Leads tighten in KSA soccer standings

Caley Caires had two goals and Kristin Kawamura added another pair as the Kaua‘i Sparks edged out a persistent Kaua‘i Soccer Club’s Blazing Angels 4-1, Sunday.

Hi‘ilawe Grance prevented a shutout for the Angels as the Kaua‘i Soccer Association hosted nine games at the North Vidinha soccer fields.

With the win, the Sparks improved to 4-1 in the fall season with a dozen points to lead the Girls Under 10 division. The KSC-Angels dropped to 1-3 and 3 points.

In other Under 10 contests, the Westside Falcons BU10 team, an 8-1 winner over the Lightning Chix GU10, remain undefeated at 5-0 in the Boys Under 10 division with 15 points while the Lightning Chix are still seeking their first win at 0-5 in the GU10 division.

Team Motiv-8 in the BU10 division improved to a tie for second with Pohaku after edging past the former second-place team 1-0. Both teams are now 2-2 with 6 points for the tie in standings.

Bailey Kaneakalau finished with two goals, Jarran Takekuma added another pair to lead the Westside Falcons BU12-2 squad to a 7-2 win over Lokahi.

In the win, Molly Joyce, HarleyLyn Kaeo and Michaela Licke each added Falcon goals for the win.

Kailee Nii finished with Lokahi’s pair of scores in the effort that keeps the Falcons BU12-2 tied with its counterpart BU12-1 at 2-1-1 records and 7 points.

Lokahi, a GU11 team, is still seeking its first season win at 0-4-1 and 1 point.

The Falcons BU12-1 was a 2-1 winner over the KSC-Blazing Angels GU12 team in an earlier game, Sunday.

Despite the loss, the Angels GU12 retain the lead in their division with a 4-1 record and a dozen points over the Hawaiian Heat, 1-2-1 and 4 points. The Heat enjoyed a bye, Sunday.

The Ha‘aheo Kaua‘i pinkshirts suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of the GIFC BU14 squad who handed the girls a 7-3 loss.

Ivy Sarmiento, Taylor-Jordan Trugillo and Kaina Dusenberry led the Team Onipa‘a BU14 to a 3-1 edge over the Westside Falcons BU14 who got a goal from Caylee Yamamoto in the effort.

The GIFC win over Ha‘aheo keeps it in the top spot of the BU14 division with a 5-0 record and 15 points while the loss still keeps Ha‘aheo in the top slot of the GU14 division with a 5-1 record and 15 points.

The Onipa‘a BU14 finishes the week 3-3 and 9 points followed by the Westside Falcons BU14 at 1-4 and 3 points.

Lokahi GU18, playing a double-header, dropped both of its games: a 5-4 heartbreaker to the Westside United BU15 and a 12-2 loss to Team Motiv-8.

Team Motiv-8 remains at the top of its division with a 6-0 record and 18 points while the Westside United improves to 2-3-1 and 7 points in the BU15 division.

Lokahi drops to 0-2-1 and a point and is still seeking its first win.

Games continue at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday at the Vidinha Stadium soccer fields when Team Motiv-8 BU16 takes the field for the first of its double-header against the Westside United.

Other games start from noon.


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