The Winters High School girls varsity soccer team had a busy week playing six, almost-consecutive games.
On Tuesday, Nov. 30, they lost their first home non-conference game against Dixon by a score of 3-0. The women played again on Thursday, Dec. 2 against Esparto High School and won by a score of 4-0.
Yarethzy Sanchez and Anahi Garcia each scored one goal for the Warriors, lead by sophomore Samantha Ramirez who scored two goals for the Warriors. Karina Echeverria led the Warriors defense with eight steals, followed closely by Garcia and Joanna Cuevas who each had six steals.
The women’s soccer team then went on to play in a back-to-back, two-day tournament.
On Friday, Dec. 3 the Warriors lost the first neutral tournament of the day against Placer High School by a score of 4-0. They didn’t let the defeat affect them and came back to win the second game of the day by a score of 6-0 against Yreka.
Sanchez and Alondra Molina each scored two goals each in the game against Yreka, followed by Alexandria Duran and Pricila Gonzalez who each scored one. Once again it was Echeverria, Garcia and Cuevas leading the Warriors on the defensive end, resulting in a shutout.
The squad played their fifth game of the week against on Saturday, Dec 4, and won the neutral tournament game against Wheatland by a score of 2-1. Samantha Ramirez scored both of the goals for Winters with an assist by Ava Skinner. Echeverria played an excellent defensive game with eight steals.
The women’s varsity soccer team wrapped up their long week of game with against Orland by a score of 1-0.
The WHS men’s varsity soccer team had a decent week with one tie and one loss.
On Tuesday, Nov. 30, the men’s soccer team lost their first home non-conference game against Dixon by a score of 2-1. It was a very close game but Dixon played the better and more aggressive game.
The Warriors played again on Thursday, Dec. 2 and tied their home non-conference game against Esparto by a score of 2-2. While the Warriors were hoping for a win, the tied score has left them more determined to win their next game.