Knights find magic, advance to regional semifinal
March 8, 2017 • 179 views
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The girls soccer team was back at it again Tuesday, beating Hart-Newhall at the Bullard Bowl, 2-0, in the opening round of the Southern California regionals.
After a scoreless first half, the Knights came out of the tunnel firing. Alexis Macias scored an early second-half goal for the lead. The Knights weren’t done, icing the game on Alexa Ortega’s late goal to secure a spot in Thursday’s regional semifinal.
Bullard (17-7-2), which had been seeded seventh in the Valley playoffs, earned the fourth seed for the Southern California tournament opening. Fifth-seeded Hart-Newhall (22-4-4) came into the game ranked No. 21 in the nation according to Maxpreps).
The Knights will play at the Bowl again at 4 p.m. Thursday (March 9), taking on eighth-seeded Huntington Beach (21-8-4). Huntington Beach upset top-seeded Torrey Pines, 3-0, in its regional opener.