Updated: Oct 1
Hauppauge, NY - The Rowdies set the tone for what promises to be an electrifying season, clinching a hard-fought 1-0 win over the formidable Franklin Square squad. This victory resonates even more as it comes hot on the heels of their stellar performance at the 30th Annual Bob Schager Memorial Cup just last weekend.
Elevating their game to the LIJ’s G-U10 Premier Division has not intimidated these young prodigies. Instead, they have shown resilience, determination, and an undying zeal to succeed. It’s evident that these girls are well-drilled, confident, and set on a trajectory for an outstanding season.
The Rowdies' defense was the backbone of this encounter. Goalkeeper Aubrey Pirnat showcased her prowess between the sticks, recording her 4th consecutive shutout. It's clear that stopping goals is becoming second nature to Pirnat. Not to be outdone, Alexa Hughes, Mya Cameron, Teagan Parchen, and Lillian Aspromgos exhibited an unyielding defensive stance, continually thwarting Franklin Square’s offensive thrusts.
While the defenders were rock solid at the back, Hailey Karcz took it upon herself to ensure that the Rowdies' attack was just as potent. Her solitary goal of the match not only highlighted her impeccable scoring touch but also her ability to step up in high-pressure situations. Karcz, undoubtedly, will be one to watch this season as she continues to terrorize opposing defenses.
In conclusion, it wasn’t just a win for the Rowdies, it was a testament to their team spirit, cohesion, and determination. Every player on the pitch played her part in this memorable week 1 victory. If this game is anything to go by, the rest of the season looks bright for the Rowdies. Opponents, take note!
Stay tuned to the Hauppauge Soccer League's website for more exciting updates and news about the Rowdies and all our fantastic teams this season.