Ojai’s 2015 U12 Girls’ All Star team recently won the Carpinteria Beach Cup tournament. The team, coached by Josh Fink and Matt Wilson, includes Emily Erlich (front row from left), Allessandra Lucchesi, Kelsey O’Bryan, Devin Clawson, Sasha Frazier, Sharon Berryhill and Kolbe Fink; Elsa Callahan (back row from left), Julia Hankins, Hannah Wilson, Zela Henderson, Ofelia Navarro and Brook Berban. (photo submitted)
In their final tournament play of the season, Ojai’s U12 Girls’ All-Star team brought the Carpinteria Beach Cup trophy home to Ojai, with their championship performance over the weekend of April 11 and 12. The team’s first match was a hard-fought encounter with their host, Carpinteria United, on Saturday morning.
The Carpinteria girls struck first with an early goal, but Ojai fought back to take the match, 2-1. In their second match of the day, the Ojai girls dominated Van Nuys 4-0 and secured the top spot on their side of the playoff bracket going into the semifinals.