East Union’s girls soccer team started its season on the front foot, blasting Mountain House 7-0 on the road behind a four-goal outburst from Jenna Campbell.
The senior also had an assist and accounted for six of the Lancers’ 24 shot attempts.
Chelsea Keathley, Addyson Soulier and Ashley Vasquez scored one goal apiece. Andrea Guibor, Brooke Dorland, Olivia Morgan and Alexa Bretao each contributed an assist.
East Union’s junior varsity squad also won big at Mountain House, 9-1.
Esmeralda Garcia and Mila Ysalva both had a hat trick. Larissa Harries tallied two goals, and Cheyenne Hudson had one.
Manteca 8, West 1
Alexia Alva fired three goals, as the Buffaloes improved to 2-0.
“Overall, we played really well and moved the ball around,” Manteca coach Justin Coenenberg said. “We’ve focused a lot on defense and possession, and despite that being the focus of our practices, to be able to move the ball and create dynamic offense in the final third is great to see this part in the season.”
Corinne Jones registered a goal and an assist. Sienna Jones, Gina Hirle, Kailee Jackson and Joanna Roa each added a goal. Jaylyn Ruiz picked up an assist.
Manteca 55, Golden Valley 36
The Buffaloes (3-0) clamped down to create separation in the opening round of their 2nd Manteca Booster Club Tournament.
They held Golden Valley to just five points in the second quarter to stake a 32-15 halftime lead. Manteca also had its long-range touch offensively, hitting 10 3-pointers.
Elijah Nelson led the way with 16 pints and was followed by Peyton Neiman’s 11, L.J. Legan’s 10 and Evani Gaeta’s seven.
The Buffs will next face Bear Creek in the semifinals Friday night starting at 6. The Bruins fended off Gregori 54-50 in their opener.
East Union 59, Lodi 55
Sophomore Nylah Dyson amassed 29 points while making all 10 of her free throws to help the host Lancers even their record to 1-1.
Defense also helped give them the edge. Leading 32-31 at halftime, East Union outscored the Flames 14-8 in the third quarter and held them off from there. The Lancers made 19 of 25 free throws.
Center Alessandra Montes scored 11 points. Freshman Julianna Gaspar added seven points, four of which kept the Lancers ahead in the fourth quarter.
Kiah Aitken paced Lodi (1-2) with 17 points.
East Union has started a stretch of six games in seven nights. It continues today at the Golden Valley Tournament. The Lancers face Merced starting at 3:30.