Highlanders, Matadores in quarterfinals

first_imgThe Highlanders, who finished second in the Freeway League, earned their trip after scoring back-to-back 5-2 wins over Santa Ana Calvary Chapel and Santa Monica. La Habra (17-5-3) is led by Carly Clements, who was impressive in both playoff wins. She had two goals in the win over Calvary Chapel and followed it up with a four-goal effort against Santa Monica. La Habra and La Mirada high schools continue their quest for a CIF-Southern Section Division III girls soccer title with quarterfinal road games today. La Habra travels to Riverside to face Martin Luther King, while La Mirada visits the Palos Verdes peninsula to face Chadwick. Both games are scheduled for 3 p.m. starts. King (14-3-8) scored a 1-0 victory over Fullerton on Tuesday. La Mirada (17-9-2) is coming of a tough 1-0 victory over Norco. The Matadores are led by freshman forward Natalia Ledezma, sophomore midfielder/forward Lauren Cope and senior midfielder/defender Sha Wheeler. Prep League champion Chadwick (17-1-2) advanced by beating Garden Grove Pacifica on penalty kicks. [email protected] (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3061 center_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more