In a battle between the top two teams in the league, Orange Coast
United Rush girls' Under-12 soccer club maintained its grip on first
place by blanking the West Coast Impact, 2-0, Saturday in Mission Viejo.
Cindy Mendoza scored a header early in the first half, and Brittany
Koster later put the ball in the net off an outstanding assist by Robin
The battle for first place turned into a defensive battle, in which
Rush was led by Amanda Shaw, Courtney Anderson, Tori Rocke, Elyse
VanLeer, Jennifer Powell, Amy Staudinger, Samantha Castillo, Jaque
Anderson, Sasha Key, Chelsea Wisdom and Brianna Baker.