Warriors edge Raiders with late goal
The Wiesbaden Warriors edged the Kaiserslautern Raiders 1-0 on Saturday in a late-season boys soccer showdown that served as a preview of what figures to be an evenly matched DODEA-Europe championship tournament later this month.
Michael Bills delivered the match’s only goal with four minutes to play in regulation, finally ending a stalemate between the reigning divisional champion Raiders and the Warriors, a title hopeful.
Asa Moncivais notched the assist for Wiesbaden, while Matias Chavez made nine saves in a shutout performance in goal.
The Warriors are now done with the regular season having allowed just one total goal in five Division I games. Kaiserslautern faces Vilseck next weekend in its regular-season finale.
Ramstein 6, Black Forest 0: Saturday at Kaiserslautern, the Royals scored three goals in each half of a rout.
Chris Slover produced half of Ramstein’s goals, while Anthony Villella delivered half of the team’s assists. Gavin McMillan added a goal and an assist, while Jaden Buelvas contributed a pair of assists.
The Royals take DODEA-Europe’s only unbeaten boys soccer record into their May 12 finale at Lakenheath.
Stuttgart 2, Vilseck 0: Saturday at Vilseck, the Panthers scored a pair of second-half goals to swing a scoreless game to their side.
Abraham Engelke and William Russell provided the goals in Stuttgart’s second-half push.
The Panthers have won three straight Division I games entering their May 12 finale at SHAPE.
VIlseck will host defending champion Kaiserslautern in a final-weekend Division I showdown.
American Overseas School of Rome 7, Sigonella 2: Saturday at Rome, the Falcons overwhelmed the Jaguars.
Christian Sjoman scored a pair of goals for AOSR, a frontrunner for the Division II title. Five Falcon teammates joined Sjoman in the scoring column.
Alconbury 3, Lakenheath 3: Saturday at Alconbury, the United Kingdom rivals played to a draw.
Each team was paced by standout statistical efforts. Alexander Rodriguez scored twice and assisted a goal by Samuel Alves, who returned the favor with an assist on one of Rodriguez’s goals. Jose Cordero, meanwhile, scored all three of the Dragons’ goals.
Lakenheath takes a shot at Division I leader Ramstein next weekend, while Alconbury faces Division III nemesis Brussels.
Hohenfels 3, Baumholder 1: Saturday at Hohenfels, the Tigers claimed victory in a spirited Division III matchup.
Chris Martinez scored a pair of goals and assisted teammate Jackson Smith IV on the other. Jose Pinzon scored Baumholder’s goal.
Both teams are in action next weekend to finish off their regular-season schedules. Hohenfels faces Black Forest, while Baumholder tangles with Spangdahlem.