Farmingdale Legacy earns ENY State Open Cup U-18 Girls crown
(Via ENYYSA) – The Farmingdale Legacy left a legacy for themselves as they became the State champions in their last competitive local match before going to college.
In the Girls-Under-18 State Open Cup final between two Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL) teams, Farmingdale outlasted the HBC Strikers, 3-1. Sam Francucci, Trista Seara and Jen Wallach scored Farmingdale’s goals on June 5 at Stringham Park in LaGrange.
“The girls really wanted to win the State championship in their last season before heading off to college,” explained Farmingdale coach Rafael Morais.
Farmingdale also received the Howard Rubenstein Sportsmanship Award as determined by the game officials. Now living in Kentucky, Mr. Rubenstein was seemingly involved in every facet of New York soccer for decades and is a member of the Halls of Fame of Eastern NewYork, the US Amateur Soccer Association and the LIJSL.
Farmingdale will be representing the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) in the Regional championships from June 30 to July 5 in Barboursville, West Virginia and Eastern New York will help pay for their costs.