PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Christian School’s varsity boys and girls soccer teams hosted Abundant Life Academy of Nutley on Friday, September 22 at Veteran’s Memorial Park. As part of the doubleheader, after the games, Parsippany Christian’s held its Senior Night by acknowledging the contributions from their seniors to their respective teams.
In the girls varsity game, Parsippany Christian defeated Abundant Life Academy, 6-0. Parsippany Christian sophomore midfielder, Chloe Milanesi opened the scoring with an unassisted goal. Senior Elizabeth Moger scored the next goal off an assist from Chloe Milanesi, who had two assists in the game. Charlotte Milanesi scored the final goal in the first half for Parsippany Christian. In the second half Cherish Robinson, Estella Izeppi and Lizzy Vazquez all scored. Freshman goalie Rose Hockman recorded two saves.
Following the girls game, the Parsippany Christian boys’ soccer team defeated Abundant Life Academy, 9-4, with senior striker Michael Jetton scoring 5 goals. Freshman Will Dieppa added 2 goals, and George Gonzalez and Luke Leach contributed a goal apiece. Parsippany Christian took a 5-2 halftime lead.
At the conclusion of the boys game, Parsippany Christian School varsity soccer coaches David Detwiler (boys) and Kara Tubbs (girls) honored the seniors and thanked their parents for their support over the years.
Girls varsity head coach, Kara Tubbs said, “I am so proud of our group of seniors this year. They are leaders on and off the field. They are striving to please the Lord in their daily lives as well as while competing in soccer. The team is going to miss them greatly but we are excited to see what the Lord has in store for their futures as they follow and serve Him!”
Boys varsity head coach, David Detwiler mentioned, “Congratulations to our senior boys. They have set the pace for hard work and dedication to the team. May God bless their lives as they move to new stages in life and seek His will to glorify Him. Let’s finish the season strong!”
For the girls soccer team, captains Elizabeth Moger and Alyssa Chellaraj, along with Cherish Robinson, Estella Izeppi, Carolina Sachno, and Lizzy Vazquez were honored. For the boys, 4-year starter Michael Jetton, Luke Leach and George Gonzalez were honored.
To conclude the evening’s festivities, Parsippany Christian held an alumni soccer game.