Three soccer players to sign

Sometimes lost in the hoopla of the football signings on National Signing Day are soccer signings. But there will be three local girls soccer players signing this week.

Redlands midfielder Hannah Carroll and Yucaipa midfielder Kellie Bohner, who play on the same club team, will both sign with SMU this week according to Yucaipa athletic director Mark Anderson. Carroll has five goals and nine assists for the Terriers this year while Bohner – Yucaipa’s leading scorer a year ago – has missed much of the season with an ankle injury.

Kaiser midfielder/forward Jessica Cortez is also signing this week, as she’ll be heading to UC Riverside. Cortez has been the leader of a powerful Kaiser team for the past few years, Cortez has 12 goals and six assists for the Cats this season.