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Soccer Wins In Dramatic Fashion

August 29th, 2013 » filed under: Soccer News, Top Story

The Roughrider soccer team defeated Pima Community College, 3-2 in double overtime Thursday night in their season, conference and home opener in Prescott Valley. Yavapai came from behind twice in the match tying the game with 5 minutes remaining in regulation to force the extra period.

Scoring Summary

7th minute – Pima

26th minute – Michael Gallardo assisted by Jacob Nelson

59th minute – Pima

85th minute – Ricardo Zacarias assisted by Lucas Lavanway

105th minute – Matthew Paine assisted by Ricardo Zacarias

YC is now 24-1-0 in home openers and remains a perfect 48-0-0 in Prescott Valley. Yavapai returns to the pitch on Saturday, August 31st against GateWay Community College. The match will begin at 7:00 PM and will be played at Rose Mofford Park, site of the Roughriders 7th NJCAA National Championship in 2008.

Game Notes: Tonight’s victory is the 53rd all-time against the Aztecs, the most victories for the Roughriders against any one school.