TEMECULA – The winter sports season rolled right in, and Great Oak has gotten off to a great start on the boys’ soccer fields. On Wednesday, Nov. 29, the Wolfpack won their game against Mission Vista High School by a score of 3-1, then turned around and on Friday, Dec. 1 and won their game against Grand Terrace High School by a score of 3-0. The Grand Terrace Titans came into the non-league battle with a 0-1 record after losing to La Sierra 1-0.

Great Oak’s Jack Vasquez (13) scores two of the three goals for the Wolfpack in their preseason win over the Grand Terrace Titans. Valley News/Rob Davis Photography

Against the Titans it would be senior goalkeeper Mikey Castanon’s two saves that swung the momentum the way of the Wolfpack.

Jack Vazquez (Sr) led the way for Great Oak with 2 goals, Nico Powell (So) also netted a goal and seniors Brett Koser and J.T. Trevino both had assists on the day, Trevino with two.

The Wolfpack will keep the preseason going this week with games against Heritage, and Fallbrook. Southwestern League action will get underway in the New Year when they open up at home against Murrieta Valley Tuesday, Jan. 2. Game times during league will be at 7 p.m.

JP Raineri can be reached by email at sports@reedermedia.com.

JP Raineri
JP Raineri

JP is an award-winning multimedia journalist, and head of the Sports Department for the Valley News. Over his time in the Temecula Valley, JP, a former Southwestern League head baseball coach, was also an on-air radio personality at Q103.3, KATY 101.3, Hot 103.9, and was a television host for the Outdoor Channel. When not covering local, or national sports, JP also serves as an Associate Baseball Scout with NSR.