Soccer: Eagles reach finals

December 06, 2001|Staff reports

LA MESA — The Southwest High School boys soccer team edged El Capitan High of Lakeside 1-0 to advance to the Grossmont tournament finals here Wednesday.

Joshua Mora scored the Eagles goal in the 57th minute of the match.

Southwest (4-1-2) moves on to play the winner of the Monte Vista-La Jolla Country Day match at 4 today at Santana High in Santee.

Imperial 4, Palo Verde 2

IMPERIAL — The Imperial High School boys soccer team opened its season with a 4-2 win over Palo Verde here Wednesday.

Ernesto Vargas and David Adams scored first-half goals for the Tigers, who were tied 2-2 at the half.

Paul Rivas put Imperial ahead for good with a goal in the 47th minute of the match. Rivas added another score in the 69th minute.


"We got off to a slow start," said Tiger coach Wolfgang Horner. "We picked up the pace and pulled together and we were really playing aggressively by the end of the second half."

Imperial returns to the pitch at 4:30 p.m. Friday at Holtville.

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