32 NOVEMBER 8, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
Christ the King girls capture
city Catholic soccer title
Middle Village’s Christ the King
(CK) Lady Royals girls soccer
team has done it again.
The squad beat St. Joe’s by the Sea
of Staten Island 2-0 to win the New
York City title for the third time in
A week aft er winning the Brooklyn/
Queens championship, the Lady Royals
used that momentum to capture
another citywide tournament.
The game was a tale of two halves,
where the Staten Island champions
controlled the first half and the
Brooklyn/Queens Champions controlled
the second. St. Joe’s created
a couple of chances in the fi rst half,
but they were neutralized by the CK
keeper, sophomore Sara Villacres, in
the waning minutes of the fi rst half.
In the second half, junior Malena
Arevalo gave the Royals a great boost
off the bench at the striker position,
and that led to CK controlling the rest
of the game. Freshman Joanna Perez
tallied the fi rst goal of the game aft er
receiving a cross kick from the right
wing, assisted by Arevalo.
The Royals continued to press and
sophomore Diana Rosendo almost
doubled the score from inside the 18
yard box, but her shot was saved.
Sophomore Maya Marchan was
tripped 25 yards away from the St.
Joe’s goal and freshman Jaiden Vera
translated the free kick into a goal from
a direct free kick in the 36th minute of
the second half to put the game away.
Next the Royals will take on Saint
Anthony’s High School from Long
Island in the New York State Semifi -
nals at 1 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the College
of Staten Island.
— story and photo
by John Fayad
St. Margaret’s/RA Flyers speed away to track medals
The St. Margaret’s/Resurrection
Flyers are back to their medal
winning ways on the track.
During their Oct. 21 Sectional, the
Bantam girls team — consisting of
Aileen Mitarotonda, Caroline Gordon,
Olaia Higgins and Madeline Mauceri —
brought home the gold medal for their
cross country run.
Meanwhile, the Novice girls
took home bronze medals for their
third-place performance in the cross
country competition. The team consisted
of Olivia Santoro, Valentina
Calabrese, Emily Pedicini, Mia Watts
and Gianna Fusco.
Also bringing home bronze medals
for their fourth-place performance
were Bantam boys Matthew
Gordon, Unai Higgins, Lorenzo
Pantalano, Luke Minerva, Finn
Healing, Frank Santoro, Anthony
Pedicini, Gavin Walsh and John
The coaches also congratulated
Junior boys Sean Walsh and Justin
Catapano, Junior girls Linn
Finnegan and Sophia Fernandez,
as well as Novice boys Ethan
Joseph and Luke Mantel; and the
PeeWee team, which included Isabella
Joseph, Dia Healing, Elaina
Calabrese, Lena Olk Hannah
Lucadamo, Peter Gordon, Jaiden
Maxine, Alexander Roa, Ashton
Sirois and Ryan Feliciano.
The Flyers team and coaches
thanked former Flyer Ricky
Hubert for coming back and
rabbiting for the races and supporting
his former team. They
wish him all the best on his High
School track team at Monsignor