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CIF Girls’ Soccer Preview: Millikan, St. Anthony At Home Today

Moore League champion Millikan and Camino Real League champion St. Anthony are both hosting first round CIF Southern Section girls’ soccer games today.

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Millikan (15-5-1) got a tough draw as the lowest seeded league champion in Division 1, and will host JSerra (13-4-0) at 3 p.m. on campus. This is a rematch of the second-round game at Millikan last year where the Rams were minutes away from a penalty kick shootout and possible upset.

LISTEN to us breakdown this matchup and the draw on our podcast “What Up, Long Beach?!”

READ MORE about Millikan senior captain Azalia Salazar.

Wilson (14-4-3) is also in Division 1 and hits the road for a 3 p.m. kickoff at Cypress (14-6-1) in a matchup of second-place league finishers. Cypress is unbeaten in its last eight games with seven wins and a draw.

READ MORE about Wilson senior captain Emma Harper.

Long Beach Poly (14-4-2) has a lot of momentum as a third-place finisher, and will be at Temecula Valley (17-2-5) at 5:30 p.m. for the postseason opener. Temecula Valley is the Southwestern League champion and has only given up 14 goals in 24 games this season.

READ MORE about Poly senior captain Aniah Cutler.

Lakewood (7-10-0) got into the Division 2 bracket as a fourth-place league finisher and must travel to Palomares League champion Claremont (19-1-1).

St. Anthony (9-9-0) is celebrating its back-to-back league championships with a home game at Clark Field against wild-card Brentwood. The Saints have won six of their last seven games. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:30 p.m.

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JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.
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