Jose Duarte’s Costa Mesa Davis Magnet School team had already run onto the soccer field ahead of opening kickoff in the Daily Pilot Cup’s Gold Division final for third- and fourth-grade boys, then remembered something he wanted to tell his players, so he called them back.
Three times Newport Heights Elementary School grabbed a lead in one of Saturday afternoon’s Daily Pilot Cup quarterfinals, and each time Newport Coast responded, the last time with just three minutes to go.
Amanda Glass and Ivy Harwick are coaching a Costa Mesa Victoria Elementary girls’ soccer team for the third successive Daily Pilot Cup, and their third- and fourth-grade team won its opener Thursday afternoon behind a pair of Adrianna Ramirez goals.
Newport Beach Carden Hall scored two goals in the final five minutes, including the game winner by Jacob Coleman in the 50th minute, and beat Newport Beach Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic School 3-2 in the boys’ third- and fourth-grade Silver Division pool-play match at the Daily Pilot Cup on Thursday night at Jack R.
There was no stopping Gavin Karam and Rodrigo Fabregas on Wednesday afternoon, as Corona del Mar Lincoln Elementary School romped into the fifth- and sixth-grade Gold Division quarterfinals at the Daily Pilot Cup soccer tournament.
Pablo Arriaga won the Daily Pilot Cup soccer tournament as a Costa Mesa Rea Elementary School sixth-grader nearly a decade ago and last year took his alma mater to the Gold final for fifth- and sixth-grade boys, where it lost on penalties to Costa Mesa Davis.