Girls Soccer: Kimball starts with string of wins
by TP staff
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The Kimball High girls soccer team started the season with a five-game winning streak, including a first-place finish in the Pitman High Tournament in Turlock on Friday, Feb. 22, and Saturday, Feb. 23.

The Jaguars (5-0) allowed no goals at the tournament, and the defense allowed only a few shots on goal.

Senior Tayler Lennier was the goalkeeper for the first two games, while senior Rachel Johnson was the goalie for the last two games.

The Jaguars opened with a 5-0 win over Stagg on Friday.

Senior forward Adaurie Dayak scored in the second minute on as assist from freshman Miciah Madison, who had three assists.

Junior Mireya Magana also scored in the first half. Sophomore Taylor Hopkins, senior Marissa Paz and sophomore Abby Dyer scored in the second half.

Kimball then beat Beyer 4-0 on Friday.

Freshman midfielder Lliaritza Torres fired a shot from 30 yards out that went just under the arm of the Beyer goalkeeper for a 1-0 score at halftime.

Paz scored two more in the second half and Madison scored another. Hopkins, Dayak and freshman midfielder Maya Lopez all had assists.

The Jaguars got their third win, 6-0 over Riverbank, on Saturday. Dayak scored two goals within the first four minutes. Paz and freshman Amanda Arledge also scored in the first half, and junior Marisol Mejia and senior Amber Lennier scored in the second half.

Kimball finished the tournament with a 3-0 win over the host team to claim the championship trophy. Dayak scored in the fifth minute off of a corner kick from Dyer. Paz scored unassisted in the second half, and Dayak scored again on a pass from sophomore Elianna Mendoza.

• Contact Bob Brownne at 830-4227 or brownne@tracypress.com.

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