The Signal

Girls Soccer: Saugus 2, Hart 0

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In the second game of the Foothill League season on April 9, the Lady Cents welcomed the Hart Indians to Saugus High and in a hard-fought game the Centurions came away with a 2-0 victory. With the Saugus win, Hart suffered its first loss in Foothill play in eight years.

The Centurions got on the board in the first half when there was a shot taken and a Hart player was called for a handball in the box. Alyssa Edwards stepped up to take the penalty kick and put it in the back of the net.

The second half would see both teams getting chances, and with about 10 minutes to go in the game Edwards struck again. This time it was a pass from Ryan Shepherd that set up a perfect shot to the corner of the goal and the Centurions led 2-0.

With 8 minutes remaining in the game, the Centurions were called for a foul in the box and Jensen Shrout stepped up to take the penalty kick. Saugus goalkeeper Rebecca Lim guessed correctly and

(Above) Senior Austin Hernandez, of Canyon High, clears 6 feet, 7 inches to take first in the state in the high jump at Canyon High on Wednesday. (Left) Canyon High junior Kayla Young, left, overtakes Golden Valley High junior Iman Holmes to take second place at the finish of the girls varsity 800-meter race.

made a great save, and the Centurions hung on the rest of the way to secure the 2-0 victory.

The Centurion ā€œDā€ was led by Lizzie Edwards, Micah Sheff, Kacie Robinson, Alina Bench, Natalie Quezada and Presley Williams. The Centurions move to 1-0-1 on the young season and will take on a very good West Ranch team Tuesday.

ā€” Kevin Miner, Saugus girls soccer coach

 ?? Dan Watson/The Signal (above) Bobby Block/The Signal (below) ?? (Above) Valencia High lacrosse player Kayla Cervantes (27) shoots and scores against West Ranch High defender Nadia Pourshahmi­r(9) at West Ranch on Thursday. (Below) SCCS Cardinal Viviana Soler winds up for a kick during an April 12 soccer match against Trinity.
Dan Watson/The Signal (above) Bobby Block/The Signal (below) (Above) Valencia High lacrosse player Kayla Cervantes (27) shoots and scores against West Ranch High defender Nadia Pourshahmi­r(9) at West Ranch on Thursday. (Below) SCCS Cardinal Viviana Soler winds up for a kick during an April 12 soccer match against Trinity.
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