Bearcats still on top in Miramonte

Bearcats still on top in Miramonte

first_imgLA VERNE – It took a lot of heart and determination for the Bonita High School girls soccer team to pull out a 3-1 come-from-behind victory over Charter Oak High in overtime on Thursday afternoon. The Bearcats, tied at 1-1, scored the winning goal – extending their Miramonte League-play winning streak to 136 games – five minutes into the first of two overtime periods on a shot from senior London Tennant that tricked past Chargers goalkeeper Natalie Bailey. (626) 962-8811 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! “I think we played great,” Bearcats coach Michael Dyer said. “We just weren’t able to finish any of our shots. If we had gotten one early, I don’t think their would have been an issue of overtime.” The Chargers got on the board early in first half with a goal from sophomore Diana Costellom, who scored off of a corner kick. But they were unable to protect the lead. The Bearcats, dominating nearly the entire game, but unable to finish any of their shots, tied the score at 1 with less than 10 minutes remaining in regulation on a shot from sophomore Deborah Musa. “In overtime we were just fitter than they were,” Dyer said. “That, and the girls were fired up about the comment their (Charter Oak) coach said about their team winning league this year.” [email protected] center_img Bonita improved to 8-3-3 overall and 1-0 in league play. Charter Oak dropped to 9-3-1 and 1-1. Freshman Jessica Sanchez scored the insurance goal for Bonita with less than four minutes remaining in the final overtime. last_img

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