In the CIF Southern California Regional Girls Soccer Championships pairings, Santa Margarita will look to add to its CIF-SS Division 1 title with a regional Division 2 championship.
The Eagles will play host to Southern Section Division 2 runner-up Hart of Santa Clarita. Edison, who fell to Santa Margarita on Saturday, will play at Torre
CORONA – Twelve years had passed since Santa Margarita last won a CIF title in girls soccer.
It took 80 minutes to erase that 12-year drought on Saturday night.
It wasn't pretty, but the result was beautiful for the Eagles, who pulled ahead of Edison early and cruised the rest of the way to claim a CIF-SS championship with
CORONA – There are only two seniors on the St. Margaret’s girls soccer team’s roster.
On a team as young as the Tartans, it’s only fitting one of those senior veterans won them a CIF-SS championship on Saturday.
Alexa Barbaresi nailed a clutch penalty kick with two minutes left in double overtime to
Saturday could be remembered as the greatest day in the history of Orange County high school sports.
You don't believe us? OK, consider this:
There were 17 county teams competing for CIF-SS titles in basketball and soccer.
Those teams were taking part in 15 championship games.
All of it happened in one day and eve
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA – Early in her playing days, Santa Margarita goalkeeper Christina Kosmala was asked by a coach if she wanted to be known as “Christina” or “Tina.”
Kosmala said she didn’t have a preference, so her coach decided to call her “Bob.”
Most of her current tea
The CIF-SS released the times and locations for the boys and girls socceer championship games this week.
Here is the information for the Orange County teams:
Edison vs. Santa Margarita at Corona High, Saturday, 5 p.m.
St. Margaret's vs. La Canada at
MacKenzie Cerda did everything in her power to put the Edison girls soccer team on the brink of playing in the CIF-SS Division 1 final.
Cerda scored her fifth goal of the postseason early to give the Chargers a one-goal lead against Foothill.
But when Cerda took an apparent knee to the ribs during a collision with Knights
YORBA LINDA – Yorba Linda goalkeeper Allie Jara was nothing short of perfect in February.
The junior posted seven consecutive shutouts, helping the Mustangs compile a 7-0 record in that span, including two wins in the opening rounds of the postseason.
On Monday, Jara was brilliant in net yet again. Unfortunately for
Cerda was a large factor in the Chargers reaching the CIF-SS Division 1 semifinals. She scored the winning goal against Sea View League champion Capistrano Valley, then added two goals against South Coast League champion Aliso Niguel in the quarterfinals.
This week's Winter Notebook items from OCVarsity's reporters:
The season appeared to be over for the St. Margaret's girls soccer team after it lost to top-seeded La Quinta of La Quinta on Friday in the CIF-SS Division 5 quarterfinals.
But the CIF-SS ruled over the weekend that the Tartans were back in
Recent history has shown the Santa Margarita girls soccer team and penalty kicks don't mix.
The Eagles have been knocked out of the playoffs two of the past three seasons in games that have come down to dramatic shootouts.
After battling Villa Park for 100 minutes in inclement weather, Santa Margarita found itself in a familiar p
SANTA ANA — Prior to this season, the Foothill girls soccer team hadn’t advanced past the first round of the CIF-SS playoffs since 1997.
The Knights made sure to not be content with a second-round exit Tuesday.
The attacking-duo of Hannah Stammer and Kristen Reeves, coupled the strong goal keeping of
Give credit to Capistrano Valley for containing Edison's MacKenzie Cerda for as long as it did Wednesday.
But once Cerda escaped from the Cougars' cage, she made her presence felt.
Cerda broke a scoreless tie with a goal in the 60th minute to secure the Chargers' 1-0 win in a CIF-SS Division 1 second-round girls soccer mat
Reeves continued her outstanding February with two goals in the Knights' first-round victory over Yucaipa on Friday. Reeves' play and scoring ability have helped Foothill earn a share of the Century League and set up the Knights for a playoff run.
FULLERTON – Athletes play sports for myriad of reasons. Some play for fun, some for their teammates, some for their family and some for an escape.
Sarah Fajnor is playing these days to honor the memory of her sister.
On Monday, she continued her outstanding play by scoring the deciding goal in the top-seeded Lancers'