Varsity Girls Soccer
Menlo-Atherton 3, Woodside 2
Date of competition: Thursday, February 16, 2012
The Menlo-Atherton girls' soccer team clinched its first Central Coast Section playoff berth since 2005 with a 3-2 victory over visiting Woodside on Thursday to wrap up PAL Bay Division action. The Wildcats (6-4-4, 8-6-5) and Bears (7-3-4, 11-5-4) came into the match tied for third place, with the winner earning the league's automatic berth. M-A did that as senior Meryssa Thompson scored in the first half off an assist from senior Jen Kirst and Naomi Pacalin added a second goal with Kylie Brandyberry assisting. Shelby Hughes provided the winning goal in the second half on assist by Thompson.
PAL Bay Division
Woodside 1 1 -- 2
Menlo Atherton 2 1 -- 3
Woodside -- not reported
M-A -- Thompson (Kirst), N.Pacalin (Brandyberry), Hughes (Thompson)
Records: Woodside 6-4-4 (8-6-5); Menlo-Atherton 7-3-4 (11-5-4)
posted by Palo Alto Online on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:04 pm
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