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Dogs Fired Up in NCS

Feb 27, 2017 01:31PM ● By Elena Hutslar

Alhambra Girls celebrate their win while teammates sign their National Letter of Intent. Sophomore Sarah Emigh, signs for California State University of Chico and senior Nicki Rucki will be playing for California State University of San Francisco. Photo by Kaitlyn Emigh.

Division 2 Alhambra Bulldogs (12-6-1) seeded 7th in NCS, won their first round of NCS playoffs vs. Novato, 2-0, moving on to play Las Lomas, seeded 2nd, on February 18. The Lady Bulldogs showed their tenacity, pulling out a win over Las Lomas after double overtime and then penalty kicks, with a final score of 4-2. Alhambra Goalie Nicki Rucki was selected Max Preps player of the game. Alhambra faced Northgate (19-2-3) on February 22, where their playoff run ended with a loss of 0-2.