Varsity Boys Soccer
Eastside Prep 1, Menlo 0
Date of competition: Wednesday, January 13, 2010
The West Bay Athletic League boys' soccer race just got a lot more interesting on Wednesday when Eastside Prep handed host Menlo a 1-0 defeat. The victory moved the Panthers (3-1-1, 3-2-3) into a second-place tie with the Knights (3-1-1, 5-4-1), both of whom trail first-place Sacred Heart Prep (5-0), which hosts Menlo on Friday at 3 p.m.
Eastside Prep senior Darryl Sepulveda, who during the fall was a standout cross-country runner, provided the winning goal in the first half off an assist from Javier Magana in the 15th minute. Menlo had its chances, out-shooting the visitors 18-5. The Knights' Vikram Padval hit the right post in the 11th minute and Dawson Williams missed a shot wide right a few minutes later before Eastside scored. Panthers' goalie Manuel Chavez had eight saves, two big ones coming late in the second half to preserve the victory.
West Bay Athletic League
Eastside Prep 1 0 -- 1
Menlo 0 0 -- 0
EPrep -- Darryl Sepulveda (Javier Magana).
Records: Eastside Prep 3-1-1 (3-2-3), Menlo 3-1-1 (5-4-1)
posted by Palo Alto Online on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:16 am
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