The Santa Monica AYSO Girls U14 won against Camarillo 1-0 in the 19th Annual Strawberry Cup soccer tournament held in Camarillo Sunday, May 12 after carding an impressive 4-0 record en route to their championship win.
The girls were perfect in their final four games racking up four shutouts, and winning by scores of 5-0, 1-0, and 3-0 in pool play.
Santa Monica met the Camarillo team in the championship game who came in also with a perfect record, three shutouts, all with the same scores.
The final game was a hard fought match with the score tied 0-0 at the half.
Early in the third quarter, Val Romo received a pass from Fiona Story and scored on a bending shot from just inside the right touchline to make the the game 1-0.
Santa Monica maintained a strong defense for the remainder of the game.
The U14 girls team is coached by Jon Kean and Darren Burris, who led the U14 girls team to their first championship of the season.
U14 Team members include: Alexis Lopez, Amalia Davis Del Piccolo, Amanda Padilla, Ashley Armendariz, Daisy Berry, Devin Dempsey, Fiona Story, Heidy Noriega, Jenny Kean, Jodie Jepson, Joyce Ophoff, Kiana Ferguson, Sadye Sobel, Samantha Romo, Sierra Burris, and Valeria Romo.