Maranatha hosted Azusa High School in the first round of the CIF Southern Section playoffs. The first half of play saw chances on both sides, but the Aztecs scored first and held their lead until the break. After the restart, the Minutemen equalized off a Michael Antonovich goal, assisted by Chris Morales. Azusa answered back, and regained the lead, which held until the seventy-sixth minute, when a free kick from Antonovich glanced off the head of Matthew Morales inside the Aztec six yard box. Jacob Sattler finished and the Minutemen equalized. At the end of regulation, the game was level, and that scoreline would stand until the end of both overtime periods. Facing a penalty shootout situation, Minutemen keeper Josiah Rojas came up big blocking the first Aztec shot, putting the pressure on Azusa. Maranatha clinched the victory, when the fourth Aztec shot went over the crossbar. The Minutemen travel to Campbell Hall on Wednesday to face the Vikings.
- 2 Azusa High School
- 2 Maranatha High School
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