THE PREPS : Soccer : Estancia Has League Lead to Itself After Beating Saddleback, 1-0

Times Staff Writer

The Estancia High School boys' soccer team moved into sole possession of first place in the Sea View League with a 1-0 victory over Saddleback Wednesday at Saddleback.

Carlos Garcia, a senior center halfback for Estancia (12-4-3, 3-0-2), scored with 15 minutes to play in the first half. A Saddleback goal scored in the final minutes of the game was called back because of an offsides penalty.

"This was the best 2-A team we've seen this season," said Mark Payne, Estancia's first-year coach. "This is the first time Estancia has ever won at Saddleback."

Estancia is the top 2-A team in Orange County, ranked second behind Central of El Centro in the Southern California High School Soccer Coaches' Assn. poll.

Saddleback (11-5-2, 3-0-1) is ranked eighth.

"We played with a lack of concentration and motivation," Roadrunner Coach Mel Silva said.

The Roadrunners took 14 shots, five by Carlos Zavala. The match was only the second time this season that Zavala, who has scored 17 goals this season, did not score.

"He's an excellent player," Payne said. "None of my players are as strong as he is, but our team is balanced. That makes them tough to beat."

Saddleback goalie Miguel Ochoa had nine saves. Estancia's goalie Pee Wee Hernandez had four saves.

In the Century League:

Canyon 3, Foothill 0--Fernie Sumaya had two goals and Brian Lou one for the visiting Comanches. Canyon is 2-0-3 in league.

El Modena 1, Santa Ana Valley 1--El Modena's Greg Lawrence scored at the 15-minute mark of the second half to tie the score at Santa Ana Valley. El Modena is 6-5-3, 0-2-3. Santa Ana Valley is 1-2-2 in league.

In the Garden Grove League:

Bolsa Grande 3, La Quinta 2--Mark Miller, Randy Reynaga, and Juan Duarte scored to give the Matadors their first win over La Quinta in school history. Bolsa Grande is 5-1-3 in league. La Quinta is 4-4-1.

Kennedy 5, Santiago 0--Mark Piening scored two goals to lead the Fighting Irish (11-2-3, 8-0-1). Goalie Jack McConnell posted his eighth shutout of the season.

In the Pacific Coast League:

Orange 5, Costa Mesa 0--Carlos Martinez scored twice for the Panthers, who led, 2-0, at halftime, at Orange. Goalie Tim Huhn had nine saves for Orange (10-4-3 overall).

Laguna Beach 4, Woodbridge 3--Laguna Beach's Jeff Poe scored three goals on free kicks, including the game winner with 5 minutes to play. Dave Galas scored a free kick for Woodbridge (6-8-1, 4-6-0) and Louis Muniz scored two goals off indirect kicks, on assists by Galas.

Laguna Hills 2, Trabuco Hills 0--Pat Richards and Scott Clark scored for the Hawks (10-5-3, 5-3-2) at Laguna Hills. Laguna Hills' Kevin Casagranda had nine saves in earning the shutout. Trabuco Hills is 7-8-2, 4-5-1.

In the Sea View League:

Corona del 0, University 0--At Corona del Mar, goalie Brent Krum made three saves for the Sea Kings (1-2-2, 1-5-2) and Hans Lin made six saves for University. The Trojans are 0-3-2 in league.

Newport Harbor 1, Tustin 0--The Sailors' Rolf Rasmussen scored with 20 minutes left at Newport Harbor. Newport Harbor is 10-4-2, 3-1-1. Tustin is 1-4 in league play.

In Freeway League girls' play:

Sonora 1, Troy 1--At Sonora, Amy Haage's second-half goal gave the visiting Warriors a tie. Dionne Bassler gave Sonora (9-3-2, 5-1-1) a 1-0 lead in the first half. Troy is 5-1-1.

In the Angelus League:

Mater Dei 1, Bishop Montgomery 0--Robin Camarillo scored 20 minutes into the second half for the Monarchs (16-4, 6-0) at Bishop Montgomery.

In the Orange League:

Brea-Olinda 3, Anaheim 0--Mary Jo DeCriscio, Lisa Fay and Dawn McCarthy scored for the Wildcats at Brea. Brea is 6-2-4, 3-0-1. Anaheim is 1-2-1 in league.

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