Varsity Boys Soccer
Menlo-Atherton 4, Alvarez 1
Date of competition: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Top-seeded Menlo-Atherton opened its bid for a title in the Central Coast Section Division I boys' soccer playoffs with a 4-1 victory over No. 8 Alvarez (15-3-4) on Saturday at Palo Alto High. The Bears (16-3) grabbed an early lead in the first half on a goal by Alex Gallo. After intermission, Jesus Ortega took a pass from Gallo and finished. Juan Gastelum scored unassisted before Kyle Smith wrapped up the scoring with Kyle Bryan assisting. Menlo-Atherton advances to the semifinals and will play No. 5 Bellarmine (14-4-4), which eliminated No. 4 seed Palo Alto, 2-0.
CCS Division I playoffs
At Palo Alto High
Alvarez 0 1 -- 1
Menlo-Atherton 1 3 -- 4
Alvarez -- unavailable
M-A -- Gallo (unassisted), Ortega (Gallo), Gastelum (unassisted), Smith (Bryan)
Records: Alvarez 15-3-4; Menlo-Atherton 16-3
posted by Palo Alto Online on Feb 28, 2015 at 6:35 pm
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