Blossomland Soccer League 2018 news
2018 BSL Cup Tournament ResultsFIRST DIVISION
St. Joe Kickers Premier lost to Pathfinders in their first and last games; in between, they went undefeated to gain their fourth Blossomland Soccer League regular-season title and first since 2012. Both SJK Premier and Pathfinders finished league and tournament play with identical 10-2-2 marks (Pathfinders finished second in the regular season).
Pathfinders gained the Cup by defeating Tornados 4-2 in the semi-finals and SJK Premier 2-0 in the final. Josh Aaron scored both goals in the championship match.
St. Joe Kickers Blau took their third second-division regular-season title with a 9-3-0 record but fell to second-place Pumas in the second-division tournament final 4-1. Jordan Matthews scored twice for Pumas while Gavin Ferlic and Brigido Aguirre added one each. Adrian Rodriguez tallied the lone Kickers' goal.
|Front, Left to Right: Travis Wirick, Joey Austin, Cicone Palmore, Sam Neri, Christian Rackley, Aaron Acevedo, Evan McCullough, Isaac Hernandez, Tyler Kuzdas|
Back, Left to Right: Kyle Low, Andy Low, Cole Krassow, Mat Peters, Mike Peters, Nick Brenn, Kurt Grandin, Chris Reinking, Josh Aaron
Not Pictured, Drew Haumersen, Kyle Christianson, Ryan Robleske, Kurt Masciovecchio
Front Row Left to Right: Nick Lafond, Jason Girvan, Kevin Kay, Rob Scudder, Mateusz Gibiec, John Brown, Andrew Maier, Jona Martinez.
Back Row Left to Right: Griffin Eaton, Andrew Girvan, Nate Kahne, Matt Krieger, Trent Frank, Rolando Alcarez, Kevin Chaddock, Jordan Miller, Derek Schrauben, Tyler Ormsby, Persis Oware.
Front row sitting: Michael Mayorga. 2nd row from left, Nate Frank, Levi Miller, Jordan Matthews, coach-manager Tony Catanzarite, Josiah Lappin. 3rd row from left, Eduardo Vela, Brigido Aguirre, Angel Frayre, Patrick Magliozzi, Aaron Carroll, Gavin Ferlic, Oscar Sandoval, Brad O'Chap, Steven Rudolph, Zach Richardson and Sal Flores.
BSL Tournament ResultsSunday, July 22:
Division 1 Games
at St. Joe Kickers
1 - St. Joe Kickers Premier
1 - Chesterton (Ind.) RFA Legends
after extra time, SJK Premier advances 6-5 in penalty kicks.
at Niles Brandywine High School
4 - Pathfinders
2 - Tornados
Division 2 Games
at St. Joe Kickers
1 - St. Joe Kickers Blau
0 - Cyclones
2 - Pumas
0 - St. Joe Kickers Weiss
Sunday, July 29 - BSL Cup finals
at St. Joe Kickers Sports Club.
Division 2 championship (SJK Blau v. Pumas) at 3pm
Division 1 championship (SJK Premier v. Pathfinders) at 5pm.
Blossomland Cup Tournament Schedule(July 20, 2018) Congratulations to both the SJK Premier and SJK Blau teams for winning their division during the regular season.
The Semi-Finals will be played on Sunday, July 22:
Division 1 Games:
SJK Premier vs RFA Legends starting at 6:30 pm. to be played at the St. Joe Kickers
Pathfinders vs Tornados starting at 6:00 pm. to be played at Brandywine HS.
Division 2 Games:
SJK Blau vs Cyclones starting at 4:30 pm to be played at the St. Joe Kickers
Pumas vs SJK Weiss starting at 4:00 pm to be played at Sam Adams Elementary in Cassopolis
BSL Cup finals will be held on Sunday, July 29 at the St. Joe Kickers. Division 2 plays at 3:00 pm with Division 1 playing at 5 pm. Afterwards there will be an awards ceremony.
2018 BSL Schedule Set(April 14, 2018) The 2018 Blossomland Soccer League schedule has been posted. This season, fourteen teams are playing 84 matches in two divisions. Good Luck to all!
RFA Legends Capture 2017 BSL Title(July 30, 2017) RFA Legends won the BSL Cup final by defeating SJK Premier 4-2. RFA goals were scored by David Galloway Jr. (2), Cole Galloway and Trent Weller. Kevin Chaddock and Jona Martinez scored for SJK Premier. RFA finished the season unbeaten, winning Division 1 with a record of 10-0-2 and ended the season at 12-0-2 winning both the regular season and BSL Cup.
BSL Championship July 30(July 23, 2017) The St. Joe Kickers Premier defeated South Bend Tornados 1-0 on an own goal. Robbie Scudder recorded the shutout for the Kickers. The Kickers, who are now 11-0-2, will play Chesterton (Ind.) RFA Legends in the Blossomland Cup championship match next Sunday at 3:00pm at the St. Joe Kickers Sports Club. RFA defeated Niles Pathfinders 6-0 in Sunday's other semi-final match.
2017 BSL Regular Season Stats SummaryDivision 1
Champion - RFA Legends
Top Goal scorer
- Cole Galloway (RFA Legends) 19
Fewest Team misconduct pts - RFA Legends
Total goals scored in Division 1 - 208
Champion - Edwardsburg
Top Goal scorer - Tied
- Dylan Fillwock (P&R) 16
- Charles Moore (Cyclones) 16
Fewest Team misconduct pts Tied - Edwardsburg (4)
- SJK Blau (4)
Total goals scored in Division 2 - 209