We have an update on Westwood boys’ soccer play.
On March 14, Westwood Varsity played Webb School on the road.
The Rockets grabbed a 2-0 lead after the first half and turned it on in the second half as they went on to win 8-0 over the Feet.
Scoring the first goal of the day was 6th grader Rogelio Ramirez. Joan Deanda played outstanding as he had a hat trick (3 goals) and an assist.
Aiden Walker, Jobson Lemons, and Michael Vieras both had 2 assists and 1 goal each, and Aaron Jaimes added a goal and an assist.
Westwood played Harris Middle and battled to a hard-fought 1-1 tie.
Coach Kevin Smith stated that he chose to play Harris in an out-of-conference game because they have been a great middle school soccer team for a very long time. Unable to find other schools to play, Harris became an option, and Coach Smith said it can only help, win or lose. He added that Harris has twice as many kids as Westwood, but the Rockets came to play.
Joan Deanda took a corner in which 7th Grader Aaron Jaimes scored for Westwood.
In the JV match ended, Westwood defeated Harris 2-1. Juan Gonzalez scored the first goal after an assist by Alwin Cano. The Rockets got their winning goal from Aaron Jamies as he was assisted by Greyson Goff.
Westwood played ST. Andrews-Sewanee in Sewanee
In the first half, Westwood struggled to hit the back of the net as the SAS keeper made some amazing saves, and Westwood missed 16 shots by either shooting over the net, hitting the post, or the keeper making great saves. The 1st half ended 1 to 1 tie with SAS scoring on a penalty kick. The Rockets’ goal was scored by Joan Deanda with an assist from Jobson Lemons.
In the 2nd half, Jobson Lemons, Aiden Walker, and Michael Vieras all had 2 goals and 1 assist as Westwood won 7-1. Aaron Jamies added 2 assists, and Rogelio Remirez had one in the win.
The JV played a 30-minute match, but the Rockets planted 8 goals in the net.
Coach Smith said the JV team really worked well together and shows a bright future for Westwood as they beat SAS 8-0
John Martinez led the JV team with a hat trick (3 goals). John Martinez scored one goal on a corner in which he curved into the goal. Mario Gonzalez scored 2 goals and 1 assist. Damieon Duncan and Jobson Lemons both had 1 assist in the contest. Alwin Cano finished with a goal and an assist. Natalio Rivera finished with an assist. Erick Mancayo had a goal, and 5th Grader Fernando Aviles scored a goal as well.