Eagle i: Crowds rewarded with exciting soccer games

The crowds braved the cold to watch some exciting soccer matches for Week 2 of the Optimist Club of Marco Island Soccer League.

However, the weather didn’t seem to curb the enthusiasm of the players who continue to make progress in their skills and make the game really exciting. Come check out the action at Winterberry Park every Friday night from 5 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday morning from 9 to 11:30 a.m..

MVPs for Week 2 were, kindergarten-first grade: Andrew Lundquist, Ellie Poling, Tyler Chute, Patrick O’Gorman, Tyler Blaskovich, Victoria Mazza and Zeke Morris.

Second-third grade: Desiree Noel, Conner McClain, Josiah Hurtley, April Cantu, Joey Gillen, Christian Pipitone, Andrew Sprankle and Emily Hamilton.

Fourth-fifth grade boys: Santi Ruiz, Logan Gross, Evan Meredith, Josh Wagner, Austin Lara, Chris Gengenbach, Sean Hennell and Jett Lathrop.

Fourth-fifth grade girls: Rose Poling, Natalie Halbuer, Haley Havemeier, Megan Reisinger, Katie Schiller and Gabby Haedelt.

Sixth-eighth grade boys: Sean Wallace, Conner Bowden, Paul Grisko, Nicholas Ruiz, Ken Moss and Jose Olande.

Sixth-eighth grade girls: Lexie Lundquist, Ariss Maher, Madison Smith, Annie Rosenblum, Jessica Richey and Briana Anguilano.

Due to the fourth grade field trip, the fourth-fifth grade boys matches will be postponed until Saturday afternoon. At 2 p.m. Your Island Home will play Tropical Island Pools and at 3 p.m. Marco Steelers takes on Vandy’s 5 Brothers.

For more information and schedules, go toOptimistClubofMarcoIsland.org.

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