Kicking Off a New Season

By: Owen Vasta

After a positive ending to last years 2016-2017 season, Martin Luther King High Schools (King) girls’ soccer team is rushing with excitement to start up their 2017-18 season. Melanie Ruiz, 12,  is ready to play as a center midfielder for King soccer, “ I hope to make CIF this year with the team and we will get there by working hard and getting to play better as a team.”Captain Nicole Skaggs, 11, is also very excited for the upcoming season where she will be in defence and as the goal scoring striker up top. “ I am really looking forward to being on the field with my best friends this season.” The girls start their season with an away game December 1, 2017, facing Redlands East Valley High school at 5:00 pm.