Buzz-Worthy Kids : Natomas High GEL Champs

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Golden Empire League champions! / Courtesy Photo

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The Natomas High School varsity soccer team’s playoff season ended last night when the Nighthawks lost 2-1 in overtime to Liberty Ranch.

The Nighthawks go out as Golden Empire League 2015-16 league champions and the team also won high honors in all-league voting:

  • Coach Geo Villalobos was honored as the GEL Coach of the Year.
  • Ruben Mendoza was honored as the GEL Offensive MVP.
  • Anthony Gonzalez was honored as the GEL Defensive MVP.
  • Andres Munoz, Johnny Villareal, Ivan Jacobo, and Omar Heredia were named first team All-League.
  • Edgardo Gutierrez and Andrew Enriquez were named honorable mention All-League.

Natomas High last won a soccer league title for the Tri-County Conference in 2010-11.

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Ruben Mendoza was honored as the GEL Offensive MVP. / Courtesy Photo

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Anthony Gonzalez was honored as the GEL Defensive MVP. / Courtesy Photo