Soccer Wins Region Championship with 2-1 Victory Over Pima
Yavapai College soccer captured their 22nd NJCAA Region I Championship with a hard-fought 2-1 road victory in Tucson over the Aztecs from Pima Community College Saturday night. With the win, YC now becomes the host for the NJCAA West District Playoffs scheduled for Friday, November 3rd and Saturday, November 4th at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott. Yavapai is now 19-2-3 on the year and Pima falls to 16-3-3. YC has now beaten the Aztecs 61 times in their storied history, the most wins against any one team. That is also the 76th Championship won by the Green and Gold including conference, region, district and national titles.
20th minute – Alex Guadron assisted by Jose Perez Flores
40th minute – Pima Hugo Kametani assisted by Ricky Flores
51st minute – William Baynham assisted by David Gandara
Tyler Trump played all 90 minutes in goal recording 6 saves. For the Aztecs, David Silva logged 90 minutes with 5 saves. YC had 7 corner kicks to Pima’s 3.
The Roughriders lead the country with 120 goals scored, the second most all-time by a Yavapai College team (134 in 1993).
Yavapai now advances to the West District Playoffs against an opponent and time yet to be determined. The games on Friday will begin at 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM with the Championship match played on Saturday at 3:00 PM. All games will be played at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott.
Admission fees will be:
$5 for adults
$3 for students
6 and under free
No passes will be honored.