Roughrider Soccer Bests Geckos
Five different players scored for the Roughrider soccer team Saturday night in a 5-0 victory over the Geckos from GateWay Community College in a match played at Rose Mofford Park in Phoenix, the site of Yavapai’s 2008 NJCAA National title. YC is now 2-0-0 on the young season and GateWay falls to 0-4-0.
15th minute – Milan Popovic assisted by Ricardo Zacarias
20th minute – Matthew Paine assisted by James Ampleford
30th minute – Josiah Pacheco assisted by Kayd Marquez
48th minute – James Ampleford assisted by David Mack
85th minute – Yabin Cruz assisted by Simon Park
Bradley Trella and Daniel Diaz combined in goal to record the shutout with Trella saving two shots on goal and Diaz swatting away four.
Yavapai had 14 corner kicks compared to 0 for the Geckos.
YC continues conference play in a make-up contest with Chandler-Gilbert Community College on Monday, September 2nd. The first time these teams were scheduled to play each other, the game was called after 65 minutes of play due to lightning. The match will be played in its entirety. The game will be played at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley with kick-off scheduled at 2:00 PM.