Royal Blue, Orange and Kiwi won U8, U10 and U13 championships, respectively, in the Waupaca Soccer Association’s recently completed season. The season ended Aug. 28 with a tournament at the Chain o’ Lakes Elementary School soccer fields.
Forest Green vs. Royal Blue. Forest Green: No goals scored but, Zach Eller had an awesome save at the goal. The ball popped up right in front of the goal and he still got it out of there. Lily Mesyk was awesome keeping her position on the field and staying open for passes. Royal Blue: No report submitted.
Forest Green vs. Red. Forest Green: No goals scored, but Garret Miller had three shots that barely missed the goal. Zach Eller played excellent defense with his mighty kicks. Samantha Nelson played great offense and was very quick to get the ball up the field. Connor McClausland had awesome hustle on offense. Emily Knight did a great job at her positions on both defense and offense. Lily Mesyk made some terrific defensive kicks. David Mahan had some awesome defensive saves. Ron Mason was super-fast at moving the ball toward the goal and Evan Bogard played terrific defense and kept the ball away from our goal. Red: No report submitted.
Forest Green vs. Teal. Forest Green: Goals by Garret Miller, David Mahan and Zach Eller, with Lily Mesyk, Garret Miller and Emily Knight assisting. Hope Koch had several awesome defensive kicks. Faith Koch was terrific at working with the team on getting the ball down the field. Zach Eller had an awesome block at goal with his chest. Teal: No report submitted.
Kiwi 4, Maroon 2. Kiwi: Goals by Henry Batten (2) and Dawson Patzke (2). Good hustle by all teammates. Maroon: Goals by Brennan Krusa and Henry Oetken. Great defense by Henry Oetken.
Kiwi 5, Chocolate 1. Kiwi: Goals by Dawson Patzke (3), Connor Anderson and Henry Batten. Great defense by Henry Batten. Trenton Rowe and Amber Spoerl had an amazing save, Braeden Ryan did a super job on offense and Keegan Johnson had nice hustle. Chocolate: Goal by Jake Rayome.
Kiwi vs. Navy Blue. Kiwi: Goals by Dawson Patzke (3) and Connor Anderson. Isabelle Elandt had a huge save from a strong kick from a Navy Blue player. Camille Lewis saved Navy Blue from scoring. The whole team really played hard and worked together. Nice hustling by Lauren Ryan. Navy Blue: No report submitted.
Chocolate 3, Maroon 2. Chocolate: No report submitted. Maroon: Goals by Juan Bautista and Brennan Krusa. Great defense by Brennan Krusa and Henry Oetken.
Maroon 6, Navy Blue 1. Maroon: Goals by Henry Oetken (3), Brennan Krusa and Juan Bautista with Brennan Krusa assisting. Brennan Krusa had a terrific kick from the sideline. Good defense by Henry Oetken and JC Colbert. Navy Blue: No report submitted.
Yellow 5, Royal Blue 3. Yellow: No report submitted. Royal Blue: Goals by Austin Feldt. Joe Drake headed to the ball to save the goal.
Yellow 4, Kiwi 1. Yellow: Goals by Austin Feldt (2), Emma Ronaldson and Grace Ellie with Grace Ellie also assisting a goal. Grace Ellie followed up her kick to a nice kick into the goal. Kiwi: Goal by Dawson Patzke. Connor Andersen had two great saves. Good defense by Lauren Ryan and Trenton Rowe had a great save. Great hustle by Braeden Ryan and Keegan Johnson.
Yellow 5, Light Blue 4. Yellow: Goals by Emma Ronaldson (3), Austin Feldt and Jesse Frisk with Austin Feldt assisting. Jesse Frisk did a great job scoring a very tough goal. Zachary Wanty and Joe Drake has some great saves. Light Blue: Goals by Lylli Sondrol and Brady Kennedy (3) with Zack Hansen assisting. Seattle Lettau had the best save when she stopped the ball just before it went to the goal.
Light Blue 6, Orange 0. Light Blue: Goals by Zack Hansen, Cole Johnson, Lilly Mueller and Brady Kennedy (3) with Brady Kennedy and Brecken Angsten assisting. Lilly Mueller had a huge kick that saved the ball from going in her goal. Orange: No report submitted.
Yellow 6, Orange 1. Yellow: Goals by Emma Ronaldson (3), Zach Wanty and Austin Feldt (2) with Grace Ellie and Austin Feldt assisting. Joe Drake and Zachary Wanty made several great saves. Orange: Goal by Mackenzie Koehl.
Red 5, Kiwi 3. Red: Goals by Mya Snyder, Brenden Canterbury (3), and Kalyn Klug assisted by Brenden Canterbury and Kalyn Klug. Kiwi: No report submitted.
Orange vs. Forest Green. Orange: Goals by Bruce Sternweis (3), Bret Hanke (2) and Tyler Hanke (2) assisted by Bruce Sternweis and Tyler Hanke. Both Hanke brothers had numerous great saves as goalie. Forest Green: No report submitted.
Orange 4, Red. 3. Orange: No report submitted. Red: Goals by Brenden Canterbury, Kalyn Klug and Camryn Borland with assists by Josh Kocovsky, Morgan Johnson and Mya Snyder.
Orange 5, Teal 2. Orange: Goals by Bret Hanke, Tyler Hanke, Calista Revai and Bruce Sternweis with Tyler and Bret Hanke assisting. Tyler Hanke and Bailey Colden had numerous saves. Teal: Goals by Jack Snider and Emma Pagel with Julia Wolfe and Forrest Ziebell assisting.
Teal 3, Yellow 3. Teal: Goals by Forrest Ziebell (3) assisted by Jack Snider, Ivy Miller and Emma Pagel. Adam Kennedy had a game-saving stop with his knee deflecting the ball out. Emma Pagel and Ivy Miller. Sophia Butkiewicz stopped Yellow from scoring a goal at the line. Emma Pagel stopped Yellow from making a goal in the box. Julia Wolfe, Calli Verhalen, and Sophia Butkiewicz did an excellent job on the defensive line. Yellow: No report submitted.
Red 3, Chocolate 1. Red: Goals by Mya Snyder, Brenden Canterbury and Kalyn Klug assisted by Brenden Canterbury, Camryn Borland and Alana Radley. Chocolate: No report submitted.
Red 5, Chocolate 2. Red: Goals by Drew Roberts (2), Seth Boldt (2) and Brock Navin assisted by Cole Pankratz. Chocolate: Goals by Ryan Kocovsky and Ryan Dayton.
Kiwi 4, Royal Blue 2. Kiwi: Goals scored by Matthew Waldschmidt (2), Brandon Anderson and Tatiana Sotka with Brandon Anderson assisting. Luke Wanty had five great saves. Defense played well together throughout the game. Royal Blue: No report submitted.
Red 5, Forest Green 2. Red: Goals by Seth Boldt (3), Drew Roberts and Brenna Olson with Seth Boldt, Douglas Byers and Jade Weber assisting. Drew Roberts had great goalie saves. Both teams hustled well. Forest Green: No report submitted.
Royal Blue 3, Light Blue 2. Royal Blue: No report submitted. Light Blue: Goals by Logan Borland with Kyle Jobke and Jordan Kalliveg assisting.
Forest Green 4, Chocolate 0. Forest Green: Goals by Macy Davidson and Gabby Avery. Preston Ziebell stopped the final Chocolate kick to preserve the shutout. Macy’s three goals propelled Forest into the wildcard shot for the championship round. Chocolate: No report submitted.
Kiwi vs. Forest Green: Kiwi: Goals by Matthew Waldschmidt, Tatiana Sotka and Brandon Anderson with Brandon assisting. Great teamwork and passes, Thirteen different saves and six attempts on goal. Kate Sathre had seven saves and Luke Wanty had 6 six. Forest Green: No report submitted.
Orange 3, Yellow 1. Orange: Goals by Lane Mielke with Abby Walkush assisting. Yellow: Goal by Jacob Popham with Quinten Polebitski assisting. Strong defense by Garret Johnson and Cassandra Cherny. Great offensive effort by Raven Patzke, Bryce Cramer, Mckena Schultz and Chris Robbert.
Yellow 1, Teal 0. Yellow: Goal by Jacob Popham with Josh Maloney and Mara Abrahmson assisting. Strong defensive plays by Mara Abrahmson, Fritz LeBouef and Elle Miller. Teal: Team played very hard. Turner Kelly blocked the ball to keep the opposing team from scoring.
Kiwi 2, Light Blue 0. Kiwi: Goals by Matthew Waldschmidt with Brandon Anderson assisting. Great well-balanced game for a shutout. Kate Sathre had four saves and Luke Wanty had three. Light Blue: Kyle Jokbe was all over the field and made the most out of Light Blue’s plays, along with Logan Borland.
Teal vs. Orange: Teal: Goals by Abby Wolfgram, Turner Kelly and Alex Librande with Turner Kelly assisting. Teal worked together as a team. Orange: No report submitted.
Red 5, Orange 4. Red: After being down 3-0, Brock Navin started a comeback by scoring a goal early in the second half. Seth Boldt then finished the comeback by scoring four goals with assists by Jade Weber and Drew Roberts. Brenna Olson had the save of the game when she blocked a shot to the goal late in the game that would have tied the game. Drew Roberts and Joseph Keilty also had awesome saves in the goalie box. Orange: No report submitted.
Kiwi 3, Red 2 (championship). Kiwi: Goals by Matthew Waldschmidt (2) and Kate Sathre with Matthew Waldschmidt assisting. All played great teamwork. Luke Wanty caught a penalty kick and three other attempts at goal. Red: Hard-fought game with Seth Boldt scoring two goals. Lots of great hustle and aggressive play. Joseph Keilty was in the goalie box and did his best to fight off an aggressive Kiwi offense. The front line did a great job of passing and moving the ball, while great defensive abilities were displayed by those defending the goal.