Soccer: CdM third in Albuquerque

July 13, 2000

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Corona del Mar's AYSO Region 57 Under 14 girls

soccer team finished third in the 2000 National Games at Albuquerque,

N.M. after a 2-1 sudden-death victory over Woodland Hills.

CdM's Samantha Burns tied the game at 1-1 in the first half. After a

scoreless second half, both Woodland Hills and CdM converted three of

five kicks. Michelle Queyrel converted the first goal in the second

sudden death, and goalie Sara Draffin stopped Woodland Hill's shot to


give CdM third place.

CdM defeated Hermosa Beach in the quarterfinals, 1-0, with a goal by

Elizabeth Almaraz. CdM lost in the semifinals to Fontana, 1-0.

CdM won its first pool game, 1-0, over Tuscon, with a goal by Almarez.

The defense of Britta Nielsen and Mallory Reynolds protected the lead.

CdM easily won its second game over Palos Verdes, 2-0, with goals from

Queyrel and Brooke Burger. CdM's final two games were a 0-0 tie with

Chicago and a 1-1 tie with Arroyo Grande.

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