Nordhoff goalkeeper Oscar Alvarez and teammate Ra’ad Abasi (No. 12) stuffed out this scoring attempt by Bishop Diego late in the regular season. Alvarez, Abasi and the rest of the Rangers advanced to the CIF-SS quarterfinals and hosted Southlands Christian yesterday at Ojai Valley Community Stadium. (photo by Holly Roberts)
Mike Miller, Ojai Valley News sports editor
Once the playoffs come around, the Nordhoff High School boys’ soccer team catches fire.
Last season the Rangers made it to the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section (CIF-SS) quarterfinals before falling to Mammoth in a dramatic shootout on the road.
This season, NHS is right back in the same position and they are looking for more.