Warren soccer looks to be stronger next year

DOWNEY -- The Warren High School girls' soccer team finished their season with an overall record of 15-8-4 and a league record of 6-3-1.The Lady Bears defeated Desert Mountain League champion Lancaster at Lancaster 2-1 on Feb. 17 in the first round of the C.I.F. Division V playoffs and fell to Woodcrest Christian on penalty kicks at home on Feb. 22 in the second round. The Lady Bears had an exciting season and are looking forward to next year when 12 players return and a J.V. squad, also 6-3-1, moves several players up. Key varsity returners to next year's squad will include Celinna "the woman" Montano, Vicky "the baby dinosaur" Hernandez, Elli Spain, Sarah McGarry and Laura Aquije. Several standout players moving up to varsity next year from J.V. may include: Briana Mira, Karina Mendez, Mariana Rodriguez, Samantha Sandaval and Clarissa Alvarez. Coach Peters is looking forward to summer league and how well they will mesh together and form next year's team. Coach Peters was very proud of her team this year. She was very pleased with how hard they worked and came together. Coach Peters maintains that this season "we picked up some young talent and it took us a while to find our "groove." Positions were changed around and players had to learn how to play different positions on the field." Coach Peters also stated that "Warren High School is hosting a summer soccer camp open to all ages of young women and girls within the community. The camp will be in July and will have a morning as well as an afternoon session. For additional information please email Coach Peters at tpeters@dusd.net."

********** Published: March 08, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 47