Girls Varsity Soccer
Game Summaries & Headlines.
The Varsity Lady Eagles opened up Delta League play this past week against 2 of the top teams in the section.
On Tuesday behind goals from senior Jen Salinger, Olivia Mattos and Bella Martinez, the girls defeated Franklin HS 3-2. Strong goal tending from sophomore Morgan Shepherd and solid defense from Brianna Barcelona, Kamryn Johnson and senior Alexis Brown helped to keep the Wildcats behind in the score. It was the programs first win versus Franklin, a past section champion.
On Thursday, the girls battled past city champion St. Francis to a 1-1 tie. After being down 1-0, senior Emily Burnett sent a corner kick into the box and Claire Burkhart's shot found the net. Stingy defense led by Barcelona, Brown and Kamryn Johnson along with great mid-field play from Martinez and Grace Erbe kept the Troubadours in check.
Eagle girls travel to Monterey Trail for a 330 game on the 10th and are at home against Grant at Sheldon HS at 530 on the 12th.