Farmingdale Stars United Capture Girls U-16 State Open Title

Farmingdale Stars United

In a battle of two Long Island Junior Soccer League teams, Farmingdale Stars United took home the Peter Masotto Cup with a 2-1 win over Stony Brook Crew.

The Girls U-16 State Open Cup final was played on June 3 at Stringham Park in LaGrange, N.Y.

Leah Sparacio scored a last-minute goal to give Farmingdale the 2-1 win. Jessica Ford netted Farmingdale’s first goal.

“Both teams are so closely matched but our girls had the endurance to win the state championship,” said Steve Ballas, Farmingdale’s coach.

Farmingdale will represent Eastern New York at the Regionals from June 29 to July 3 in Spotsylvania, Va., as part of the National Championship Series.