Diablo FC 05 Blue Crew girls culminated a year-long journey through the 2018-19 NorCal under 14 Fall State Premier North League and then the NorCal Spring State Premier Championship League, finishing in first place and landing them in the National Premier League next season for coach Daniel Rednic’s team. The Diablo FC 05 Blue Crew includes, bottom row from left, Jess Kozlowski, Mikka Sopenoff, Abigail Salgado, Sydney Sopenoff, Cassidy Baker, Lizzy Pauline, Lilja Grant; back row, Emily Jimenez, Sasha Coaster, Kira Barrett, Lily De La Torre, Arlise Souza, Erika Salazar, Amanda Monahan, Katie Kavanagh, Abby Gee and Jackie Tamayo.
Diablo FC 08 girls swept through four games undefeated to win the inaugural Palo Alto Summer Tall Trees tournament this month. Coach Guillermo Jara’s under 11 team defeated California Thorns Academy II in the semi-finals 3-2 then outscored Burlingame 08 White 6-1 in the championship match. The team includes, front row from left, Amaya Reese, Ava Jara, Daphne van Erp, Talea Bishop, Delainey Brady, Delaney Fraser; back row, Reese Lin, Charlotte Malone, Desiree Britt, Luiza Conceicao, Carissa Penn, Amiah Hathorne and Jara. Not pictured, Josie Townzen.
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