U9 Orange 2013
The U9 Pleasanton Rage Orange girls capped a stellar season by finishing 3rd out of 88 teams for the Norcal State Cup. On Sunday November 17 in Manteca the Rage Orange defeated the Elk Grove Navy 2-0. The Rage Orange scored early when Samantha Riter took a pass from Kiana Tahmassebi and scored. The Rage defense led by goalie Tasha Laberge-Shusterman and defenders Paige Morgan, Andrea Castillo, Alura Hagan, Kelly Queen gave Elk Grove very few chances to score. The Rage Orange offense led by Riter, Tahmassabi, Olivia Soble, Kaitlyn Lemus, Ava Hofstede and Alana Owens kept the pressure on Elk Grove all day. The Rage Orange tallied a final goal when Soble shot it past the Elk Grove goalie.
This final victory of the season capped a season that say the Rage Orange finished 24-5-5. The Rage Orange were undefeated in the Gold division of Norcal. The Rage Orange also had 3rd place finishes in the Rage Showcase and Mustang Stampede tournaments and a 2nd place finish in the Ajax United Fall Classic tournament.
The Rage Orange were led by coach Dave Shaw.