Bears Defeated by St. Genevieve in CIF Playoffs

(Photos by Sebastian Moore / Burbank Leader) - The Burroughs High School varsity girls’ soccer team includes Ruby McGrath (front, from left), Eden Butcher, Kiele Torrance, Mackenzie Khoury, Julia Narmore, Kelani Roy, Nicole Jimenez, Samantha Espinosa, Olive Sanchez and Natalie Jimenez. Back: Ella Sage, Samantha Sizemore, Jazleigh Lone, Sofia Samuelson, Rylee Wilson, Layla Hoyo, Vivian Wright, Graciela Gomez, Nadia Aguilar, Jailyn Turner and Quiana Laughlin.

First published in the Feb. 11 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

The Burroughs High School varsity girls’ soccer team was edged at St. Genevieve High of Panorama City, 2-1, in a CIF-Southern Section Division V first-round matchup on Wednesday.
The Bears had defeated Thacher High of Ojai, 4-1, in a CIF wildcard game on Monday.
Burroughs had previously blanked host Burbank, 6-0, in their regular-season finale. Individual statistics were not reported to the Burbank Leader.
Burroughs concluded the season third in the Pacific League with a 9-4-1 record (13-7-1 overall).

The Burbank High School varsity girls’ soccer team includes Natalia Gonzalez (front, from left), Emily Taghon, Jasmine Zamudio, Valerie Ardon and Sophia Peek. Middle: Sarah Girod, Emma Batista, Valeria Rojas, Nicole Shamiryan, Brittney Butchko and Savannah Brown. Back: Zara Garcia, Maya Tellez, Madison Evans, Sydney Evans-Armendariz, Alison Moloy, Samantha Arteaga and Aneleise Santana. Not pictured: Mia Schoenbrun, Jimena Garcia, Maneh Nersesyan, Katie Johnson and Kelsey Finnigan.


The Bulldogs lost to visiting Burroughs High, 6-0, in their Pacific League and regular-season finale last Thursday.
Burbank finished the season seventh in the standings with a 2-12 record (3-14 overall).