By Will Steichen
Idyllwild Community Center Director

Idyllwild School’s field was brightly colored on Thursday afternoon as kids took to the nets for their soccer games. The Blue Monsters played the Royal Knights, and the Red Hawks played against the Renegades. Photo by Jenny Kirchner

4- to 6-year-old division
Bon Donavan and Danielle Rodriquez had outstanding games for the Red Hawks against the Renegades. Gregory Taylor had a goal for the Renegades and Cooper Lewis was awesome in the net.
Royal Knights’ Beau Dillon scored the only goal of the game and Jude Olivier played fantastic defense. Blue Monsters’ Chaz Piche and Kinsey Kretsinger played terrific games.
7- to 9-year-old division
Liverpool’s Silas Zimmerman and Ben Taylor scored goals that led to their 2-0 victory over Idyllwild. Tate Donavan and Dane Knight played well for Idyllwild.
Liverpool and The Dragons played to a 0-0 tie. Luke Olivier and Sarianne Muir were the stars for Liverpool and Kayson Adams and Miles Sechrest were the stars for The Dragons. Dane Knight scored two goals for Idyllwild in their 2-0 win over the Dragons. Defensive stars for The Knights were Kayson Adams and Ellie Kenyon.
Final standings: Idyllwild 4-1-3, Liverpool 2-2-3, The Dragons 1-4-3
Playoffs: Liverpool and The Dragons played each other in a playoff game Monday, Oct. 28. The winner of that game, Liverpool, played Idyllwild on Tuesday, Oct. 29 for the championship.
10- to 14-year-old division
In another well-played and close game, Seth White scored a goal for the Crusaders in the final minutes for a 1-0 victory. Idyllwild Stars’ Finn Carpenter was terrific in the net, stopping many close shots on goal.
Final standings: Crusaders 3-1-1, Idyllwild Stars 1-3-1
The championship game is at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1.