West Coast Warriors traveled to Palo Alto for their NorCal NPL match on Sunday afternoon. Warriors started off the game feeling their opponent out as it was a rough field and concentration was key to avoid a bad bounce.
Palo Alto FC put an all out effort to score early in the match but West Coast realized they can match their potent attack with solid defensive play from Jordan Brown, Leila Ganz, Nancy Padilla, Malia Yancey, Lindsay Plant, and Arianna Moore. With the defense holding strong West Coast slowly started to take over the game with great ball movement and composure from the midfielders Isabella Mello, Mia Mendoza, Maddie Sullivan, Caitlin Carlson & Caitlin Garrison. The offensive line of Maddy Allum, Mikayla Lohman & Heather Tarabini consistently put pressure on the Palo Alto Gk putting 12 shots on goal making her make several important saves. Heather Tarabini final broke the draw with a nice ripple shot into the net. Victoria Morfin sealed the win with a solid shutout performance.