Oakdale’s Krissoula Lolonis, left, and Beyer’s Leah O’Brien battle for the ball during the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. III Girls first-round playoff game at Mary Grogan Community Park in Modesto, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Beyer won the game 4-1.
Oakdale’s Krissoula Lolonis, left, and Beyer’s Leah O’Brien battle for the ball during the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. III Girls first-round playoff game at Mary Grogan Community Park in Modesto, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Beyer won the game 4-1. Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com
Oakdale’s Krissoula Lolonis, left, and Beyer’s Leah O’Brien battle for the ball during the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. III Girls first-round playoff game at Mary Grogan Community Park in Modesto, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Beyer won the game 4-1. Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com

Julian A. Lopez has been covering local sports for The Modesto Bee since August 2018. He graduated from Arizona State in 2016 with a BA in Journalism.