WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council honored three West Paterson Soccer League (WPSA) championship squads at its Aug. 16 meeting. An additional three championship teams - WPSA Alliance, WPSA Celtic and WPSA Condors - will be honored at the Sept. 20 meeting.
Honored on Aug. 16 were:
The WPSA Warriors U 14, Flight 3 went 8-1-1 in the spring season to win their division under coaches Vince Di Taranto and Edgar Aguilar.
WPSA Union Div. II, Flight 5 won their division with an undefeated record in the spring season under coaches Vince Di Taranto and Javier Trinidad.
WPSA Arsenal Div. I, Flight 3 won both their division in the spring season and was also the over Morris County League Cup champion, besting 35 teams. Both of their seasons were undefeated. The coaches of the Arsenal are Peter Papasavas and Tony Carnemolla.
Mayor Keith Kazmark praised the players, noting the challenges faced by the boys by not only having to keep up athletically but academically as well, with the demands of participating in a travel league. He also noted the hard work of the coaches and those that organize the league as well as the parents who shuttle their kids to all the practices and games.