive 6-1 triumph against AC Milan. Torres added two more goals to his weekend total, with one each coming from Anguiano, Guardado, Avalos and Moreno.
In other MASL action:
Crushers 6, Vipers 1
Brenden Chapman, Mathew Higginson and Trevor Baum dropped in two goals each to lead the Crushers’ thumping of the Vipers on Sunday.
Defender Zachary Gosney played well on the back line, and Enrique Mendoza chipped in with assists.
Crushers 3, Spartans 2
Everardo Velasquez, Justin Ruiz and Trevor Baum struck with one goal each as the Crushers prevailed in a close one Saturday.
Goalkeeper Bryan Telles and defenders Kyle Hickman and Jonathan White proved to be the difference.
Scorpions 6, Warriors 0
Aron Navarette anchored the Scorpions’ one-sided victory Sunday with three goals, with the rest coming from Juan Mata, Kyle Rachels and Morales Gonzalez. Leonardo Hurtado chipped in an assist.
Esteban Castro, Cody Niford and Joshua Craighead played well on the other end to preserve the shutout. Gabriel Cirella and Kyle Dorland performed well in the midfield.
Timberwolves 3, Pythons 2
Oscar Hinojosa Soto drove in all three goals to spearhead the Timberwolves’ victory, and Gerado Cabrera contributed the assists on Sunday.
Craig Durao did his part in sealing the win by making key saves in the goal box. Jorge Flores Jr. and Haven Alimboyogren protected their keeper with their own big stops on the defensive line.
T’ Wolves 7, Scorpions 3
On Saturday, Oscar Hinojosa Soto notched a pair of goals, and Gerado Cabrera added one to the Timberwolves’ onslaught.
Shooters 4, Strikers 2
Jazmin Carrillo, Angelique Galvan, Alex Lecce and Meghan Wallace each fired in a goal for the Shooters.
Goalie Andriana Baldibia-Bejar played well at goalie, and Rosemarie Woods anchored the defense.
Shooters 3, Pink Panthers 2
Angelique Galvan booted in the deciding goal with just minutes left in the contest. Jazmin Carrillo and Alex Lecce accounted for the Shooters’ first scores.
Blizzards 4, Strikers 3
Alicia Patton’s hat trick powered the Blizzards to victory on Sunday. Aysia Cortez added another goal.
Kiana Flores was the team’s defensive standout, and goalkeeper Kaitlyn McGriff collected six saves.
Kickers 6, Blizzards 0
Goalie Alex Tolman had a busy first half for the Blizzards, as she recorded 10 saves. The Blizzards did a better job of defending the goal in the second half with Tolman playing the field, allowing just one goal.
United 2, Shockers 0
Taylor Gray and Sharia Davidson shared time at goal to combine for the shutout Saturday, and Anna Arriola scored both of United’s goals.
Defenders Cheyenne Carter, Lynda Crescini, Leticia Paniagua and Sophia Vukanovich were also in on the clean sheet.
Kickers 3, United 0
The Kickers’ back line did well to hold off United’s skilled strikers Anna Arriola, Jasmine D’Amico, Kayla Herron, Cynthia Randall and Nikkie Rodriguez.
Lady Hawks 4, Fury 3
Juliana Penera, Morgan Gross and Neena Umpad each scored in the first half but it wasn’t enough for the Fury. Goalie Kareena Escartin finished with seven saves on Saturday.
Fury 1, Inferno 1
Monique Angel hooked up with Neena Umpad for the Fury’s only goal.
Kareena Escartin did well to preserve the draw at goal, where she had 15 saves.
Rockets 4, Cheetahs 2
Taysha McGuire scored twice, including one that curled in on a cornerkick, while Kelley Higginson and Kelley Stapelton added one apiece to pace the Rockets.
Kendall Wackerly, Gwenyth Berry, Madison Burch and Jordan D’Amico played excellent defense.