Varsity Girls Soccer
Castilleja 7, Crystal Springs 1
Date of competition: Thursday, February 16, 2012
Castilleja advanced to its first Central Coast Section girls' soccer playoff appearance since 2007 with a 7-1 win over visiting Crystal Springs-Uplands in the West Bay Athletic League playoffs on Thursday at Mayfield Soccer Complex. The Gators (6-10-2) qualified by finishing fourth in the Foothill Division while Crystal Springs (15-0-1) reached the playoff by winning the Skyline Division.
Senior captain Emily Mosbacher led Castilleja with three goals and an assist, senior captain Martha Harding notched a goal and an assist, and senior captain Caitlin Colvin added an assist. Junior Katherine Hobbs tallied two goals and an assist, sophomore Gabby Kaplan added a goal and an assist and Junior Alanna MacNaughtan also notched an assist. CSU's lone goal came in the first half on a deflected shot.
Castilleja's three seniors making their CCS tournament debut present a powerful offense. Mosbacher tallied a division-leading 17 goals and nine assists. Harding and Colvin added another nine goals and 11 assists while Junior Hobbs and sophomore Kaplan added another 17 goals and 15 assists.
posted by Palo Alto Online on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:14 pm
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