Joel Tomson Tournament 9/12 and 9/13

  • FDR:  4        Kingston:  0

    Goals: Dan Scott (3), Tyler Wilcha

    Assists: Andrew Carroll, Kevin Cerdas, Habib Kamara

    Saves: Matt Darling - 2

    Coaches Notes:

    FDR:  3         Middletown:  2  (1ST OT)

    Goals: Matt Koziol, Dan Scott (2)

    Assists: Habib Kamara, Tony Keto (2)


    Coaches Notes:

    Poughkeepsie Journal:
    September 14, 2008

    Roosevelt wins Tomson tourney

    HYDE PARK - Dan Scott scored his second goal of the game eight minutes, 20 seconds into overtime as the Franklin D. Roosevelt boys' soccer team beat Middletown on Saturday, 3-2, to win the Joel Tomson Memorial Tournament for the third straight season.

    Tomson coached the Presidents to the Mid-Hudson Athletic League championship on Oct. 25, 2003 while suffering from terminal cancer that spread from his lungs to his bones. He died on Dec. 12 of that year at age 54.

    Roosevelt coach Dan Cowan was proud of the reserve his team showed, especially after a 2-0 halftime deficit.

    "My kids really came out and demonstrated the character that they have being down, 2-0, at the half," Cowan said. "They continued fighting in overtime and I told them that Coach Joel Tomson would be proud of them."

    Scott also scored at 8:02 of the second half and Matt Koziol knotted up the game at 2-2 at 27:38.

    On Friday, Scott had a hat trick and Tyler Wilcha added a goal as Roosevelt beat Kingston, 4-0.

    Poughkeepsie Journal:
    Oct 2, 2008

    Local soccer tourney showed state's best

    On Sept. 12 and 13, the Presidents Soccer Association hosted the Joel Tomson Memorial Soccer tournament at FDR High School in Hyde Park. The varsity teams that played this past weekend were Kingston High School, Minisink Valley High School, Middletown High School and FDR High School.

    The association board would like to thank all the spectators, officials and especially the teams' coaches and athletes for their participation. The games were hotly contested, with the games played Sept. 12 in a driving rain and both games on Saturday extended to Golden Goal overtime.

    As supporters of soccer, you can be very proud of the way your teams represented your communities and schools with the quality and level of play on the part of all the teams.

    These athletes from our communities and schools are among the most talented in the state. If you enjoy soccer or have young children participating on recreational or travel teams, I encourage you to get a schedule and get to the next home game to watch your varsity players. You won't be disappointed.

    Phil Gabel
    Board President
    Presidents Soccer Association
    Hyde Park