Soccer is Edged Out in Overtime
In an epic battle between two ACCAC soccer powerhouses, the Roughriders fell in overtime to Pima Community College, 3-2, in Tucson on Thursday afternoon. YC falls to 14-6 on the year and 13-6 in league play. The Aztecs improve to a 17-2 mark.
YC fell behind 2-0 in the first 15 minutes of the match and the Riders didn’t get on the board until the 50th minute. YC got the equalizer in the 65th minute. In overtime, Pima got the game winner on a nifty goal with :41 remaining in the first overtime.
11th minute – Pima
15th minute – Pima
50th minute – Esteban Franco assisted by Jose Perez Flores
65th minute – Kevyn Lo unassisted
YC concludes the regular season on Saturday in a make-up game against Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Chandler. The match will begin at 11:00 AM.
Yavapai will host a first round NJCAA Region I playoff match against an opponent yet to be determined on Tuesday, October 23rd. The match will be played at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott and will kick-off at 6:00 PM. The winner advances to the semi-finals against a undetermined opponent. That match will be on the road.
Since it is a Region Playoff Match, admission prices will be:
$5 – Adults
$3 – Students
Free – 6 and under
No passes will be honored