Boys look to defend soccer title

DOWNEY - The Warren High School boys' soccer team currently has an overall record of 1-3-4.The Bears tied Beverly Hills 1-1 on Nov. 30, tied Salesian 1-1 on Dec. 4, lost to Wilson 2-0 on Dec/ 14 and lost to Norwalk 3-2 on Dec. 20. The Bears are currently participating in the Southern California High School Classic in San Diego over the Christmas Break. The Bears will open league play against cross-town rival Downey at Downey on January 8. Coach Pena and his players are certainly looking forward to the challenge of defending their league title from last season. Bear captain Brandon Herrerias said he likes the attitude, chemistry and unity he sees in his teammates. The Warren High School girls' soccer team started their 2012 season by hosting and defeating the Santa Fe Lady Chiefs 1-0 on Nov. 27. The Lady Bears have played Suburban league opponents Bellflower and La Mirada, as well as Freeway League opponent La Habra, earlier this preseason in competitive games. The Lady Bears defeated the Whittier Lady Cardinals 4-0 on Dec. 12 and lost to Polytechnic 4-0 on Dec. 15. The Lady Bears are currently competing in the North Orange County Classic Soccer Tournament over the Christmas Break where they faced Cabrillo in an afternoon game and South Torrance in an evening game last night (scores unavailable). The Lady Bears will begin San Gabriel Valley League play against cross-town rival Downey at Warren on Jan. 8.

********** Published: December 27, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 37