Veteran Royals have best shot at CHSAA soccer title

The following article was written in the Times Ledger. Click here for view the original article.

 

Christ the King has set the bar a little higher and rightfully so.

The Royals boys’ soccer team has been one of the city’s fastest improving programs over the last four years playing at the highest level of the CHSAA soccer league. CK reached the semifinals two the last three years, but this season’s team gives it the best shot to compete for an intersectional title.

“This is the year,” first-year head coach Michael Cognato said of his veteran group. “This is your senior year. This is your moment and there is no excuse at this point.”

Cognato was an assistant for three years under former head coach Ovid Cusu,

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CK ranked 5th in NYC by MSG Varsity after 7-0 win over Bishop Kearney

CK 7-0 Bishop Kearney on 10/10/2014

Kiana Leger earned 2 goals and had 4 assists along with teammate Sarah Nolan recording a hat trick as the host Royals earned a 7-0 victory over Bishop Kearney at Juniper Valley Park. 

http://www.msgvarsity.com/brooklyn-bronx/nyc-power-rankings-girls-soccer-10-15-1.1639620

 

CK 3-0 Fontebonne Hall Academy on 10/15/2014

Andrea Cardozo opened up the score for CK in the 12th minute of the game from a 20 yard shot assisted by Sarah Nolan. Nolan in turn scored 9 minutes later assisted by Cardozo on a give and go pass inside the box. Nolan added a third goal for CK in the 46th minute asiisted by freshman Genesis Campos. 

Next game will be at Brennan Field against Notre Dame Academy on Monday 10/20/2014 at 4:00.

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Another positive week for Boy's Varsity Soccer

The CK Royals finished their last full week of the season against their Brooklyn Queens Division opponents Archbishop Molloy and Holy Cross. Both games ended with positive points for Christ the King with a 2-2 tie against Molloy and a 7-2 win against Holy Cross. Senior captain Juan Carlos Obregon had an impressive six goals over the two games while senior captain John Nunez added another goal to his resume. Together the pair have combined to score a league leading 32 goals leading into their final regular season game against Xaverian next Thursday. The Royals currently hold second place in the Brooklyn Queens Division with a 8 wins, 2 losses, and 3 ties.

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Royals rise to the occasion yet again

Christ the King Boy's Varsity rose to the occasion in their toughest three game week of the season; defeating Iona Prep 5-1, St. Francis Prep 2-0, and tying Fordham Prep 2-2. Captains John Nunez and Juan Carlos Obregon took turns leading their teams to success when John scored both goals against St. Francis Prep and Juan Carlos assisted and then capitalized on a penalty kick in the fading minutes to tie Fordham Prep. The pair each scored and assisted against Iona Prep, but senior Andy Munoz lead the scoring that game with two goals. The Royals currently hold first place in the Brooklyn Queens Diocesan.

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Late goal clinches Royals draw against Fordham Prep

Christ the King midfielder/forward Juan Carlos Obregon couldn’t contain his smile once the whistle blew to a tenacious encounter against Fordham Prep Thursday night. 

 

Obregon had delivered on a last minute penalty kick into the corner of the net to cap off a second half comeback as Christ the King drew to a 2-2 tie against Fordham Prep at Murphy Field in the Bronx. 

 

Fordham Prep defender Felix Kowarick picked up his second yellow card that ultimately lead to a red by committing a late tackle towards Obregon inside the Rams goal box in the 79th minute. The tackle directly hit Obregon’s left calf but there was no chance the pain was going to take away from the chance to pick up a crucial point on the road. 

 

“No pressure at all,”

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Dynamic Trio leads CK to a 7-0-0 Record

Week of CK's Dynamic Trio 

 
Game 1 (9/24 at Maria Regina) 
 
Score 3-1 
 
The Christ the King Girls Soccer Team traveled to White Plains to play their 6th game of the season against Maria Regina. The game started with both teams attempting to control midfield play. The deadlock was broken when Sarah Nolan was fouled inside the box in the 15th minute. Fellow Junior Medina Mulic scored the penalty kick. Nolan then doubled CK's score when she received a cross from Paulina Ambrus that left her one on one with the Maria Regina center back in the 21st minute. Mulic then scored her second of the game in the 31st minute after a solo effort from 25 yards out. 
 
 
Game 2 (9/26 Home vs. Cardinal Spellman)
 
Score 6-0
 
The CK girls' second game of the week
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Royals beat North Rockland; Remain Undefeated

The JV Royals have improved their record to 3-0 with an impressive 36-0 victory over North Rockland HS.

CK will be tested next weekend with a big league match-up with Long Island power Kellenburg HS. 

CK will play at Kellenburg on Saturday, September 27th at 10:00am.

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Varsity Royals Ram Fordham Prep, Pick-Up First League Win

After a very dissapointing 15-14 loss to Fieldston Prep, CK regrouped in a big way.

In their first league game of the season, CK outplayed perennial AAA team Fordham Prep on both ends, coming up with a big 21-7 victory. That victory moved CK's record to 2-1 (1-0) for the season. 

CK's owns an impressive +49 point differential on the season. 

Leading the way for the Royals was Kareem Davis, who started the game with 70-yard touchdown return on the opening kickoff. 

Angel Ortiz anchored CK's defense with two sacks and applied constant pressure on Fordham's quarterback. Junior Garfield Hall pitched in with a big interception in the 4th quarter. 

QB David Navas and WR Marcus Layne connected on a few great plays. A 57 yard completion in

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JV Volleyball takes 2 at Crossover Tournament

The Christ the King JV Volleyball team had a busy week to start the school year. They traveled to Mary Louis on Tuesday where they won their first League match. They beat the Hilltoppers 25-21, 17-25, and 26-24 to improve their league record to 1-1. Friday the traveled to Oyster Bay Long Island to challange St. Dominic. The young Royals fell 22-25 and 24-26 to a very talented team.

Saturday morning dawned early as the Royals faced St. Marys of Manhassett in the opening match. The royals split the first 2 sets and rallied to come from behind in the third to win. The next match they faced Aquinas High School from the Bronx. The JV fell behind early and dropped both sets 22-25 and 23-25.

The afternoon set matched CK against St. Vincent Ferrer from

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Columnist picks Queens stars to watch in Fall 2014

The following excerpt is from the Times Ledger.

Click here for the full article.

Another Queens high school sports season is getting set to start.

New stars emerge and old ones put the finishing touches on their careers, so here is a look at the players I think you should keep an eye on during the upcoming fall season.

 

Juan Carlos Obregon, Christ the King boys’ soccer

The senior midfielder was a dangerous force, a speedy and athletic Christ the King offense last season as a junior. Obregon tallied seven goals and 11 assists last season as the Royals reached the CHSAA Class AA intersectional semifinals.

Obregon may be asked to score more this year with Christ the King losing leading scorer Cesar Oviedo to graduation.

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