The Boys Soccer Team Defeat Edna Brewer 1-0; Advance to the Elite 8 of the OAL Middle School Soccer Playoffs
The #3 McClymonds Division ranked AIMS Golden Eagles faced the #2 Oakland High Division Ranked Edna Brewer Panthers in the Sweet Sixteen Round of the OAL Playoffs.
Despite several scoring opportunities and tough defensive play throughout the game, the match ended in a 0-0 tie at the end of regulation to head to sudden death overtime.
The overtime rules are simple… Score first and head to the Elite 8 Playoff round
Lose and head home.
But after a few minutes into overtime, Jesus Jacobo (#9) fired from long distance and netted the ball past the Edna Brewer Goal keeper for a 1-0 score and the playoff victory.
With the win, the Boys will continue their quest for the OAL Soccer Championship against EPIC Charter this Saturday, March 18, at Oakland High School @ 9AM.
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The Lady Eagles Defeat Greenleaf 2-0; Advance to the Elite 8 of the OAL Middle School Soccer Playoffs
The #3 McClymonds Division ranked AIMS Lady Eagles faced the #2 Oakland High Division Ranked Greenleaf in the Sweet Sixteen Round of the OAL Playoffs.
Throughout the first half, The Lady Eagles played very aggressive and capitalized on early scoring opportunities. Genna Shine (#6) scored her first goal of the season to put the Lady Eagles up 1-0. Later in the first half, team scoring leader Serena Mahari (#10) scored her 3rd goal of the season to put the Lady Eagles up 2-0.
In the second half, goalkeeper Montse Mejia (#23) blocked a Greenleaf penalty kick to seal the Lady Eagle's 2-0 shutout victory over Greenleaf.
With the win, the Lady Eagles advance to the Elite 8 round of the OAL playoffs and will face the Montera B team, this Saturday, March 18, at Madison Park, at 9AM.
5-0 Record Setting Performance By Golden Eagles Against Claremont; Will Face #2 Oakland High Seed in the OAL Playoffs.
After Urban Promise Academy (4-1-1) and Melrose Leadership Academy (4-1-1) won first place in the McClymonds Division earlier in the day, the Boys Soccer Team (2-1-2) needed a strong performance against Claremont Middle School (0-5) to guarantee their spot in the Sweet Sixteen Round of the OAL playoffs - and the boys would deliver a resounding statement.
With goals by Elyod Abraham (#18), Matthias Mahray (#15), Kevin Le (#13), Kebron Ghile (#8), and Simon Yohannes (#16) AIMS held their strongest performance of the year with a 5-0 record-setting fete against Claremont (the most points scored in AIMS History) to finish (3-1-2) on the regular season and momentum heading into the playoffs.
Up next, the Golden Eagles will represent the McClymonds Division as the #3 seed and compete against the Oakland High Division #2 seed in the Sweet Sixteen Round of the OAL Playoffs. Their game will take place on Saturday, March 11, at Oakland High School @ 10AM.
The Lady Eagles Fall Short Against Montera 2-1; Will Face #2 Oakland High Seed in the OAL Playoffs
The AIMS Lady Eagles (1-3-1) looked to avenge their 3-0 loss against the league leading Montera Bulls (5-0).
After a ending the first half with a no score on the board, the Lady Eagles struggled to move the ball offensively. Then, Gia Shine (#1), seeking to capitalize on a rare opportunity, drove the ball from mid-field for an impressive finish score to put the Lady Eagles up 1-0.
But after a series of quick strikes by Montera, the Lady Eagles fell by a score of 2-1 to finish (1-4-1) on the regular season.
Up next, the Lady Eagles will represent the McClymonds Division as the #3 seed and compete against the Oakland High Division #2 seed in the Sweet Sixteen Round of the OAL Playoffs. Their game will take place on Saturday, March 11, at Oakland Technical High School @ 10AM.
Joyce Hoang, our very own AIPHS graduating senior and as one of the members of "Girls Who Code", designed an app with her group named Soteria that reroutes pedestrians to a safer route using official government crime statistics which are updated monthly! The app she helped develop, along with seven other groups from around the country, beat out over 1,800 other entries and received FIRST place in the Verizon competition! Their reward: $20,000, a tablet and an all-expenses paid trip to Florida to present their app and an opportunity to work with MIT to fine tune the app before it's made available in the Apple Store! CONGRATULATIONS Joyce on a job well done!
February 14 and 15, 2017, the National Alliance hosted approximately 30 charter school leaders of high-performing, high-quality charter schools from across the country to share their stories and ask for continued support from legislators for the invaluable work of the charter school community for families nationwide. Supt. Woods-Cadiz had the opportunity to meet with Rep. Barbara Lee, U.S. Representative for California's 13th congressional district, serving East Bay voters.
In today's AIMS Sports Round Up, impressive defensive play from Coach Madeleine Seiwald's Lady's Eagles and a second half score by Serena Mahari (#10), propelled the Girls Soccer team to a 1-0 shutout win over Urban Promise Academy - their first win in school history. The Lady Eagles (1-3-1) will look to avenge an earlier loss against Montera, this Saturday, March 4, at 9AM, at McClymonds High School.
After a first half header goal by Elyod Abraham (#18), Coach David Henriquez and the Boys Soccer team defeated Claremont Middle School 1-0 to improve to 2-1-2 for the year. Special thanks to our new mascot "Goldie" The Golden Eagle for showing up to support today's game! The Boys team will look to continue their success in a rematch game against Claremont, this Saturday, March 4, at 1PM, at McClymonds High School.