El Estoque

Girls soccer: Matadors take 3-0 win over Leigh High School

Girls soccer: Matadors take 3-0 win over Leigh High School

Joyce Varma

December 9, 2012

The Lady Mats played Leigh High School on Dec. 6 and secured another home victory with a final score of 3-0. Improved communication and anticipation of the ball helped MVHS score three goals and intercept countless passes from the Longhorns. The Matadors scored their first goal near the middle of the...

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors end season against Carlmont

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors end season against Carlmont

Yaamini Venkataraman

February 27, 2012

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

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: 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

  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...

Girls soccer: Matadors tie 1-1 against Palo Alto

Girls soccer: Matadors tie 1-1 against Palo Alto

Yaamini Venkataraman

January 6, 2012

Coming from pre-season with a 4-2-0 record, the Lady Mats hoped to secure a win against long-time rival Palo Alto in their first league game on Jan. 4. Instead, the team tied 1-1.The first period shot up to a start by junior Celeste Kim, who scored on a head shot in the first ten minutes. Ho...