Hermosa Beach’s Wambach scores in USWNT Olympic win


Slinky celebration? Hermosa Beach’s Abby Wambach, second right, celebrates with teammates after scoring the lone goal of the game in a U.S. win over North Korea as group play concludes in the women’s tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London (Associated Press).

Not a great game or a particularly outstanding performance by the U.S., but mission accomplished as the quarterfinals beckon.

Also, U.S. Soccer said today the USWNT will play its first post-Olympic game Sept. 1 in Rochester, N.Y. against Costa Rica. Rochester is the hometown of forward Abby Wambach, who lives in Hermosa Beach.

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