TPHS Girls Varsity Soccer team opens league play with two wins

Torrey Pines Girls Varsity Soccer opened league play with wins at home against Westview and Mount Carmel. Tuesday night’s victory over Westview was hard fought with freshman Catarina Macario scoring the game’s lone goal. On Thursday, the Falcons came out strong and never let up, scoring 10 goals and shutting out Mount Carmel. Jayda Hammermeister and Catarina Macario each contributed four goals, with Cami Tirandazi and Kelsey McGowan adding two more. Keeper Veronica Romines and a strong Torrey Pines defense preserved the shutout.

The Falcons, coached by Martyn Hansford, are 2-0 in league play and 14 -1 overall for the season. Per Max Preps, the girls are currently ranked #1 in San Diego Section and #7 in California.

Remaining home games are against Poway, held Jan. 28, Rancho Bernardo on Feb. 18, and Canyon Crest on Feb. 20. Games start at 5 p.m. Come cheer the girls on and enjoy fan appreciation nights! The first 25 fans at each home game will win prizes and have their names entered for a chance to win a $50 gift card, which will be drawn during halftime of the Canyon Crest game on Feb. 20.