Ahmed nets game-winner
Sultan Ahmed came to the rescue at the right time for Cheektowaga. His second goal of the game proved to be the game-winning marker, netting the tally with 30 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Warriors past West Seneca East in the ADPRO Frontier Kickoff Tournament, 4-3.
Cheektowaga trailed at haltime, 2-1, which led to swaps in both formation and players for the Warriors. After the changes, Cheektowaga scored the next two goals, taking a 3-2 lead. As time was winding down, the Trojans netted the equalizing goal with one minute left before Ahmed’s striked with his game-winner.
Cheektowaga plays Frontier in the championship game at 2 p.m. today. John Czajka (three goals, one assist), Jonah Kozak (two goals, two assists) and Alex Hiam (two goals, two assists) all had four-point performances for the Falcons in an 8-1 win over CSAT.
NT starts season strong
Colin Archibald had three goals and one assist for North Tonawanda as the Lumberjacks defeated Wilson, 7-0, in the first game of the Dan Durick Tournament at Tonawanda.
Tyler MacNeil and Vincent Chiodo each scored twice for North Tonawanda, who will face crosstown rival Tonawanda in the championship game tonight at 7 p.m.
Tonawanda defeated Riverside in their first round match, 6-0.
Lake Shore earns win
Devin Roskwitalski and Alex Martin each scored for Lake Shore in the second half aiding the Eagles to a 2-1 victory over Springville in nonleague boys soccer action.
Ken East, Lackawanna win
Kenmore East and Lackawanna each won their respective games in the Coaches Kicking Cancer Tournament at Sweet Home on Friday afternoon.
Kyle Hofschneider had two goals and three assists, while John O’Connell scored three goals in Kenmore East’s 9-2 win over Newfane. Papouch Schmoyer contributed three assists.
Ali Alomari and Mohamed Berman each scored twice for Lackawanna in a 4-0 win over West Seneca West. Ilyas Galab also had a multi-point game, assisting on both of Berman’s goals.
Max Shoemaker had a three-save shutout for Niagara Wheatfield in a 3-0 win over Sweet Home.
The tournament resumes today at noon, beginning with a four-game slate.
Proceeds from the two-day tournament are benefitting Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Weir lifts Falcons to victory
Erin Weir’s game-winning goal in the second half helped Niagara Wheatfield defeat Newfane in nonleague girls soccer action, 2-1.
Weir and teammate Madison Evarts each had one goal and one assist for the Falcons.
Jenna Robnett scored all three of her goals in an 11-minute span in the first half helping Akron beat Olmsted, 4-2. Kara Seguin added two assists for the Tigers, helping on Robnett’s first and third goals.
City Honors sophomore Natalie Milne scored three goals in the Centaurs’ 3-0 win over Starpoint. Milne’s teammate Mary Grace Glavey added two assists.