Falcon Boys Soccer Wins League Championship

UPDATE—LEBEC, CA (Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at 9:30 p.m.)—Still traveling back from Corcoran Tuesday night, dedicated soccer coach Joe Flores was just a little subdued. “We lost it, he said, “3 to 1…but it was still a really good game.”

The Falcons win of the High Desert Championship last week was the first time in 14 years that they have brought home that trophy.

UPDATE—LEBEC, CA (Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at 7 p.m.)— Frazier Mountain High School’s boys soccer is at Corcoran High School tonight, in King’s County near Hanford. The game began at 6:30 p.m. The Falcons won the High Desert League Championship in a surprise, 1-2 punch victory against Rosamond and Cal City last week.

Falcon girls soccer, which took the silver trophy in the High Desert League, have a bye in the first round of Central California playoffs. On Friday they will play the winner of tonight’s Coalinga vs. Washington Union game. It will be an away game. Driving time to both locations is about 2 hours, 15 minutes, said FMHS Athletic Director Jerry Quick.

LEBEC, CA (Friday, Feb. 14, 2014)—Coach Joe Flores’ Frazier Mountain High School Falcon boys soccer team has won the the High Desert League championship.

“This is the first time in 14 years this has happened,” said Coach Flores with emotion. He told an assembly of students the next day, Valentine’s Day, that the High Desert League soccer trophy came to the school the year he graduated from FMHS and he is very proud to bring the trophy back to the school.

Coach Sharon Lemburg’s FMHS Falcon girls soccer team took second in the league this year, down just one-half game from Bishop, which took the lead position.

This is part of the February 14, 2014 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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