November 18, 2016
LISFL Roundup: New York Polet wins three games on a cup-heavy weekend
This week in the Long Island Soccer Football League saw several teams advance in the ENYSSA Cup competitions.
New York Polet won all three of its games, while East Hampton FC came away with two victories. Several league games were also made up to keep the league on course before the winter break in December.
Forest Park was defeated 4-3 by the New York Greek Americans. Forest Park led 2-0 at the half and 3-2 late in the game, but the Greek Americans scored two late goals to clinch the win. Andrew LoManto scored twice for Forest Park and David Lawrence added a goal.
Luis Correa scored the only goal that East Hampton needed as it defeated New York Athletic Club, 1-0, to advance to the quarterfinals where it will face New York Shamrocks.
New York Polet rolled to a 4-1 victory over Manhattan Celtic to advance to the semifinals against Lansdowne Bhoys. Misin Shala tallied twice, while Raphael Abreu and Kyle Schlesinger added goals.
Polet and Lansdowne also will play each other in the ENYSSA Final of the Werner Fricker Open Cup Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 9 p.m. at Mitchel Athletic Complex in Uniondale, N.Y. Polet advanced to the final behind its victory in the Rapaglia Cup in September. Lansdowne moved on with a 3-1 win over Cedar Stars Academy. The winner of the Polet-Lansdowne game will advance to the regionals.
East Hampton defeated Glen Cove Avellino, 2-0, on goals by Eddy Juarez and Furkan Akyol. East Hampton advanced to the quarterfinals as it will face the winner of the New York Shamrocks-Zum Schneider Round of 16 game.
Port Jefferson was beaten by New York Athletic Club, 4-0. Real New York FC also came up short in a 5-0 loss to New York Ukranians.
New York Polet defeated CD Iberia, 4-2, to advance to the quarterfinals as the club will face NYAC. Eric Mirkov scored twice, while Ivan Vulin and Larry Linan added goals for Polet.
Mineola Portuguese was defeated by El Salvador from the Eastern District Soccer League, 3-1. Zach Gould scored Mineola's goal.
Inter New York SA forfeited to Floral Park, which advance to face New York Ukranians in the quarterfinals.
A goal from Joe Meagher was not enough for the FDNY College Point Flames, who lost to FC Spring Valley 4-3 on penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw.
Goals from Ryan Reichmann and Andres Zuluaga weren't enough to win the game for the Hicksville Americans during regulation time. However, they did prevail 6-5 on penalty kicks over American Outlaws Brooklyn to reach the quarterfinals as they will face Williamsburg International FC.
Kosmos United CY wasn't as fortunate as it went down 6-5 on penalty kicks to Blau Weiss Gottschee after a 3-3 regulation draw. Alexis Escobar, Sunnatillo Khusanov, and Khusanboev Zhurabek were the goalscorers for Kosmos.
Port Jefferson Fusion lost 8-1 to Williamsburg. Oisin Keenan was the goalscorer for the Fusion.
Integral Kings defeated Lansdowne Bhoys, 4-0, to advance to a Round of 16 game with the New York Shamrocks. Ricardo Burke, Nateka Simmons, Jermaine Chambers, and Lawrence Maitland were the goalscorers for Integral.
Naim Kurtovic led the way for New York Polet with a hat-trick in a 4-1 win over Manhattan Celtic Legends. David Panchano also scored for Polet, which reached the Round of 16 against Baisley United.
Istria SC a continued its strong season with a 5-0 win over SC Gjoa. Silvio Zucchelli, Rosairio Chiarenza, Osumanu Otoo, Daniel Peros, and Michele Giacobbone were the goalscorers. Istria advanced to the Round of 16 as it will meet the winner of the Gottschee-Cozmoz FC game.
Port Jefferson SC defeated the Brooklyn Gunners, 3-0, to advance to the Round of 16 as it face the New York Hota Bavarians. Lamine Traore, Moussa Keita and Stanley LaRouche scored.
Lindenhurst came up short in a 3-2 loss to the Greek Americans. Michael Hobbs and Steven Jenns tallied for Lindenhurst.
Glen Cove Avellino won 6-2 over Central Park Rangers-Orange to gain the Round of 16, where it will take on the New York Shamrocks Legends. Irasto Knights recorded a hat-trick, Samuel Minaya scored twice, and Damion James had a goal for Glen Cove.
The Hota Bavarians defeated Polonia 3-1 to advance to the semifinals. Adrian Romo, Raymond Campbell, and Oscar Estrada scored for Hota, while Mariusz Dziewulski had a goal for Polonia.
Baisley United defeated Oyster Bay Park 7-2 to setup a semifinal match-up with Hota. O'Neil Johnson scored a hat-trick, Anthony McCreath scored twice, Maurice Davis and Patrick James each had a goal for Baisley.
In league play, New York Olympiacos defeated College Point FSC 3-1 on goals from Leandro Caldas, Thomas Mastoras and Dennis Amvrosiatos.
Asteras continued its good run of form with a 6-1 victory over South Jamaica Portuguese. Christopher Petsalis scored four goals while Enri Meqemeja and Wesley Magyar added goals.
The Garden City Centennials and Hota Bavarians battled to a 4-4 draw. Samuel Ortega, Phil Ng, Ed Vincent and John Sardelis were the goalscorers for Garden City. Dan Fisher, Jordan Russolillo, Marlon Bourne, and Cem Dumankaya were the Hota goalscorers.
Baisley United picked up three points with a 2-0 win over Polonez. Donovan Bernard and Kevin McCleary scored the goals for Baisley.
The Hota Bavarians picked up their second win of the day by a score of 3-0 over Olympiacos New York. Raymond Campbell scored his second goal of the day for Hota, while Patrick O'Connor and Bryan Warde added goals.