The Sarnia FC U11 White team opened the 3rd week of play with a 6 – 0 thumping of the Oakridge Flames in the London and District Youth Soccer League. The team travelled to London on May 17th and found themselves’ shorthanded, missing 5 regulars in their line up. The boys came out strong in the first half of play but had to wait until the 17 minute mark before they were able to capitalize on their chances. Under aged utility player, Andrew Lemieux, scored his first of the season on a beautiful mid-air tip, on a cross pass from midfielder, Corbin Atkinson. Sarnia would follow with 3 unanswered goals in just 8 minutes of play to round out the first half. Striker, Blake Wallace, would score his first of 2 in the half at the 21 minute mark, followed by his 3rd of the season at the 29 minute mark when he buried a beautiful corner kick by Ashton Lavallee. Nathan Ingles would round out the scoring in the half just a minute later.
The second half was more evenly matched. However, SFC would not let up and kept the pressure on the Flames’ goaltender. Striker, Josh Gulamadeen would score on a nice feed from Andrew Lemieux, in the first minute of the half, putting the U11’s up 5 – 0. Defender, Ethan Charron, would make a spectacular goal line stop minutes later to help preserve goaltender Colton Williamson’s shut out bid. Blake Wallace would score his hat trick goal midway through the half, leading Sarnia to their 2nd win of the season. Goaltender, Colton Williamson, would turn aside 14 shots in his first shutout of the season.
SFC U11 White were on the road, once again, last Friday, taking on the Lambeth Lancer. Sarnia would once again open the scoring early in the first half when striker, Luke Crombeen, buried his first of 4 goals on the night from Ashton Lavallee. Crombeen would get his second 13 minutes later on a nice individual effort up the middle. Midfielder, Cole Houghton, would score his first of the season from corner kick specialist, Ashton Lavallee. Lambeth would cut the lead to 3 – 1 before the end of the half.
The second half saw Sarnia a little more tentative, giving the ball away and goaltender, Colton Williamson had to make some big saves throughout the half. However, Combeen was a man on a mission and scored his 3rd and 4th of the night just 5 minutes apart. SFC would take the game
5 – 1.
The Sarnia FC U11 White team currently find themselves in a 4 way tie for first place in their division with a 3 – 2 record for a total of 9 points. SFC has this week off and will be preparing to compete in the their first tournament of the season in Mount Bridges next week.