Newport Harbor High senior midfielder Emily Johnson and junior forward Sadie Pitchess shared the Wave League girls’ soccer MVP award after helping the Sailors win their first league title since the 1985-86 season. CLICK HERE to read more.
“It was basically the perfect senior season that you could ask for, making it further in CIF than I ever have and just the team overall,” she said. “Being close with the other seniors was awesome, too. Yeah, I think it was a great way to end my high school experience, for sure. I feel like this year also leaves a precedent for future years. That makes me really proud that I’m able to leave that, especially as a senior.”
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First Team – M Emily Johnson, Newport Harbor, Sr.
Second Team – D Samara Golan, Newport Harbor, So.
Second Team – M Reese Bodas, Newport Harbor, So.
Sailors finish as QUARTERFINALISTS for only the 2nd time in school history!
1st – LEAGUE
7th – Southern Section
52nd in the NATION!!!
OC Register: Newport Harbor girls soccer blanks Santa Margarita, advances to Division 1 quarterfinals
Newport Harbor got a clutch goal from Emily Johnson and played exceptional defense in a 1-0 victory over Santa Margarita in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 1 girls soccer playoffs Friday at Santa Margarita High School.
The victory puts the Sailors (18-2-6), who are ranked No. 7 in Division 1, in the quarterfinals for the first time in Coach Justin Schroeder’s three-year tenure. On Wednesday, the Sailors defeated Mission Viejo 1-0 for its first postseason win since 2011. Click here to read more.
Some good scoring chances came and went for the Newport Harbor High girls’ soccer team in the first half Wednesday night.
Still, it felt like a goal was coming for the Sailors against Mission Viejo in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1