Scores from Thursday's games and updated schedule for all of the divisions of the CIF-SS girls soccer playoffs.
DIVISION 1Quarterfinals, ThursdayLong Beach Wilson 1, Santa Margarita
They were the two biggest goals Briana Meyer netted in her life. Both were brilliant strikes, and their beauty was matched only by their importance.
Tied with Chino Hills late in the second half, and overtime a mere minutes away, the Monarchs senior midfielder drilled a shot from inside the box. It sailed past the Huskies’ g
Click through the slideshow to see photos from three girls soccer playoff matches --Laguna Beach vs. Hemet, Whittier Christian vs. Temescal Canyon and Pacifica vs. Arroyo Grande-- played on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015,
ALISO VIEJO – Long Beach Wilson girls soccer coach Dalton Kaufman said before the start of Tuesday’s game that his squad needed to play perfectly to knock off top-seeded Aliso Niguel.
They didn’t, but they still got the perfect result.
The Bruins scored two goals in the game’s final 10 minutes to er
Lauren Marin was in the right place at the right time for the Laguna Hills girls soccer team.
The senior forward followed up a rebound of a Rebecca Chavez shot and slipped the ball into the net in overtime to give the visiting Hawks a 1-0 victory over Edison in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs Tuesday.
FULLERTON — Many times during the 25-year tenure of Coach Jeff Gordon, the Sunny Hills girls soccer teams had been the favorites going against scrappy underdogs in the postseason.
But the Lancers’ young squad was on the other side of matchup this time. They lost to top-seeded Oaks Christian of Westlake Village, 2-0, in
The senior defender scored the winning goal in the 76th minute of Edison’s first-round game against Dana Hills. The Chargers advanced to the second round of the Division 1 playoffs with the 1-0 victory, and they will host Laguna Hills on Tuesday.
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The frustration on the faces of Esperanza’s players became more evident as the time remaining in the game slowly ticked away.
The Aztecs were only trailing by a goal, but an equalizer seemed almost impossible at times as the squad rarely possessed the ball in its playoff matchup against the defending CIF champs, Santa Margarita.
CIF-SS GIRLS SOCCER PLAYOFFS RESULTS AND SCHEDULE
All games 3 p.m. unless noted
DIVISION 1First round, ThursdayAliso Niguel - byeChaminade at Long Beach WilsonEsperanza at Sant
The CIF-SS girls soccer playoffs, which start this week, are loaded with Orange County teams.
Some of the teams are league champions or high seeds and are considered among the favorites to bring home a league championship.
Other teams are potential surprises of the postseason, poised to pull off some upsets over the next few week
1. La Quinta/LQ (18-4-2)
2. Hemet (20-4)
3. Alta Loma (21-4)
4. La Serna (15-4-5)
County representatives: Ocean View, Estancia, Calvary Chapel, Segerstrom, Laguna Beach
Rapid reaction: Just for a bit of context, La Serna is the division&rs
1. Grand Terrace (20-2-3)
2. Paloma Valley (11-7-4)
3. Maranatha (16-4-4)
4. Gabrielino (15-4-1)
County representatives: Whittier Christian, Savanna, Santa Ana Valley, Katella
Rapid reaction: Savanna,
1. Grace Brethren (19-3-2)
2. Riverside Prep (21-0)
3. Shadow Hills (12-1-2)
4. Big Bear (15-7-2)
County representatives: Tarbut V’Torah, Garden Grove, Santiago, Los Amigos
Rapid reaction: How real is t
Yasmeen Flores scored the golden goal early in the first overtime period to give Katella a 3-2 win over visiting Santa Clarita Christian on Tuesday in the wild-card round of the CIF-SS Division 6 girls soccer playoffs.
Flores took the ball at midfield and dribbled through the Cardinals’ defense before launching a 30-yard sho
Division 2 analysis
1. Oaks Christian (15-1)
2. Santiago of Corona (18-1-8)
3. Troy (17-1-5)
4. Palos Verdes (17-4-2)
County representatives: Sunny Hills, Northwood, Beckman, Corona del Mar, La Ha
Holding down the top spot in the county rankings since Day One, Aliso Niguel was the county’s lone team awarded a No. 1 seed in the CIF-SS girls soccer playoffs.
The Wolverines earned the seed in a loaded Division 1 bracket that includes Huntington Beach as the No. 2 seed and Foothill as the No. 4 seed.
Because they are the
The senior striker was clutch down the stretch for the Hawks, scoring a critical goal in the team’s 3-1 win over Tesoro before she notched the dramatic match-winner in a 1-0 contest against San Juan Hills last Wednesday. Laguna Hills won the Sea View League as a result, and will pla
ALEX BARBER SANTA MARGARITA SOCCER GPA: 4.4 Barber is a senior defender for the Eagles and a four-year member of the soccer program. The Eagles closed the regular season allowing just four goals in their last seven games. She is an AP Scholar, member of the National Honor Society, Student A