The Golden Eagles men's soccer team
get another region win on the road defeating Western Nebraska Community College 5-3 on Sept. 19 in Scottsbluff, Neb.
Golden Eagle Peterson Neri scored the first goal of the contest in the first minute off an assist from Dimitri Sofias. The Cougars rallied back and scored three goals to put the Eagles in the hole 1-3. In the 25th minute, the Cougars defender fouled Neri in the penalty box and Neri converted on the penalty kick. In the 34th minute, Dino Soto collected a loose ball outside of the penalty box and blasted a shot over the WNCC goalie to tie the game 3-3.
In the second half the Golden Eagles made a few adjustments and were able to take the lead as Neri crossed the ball to Dewey Rodgers for a goal. LCCC Wyatt Witty dribbled down the right flank and crossed the ball far post to Jesse Molina who scored the final goal of the game.
Goals – (LCCC) 2 Peterson Neri 1:00, 25:00 (WNCC) 2 Kyle Gonzalez 7:00, 8:00 (WNCC) 1 Daniel Agnew 18:00 (LCCC) 1 Dino Soto 34:00 (LCCC) 1 Dewey Rodgers 62:00 (LCCC) 1 Jesse Molina 83:00
Assists – (LCCC) 1 Dimitri Sofias 1:00 (WNCC) 2 Adhemar Lino 7:00, 8:00 (WNCC) 1 Edwin Contreras 18:00 (LCCC) 1 Peterson Neri 62:00 (LCCC) 1 Wyatt Witty 83:00
Shots on Goal – LCCC 12, WNCC 7
Total Shots – LCCC 27, WNCC 13
Keeper Saves – LCCC Daniel Ainsworth 4, WNCC Joey Rasnic 7
Corner Kicks – LCCC 3, WNCC 1
The men’s soccer team (5-3 overall, 3-0 Region IX) will travel to Sterling, Colo., to play Northeastern Junior College at 3 p.m. on Sept. 22.
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