Soccer Wins 17th Region I Title
Meram scores 2 goals and 1 assist, Bendawald kicks in 2 goals, Khamis has 3 assists
Yavapai College soccer scored the first four goals of the match tonight en route to a 5-2 victory over Pima Community College in the NJCAA Region I Championship Game and earn the chance to host the West District Championship Match next Saturday. The win marks the 17th time since 1990 that YC has won the title and the seventeenth 20 win season. During the Regional tournament games, the Roughriders outscored the opponent by a margin of 12-3. YC is now 20-2-0 overall.
- 22nd minute – Justin Meram/Francis Khamis
- 31st minute – Colby Swensen/Vincent Fimbfrez
- 37th minute – Jeff Bendawald/Francis Khamis
- 60th minute – Justin Meram/Francis Khamis
- 72nd minute – Pima
- 82nd minute – Pima
- 86th minute – Jeff Bendawald/Justin Meram
On Saturday, November 3, 2007 Yavapai will face the NJCAA Region 18 champions, North Idaho College. Earlier this afternoon, NIC beat Colorado Mountain College, 5-0 to advance to the West District Playoffs.
Next Saturday’s match will be played at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott. Kick-off will be at 12:00 PM. The winner will advance to the NJCAA National Tournament to be played in Tyler, Texas, November 15-18.