Limonators Outperform Opponent
Laguna Beach boys U10 AYSO soccer team pulled off a big win at the Area 11 Regional playoff tournament Tuesday, Dec. 6.
The Laguna Limonators beat Mission Viejo in a shootout after tying the game 2-2 under the lights of the Lake Forest Sports Park.
The team of 10 players aged 8 and 9 went into the tournament as assumed underdogs in a two-day, four-game tournament against the championship teams from 10 different regions in Southern California.
Head coach Jason Reidel and assistant coach Andrew Maltin supported and motivated their team to outscore their opponents in three out of four games, beating teams from Santa Margarita, San Clemente, Laguna Hills and Mission Viejo. The team will move on to represent Southern Orange County in the sectional tournament in February.
Coastal Crushers Live Up to the Their Name
The Laguna Beach AYSO Extra under 12 girls team ended their season as champions of the Section 11 Extra League Cup Championships on Sunday, Dec. 11.
They won a hard fought final 2-1 against Downey, after playing three other games throughout the weekend.
The tournament included top qualifying extra teams from Long Beach to San Juan Capistrano. The Laguna Beach Coastal Crushers coached by Keith Peery and Ken Greengard had an exceptional team effort throughout. The skills of Cadence Peery stand out; she scored six of the team’s 10 goals to help capture the first place finish.