CASL teams hit the road

correspondentApril 7, 2011 

The Capital Area Soccer League's two Chelsea FC Academy boys teams traveled to Florida over the weekend.

The U15/16 and U17/18 U.S. Soccer Federation CASL Chelsea Academy teams were in action against Weston (Fla.) Football Club Academy and Kendall Soccer Club Academy of Miami.

The U15/16 team went 1-0-1, opening Saturday with a 2-2 draw against Weston FC. Eric O'Brien and Yanni Hachem scored for CASL. Sunday, the U15/16 squad won 2-1 over Kendall FC at Florida International University Stadium in Miami, getting goals from Fernando Castellanos and Kellen Forster.

The CASL U15/16 squad (13-4-3, 42 points) sits in second place in the Atlantic Division of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy's South Conference.

The CASL U17/18 team split its weekend matches, opening with a 3-2 loss Saturday to Weston FC. Cooper Vandermaas Peeler and Gabriel Rivera scored for CASL. Sunday, the CASL team got back on track with a 2-1 victory against Kendall SC. John Pace and Monbo Bokar scored for CASL, pushing their team to 15-3-2 (47 points), good for first place in the South Conference's Atlantic Division.


Over the weekend, Triangle Futbol Club and CASL U14 ('96) teams squared off in a Region III Premier League girls showdown, with TFC Navy taking a 4-0 victory over CASL Elite Black. TFC's Rebekkah Furr produced two goals, and Kenda Said and Emily Truelove also scored.

Triangle United vs CASL

In N.C. Youth Soccer Association First Division U13 boys play, the CASL Chelsea Junior Black defeated Triangle United Soccer Association Gold 3-0, with Luca Del Rosario getting two goals and Ian Pearlswig one. Goalkeeper Jackson Nickens was credited for the shutout.

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