Lodi Flames forge ahead minus star soccer players
Billy Nguyen, left, of the Lincoln Trojans kicks the ball away
from Nate Devine of the Lodi Flames near the Lincoln goal during
the first half Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.
Lodi 5, Lincoln 2
Neri Pedraza and Eduardo Garcia each had a goal and an assist
for the Flames (2-0 San Joaquin Athletic Association).
Alex Ziehmann, Lance Costa and Matt Whittock each scored once
and Flynn Gilbert and Ricky Garcia both had an assist.
Ricky Guevara and Roberto Magana were solid on defense.
Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 12:00 am
Updated: 5:59 am, Thu May 31, 2012.
Heading into this season, Lodi High School soccer player Ramiro
Santoyo was content in his role setting up teammates Hobie Day and
Lucas Travis with nifty passes to spearhead the offensive
But after a USA Soccer ruling ended Travis and Day's seasons
last week, the focus has suddenly shifted to Santoyo, and the
senior forward is embracing the spotlight.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 12:00 am.
Updated: 5:59 am.