Jambaars undefeated in Cup

Juneau Soccer League's Under-13 boys team has yet to lose in Washington

Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2005

The Juneau Soccer League's under-13 boys team, the Jambaars, recently kicked off competition at the 26th annual Diadora Cup in Redmond, Wash.

The Jambaars stated play on Thursday by battling FC Mukilteo Revolution to a 2-2 draw.

Peter Jorgensen gave the Jambaars a quick 1-0 lead when he scored off an assist from Andy Lawson in the game's first minute.

Lawson added his second assist of the game just after halftime when he passed to Colin Gozelski, who put his side up 2-0.

FC Mukilteo fought back, however, as the Revolution converted a penalty kick in the 39th minute after a handball in the penalty area.

The Revolution leveled the score in the 49th minute as the Jambaars were the unfortunate victim of an own goal.

The Jambaars did play a sterling defensive game, however, as fullbacks Nathan Fosket, Devin Bertholl, Sage Thibodeau and goalkeeper Taylor Lehnhart limited the Revs to just three shots on goal.

Following Thursday's tie, the JSL Jambaars came out Friday and overpowered the SH Revolution in an 8-0 win.

Once again, the defense of Fosket, Bertholl and Thibodeau led the way as the Jambaars didn't allow a single shot on goal.

The Jambaars enjoyed a solid scoring attack as five different players found the net.

Lawson, Gozelski and Rhett Bennett scored two goals each in the victory.

Also scoring for the JSC Jambaars, Ben Gelotte and Jorgensen each found the net.

Raphael Betit and Lawson also added one assist each.

Zander Hoke, Max Smith, Cole Carnahan, Riley Paul, Bennett, Betit, Gellotte, Gozelski, Jorgensen and Lawson all had shots on goal in the offensive onslaught.

The win placed the Jambaars in first place in their division.

There are 170 teams playing in the tournament with 12 teams participating in the Under-13 bracket.

The tournament wraps up today.

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