New Canaan U12 Girls Red win Bethel Columbus Day Tournament
The New Canaan U12 Girls Red soccer team led by Coach Jay Eccleston blasted past their competition with an undefeated performance to win the Annual Columbus Day Tournament held in Bethel, CT this weekend. Teams competing in the tournament included Westport, Greenwich, Trumbull, Bethel, Weston, and Monroe. The New Canaan Girls came out on top against a very competitive bracket, playing a total of four games, winning 5-0, 1-0, 2-0, and 3-1.
While there were many impressive performances by the girls, goals were scored by Sarah Spadaccini (2), India Otero (1), Ryann Mushkin (1), Olivia Cosco (3), Libby Tedford (1), Jessica Eccleston (1), and Lauren Bisceglia (2).
New Canaan had several strong performances in goal including Libby Tedford, Kendall Patten, Katelyn Sparks and Bridget Salmini. New Canaan put on a clinic with their passing ability displayed in each of their games. Several players had multiple goal assists including Lauren Sampson, Kendall Patten, Claire Ross and Jessica Dolby. Impressive defensive and overall performances were also noted by Joelle Anselmo, Katherine Marcus and Lucy Coutts, and Whitney Bryant.
New Canaan’s next game is on Sunday, October 14th at 12:00p against the Bridgeport All Starz in New Canaan at Saxe Middle School in New Canaan.