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Pollard Lifts Tigers Past La Cañada in League Battle

The South Pasadena High School varsity girls’ soccer team edged visiting La Cañada 2-1 in a Rio Hondo League match on Dec. 15.
Senior captain Iris Pollard scored a pair of goals, while senior captain Simone Assaf and junior Saidbh Byrne were each credited with one assist.
The Tigers were shut out at San Marino 1-0 in their league opener on Dec. 13.
The South Pas recently finished competing in the Best in the West Tournament, suffering a 1-0 loss against Laguna Hills and posting a 1-1 tie against Royal High of Simi Valley on Dec. 16. Byrne scored the lone goal against Royal High, while Assaf tallied an assist.
SPHS (4-2 overall, 1-1 in league) will resume league play by hosting Temple C

ity on Jan. 10 at 4 p.m. before visiting Monrovia on Jan. 12.

The South Pasadaena varsity boys’ soccer team settled for a 1-1 draw against host La Cañada in a Rio Hondo League game on Dec. 15.
Junior Joel Kim scored one goal, junior captain Emilio Gonzalez-Mosqueda was credited with an assist and sophomore Mick Dubester finished with five saves. Sophomore Sam Rodak recorded two shots on goal, while senior Evan Takeda-Teer and sophomore Leo Sanchez each had one shot on goal.
The Tigers shut out visiting San Marino 4-0 in their league opener on Dec. 13 as Rodak scored a hat trick.
Sanchez chipped in with one goal, senior captain Joe Hwang, senior Sawyer Fox and Gonzalez-Mosqueda each had one assist, and Kim produced three shots on goal. Dubester tallied four saves, junior Austin Hwang had one save.
SPHS (3-3-1, 1-0-1) will resume league play at Temple City on Jan. 10 at 4 p.m. before hosting Monrovia on Jan. 12.

South Pasadena High School sophomore Sam Rodak scored a hat trick to help the Tigers beat San Marino in their Rio Hondo League opener on Dec 13

First published in the December 22 print issue of the South Pasadena Review.

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