Coming off their victory in the HBC Labor Day Tournament - The Sachem Lightning made it two straight tournament victories - taking the GU12 Northport/Cow Harbor Columbus Day Tournament!!!
Sachem Lightning 1, Elwood Cosmos, 0
Sachem Lightning 1, Massapequa Freedom 0
Sachem Lightning 2, Smithtown Cosmos 1
Sachem Lightning 3, Manhattan Asphalt Green Wave 1
In their run to the tournament championship the Lightning got outstanding goaltending from Samantha Wilkins and Brianna Centrone - only allowing two goals over the four games. The Lightning also got big goals in the final game from Alexia Rojo, Kristina Brunder and Samantha Yaker.
Congratulations to the Lightning (pictured above)!!!
The Sachem Golden Eagles capped their SYSL careers in a resounding manner. They were runner’s up in the Long Island Cup and won both Sportsmanship and U-19 Division 1. The Golden Eagles finished with an 11W-1L-2T record and the goal differential was an outstanding 46 goals for and 15 against in all competitions with 6 shut outs. Lifetime the team had 92 wins 24 ties and 54 losses. They went through a lot of ups and downs in their careers but a core group stuck together and persevered over time. Almost all the boys are attending college, quite a few are going to play soccer for their college teams.
Coaching and training this team was a collaborative effort. Mike Donack and Stephen Byrne were the primary assistant coaches and Sandy Clavin and Kevin Organ were two of the best parent administrators I have ever been involved with. Sachem legend Frank Schmidt trained the boys until this year and my son Nick trained them in their final season.
I am going to take this opportunity to say good-bye to the coaching ranks of SYSL. This was my third team and it’s time to make way for some younger talent. Thanks to the Golden Eagles for a memorable last season and thanks to SYSL for their support over the years.
Yours in soccer, Al Micucci (team picture above)
On June 14, 2014, the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) hosted two new competitions––the Eastern New York Premier League (ENYPL) Finals and Eastern New York Champions Cup––to close out the Spring Season. Teams from six leagues were crowned as champions, eight from the Long Island Junior Soccer League, three more than all other ENY leagues combined!
And the Sachem Alliance Team was one of them!!!
(Click on picture below for more details on the tournament)
Regional Champions coming home from Rhode Island on the ferry to Orient Point Tuesday 7/1, the Sachem Speed GU12 won their final match in the morning in the last 12 minutes off of a set piece into the goal, winning 1-0 !!!!
Thanks for representing Sachem Youth Soccer League, Long Island Junior Soccer League!!!
(Click on picture below for more details on the tournament)
Congrats to the Sachem Alliance GU-17 on Winning the Premier Semi-Finals (Pictured at right) and now they just won the Premier Finals!!!
(Click on Picture for Story on LIJSL with Sachem Alliance!!)
What a team!
The girls played up in a cobination U17/18 brackets, and still took on the competition by storm! This is one strong team with a loyal family of friends!!
Way To Go Champions!!!
Congrats to the Sachem Sonic GU-11 on Winning the Long Island Cup Finals!!!
The Sachem Sonic (Girls U11) won their first LI Cup championship on June 15, beating the New York Hota Lightning, 3-1, capping off a remarkable season and run to the championship!!!
(Click Picture for Sachem Patch Article!!!)
CONGRATULATIONS to the 2014 Sachem Speed GU12 on winning their ENY National Championship Cup game today, beating HBC Barracudas 1-0, in LaGrangeville, NY!!!
The girls are now advancing to the Regional Level of the tournament in Kingston, Rhode Island from June 26-July 1.
Click on the picture below to go to 2014 US Youth Soccer Region 1 Championships - tournament link
CONGRATULATIONS to the 2013 Sachem Sparks GU15 on their successful trip to the Finals for the N.E.W.S.S. (National Elite Womens Soccer Showcase) Tourney and taking 2nd place in a very competitive division!!!
Click on picture below to go to the Girls - Premier Elite Tournament link
Congratulations to the 2013 Sachem Sparks for comining in 1st place, in Auburndale's Summer Cup Tournament. The Sparks won 2 games and tied 1, to come in 1st place! Great job, team!
Congratulations to the GU 16 Sachem Alliance on making the Long Island Cup Finals. Please try to come down to Stony Brook to support them in winnnig the Cup! There game is to be played on Saturday, June 15, at 2:20, against the Manhasset Rebels. DIRECTIONS: http://www.stonybrooksoccer.com/dev/pages/directions.php
Schedules for the Spring season are almost complete and the start of the new season is around the corner. If your team is interested in professional training by Redbulls Academy, please reach out to your Travel Trustee for details.
To provide a place for the more advanced player (fourth grade and older).
Travel teams are formed for the more advanced player. Selection to a Travel team requires a large commitment on the part of the player and parent. SYSL Travel teams are registered within the Long Island Junior Soccer League, which is the organization governing all travel soccer teams on Long Island. This program requires that you will have to travel throughout Long Island to neighboring clubs for any away games on your schedule. Although travel soccer is a competitive program, our goal is to focus on development, respect, team unity and sportsmanship. Teams are selected via "Try Out" process every June.
Congrats to the Sachem Extreme GU-11 on Winning the Long Island Cup Finals!!!
CONGRATULATIONS to the Sachem Explosion GU13!!!
They entered the Massepequa Lincoln Page Memorial Day Tournament, scoring in strong and happy fashion the girls ran 5-0, 1-0, 4-0 and 4-0 before picking up their medals and adding to their smiles!!!
Sachem Explosion - Wins Massapequa Tournament!!!
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Anyone using flags for scrimmages, please make sure to put them back and lock trailer.
Congratulations to the GU10 Extreme and GU 11 Speed for coming in first place in Massapequa and to the GU 13 Blast for coming in first place in Commack! Congrats to the Sachem Alliance GU-16 on making the finals at the Columbia, Maryland Invitational Memorial Day Tournament and for winning the LIJSL Fall Sportsmanship Award.
Girls from various SYSL Travel teams got together and volunteered their time at Long Island Cares Food Bank. The girls sorted out and boxed food and filled pallets to be delivered. The girls also sort out and distributed clothing. This was a wonderful day for the girls.
Congratulations to the following SYSL travel teams for their success during Columbus Day Weekend: BU11 BULLS(1st place East Islip Fall Classic). The following were played at Northport: GU11 SPEED(2nd place), GU12 EXPLOSION(1st place), GU13 BLAST(1st place), GU14 THUNDERBOLTS(2nd place), and the SURGE(2nd place). Great work to everyone that played this weekend!
Please contact the scheduler above to reserve an Intramural Sunday
Teams now have the availability to utilize the fields on Intramural Sundays to aid in the fundraising for their teams. Teams should send a brief email to the with the following information:
Date / Time requested, Name of team members that will be coordinating the event and item(s) requesting to sell on the field. Once approved... you will receive a confirmation email.
2014 Fall Schedule:
WEEK 1: Sunday, September 8
WEEK 2: Sunday, September 15
WEEK 3: Sunday, September 22
WEEK 4: Sunday, September 29
WEEK 5: Sunday, October 6
WEEK 6: Sunday, October 20
WEEK 7: Sunday, October 27
WEEK 8: Sunday, November 3
WEEK 9: Sunday, November 10