FOUR & MORE: Best BSOC Players

INLAND AREA BOYS PREP SOCCER BEST PLAYERS 2016-’17 1. Alfredo Moreira, MoVal Rancho Verde – Slick senior midfielder went on the attack and earned plenty of attention for his deceptively quick style as the Mustangs advanced to the CIF-State playoffs last season. Led his squad with 20 goals and 13 assists. 2. Andres Garcia, Ontario … Continue reading

Inland Area Girls Soccer Top 10

GIRLS PREP SOCCER 2016-’17 For Monday, Oct. 24 (Preseason) 1. Corona Santiago — Sharks will be talented and the likely Big VIII League pacesetters. THIS SEASON: 0-0-0 overall, 0-0-0 Big VIII League. LAST SEASON: 16-6-5 overall, 8-0-2 Big VIII. 2014-’15: 26-1-8, 8-0-2. ’13-’14: 22-5-5, 8-0-2. LAST RANKED: Not Ranked (42). LAST RESULT: lost, 3-2 in … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area GSOC Coaches

GIRLS PREP SOCCER 2016 BEST INLAND AREA COACHES 1. Mike Fleming, Corona Santiago — Claimed both CIF-Southern Section Division 2 and CIF-State SoCal Regional Division 1 titles in 2015, leading the single most successful team in the history of the Inland area. Hasn’t lost a Big VIII League game in four season, with only five … Continue reading

Prep Predictions: CIF-SS Girls Soccer Finals

GIRLS PREP SOCCER 2016 Playoff Predictions CIF-Southern Section Championship Games DIVISION 1 Saturday, March 5 Santa Margarita Tesoro 2, Santa Margarita 1 — at Corona HS DIVISION 2 Saturday, March 5 Palos Verdes 3, Irvine Northwood 0 — at Downey Warren HS DIVISION 3 Saturday, March 5 West Covina South Hills 2, Yorba Linda 1 … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Feb. 2, 2016

I covered the Bloomington-Colton girls varsity soccer game on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2016, for The Press-Enterprise, & @PEcom_preps, and came away thinking the Bruins let three points slip through their grasp. Leading 3-1 at halftime, Bloomington gave up a goal two minutes into the second half, then were called for deliberate handling in the … Continue reading