Soccer Win Sets Up Saturday Showdown
With a solid performance tonight, the #1 ranked Roughrider soccer team blanked the Bears from Phoenix College (3-3-1), 3-0 to improve their overall record to 9-0-0.
The victory sets up a monumental showdown on Saturday in Tucson against Pima Community College (7-0-0). Both teams are tied for first place with identical 7-0-0 conference records.
Will play for sole possession of 1st place
YC took a 2-0 lead into halftime and added a goal in opening minutes of the second half. The Roughriders outshot PC 35-5 and pitched their 4th shutout on the season. Yavapai has only allowed 5 goals on the season while scoring 60.
Saturday’s game will be a rematch of last season’s NJCAA Region I Championship Game. YC won that contest 5-2 to advance to the NJCAA National Tournament and their sixth National Title. The game will kick-off at 12:00 PM.
- 30th Minute – Chilo Rivera assisted by Justin Meram
- 35th Minute – Greg Gilmer assisted by Jeff Bendawald
- 50th Minute – Jeff Bendawald assisted by Gabriel Okito