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Downey soccer team on 5-game winning streak
WRITTEN BY :   Mark Fetter, Contributor

DOWNEY – The Downey High School boys’ soccer team currently has an overall record of 5-2-2 and scheduled to begin league play in two weeks.
The Vikings are competing in the North Orange County Classic over the Christmas Break. They previously defeated Santa Fe at Santa Fe 1-0 on Dec. 7, defeated Lakewood at Downey 1-0 on Dec. 12, tied Firebaugh 1-1 at Downey on Dec. 19 and defeated Pacifica at Pacifica 1-0 on Dec. 21.
The Vikings are currently on a five game unbeaten streak as they approach league play.
The Vikings will finish their preseason schedule by playing Schurr at Downey on January 3 and will then open league play against Warren at Downey on January 8. Coach Barber and his team are gearing up for what looks to be a very competitive S.G.V.L. season.
The Downey High School girls’ soccer team currently has an overall record of 6-2 . The Lady Vikings are also competing in the North Orange County Classic over the Christmas Break.
The Lady Vikings defeated Valley Christian at Valley Christian 2-0 on Dec. 6, defeated Bishop Montgomery at Downey 3-0 on Dec. 8 and defeated St. Margaret’s at Downey 1-0 on Dec. 11.
The Lady Vikings defeated Palos Verdes 2-0 and lost to Lancaster 1-0, both on Dec. 15 in the South Torrance Tournament, and defeated La Mirada at Downey 1-0 on Dec. 20.
Downey has won five of the their last six games in preparation for league play. The Lady Vikings will play at St. Joseph’s in a final non-league game on January 3 and will begin league play on January 8 against cross-town rival Warren at Warren. Coach Godfrey and her team are poised and ready to compete in S.G.V.L. play.

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Published: December 27, 2012 – Volume 11 – Issue 37



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