Saturday, December 5, 2020


Girls Soccer


Taft boys soccer wins, girls fall by identical scores to Yamhill-Carlton

Edson Fuentes and William Calderon scored two goals each in support of  another shutout from sophomore goalie Sam Cortes on Monday to lift the Taft High boys soccer team to a 4-0 road league victory over Yamhill-Carlton, while the girls team fell, 4-0.

Taft Tiger sports roundup

Three out of four Tiger sports came away with home victories Thursday.

Jin scores first goal but visiting Tigers fall to Blanchet Catholic

Taft's junior midfielder Veronica Jin scored her first high school goal Monday off a pass from Senior Autumn Ellis in a 1-4 league loss at 16th ranked Blanchet Catholic.

Knott returns to scoring column but Tigers drop girls soccer match

Ella Knott continued her return from a serious knee injury that cost the star athlete much of the 2018-19 sports season Friday by scoring...

Taft uses stiff defense, two first-half goals for girls soccer win

Senior striker Sammy Halferty scored her second goal in as many games on top of a gift goal by the opposition Thursday to lead...

Tigers win girls soccer season opener; announce birth of JV program

Taft senior Sammy Halferty's first-half goal stood up behind the defensive play of junior Delayna O'daniels and sophomore goalie Nicole Reyes on Tuesday in a 1-0 season-opening home girls soccer conference victory over Amity.

Taft girls soccer team aims for high scores on field, in classroom

Gaudy goals such as becoming the first Taft High girls soccer team to make a State playoff run are among coach Joey Arce-Torres' lofty aspirations for his team this season, but excelling in the classroom is also high on his list.

Tigers cling to hopes for girls soccer play-in berth

Taft High junior co-captain Sammy Halferty scored the game’s only goal early in the first half on an assist from freshman Aubrey Sciarrota on Monday for a 1-0 girls soccer league  win at Gervais that kept the Tigers' postseason hopes alive.

Selfish defense, goalkeeping propel Tigers to girls soccer tie

Calling it his team’s most complete match of the season, Taft High Coach Joey Arce-Torres’ girls soccer team played Dayton to a 1-1 league home tie Tuesday.

Blanchet Catholic shuts out Taft boys, girls in prep soccer play

The scoreboard declared Blanchet Catholic a 2-0 boys soccer winner Thursday over Taft, but Tigers Coach Ryan Ulicni would beg to differ.

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December is now upon us

I truly believe that even in the face of all that this year has thrown at us, that we are fortunate to have family and friends we can count on to help us get through difficult times.
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