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December 5, 2023

TUESDAY ROUNDUP: CHS, GHS girls soccer shut out opponents

The Christopher High girls soccer team rebounded from its first Monterey Bay League loss last Thursday, shutting out Pajaro Valley 2-0 in MBL action on Tuesday in Gilroy.

After a scoreless first half, the Cougars used two second half goals from Emma Morley and Cailin McCarry as the difference. Morley and McCarry each have four goals on the season.

“It was a tough game – a little physical,” said head coach Janae Pimentel, whose Cougars move to 5-1 in league. “The first half we couldn’t put passes together. We played better in the second.”

CHS hosts Seaside at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday.

• For the third time in five Tri-County Athletic League matches this season, the Gilroy High girls soccer team netted seven goals. This time, the Mustangs registered the crooked number against visiting North Salinas in a 7-0 victory Tuesday night.

The Mustangs (7-4-1, 5-0 TCAL) tallied three times in the first half and four in the second. Cynthia Sanchez and Morgan Rogers each scored twice. Kiara Santamaria, Taylor Slattery and Connie Contreras delivered one goal apiece. Alexi Slattery, Tyler Juarez and Taylor Slattery were credited with assists.

The Mustangs, who haven’t lost a league game since the 2008 season finale, will finish up the first half of TCAL action at Salinas at 5:15 p.m.

• The Gilroy High girls basketball team was downed 45-34 at Salinas on Tuesday night.

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