Warriors win unlikely title in face of tragedy

After one of the longest weeks of his life, Westmont men’s soccer head coach Dave Wolf finally caught a break. Four days after his home burned to the ground as a result of the Tea Fire in Montecito, Wolf watched from the bench as his team won the Golden State Athletic Conference Championship by defeating No. 5 Azusa Pacific (13-4-3) 2-0. Wolf was not the only member of the Warrior program to have suffered a loss as a result of the fire. Senior midfielder Jonathon Schoff and his six roommates lost the home they rented a mile from campus and the dorm room of freshman defender Zach George was consumed by the blaze. Sophomore Ben Gordon, who lived in the same dormitory as George, also suffered damage to his room when it was flooded as a result of the fire fighting effort. more

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