Game Recap – Foothill 05/01/14
Newport Harbor 5 – Foothill 15
Before the first whistle blew, Foothill and Newport Harbor knew they were locked into first and second place in league. But each team looked to make a statement in its final regular season matchup. And sophomore midfielder Meridian Lee made her statement by netting four goals, leading the Knights to a 15-5 victory. Eight other Foothill players got in the score book, while Sailor midfielder Rylie Siegfried found the back of the cage twice for the home team. Standout Sailor defender Mia Bagiu played tough, with two ground balls and two forced turnovers, while Norwegian exchange student Ingrid Wentzel scooped three ground balls and two draw controls.
Newport Harbor 5 – Foothill 13
The JV Girls faced a league dominating Foothill at home on Thursday evening to close the season. The Sailor Girls lost by a score of 13-5, but put up a good battle against a very competitive team. Laura Tran led the scoring for Newport, finding the back of the net twice. Colby Schmidlin, Hanna Clark-Nixon and Nicole Newman all contributed a goal for the Sailors. Defensively, Sarah Farley had two caused turnovers and Hannah Clark-Nixon had an interception. Heather Roberts and Emily Perschong played excellent defense applying excellent pressure to the Foothill players. Sophia Martinez had a busy night in goal, facing 25 shots.