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Girls soccer CCS: Matadors end season against Carlmont

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors end season against Carlmont

Yaamini Venkataraman

February 27, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Lady Matadors stepped out of their characteristically warm and breezy playing environment into the bitter wind in Pacifica at Terra Nova High School on Saturday Feb. 25. Despite the change, the Matadors proved that no difference in weather could affect their ambitious winning spirit. Goin...

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors clinch 1-0 victory in playoffs

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors clinch 1-0 victory in playoffs

Yaamini Venkataraman

February 23, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Lady Mats (11-4-6) played their way into the CCS quarterfinals after a 1-0 win against Lincoln High School (11-5-0) on Feb. 21. The game marks the team’s fifth shutout in a row, and its ninth straight undefeated game (6-0-3). Despite passive play with one-touches and ineffective passing in t...

Girls soccer: Mountain View game brings second tie in a row

Girls soccer: Mountain View game brings second tie in a row

Yaamini Venkataraman

February 9, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

With CCS playoffs drawing closer, the Matadors faced Mountain View High School, the top-ranked team in the league, on Feb. 8. Mountain View had beaten MVHS in CCS last year in the quarterfinals. “I’d love to knock them out of first place,” assistant coach Greg Wendschlag said to the gir...

Girls soccer: Matadors clutch solid 2-0 victory against Gunn

Girls soccer: Matadors clutch solid 2-0 victory against Gunn

Yaamini Venkataraman

January 26, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Lady Matadors (1-2-2) challenged Gunn High School (1-2-2) on Jan. 20 at Homestead High School, and won 2-0. Great teamwork and passes helped the Matadors to score the two crucial goals needed to battle well and make a great tackle. “We played as a team,” assistant coach Greg Wendsc...

Girls soccer: Matadors lose 0-2 in battle against Los Gatos

Girls soccer: Matadors lose 0-2 in battle against Los Gatos

Yaamini Venkataraman

January 12, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

  Coming into the game with a 1-0-1 league record the Lady Mats hoped to add another victory. However, they suffered a difficult loss of 0-2 against Los Gatos High School on Jan. 11 due to their initial inability to communicate with each other. “Certainly communication was a big part of...