JV - 2018
Cranston East 4 West Warwick 0:
The Cranston East JV squad moved to 2-1-0 on the year with a 4-0 win over West Warwick. Goalkeepers, Mustafa Abbas and Luis Samayoa-Illescas, combined for their first shutout of the year.
Defensively, the Green and White received solid efforts from Josue Molina, Louis Reyes, Joe Lenk and Carter Wolf.
Offensively, they were led by Mario Meletz (two goals), Carlos Andrade (one goal), Jonathan Soberanis (one goal and one assist) and Albert Lopez (one assist).
Cranston East 5 Wheeler 1:
The Thunderbolt Junior Varsity team evened their record at 1-1-0 with a resounding 5-1 victory over Wheeler.
While receiving solid efforts in goal by Mustafa Abbas and Luis Samayoa-Illescas, the Bolt struck for five goals by Albert Lopez (2), Carlos Andrade, Noah Sylva and Louis Reyes. Garnering assists were Josue Molina, Mario Meletz and Noah Sylva.
The Thunderbolts of Cranston East, who had a 31 game streak without a card spanning from 2013-2015, have received only 16 cards over the past six seasons (99 games played).
Giovanni "Gio" Canales, who earned First Team All-Division honors for the Bolt Soccer team in 2016 and 2017, will focus on baseball full time this fall. He ended his soccer career with 330 saves, 11 shutouts and 25 wins. Recently, Canales confirmed that he will take his baseball talents to Coppin State University in the Fall of 2019.