School Sports

Boys’ Varsity Soccer Awards

by Thomas Petroff

Sports Editor

The LGHS Boys’ varsity soccer season ended with a tough loss against Watsonville High School on Feb. 16. Bellarmine College Prep went on to win the Open Division CCS title, continuing on to win the Northern California championship.

After ending its season, a number of players on the varsity roster received awards as top performers in the league. Senior Charles Debling received the MVP award for offense in the league, being the leading goal scorer for the Wildcats and among the top in the league. Sophomore Jacob Simons received the MVP award for defense for his outstanding work as a center defender for LGHS. This was Simons’ first year on the varsity team and he hopes to continue as a leader for the Wildcats in the following years. Lastly, freshman Mathias Bonnet received the award for MVP as a goalkeeper. Being a freshman on varsity is already an accomplishment, and receiving the award for MVP is even more impressive.

The First Team All League award was awarded to five Wildcats, including senior Thomas Petroff, senior Sam Sells, Debling, Simons, and Bonnet. The Second Team All League also received two players for the Wildcats, being senior Mason Nevis, and senior Kai Gunaratna.

After losing their first game, Bellarmine College Prep defeated Watsonville, moving onto the championship game, where they defeated Branham 1-0. After this, Bellarmine moved onto the NorCal regional playoffs, where they won against Jesuit High School from Sacramento. The high school season is officially over and players are already beginning to prepare for success in the upcoming year.

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