Pro-Am Beach Soccer: U18 Jaws 95 Win Open Women's Division

Members of Santa Cruz City YSC's competitive girl's team Jaws 95 competed as "Santa Cruz Locs" and won the open Women's Division in the 10th annual Santa Cruz Open Pro-Am Beach Soccer tournament held at Main Beach. The Locs won every game over the weekend.

The Locs: Emily Harris, Michaela Gwiazda, Lanthi Tozer, Mali Berkowitz, Paxton Scott, Kyrstin Hofstetter, Maddie Thomson, Leslie Calixco Lomeli, Elissa Cooper, Jackie Escobar, Brianna Murtha and Xenia Marquez.

The Locs: Emily Harris, Michaela Gwiazda, Lanthi Tozer, Mali Berkowitz, Paxton Scott, Kyrstin Hofstetter, Maddie Thomson, Leslie Calixco Lomeli, Elissa Cooper, Jackie Escobar, Brianna Murtha and Xenia Marquez.

 

 

U13 Boys Sharks 00 Blue Reach the 2014 Region IV Presidents Cup

U13 boys competitive soccer team Sharks 00 Blue, after reaching the California State finals of the Presidents Cup, will be participating in the Region IV Presidents Cup that will take place from June 11  through June 15 at the Morgan Hill Sport Complex in Morgan Hill, CA. This event has teams representing Cal South, Cal North, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Utah, Idaho and Alaska. The Champion of this event will represent Region IV at the National Championship in Greenville, SC from July 11 thru July 13.


This is the first time that a team from Santa Cruz City YSC has had the opportunity to play and represent Santa Cruz at the regional level of competition.  Most of the players on this team started playing soccer at the recreational level (U6), and the team has volunteer parents as Coaches and Manager.

Sharks 00 Blue are: Ricardo Arteaga, Nicholas Baginksi, Jorge Castor, Adrian Díaz-Bautista, Sergio Garcia, Ricardo Gutiérrez, Rory Hatcher, Travis Hatcher, Giorgos Kottas, Julian Luna, Alexis Martinez-Hernandez, Marcelino Plaza, Nathan Rogers, Isaah Sanchez-Fernandez, Makai Schmidt, Jonathan Sherwood-Flett, Zachary Whitmore, Joshua Zueck  

Sharks 00 Blue are: Ricardo Arteaga, Nicholas Baginksi, Jorge Castor, Adrian Díaz-Bautista, Sergio Garcia, Ricardo Gutiérrez, Rory Hatcher, Travis Hatcher, Giorgos Kottas, Julian Luna, Alexis Martinez-Hernandez, Marcelino Plaza, Nathan Rogers, Isaah Sanchez-Fernandez, Makai Schmidt, Jonathan Sherwood-Flett, Zachary Whitmore, Joshua Zueck

 

Because of the nature and the schedule of the competition, some players have been asked to miss school on Wednesday and Thursday. These are some of the hard choices that go along with high level competition.

District Cup Spring 2014: Santa Cruz City YSC Jaws 02 Finalists in U-11 Silver/Bronze

SC Jaws 02 White  played a hard silver/bronze division of the 2014 spring district cup, and placed a well deserved second place. The entire team was very proud to play, represent and host the tournament.  

Top row from left to right:  Coach Sam Moore, Claudia Abram, Andreina Rodoni, Willow Hovey, Carmen Azmitia, Coach Brooklyn Hovey, Coach Marco Martinez. Middle row left to right: Mary "Mouse" Hedrick, Julia Crowder, Alexandra Martinez, Sarah Jutson, Olivia Lackey, Anais Andrews, Claire Bourdow. Bottom row left to right: Emma Fitzpatrick, Maya Moore, Julia Moore, Jaden Moore.

Top row from left to right:  Coach Sam Moore, Claudia Abram, Andreina Rodoni, Willow Hovey, Carmen Azmitia, Coach Brooklyn Hovey, Coach Marco Martinez. Middle row left to right: Mary "Mouse" Hedrick, Julia Crowder, Alexandra Martinez, Sarah Jutson, Olivia Lackey, Anais Andrews, Claire Bourdow. Bottom row left to right: Emma Fitzpatrick, Maya Moore, Julia Moore, Jaden Moore.

District Cup Spring 2014: Santa Cruz City YSC Sharks 02 win U-11 Silver/Bronze

Santa Cruz City Sharks 02 cultivated success in their first season at 11v11 full field soccer.  The boys took second place in Spring league Bronze Bracket with a record of 8-0-2, then closing the season with their first field tournament win in Silver/Bronze CalNorth District Cup with four straight wins.

The Culmination, of course: Pizza!

Clockwise from left around the table: Jacob Pappas, Adrien Babet, Noah Clarkson, Axel Hartzog, Lachlan Nagel, Denali Wildera, Kai Owen, Pranav Parekh, Liam Murphy, Tristan Bjork, Tenny Lipscomb, Jack Tuthill, Teilo Wellman-Botzer, Hamish Brown, Julian Doblo.  Somehow obscured: Landon White.

Clockwise from left around the table: Jacob Pappas, Adrien Babet, Noah Clarkson, Axel Hartzog, Lachlan Nagel, Denali Wildera, Kai Owen, Pranav Parekh, Liam Murphy, Tristan Bjork, Tenny Lipscomb, Jack Tuthill, Teilo Wellman-Botzer, Hamish Brown, Julian Doblo.  Somehow obscured: Landon White.