High school roundup: Los Amigos girls’ soccer advances to first CIF semifinal

Los Amigos High coach Cassidy Abad, pictured here on Jan. 24, 2017, has led the girls' soccer program to its first CIF Southern Section semifinal playoff appearance.
(Kevin Chang / Staff Photographer)

Junior forward Vidalia Abarca scored twice as the Los Amigos High girls’ soccer team beat Baldwin Park Sierra Vista 2-0 in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division 5 playoffs at Garden Grove High on Friday night.

Los Amigos (14-5-5) advances to the semifinals for the first time in program history, sixth-year coach Cassidy Abad said.

Abarca has 54 goals this season for the Lobos, who will play host to No. 2-seeded South Pasadena (18-3-3) in a Division 5 semifinal on Tuesday. South Pasadena beat Beaumont 2-1 in another quarterfinal match Friday.

Maya Rodriguez and ‎Alexandria Santiago had the assists for Los Amigos, while goalie Andrea Mendoza-Reyes recorded the shutout.



Costa Mesa 12, Anaheim 6: Victor Tran and Antonio Mondragon swept at No. 1 doubles for the Mustangs in Thursday’s nonleague road match.

Hritik Ronvelia, Nathan Trieu and Devon Rogan all won twice in singles for Costa Mesa (1-1).

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