Freshmen boys soccer work hard to make up for forfeit
The freshmen boys redeemed themselves from their forfeit loss vs Pebble Hills High school. On Feb. 18 the boys showed up late to their game at Pebble Hills, causing them to forfeit the game. The boys beat Hanks High School Thurs. Feb. 25. The boys said they plan to keep their head humble and keep working and growing together as a team.
“We understand each other very well and hope to continue growing as a team,” Ricardo Huerta said.
Huerta is the vocal person on the team. Huerta said he tries to keep the team together and makes sure everyone keeps their head when the times get tough. Playing center defender Huerta sees the whole field and tries to help his teammates ahead of him. Huerta said he enjoys this team and can’t wait for what the future holds.
“This team is strong. We have a bright future in my eyes,” Miguel Palencia said.
Palencia explained how hard the team works and how much they crave to improve. Palencia said he’s never seen a group of kids work as hard as his teammates do. Palencia said his teammates push him to his highest potential. Palencia described how the team has changed the way he is. Palencia said the team is his family and pushing him in the right direction.
Many other players agree with the positive affect the soccer program has.
“High school has changed me,” Javier River0 said. Rivero said he used to be all over the place and a complete mess but playing for coach (Sergio) Delgado has really helped straighten me out.” Rivero explained how he hoped to play for coach Delgado his full four years since the coach has really helped him become the person he is today.
By Christoper Diaz