POLA High Girls Soccer Wraps Up Imperial League Title

LOS ANGELES - The 2018-2019 season saw Port Of Los Angeles High girls soccer win the Imperial League championship, only playing five games in league and winning them all, due to a shortened season of rain-outs and the Los Angeles Unified School District Teacher's Strike in January.

So on Thursday, the Polar Bears looked to take advantage of a full league schedule for a change, and they successfully defended their league crown with a 10-0 victory at Dorsey of Los Angeles.

Thanks to the dynamic 1-2 punch of senior midfielder Keely Bales and junior forward Sophia Alvarez, POLA (8-2-2 overall, 8-0 league) would strike early and often against the Dons, as they scored the game's first four goals in the first 14 minutes. At one point in the contest, Bales' first goal and Alvarez's second goal came in a span of 24 seconds. 

Once the first half finally ended, both Bales and Alvarez had a hat trick, and freshman forward Riah Rivera would score her first of two goals on the day to cap off a 7-0 halftime advantage.

Alvarez, who assisted on three of POLA's goals, would deliver an excellent throw-in near the net in the 49th minute which senior midfielder Natalia Iniguez quickly tapped in with her right foot past the Dorsey goalkeeper for her first goal of the season and an 8-0 lead. Alvarez would once again show her versatility, delivering a perfect corner kick in the 62nd minute which was headed in beautifully by Bales, who on Tuesday broke the school single-season record for goals in a season.

The final goal for POLA came in the 73rd minute with Rivera scoring off a corner kick from Bales, and junior goalie Kiana Nelson only faced one shot on goal for her seventh shutout in league play.

The Polar Bears finish league play next week with a home game against Dymally on Monday, followed by a season finale at Jordan of Los Angeles on Thursday,

Views: 74

Comment

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

Join San Pedro News Pilot

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

Mistah Wilson updated their profile
Jun 25
Mistah Wilson posted a blog post

ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue130 feat. "Rights" by Dominance Tha MC

Hip Hop Artist Seven Da Pantha breaks down his Latest EP "K4G 1.5" w/ Mistah Wilson + Why Every Musician Should Use Bandcamp + Figg Newton: The Hardest Blood Rapper Out Right Now + Ajane + Ralph Rabago + Fikayo Aderoju + Dylan Spangler + Davon Michel + Salah Amrani + Éleven Khade + Leonne Brito + much more...See More
Jun 25

Sports Editor
Jamaal Kellen Street's 4 blog posts were featured
Jun 25
Eddie North-Hager's blog post was featured

Fireworks in San Pedro and Los Angeles

Despite the fact that fireworks are banned in Los Angeles and many of its sister cities, they really know how to do the Fourth of July right. My wife loves firework displays. In LA alone, we've seen fireworks from the Colorado St. bridge in Pasadena for the Rose Bowl show and from the deck of a home in the Palos Verdes hills watching the panorama from Carson's Home Depot to San Pedro's Queen Mary. We watched the Culver City show with neighbors from a bridge over Ballona Creek. Nothing beats…See More
Jun 25
Sheena Tahilramani is now a member of San Pedro News Pilot
Jun 25
Mistah Wilson promoted Mistah Wilson's blog post Figg Newton "The Hardest Blood Rapper Out Right Now"
Jun 16
Mistah Wilson posted a blog post

Figg Newton "The Hardest Blood Rapper Out Right Now"

And now, Figg Newton. Coming from one of tha most legendary Blood sets in Los Angeles. Now, first off, let me say for tha record that I have never personally met Figg Newton yet so I have no reason to sugarcoat anything in this article. He's a rapper I've heard people talk about sporadically…See More
Jun 16
Mistah Wilson posted a blog post

Q&A: Hip Hop Artist Seven Da Pantha breaks down his Latest EP "K4G 1.5" w/ Mistah Wilson

Seven Da Pantha, an emcee at heart, has been as persistent as anyone in tha field of recording & performing music. With his recent release of K4G 1.5, we caught up wit' Seven to discuss tha inspiration behind this effort. Seven Da Pantha is already sending a message by way of him being tha only lyricist on tha project. I appreciate tha fact that I don't…See More
Jun 14

© 2020   Created by San Pedro News Pilot.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service