It had been 14 years in which Erica Perez had been blazing her way through soccer fields. 14 years of soccer being her reason to wake up, to pick up a ball, to practice drills for hours. 14 years of experiencing pre-game jitters instantly switching to game mode once the whistle blows. 14 years of soccer being a core source of her happiness, until one day, the story was no longer about soccer.
A mob of red and gold jerseys stormed Mt. San Jacinto’s half of the field, unleashing a flurry of passes leading to the first of many points for the Lancers. Although the Lancers had a slow and steady start, only able to score one point in the first half, the second half erupted when various PCC attackers scored seven points in rapid succession.