English power Apaches into men's and women's finals

[NJCAA DIVISION I] Top-seed Tyler (Texas) will meet Georgia Perimeter in the final of the NJCAA Division I men's championship Sunday at Mercer County Community College. Meanwhile, back in Tyler, the Apache Ladies will host Johnson County in the women's final after beating defending champion Lewis & Clark in the semifinals.

Kyle Nicholls, one of seven freshmen from England, scored twice for Tyler in its 3-1 win over Louisburg in Friday's semifinals. Dom Dwyer, another English frosh, later added his third goal in two games. Tyler also has players from Germany, Wales, Scotland, Jamaica, Scotland, South Africa and Trinidad & Tobago on the team.

Karly Baker and Cara Newton scored for Tyler (18-0-1) against LCCC. The Apache Ladies also have an British flavor. Newton is one of three Englishwomen on the team. The roster also includes two players from Ireland and one from Northern Ireland and Wales.

NJCAA Men's Division I
Semifinals-Loser's Bracket
Nov. 20 in West Windsor, N.J.
Yavapai 2 Iowa Central 0
Essex 1 Barton 1
(Essex wins 6-5 on penalties)
Semifinals-Winner's Bracket
Nov. 20 in West Windsor, N.J.
Tyler 3 Louisburg 1
Georgia Perimeter 1 Schoolcraft 1
(Georgia Perimeter wins 3-2 on penalties.)

NJCAA Women's Division I
Semifinals-Loser's Bracket
Nov. 20 in Tyler, Texas
Polk State 3 CCRI 2
Harford 2 Schoolcraft 0
Semifinals-Winner's Bracket
Nov. 20 in Tyler, Texas
Johnson County 1 Paradise Valley 0
Tyler 2 Lewis & Clark 0





[NJCAA DIVISION I MEN] Two-time defending champion Yavapai fell to Louisburg, 3-1, in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I men's championship Thursday at Mercer County Community College in New Jersey.

Yavapai took the lead early in the first half on David Malloy's 23rd goal of the season, but Josiah Trower equalized in the 21st minute, and Louisburg dominated the second half.

The Hurricanes won on goals by Englishman Josh Mulvaney and Bermudan Beshan Lewis.

Top-seed Tyler got two goals from Dom Dwyer in its 5-1 win over Iowa Central.

Quarterfinals
Nov. 19 in West Windsor, N.J.
Tyler 5 Iowa Central 1
Louisburg 3 Yavapai 1
Georgia 2 Essex N.J. 1 (OT)
Schoolcraft 2 Barton County 0

[NJCAA DIVISION I WOMEN] Defending champion Lewis & Clark opened play at the NJCAA Division I Women's Tournament in Tyler, Texas, with a 4-0 win over Harford.

The Trailblazers struggled to find their form in the first half but they put Harford away with three goals in the last half hour.

Katya Hessel, a sophomore transfer from the University of Missouri, led LCCC with two goals.

Quarterfinals
Johnson 2 Polk 1
Paradise Valley 1 CCRI 0
Lewis & Clark 4 Harford 0
Tyler 4 Schoolcraft 3

 

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