Soccer travel team prevails, 3-1
The Beacon Bandits, who play in the East Hudson Youth Soccer League, on June 9 dethroned the defending U12 champs, the Plainedge Roughnecks of the Long Island Junior Soccer League, 3-1, to win the Arch Cup Gold.
“We moved the ball pretty well and played possession,” said Beacon coach Mike Lenteni. “Defensively, Chris Crawford and Stephen McDowell did a really good job in the back.” Avery Davis, Brody Timm and Derek Vibrock scored Beacon’s goals.
The team was also selected by game officials to receive the Rocco Amoroso Sportsmanship Award.Did you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a contribution to support our nonprofit journalism. Our annual appeal has begun! All gifts of up to $1,000 through Dec. 31 will be matched TWICE! Click here for details. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.