Joanna Perone: The Sicilian Sensation For SPHS Girls Soccer

San Pedro High girls soccer senior midfielder Joanna Perone is your consummate soccer stud.

She plays hard, she is driven and determined,  and she's willing to throw her body into harm's way for that loose ball no matter what comes at her.

On occasion, Perone is also willing take the necessary shot needed for the Pirates to succeed.

More often than not, she delivers.

The 17-year old three-year veteran is also in Perone's own words: "a full-blooded Sicilian". Now you know why it's no wonder why she's tough as nails on the soccer field.

Perone is a two-time All-Marine League selection who has scored 10 goals to go also with seven assists in her three years, including two goals thus far this season for San Pedro, currently 2-3-1 overall due to a demanding and challenging nonleague schedule.

One of Perone's most memorable goals came in a crucial Marine League game at Carson High during her sophomore season, where she blasted in the game-winning goal off a rebounded shot from former teammate Courtney Bradford for a 2-1 San Pedro victory. Perone had 6 goals and three assists during her first year on varsity.

During her junior season, Perone only scored two goals, but one of them was another clutch goal that forged a tie with rival Narbonne of Harbor City.

So far, Perone, who boasts a robust 4.3 GPA, is interested in a wide range of universities. applying to the likes of to CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge, CSU Dominguez Hills, UC San Diego, UCLA, Rockford College (a small private university in Illinois), and St. John's University in New York.

Perone's will to win alone should be enough to consider San Pedro the favorite for an eighth straight Marine League championship.

League play begins on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 against Narbonne at San Pedro High.

Views: 187

Tags: 2012-2013, Girls, High, Pedro, San, School, Soccer

Comment

You need to be a member of San Pedro News Pilot to add comments!

Join San Pedro News Pilot

Call (323) 200-9052 to learn more or click here to send an email.

San Pedro Weather

San Pedro News Pilot by email - sign up!

Delivered by FeedBurner

What is the SanPedroNewsPilot.com?

The SanPedroNewsPilot.com is the social network and information outlet for San Pedro.

Want to keep up with the news in San Pedro, become a member.


 

Membership has its privileges!

• Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.
• Have a show or attending a benefit? Put it on the calendar.
• Got video of the big game? Embed it.
• Photos of the new storefront or the school play? Upload them.

Latest Activity

Joleen D'Rage posted an event
Thumbnail

Take Your Mother Sailing! at Berth 78, Ports O'Call Village

May 9, 2015 from 5pm to 8pm
Give your mother the gift of the sea! Join us for a magical Sunset Sail on the LA Waterfront on Saturday, May 9th. Meet a host of wildlife, check out one of the world's busiest ports, and explore our local waters.  Cruise San Pedro Bay and sail into the sunset aboard Los Angeles' Official Tall Ships - the twin brigantines Irving Johnson and Exy Johnson. You can become part of our crew for the sail or kick back and relax - your choice!  You…See More
6 hours ago
Joleen D'Rage updated an event
Thumbnail

Cruise-in-Company Family Gala at Sea at Ports O'Call Village

May 16, 2015 from 3pm to 6pm
It's time to party for youth education at sea! Join Los Angeles Maritime Institute (LAMI) for a family gala that captures the spirit of our mission. Our Cruise-in-Company event is designed to get families out on the water to experience Adventure Education firsthand. Your support will help raise awareness about the benefits of "real world" opportunities aboard Tall Ships where students enjoy academic learning in exciting and relevant ways. Our educational sailing vessels, Irving Johnson and Exy…See More
6 hours ago
Profile IconSan Pedro News Pilot via Facebook
Thumbnail

Cruise-in-Company Family Gala at Sea

sanpedronewspilot.com

It's time to party for youth education at sea! Join Los Angeles Maritime Institute (LAMI) for a family gala that captures the spirit of our mission. Our Cruise…

Facebookyesterday · Reply
Joleen D'Rage posted an event
Thumbnail

Cruise-in-Company Family Gala at Sea at Ports O'Call Village

May 16, 2015 from 3pm to 6pm
It's time to party for youth education at sea! Join Los Angeles Maritime Institute (LAMI) for a family gala that captures the spirit of our mission. Our Cruise-in-Company event is designed to get families out on the water to experience Adventure Education firsthand. Your support will help raise awareness about the benefits of "real world" opportunities aboard Tall Ships where students enjoy academic learning in exciting and relevant ways. Our educational sailing vessels, Irving Johnson and Exy…See More
Thursday

Sports Editor
Jamaal Kellen Street's photo was featured

Port Of Los Angeles High School Boys Basketball 2014-2015

Here is the official team photo of the 2014-2015 Port Of Los Angeles High School boys basketball team.
Wednesday
Larry Momo aka Thomas W Irons's blog post was featured

Curmudgeon Corner – Thoughts on Campaign Announcements

My Thoughts for April 12, 2015   Call me a curmudgeon if you want, but all this ink that is devoted to who’s running for president and who’s not running is making me really grouchy.  On the Republican side is a field of candidates the size of a football team.  I don’t know about you, but I can’t decide who the team captain is.  Jeb Bush is reported to have the most money, does that make him the captain.  Here are some news headlines about the man: “Jeb Bush Reaffirms He Does Not Support…See More
Wednesday

Sports Editor
Jamaal Kellen Street's blog post was featured

Green, Valverde, Fiorenza & Galloway Reap Postseason Benefits

There were some great moments that took place for some San Pedro Prep Basketball teams that warranted special postseason accolades, and four players in…See More
Wednesday
Lisa's event was featured
Thumbnail

The Doll by Miro Gavran at Little Fish Theatre

April 30, 2015 at 8pm to May 21, 2015 at 10pm
Thu, Apr 30, May 7, 14, 21 @ 8pm; Sun May 3* & 10 @2pm ; Wed, May 13 & 20 @8pmAward-winning Croatian playwright pens this poignant and playful exploration of our need for connection.After Marko’s girlfriend leaves him, he signs up for the chance to test the latest in companionship - an android doll. Beautiful, smart, and completely without moods, the doll is the perfect solution! From the moment she is unwrapped, Stella goes about teaching him how lonely life is with “virtual”…See More
Monday

© 2015   Created by San Pedro News Pilot.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service