California High School Soccer - Foothill held off by Carondelet
(January 12, 2012: Pleasanton, CA 94588) In Thursday's league test, the visiting Carondelet Cougars soccer squad scored a close 1-0 triumph over the Foothill Falcons.
The Cougars now sport a 7-1 record. They play next when they travel to California for a East Bay test on Tuesday, January 17. Carondelet will encounter a Grizzlies squad coming off a 1-1 league Monte Vista (Danville, CA). The Grizzlies record now stands at 9-3.
With the loss, Foothill drops to 5-4 on the season. The Falcons travel to Amador Valley (Pleasanton, CA) to encounter the Dons in a East Bay test on Tuesday, January 17. The Dons come into the test with a record of 3-5. Amador Valley 0-0 in their recent league test against Livermore (Livermore, CA)
In the 68th minute, the Cougars Meggi Fisher took a through ball from Ashley Christenson, split the defenders and slide the ball past the goalkeeper for the game winner. The Cougars defense, anchored by Dorsa Ansari who made 4 saves, delivered the shutout. The shutout is the 5th shutout in 6 games in league with the only goal allowed coming on an own goal.