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Girls Soccer: Mercy dominates undermanned Latino Prep

Girls Soccer: Mercy dominates undermanned Latino Prep 

By Matthew Snyder

Mercy head girls soccer coach Walter Cortez expects his team to employ a fluid and incisive style of passing during games, instead of simply kicking the ball and running to it.

So even though the Skippers jumped out to a 5-0 halftime lead against a severely undermanned Latino Prep team in a West Bay Athletic League Skyline Division matchup on Thursday at the Crocker Amazon Soccer Fields, Cortez wasn’t satisfied until Mercy displayed improved passing and more assured possession en route to a 7-0 rout over the Golden Eagles.

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Girls Soccer: Undermanned St. Ignatius surrenders early lead to Presentation

Girls Soccer: Undermanned St. Ignatius surrenders early lead to Presentation 

By Matthew Snyder

Granted a penalty kick in the 12th minute of Saturday’s West Catholic Athletic League home match against Presentation, junior midfielder Lindsay Bettinger coolly slotted her shot in the net to give the St. Ignatius girls soccer team an early 1-0 lead.

But the goal galvanized Presentation, which is currently tied for second place with St. Francis in the WCAL standings, and the Panthers poured in three sensational individual goals to power a 3-1 comeback win and avoid an upset against the seventh-place Wildcats.

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SanFranPreps.com Female Athlete of the Year: Maria Kemiji-McDonald

SanFranPreps.com Female Athlete of the Year: Maria Kemiji-McDonald 

By Jeremy Balan

Maria Kemiji-McDonald is a dying breed.

In the age of specialization, where athletes, specifically in high school, improve on skills by focusing on one sport, Kemiji-McDonald has played three at St. Ignatius for her entire high school career.

For the second year in a row, Kemiji-McDonald is the SanFranPreps.com Girls Athlete of the Year, not only because she plays three sports, but because she excels at them all.

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Girls Soccer: University outclassed by top-seeded Marin Catholic in NCS semifinals

By Jeremy Balan

KENTFIELD – The Marin Catholic High School girls soccer team played as advertised against visiting University in the North Coast Section semifinals on Wednesday.

The undefeated and top-seeded Wildcats scored two goals in the first 10 minutes and coasted to a 4-0 victory to knock the Red Devils out of the playoffs.

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Girls Soccer: University needs penalty kicks to beat Urban in BCL West title game

Girls Soccer: University needs penalty kicks to beat Urban in BCL West title game 

By Jeremy Balan

SAN RAFAEL – The Bay Counties League West girls soccer championship had to come to an end at some point and University High School junior goalkeeper Karyll Davis played the role of game-ender against Urban on Friday at Marin Academy.

After a 2-2 tie at the end of regulation, two scoreless sudden-death overtime periods and seven rounds of penalty kicks, University junior Kristy Ketcham put the Red Devils ahead 7-6 in the eighth round and Davis stopped the final shot off the foot of Urban’s Emma McCune to seal the Red Devils’ second straight league title.

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Girls Soccer: International shuts out Bay to clinch third straight BCL Central title

Girls Soccer: International shuts out Bay to clinch third straight BCL Central title 

By Josh Levine

With a 4-0 win over second-seeded Bay School on Thursday night at Kezar Stadium, top-seeded International won the Bay Counties League Central girls soccer championship for the third year in a row.

The Jaguars (18-1-3, 13-0-0) have not lost a league game in those three years and only allowed two goals in league play this season. The streak will end, however, as the Jaguars will move to the Bay Counties League West next season.

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Girls Soccer: Lowell put on probation for inappropriate postgame celebration

By Jeremy Balan

The Lowell High School girls soccer team has been put on probation for four years by the San Francisco Section.

The sanction was originally reported by the Twitter feed of The Lowell, the school’s school newspaper, and has been confirmed by Lowell athletic director Rob Ray and SF Section commissioner Don Collins.

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Girls Soccer: Urban shuts out Marin Academy to advance to BCL West title game

By Josh Levine

The Urban School girls soccer team advanced to the Bay Counties League West championship game with a 3-0 win over Marin Academy in the league semifinals on Friday at City College of San Francisco, setting up a battle with top-seeded University on Friday night in San Rafael.

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Girls Soccer: Lowell blows away Washington to claim 15th straight AAA championship

Girls Soccer: Lowell blows away Washington to claim 15th straight AAA championship 

By Zack Farmer

The Lowell High School girls soccer team was frustrated after its performance against Lincoln in the Academic Athletic Association semifinals and refocused coming into the championship game against Washington.

The Cardinals did not score in the first half against Lincoln, but scored twice in the first three minutes and six times in first the half en route to a 8-0 win over Washington on Saturday at Boxer Stadium to claim their 15th straight AAA title.

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Prep Wrapup: Jewish Community girls soccer wins final game over Emery

Prep Wrapup is our new feature where we will hopefully provide a broad overview of the previous day’s action. Coaches, to contribute to the Prep Wrapup, please send scores and details the night of the game/event to contact@sanfranpreps.com or call our scores line at (415) 251-0918.

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Girls Soccer: Lowell rolls over Lincoln in AAA semifinals after scoreless first half

Girls Soccer: Lowell rolls over Lincoln in AAA semifinals after scoreless first half 

By Josh Levine

Behind a hat trick from sophomore Mikela Waldman, Lowell High School’s girls soccer team cruised to a 4-0 win over Lincoln in the Academic Athletic Association semifinals on Wednesday at Boxer Stadium.

Waldman’s goals came in the 41st, 53rd and 59th minutes and senior Alejandra Sanchez added another goal in the 47th minute on an assist from Zoe Charter-Kuo.

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Girls Soccer: Washington returns to championship game with shutout of Mission

Girls Soccer: Washington returns to championship game with shutout of Mission 

By Zack Farmer

The Washington High School girls soccer team is back in a familiar place.

After missing the playoffs last season, the Eagles fought through a tough Mission defense to win 3-0 in the Academic Athletic Association semifinals on Tuesday at Boxer Stadium.

The victory advances the Eagles (11-2-3) to their third championship game in four years, where they will face the winner of the Lowell-Lincoln semifinal match on Wednesday.

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