Maliblue Bobcats roar

The winning Maliblue Bobcats, (back row, from left) Sarah Konopaske, Megan Manion, Coach Mark Konopaske, Madison Smith, Ashana Ross; (front row, from left) Sasha Vogel, Georgia Kennedy-Bailey, Marnie Hayes and Luisa Beck show off their trophies.

The Maliblue Bobcats soccer team also completed a perfect season after winning three competitive Malibu AYSO Regional Playoff Games.

The ‘Cats won the first game 2-1 over the Green Hornets, with Marnie Hayes scoring the game-winning goal with less than a minute left on the clock. Next, the girls shut out the Pink Punks 1-0 with a goal by Sarah Konopaske after a pass from Ashana Ross.

The Maliblue Bobcats then took on the Silver Bullets in the regional championship match. The game went to double overtime, where the ‘Cats prevailed 3-2 thanks to goals from Konopaske and Ross.