Jordan Meyers may remember her 16th birthday for the rest of her life.
That is because the Lodi High girls soccer player helped give her team their first Tri-City Athletic League win of the season by beating West 3-2 on Thursday.
The Wolf Pack led 1-0 in the first half. Then Lodi (1-3 in the TCAL, 2-9-1) tied the game on Allyson Bender’s penalty kick. Then Meyers, only a sophomore, scored the Flames’ next two goals for a 3-1 halftime lead. West scored its final goal in the second half.
Bradshaw Christian 71, Galt 38
Kaya Weaver was the leading scorer for Galt (0-4 in the Sierra Valley Conference, 9-11) with seven points in Wednesday’s loss in Elk Grove. Mizan Johnson and Haley Sanchez had six points each, Yuina Okubo and Raina Saldivar had five points each, Hannah Aguirre four Madison Petersen three points and Casi Gonzalez two.
Bradshaw Christian outscored Galt 17-4 in the second quarter that led to a 32-11 halftime lead. Galt outscored The Pride 22-21 in the third quarter. But Bradshaw Christian continued its dominance with an 18-5 scoring advantage in the final quarter.
Lodi 42, Tokay 22
Savannah Head scored 14 points to lead the Flames in Thursday’s victory, along with 13 from KayLeigh Coberly, eight from Annette Vasquez, three fromAngelina Fugazi and two from Sophia Alejandrez.
Jenny Corona led the Tigers with 10 points, along with eight from teammate Ahmiene El-Kheidi and four from Amara Charles.
Big Valley 62, Elliot 47
Nate Gotgotao-Washington led Elliot Christian (2-3 in the Central California Athletic Alliance, 3-16) with 16 points and added seven rebounds in Thursday’s loss. Roy Itovichi had 10 points and five boards for the Eagles, Zrebric Humphreys had eight points and 17 rebounds, Payton yarbrough had six points, Ryan Ehresman had four points and six rebounds, Alexander Pinasco had three points and Josh Alejandre had seven rebounds.
Big Valley 73, Elliot 44
Caleb Guerzo led the Eagles with 21 points in Thursday’s loss, adding eight rebounds. Tanner Burnell added eight points and 12 boards, Mathew Alagna had six points, equaling John Quest, and Mike Roman had three points.
Tokay 2, Lincoln 1
Ilene Izaguirre, Shayla Bradley and Sophia Casciaro each scored for the Tigers in Thursday’s victory, while Madison Covey-Taylor recorded five saves.
Lodi 1, West 1
Chloe Nowak scored Lodi’sgoal just four minutes into Thursday’s game, with an assist by Diana Vargas, but the Wolf Pack responded with the equalizer in the 18th minutes.
Goalkeeper Alexis Stevens tallied a season-high eight saves, while Olivia Polinsky played well on defense and Noelle Hohenthaner played well in the midfield.
Lincoln 3, Tokay 2
Jaci Soto and Carmen Gallo each scored for the Tigers in Thursday’s loss, while Crystal Varela recorded seven saves.