Blue Heat Wins Season Opener
The Victoria Highlanders from Canada definitely felt the “Heat” last night as the Santa Clarita Blue Heat defeated them with a final score of 2 to 1.
May 22, was the opening game for the Santa Clarita Blue Heat at Valencia High School.
The air was cool with a slight breeze and the stands were filled with 750 cheering fans. The chilly night air was all but forgotten when Hannah Beard had a breakaway run in the 7th minute scoring the first goal of the game for the Blue Heat. The crowd erupted with stomping and hollering.
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The Victoria Highlanders who travelled all the way from Canada, put ball to net when Ashley Porter kicked it in before the first half was completed.
After a half time pep talk by Blue Heat Coach Fabian Sandoval, second half sub Liz Franco scored a beautiful goal with an assist by forward Marky Boyce in the 89th minute.
The exciting game concluded with the Santa Clarita Blue Heat victorious over Victoria Highlanders.