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Soccer Wins Battle Of The Titans

September 20th, 2012 » filed under: Soccer News, Top Story

249th win at Ken Lindley Field, 506th all-time

The first place and #2 nationally ranked Roughrider soccer team beat the second place and #6 ranked Arizona Western College soccer team Thursday night, 4-1 at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott. Yavapai scored 4 unanswered goals in the second half for the come-from-behind victory. The win moves YC to 10-0-0 (30 points) while the visiting Matadors fall to 8-2-0 (24 points).

In the 24th minute of play, AWC scored the first goal of the game to take the early lead that carried through to halftime. In the second half, the Roughriders answered with 4 goals to secure the victory.

Scoring Summary

  • 24th minute – AWC
  • 51st minute – Gouedan Halley assisted by Julien Dragomir
  • 75th minute – Jonathan Grant assisted by Alex Harlley
  • 76th minute – Matthew Paine assisted by Julien Dragomir
  • 79th minute – Gouedan Halley assisted by Matthew Paine

This match marks the end of the first half of the ACCAC season. Yavapai finishes the first half with 49 goals scored and 3 goals scored against. Eight of the Roughriders ten victories have been by shutout.

Yavapai takes a break from conference action to play host to #20 ranked Dakota County Technical College, MN (5-2-0) on Saturday, September 22nd. The match will be played at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley and will kick-off at 6:00 PM.