Pearl City, Mililani to play for OIA Red JV Soccer Championship

Jan 17, 2014 | PC Sports

Pearl City advanced to the OIA Red Division JV Girls Soccer Championship title game after defeating Kaiser 2-1 in the championship tournament semifinals on Thursday at Mililani High School.

Pearl City overcame a 1-0 first half deficit with second half goals by Gianni Meyers and Shania Silva.

Pearl City will play Mililani for the OIA Red JV Championship on Saturday, January 18 at Mililani High School. Mililani blanked Kahuku 4-0 on Thursday in the semifinal night cap.

Kaiser (8-1) suffered their first loss of the season. The Lady Cougars won the OIA Red East and was seeded E-1 in the tournament. Pearl City improved to 8-1 and came into the tournament seeded W-2 after finishing runner-up to OIA Red West champion Mililani who finished the regular season undefeated at 8-0. Pearl City's only loss of the season was to Mililani 3-1 at home.

OIA East runner-up Kahuku came into the tournament with a record of 7-1 and seeded E-2.

Saturday's OIA Red Championship game is schedule for 6:30pm at Mililani High School.

Go Lady Chargers!

 

Kaiser 1  Pearl City 0

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Kaiser scores to  take a 1-0 lead in the first half.

 

Kaiser 1  Pearl City 1

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#24 Gianni Meyers trails the pack on a corner kick by Starr Tagalog in the second half.

Meyers would score on the play to tie the game at 1-1.

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Meyers sent the ball into the corner of the net for the score.

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Meyers and her teammates enjoy the moment as they make their way down field.

 

Pearl City 2  Kaiser 1

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Pearl City's #8 Shania Silva scored late in the second half to give the Lady Chargers a 2-1 lead.

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Silva played a great game with hustle and heart in the Lady Chargers 2-1 win over Kaiser.