The Marshall Fundamental Eagles Varsity Girls Soccer Team advanced to the CIF Southern Section Division 5 playoff finals after defeating the Viewpoint Patriots 2-0 in their semifinal game on Wednesday night.
By Felita Kealing
Skylar Atacador scored two goals; one in the first half and sealed the victory another in the second half. Kaiya Jota was strong in the goal with four saves. Delilah Vazquez contributed with her impressive handling, dribbling, and passing of the ball. Kristina Snowden was a major contributor to the defense and Brianna Marquez, the Girls Soccer Team Captain, exhibited her passion for playing and kept the pressure on the Patriot Defense.
The Eagles have a 24-2-0 season record, on a 16-game winning streak. Throughout the season they have impressively outscored their opponents 138 to 11. With speed, great ball movement, physicality, and team camaraderie the lady eagles have cornered the market on a successful season.
Principal Lori Touloumian was excited for the Girls Soccer Team Coach Erika Prado was proud and very excited about the win. Dr. Brian McDonald, Superintendent of the Pasadena Unified School District and a former soccer coach, attended the game and was very impressed with the team’s ball-handling and touches.
The Eagles enter their final game of the CIF Southern Section Division 5 playoffs on Saturday, February 26th against the Hemet Bulldogs. The time and location are yet to be determined.
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