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Another girls soccer tie for SH Prep; M-A, Paly both win

Sacred Heart Prep recorded its third 1-1 tie of the season.

Sacred Heart Prep and visiting Los Altos (1-3-1) played to a 1-1 girls soccer tie in the second game of the Firebird Invitational on Tuesday.

Freshman Sydney Adas gave the Gators a 1-0 lead with an assist from Elle Lessing but the Eagles scored less than two minutes later on a breakaway.

Ellie Brew

Sofia Moretti.
In four matches thus far, three have ended in a 1-1 tie for SH Prep, which meets Valley Christian at 9:45 a.m. Saturday in the third match of the tournament.

The Gators (0-1-3) had several nice chances in the final minutes, with Adas slamming one off the post and junior Megan Tinsley forcing a nice save by the Los Altos keeper.

Senior Nikki Molumphy contributed several crossing passes into the middle and Tinsley's free kick nearly broke the tie.

Sophomore Sofia Moretti played a solid game in the net, with the lone goal a 1-on-1 with a Los Altos player.

Menlo-Atherton topped Priory 2-0 in its home opener on Tuesday as part of the Firebird Invitational.

Junior Kari Trail and freshman Jane Fiorentino scored for the Bears (1-1-2), who open Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division play with a home game against Burlingame at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Freshman Fabiana Bolanos recorded an assist for M-A, which played in the Central Coast Section Open Division quarterfinals last season.

Priory (1-2-1) has a non-league game against Castilleja (0-2-1) at El Camino Park in Palo Alto on Thursday. Game time is 3:30 p.m.

Palo Alto beat Gunn in a non-league game 2-0. The Vikings (2-0-1) host Presentation at 4 p.m. Thursday and the Titans (1-2-1) host Valley Christian at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Carlmont beat visiting Menlo School 5-0 in another Invitational contest. The Scots (3-0-2) have beaten both the Knights and SHP, teams that won CCS titles last winter. Carlmont went 7-11-1 a year ago.

Menlo (0-1-2) hosts Hillsdale (3-1-1) at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in a non-league game. Hillsdale's only loss was a 3-0 setback to the Scots.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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