South L.A. AYSO Soccer Team Wins National Title

A local girls soccer team made AYSO history by becoming the first all-African American team to win a national title. The team—known as the South Los Angeles Legends U12 (AYSO 1031)—came off a 48-game winning streak and an AYSO Western State Championship title before their victorious national title run.

Student Athlete of the Week: Tara Moore

Tara Moore is a passionate soccer player and is a leader at LACES Middle School. With a 4.0 GPA, she was valedictorian of her class and spoke at her eighth-grade graduation this month. Moore competes in four different soccer teams, including LACES Beyond the Bell Soccer team and on her AYSO United LA Club Team in South Los Angeles. The players on her club team have been playing together since Moore was 10 years old. Her club team went undefeated in the AYSO and become a club team. “They started us at a ranking called Silver League, we were playing