“There’s a new team on the Point Loma High School campus, both history-making and precedent-setting in the world of prep sports. Girls flag football has kicked off!
Newly approved by the San Diego Section of CIF as the 31st sport at the prep level (21st that includes girls), the first games were played this week and one of them involved the Pointers squaring off against Clairemont’s Chieftains.
PLHS athletic director Manny Diaz Jr. made sure his team had all the necessary equipment including flags, size 7 intermediate footballs, home and away jerseys, and game pants for the group of about 40 who showed up for the first team practices. The turnout was so high that it was decided to field both a varsity and junior varsity team in the first year (seven play at a time)…”
Read more in the article by Scott Hopkins for the SDNews.com publication.