Local high school female soccer player hits 100 career goal milestone

It took a little longer for Saranac Central women’s soccer senior Sydney Myers to score her 100th career high school soccer goal. On October 15, Myers had free space in a game against Saranac Lake in less than 6 minutes in the first half. She knew she had to take a chance. The ball roll passed the Red Storm keeper, leading to a 1-0 Chiefs lead and the 100th goal. “Honestly, I’ve been waiting for this moment my whole life,” Myers said. “I didn’t think I’d reach it, but once I kicked that ball and saw it go into the net, I was just beyond excited and just super happy. ” The game was stopped to honor Myers for his achievement. Immediately after the score, she received hugs from teammates, a 100th goal sign, and then a quick run to hug her dad, TJ Myers, and the rest of his family. as hard as I can to make my parents proud,” said Sydney Myers. “I don’t really see my brother and sister much, so knowing that they could be here and support me was really special and made me really happy . “Sydney’s siblings also have ties to the college game. His sister, Kayla Myers, is a junior midfielder for the SUNY Plattsburgh women’s soccer team, while his brother, Austin Meyers, played midfield. fielding at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences college is something Myers also has her sights set on in the future.” It’s always been my dream goal to play college and compete on the pitch and playing the best I can,” Sydney said. “I think she’s got the full package,” said Saranac Central women’s soccer coach Amber Liberty. “Mentally, physically, his work ethic, everything. She’s ready to go.” The night Sydney scored her 100th goal coincided with Saranac Central’s 10-0 victory over Saranac Lake. team for their accomplishments in helping lead the Chiefs to an undefeated season in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference (CVAC) play. The team has the distinction of finishing consecutive seasons as the No. 1 seed. I truly believe that this group is one of, if not the most talented group to ever emerge together in women’s football,” said Saranac Central women’s football coach Amber Liberty. “They really care about each other, they play together as a team, and they have what it takes to go far. Also, the boys’ and girls’ head football teams were participating in their Make-a-game. Wish. Both teams were aiming to raise $20,000 for Make a Wish of Northeast New York to support childcare. All of the elements lead to Myers feeling a lot of emotions in a great one-night package. The trip from Myers to her 100th goal was a long one She started playing soccer when she was just 5 years old and then spent most of the year practicing her game through her club soccer team, Plattsburgh FC, traveling to various competitive football tournaments around the world. “From Boston, all the way to Virginia, we’ve played in Pennsylvania, all over New York State,” TJ Myers said. “We’ve had a lot of good experiences with it over the years and I think it has really helped her progress d years his game. “Myers’ talent quickly blossomed into something special. Even at a young age, her trainers noticed how good she could be. “I remember watching Sydney when she was probably seven or eight,” Liberty identifying her. “And coming home and saying to my husband, ‘wait until this one passes.’ commitment to the game led to her impressive feat. She and Schroon Lake Newcomb combo team junior football player Logan Bush are the only active Division VII players to have the distinction of scoring 100 goals. time, Myers has an 8-goal lead for first place in Section VII women’s football this season (28), but is also second in Section VII in assists (13), leading to a total of 69 points for first in Section VII. The second-leading scorer, Grace McCasaland (47), is 22 points behind Myers for first place. Now that she has reached the milestone, she hopes the Chiefs’ success in the regular season will result in the Section VII playoffs , which begin this week. “I’m really happy for her that she’s been able to achieve this goal,” said TJ Myers. “Now we can move on to the playoffs…we qualified for the last four last year, and we can’t wait to continue.”

It took a little longer for Saranac Central women’s football senior Sydney Myers to score her 100e high school career football goal.

On October 15, Myers had free space in a game against Saranac Lake in less than 6 minutes in the first half. She knew she had to take a chance. The ball rolling past the Red Storm keeper, leading to a 1-0 Chiefs lead and the 100e objective.

“Honestly, I’ve been waiting for this moment my whole life,” Myers said. “I didn’t think I’d reach it, but once I kicked that ball and saw it go into the net, I was just beyond [sic] enthusiastically, and I was just super happy.

The game stopped to honor Myers for his accomplishment. Immediately after the score, she received hugs from her teammates, a 100e goalscoring display, then a quick run to hug his dad, TJ Myers, and the rest of his family.

“I work as hard as I can to make my parents proud,” said Sydney Myers. “I don’t see my brother and sister much, so knowing that they could be here and support me was really special and made me really happy.”

The Sydney siblings also have ties to the collegiate game. His sister, Kayla Myers, is a junior midfielder for the SUNY Plattsburgh women’s soccer team, while his brother, Austin Meyers, played midfielder at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Playing in college is something Myers also plans to do in the future.

“It’s always been my dream goal to play in college and compete on the field and play the best I can,” Sydney said.

“I think she’s got it all,” Saranac Central women’s soccer coach Amber Liberty said. “Mentally, physically, his work ethic, everything. She’s ready to go.”

The night Sydney scored their 100th goal coincided with Saranac Central’s 10-0 win over Saranac Lake. At the same time, Seniors Day was also taking place, honoring Myers and seven other seniors on the team for their accomplishments in helping lead the Chiefs to an undefeated season in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference (CVAC) play. The team has the distinction of finishing consecutive seasons as no. 1 seed in Section VII, Division I women’s soccer.

“I truly believe this group is one of the most, if not the most, talented group to ever come together in women’s soccer,” said Amber Liberty, Saranac Central’s women’s soccer coach. “They really care about each other, they play together as a team and they have what it takes to go far.”

Also, the boys’ and girls’ head football teams were participating in their Make-a-Wish game. Both teams aimed to raise $20,000 for Make a Wish of Northeast New York to support childcare. All the elements made Myers feel a lot of emotions in a great one night package.

Myers’ Journey to 100e the goal was long. She started playing soccer when she was just 5 years old and then spent most of the year practicing her game with her club’s soccer team, Plattsburgh FC, traveling to various soccer tournaments. competitive around the world.

“[From] Boston, all the way to Virginia, we’ve played in Pennsylvania, all over New York State,” said TJ Myers. “We’ve had a lot of good experiences with it over the years and I think it’s really helped her progress in her game.”

Myers’ talent quickly became something special. Even at a young age, her trainers noticed how good she could be.

“I remember watching Sydney when she was probably seven or eight,” Liberty said. “And come home and tell my husband, ‘Wait for this one to pass'”

Myers made sure to keep her art performing at peak performance by doing the right things on and off the court.

His dedication and commitment to the game led to his impressive achievement. She and Schroon Lake Newcomb combo team junior football player Logan Bush are the only active Division VII players to have the distinction of scoring 100 goals.

Meanwhile, Myers has an 8-goal lead for first place in Section VII women’s football this season (28), but is also second in Section VII in assists (13), leading to a total of 69 points for first in Section VII. The second-leading scorer, Grace McCasaland (47), is 22 points behind Myers for first place.

Now that she’s made the leap, she hopes the Chiefs’ regular-season success translates into the Section VII playoffs, which begin this week.

“I’m really happy for her that she’s been able to achieve this goal,” said TJ Myers. “Now we can move on to the playoffs…we qualified for the last four last year, and we can’t wait to continue.”

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