Menlo's Jones earns Gatorade's National Player of Year award

Sophia Jones poses with her trophy with most of her teammates, family, coaches and other guests.

Sophia Jones walked into the ballroom of Stent Hall at Menlo School on Wednesday morning expecting to be interviewed for her selection as Gatorade's California Women's Soccer Player of the Year.

What she found was a room full of family, teammates, friends, coaches and administrators there to surprise and congratulate her as Gatorade's National Player of the Year honoree. Read the story here.

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