Trying to move up in the league standings the Winters High School girls soccer team settled for a tie in their first game of the week but battled for a victory in game two.
The Warriors hosted Live Oak on Monday, Jan. 22, and played as even as they could against an opponent. Both Winters and Live Oak put one goal in during the first half and one each in the second for a 2-2 tie.
Molly Moore and Abby Delao each scored a goal for Winters, while Corrine McKenna and Michelle Reyes each had an assist. Fatima Guzman had a total of eight saves at goal keeper for Winters on the defensive side.
Also helping the Warriors defensively was Katie Rotenkolber, with six steals. Keeley Stone had five steals. Victoria Olton and Lizette Bermudez each had four steals, McKenna and Camryn Hamilton each had three, Sarah Hagy, Cara Baker and Reyes each had two, while Moore, Hannah Flores and Jules Jiminez each had one.
In game two of the week, Winters traveled to Esparto for another league game and came home with a 1-0 victory over the Spartans. Off an assist from Delao, Reyes put the game’s only goal in the net during the first half. Winters offense stayed in attack mode throughout the game, totaling 10 shots on goal.
On the defensive side of the ball, Guzman had three saves at goal keeper. Rotenkolber had nine steals. Olton had seven steals. MeKenna and Stone each had six steals, Bermudez had five, Baker and Vivian Del Toro each had three, Mallory Layne and Reyes each had two, while Hamilton and Ivett Arellano each had one steal.