Girls’ Soccer: Undefeated DVL Champs

On Feb. 8, the girls’ varsity soccer team officially became undefeated DVL champions. “Our next move is CIF,” said center midfielder Brisa Gonzalez ‘19. “We’re excited for that.”

The team’s last DVL game was against Indio High and the Lady Blackhawks took the win with a score of 4-0. Nicole Maler ‘18 was the team’s starting goalie throughout the season but played as forward for the first time — scoring for LQ during her debut as forward. Even though the team was without their starting goalie, Hannah Mendoza ‘18 played keeper and prevented soccer balls from making their way into the net.

On Feb. 6, the girls played against the Cathedral City Lions for the second time. In the first half of the game, LQ was behind 3-1; but during the second half, the team made a comeback with a score of 5-3.

On Feb. 1, LQ played against Xavier College Prep. Throughout the game, both teams were tied, 3-3. During the game’s last moments, LQ made two instantaneous goals. Both were made within one minute of each other, leading the team to a victory with a score of 5-3.

With a score of 6-1, the girls’ soccer team defeated Cat City. Monica Calderon ‘19 scored with the first hat trick of the season. “They were supposedly our biggest rival, but we won the game effortlessly,” said Gonzalez.