U14G Blue Fire Team (Left to Right) Front Row - Allyson McGlynn, Ava Delargy, Dana Szalus, Sarah Kelly; Middle Row - Maggie Zecca; Back Row - Coach Raj Shekaran, Becca Henderson, Sarah Polizzi, Michelle Coyle, Catarina Coimbra, Annabella Hernandez, Allison Manns, Sarah Bachert, Coach Sean Manns, Sarah Lalevee, Caroline Peer, Coach Andy Peer, Gopna Shekaran (Missing from picture Stacey Berliner and Coach Mike Polizzi)
Ally McGlynn finishes the ball into the goal to give Blue Fire 1-0 win against SDFC Jaguarundi
Sarah Bachert going up the line against SDFC Jaguarundi
Maggie Zecca and Annabella Hernandez positioned for the goal.
Berkeley Heights Blue Fire Faced Babylon in Parsippany Pride Tournament Championship Game
Monday, October 14, 2013 • 11:39pm
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The U14G Berkeley Heights Blue Fire reached the championship game of the White Division at the Parsippany Pride Girls' Soccer Tournament on Oct. 12 and 13.
The team qualified for the championship game by going undefeated in its flight, winning games against SDFC Jaguarundi (1-0) and the Bloomfield Panthers (4-1), while tying game against FC NJ (2-2). The entire Blue Fire team contributed to their advancement to the championship game.
Blue Fire faced a team from Babylon, N.Y. in the championship game. Babylon was first to score off a penalty kick in the first half. Sarah Bachert tied the game for Blue Fire with a power shot to the corner past the Babylon goalie. Babylon was able to finish a free kick opportunity late in the second half to win the game, 2-1.
According to the tournament organizers, the Blue Fire has now earned points on the GotSoccer ranking system. This means the Blue Fire will now have a state and national ranking.
"We have started this season well in competitive flights. We have done well both in Piscataway and Parsippany tournaments and we have started well in the top flight in Mid New Jersey as well. We are very pleased with our current 6-3-2 record," said Blue Fire Coach Raj Shekaran.