January 22, 2013 > Warrior women have a strong week
Warrior women have a strong week
By Kenny Jacoby
The Mission San Jose [MSJ] Warriors Women's Soccer team played its fifth and sixth games, one game away from the halfway point in the regular season. With a 1-0-1 week the Warriors improved their MVAL record to 3-2-1.
The Women's team had a convincing win against the John F. Kennedy Titans on Tuesday, January 8, by the score of 2-0. Sophomore Melody Song scored both goals for MSJ - the first came off a bounding ball inside the 18-yard box, and the second came on a one-on-one with the goalkeeper. Senior Captain Kylie Moltzen maintained a clean sheet for MSJ, making several timely saves to seal the victory for the Warriors.
On Thursday, the Women's team took on the Moreau Catholic Mariners. Midway through the first half, Junior Julianna McCuaig found herself on the receiving end of a cross into the 18-yard box, and buried the ball into the back of the net, putting the Warriors up 1-0. With ten minutes remaining in the game, Sophomore Sydney Hollingsworth of Moreau Catholic headed a free kick into the back of the goal to tie the game at one apiece. Moltzen added numerous clutch saves in the game's closing minutes, bringing her save total to 13 in the game. The 1-1 tie would hold for the remainder of the game, ending the match in a draw.
The Warriors will take on the James Logan Colts at 5:45 at TAK on Tuesday, January 15, and the Washington Huskies at 5:45 at TAK on Thursday.