Varsity Soccer Wins Back-to-Back Tournaments

Varsity Lady Lions after their Bellflower Tournament victory.
Varsity Lady Lions after their Bellflower Tournament victory.

*Updated: Thursday, January 3

Congratulations to the  girls varsity soccer team on their back-to-back victories in the Bellflower and Sunny Hills Tournaments during the Holidays.

The Lions victory in the Bellflower Tournament beat Pasadena Poly 1-0 with minutes left in the game on a goal by Isy Guerry.  In an earlier semi-final game JSerra beat La Serna on penalty kicks to head to the championship game.

JSerra varsity girls are on a historic eleven-game winning streak, with the best season in JSerra’s ten year history.

“Our team has achieved tremendous success in the last two tournaments,  I am proud of their accomplishments. They are working hard, scoring goals and have recorded several shut out victories,” said Rick Young, Varsity Head Coach. “Winning eleven straight games and two Tournament Championships is unprecedented in our girls soccer program and a great way to head into league competition.”

Join the Lady Lions in their first Trinity League matchup against Mater Dei on January 3, the game will be hosted on the JSerra field at 3 p.m.

For more team information and results click Lady Lions soccer.

OC Varsity Athlete of the Week

Jonathan Fabulich, JSerra boys soccer  Photo courtesy of JSerra High SchoolCongratulations to Jonathan Fabulich for being named this week’s athlete of the week by OC Varsity. The JSerra senior  scored three goals for the Lions in a 3-0 victory against St. Francis last week, and then knocked in the game winner in a 2-1 triumph over De La Salle. Fabulich scored a team-leading nine goals this season, putting him in a six-way tie for fifth in the county.

The scholar athlete and JSerra Business Magnet Program student, scored three goals for the Lions in a 3-0 victory against St. Francis last week, and then knocked in the game winner in a 2-1 triumph over De La Salle.

Emily Lawrence Commits to Embry-Riddle

Lawerance with JSerra girls soccer coach Rick Young as she signs her letter of intent to Embry-Riddle.

Recent JSerra graduate and San Juan Capistrano resident Emily Lawrence has signed to play collegiate soccer at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in Prescott, Arizona.

Lawrence, a four-year varsity player for the Lions and  team co-captain, will be joining the ERAU Lady Eagles as one of five incoming freshman on the team. A defensive center midfielder, Lawrence has broad experience having participated for four years in the prestigious Trinity League,  during her time at JSerra as well as ten years of Club Soccer experience in the highly competitive Southern California Developmental and Coast Soccer Leagues.

Lawrence, who was a four-year scholar athlete and lifetime member of the California Scholarship Federation (CSF) and National Honor Society (NHS), is also the recipient of JSerra’s 2011 Faculty Award. Lawrence was also recently awarded the 2012 Orange County Fire Authority Scholarship along with the prestigious “Women of Distinction” Scholarship from ERAU.

ERAU is an internationally recognized leader in aeronautical sciences and is part of the NAIA Cal Pac Athletic Conference. Lawrence plans on studying Global Security and Intelligence.

JSerra Athletic Summer Camps Now Available

CIF First Round Tournaments Begin

Don’t miss a minute of these nail bitting games as the boys basketball team takes on Laguna Beach at 7 p.m. tonight. Also, competing in the first round are the Lady Lions, Feb. 16 verses Centennial High School at 7 p.m. and the boys soccer team against Montebello at 3 p.m.

For more information visit cifss.org 

Follow all the action on Twitter @JSerraAthletics. 

General Admission-$8; $5 for children 13 and under and students (with ID).

Special Valentine’s Lion Report Now Airing

Special Valentine’s Lion Report features:

Administrators playing basketball
How to ask a girl to be your  valentine
Gurl Talk App
Boys Soccer
Boys Basketball game (featuring many JSerra Faces and Father. Damien)

Click the photo to watch.