The University High School (UHS) girls soccer team played Irvine High School (IHS) on Thursday, January 23 and Northwood High School (NHS) on Tuesday, January 21.
The Trojans played well against the IHS Vaqueros but could not come out with a win. Chloe Hemingway (Sr.) found the net twice in the first half. The team strived hard during the second half but were unfortunate during stoppage time, when the Vaqueros scored the game winner. The Trojans lost the game with a score of 3-2.
The team lost 5-2 at NHS on Tuesday, January 21. By the end of the first half, the score was tied 1-1, but the girls lost their momentum in the second half. The Trojans fought hard, and took multiple shots, but were not able to seal the win. Sofya Ogunseitan (So.) and Shantae Elam (Sr.) scored for the Trojans.
Tia Divok (Jr.) said, “We just went downhill after the first half. We are clearly better than Northwood and it’s frustrating to lose. Next time we play them, we will be looking for revenge.”
The team currently stands with a record of 1-3-1 in league play and play Woodbridge High School (WHS) for the second time on Thursday, January 30.
By TAYMOUR MOWAFAK