Roughriders Beat Thunderbirds in Playoff Action
The Roughrider soccer team advanced to the NJCAA Region I semi-finals with a 5-2 victory Tuesday night over the visiting Thunderbirds from Mesa Community College. The victory is the 109th playoff win in the storied Yavapai College history. Yavapai is now 16-6 on the year. Mesa concludes their 2018 campaign with a 10-9-2 season mark.
42nd minute – Gabriel Claudio assisted by Jose Pere Flores
45th minute – Tomas Iglesias assisted by Gabriel Claudio
63rd minute – Tomas Iglesias assisted by Jesus Vargas
68th minute – Miguel Rubio assisted by Kevyn Lo
77th minute – MCC
78th minute – MCC
86th minute – Esteban Franco assisted by Danny Mulholland
The Roughriders will now face Pima Community College in Tucson on Thursday, October 25th. The winner will advance to the Region Championship Match on Saturday at a site to be determined. YC split a pair of games with the Aztecs. YC won the first outing 3-1 and Pima beat the Riders 3-2 in overtime. Thursday’s match will begin at 6:00 PM.