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STUDIO CITY – Alyssa and Gisele Thompson have soccer dreams.
Although distractions, especially for high schoolers, can make the vision for a dream hazy as time goes on. But maybe not for these two smiley sisters. Their focus is laser-like.
“We don’t have TV,” Alyssa said laughing.
“Like, in the whole house,” Gisele added.
Instead, they watch United States women’s national soccer team highlights on YouTube. But most of the time they’re playing soccer, and doing it really well.
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Alyssa scored four goals and Gisele added one in Harvard-Westlake’s 7-1 win over Chaminade on Wednesday afternoon at home. Sisters Daniela and Natalia Quintero, who also play for Harvard-Westlake each scored a goal, too.
Alyssa has 17 goals in six matches this season.
“I think teams are most worried about my speed,” Alyssa said of her attack shyly. “Once I get the ball, I dribble right at the defender.”
Alyssa scored the match’s opening goal, a wonderful curler into the top right corner. Gisele …read more
Source:: Los Angeles Daily News