Monday, October 12, 2015

Guardians Take Two Hard Soccer Losses

News brief by Sister Hilda Kleiman, OSB
photos by Ace Tui

This past weekend the MAS Guardians took on two home games, resulting in one tie and one loss, giving the team a 0-2-1 record for the season thus far.

Saturday, Oct. 10, the Guardians faced Central Oregon Community College.  The first half included two goals for the Guardians, the second of which was scored by Andres Guerra.  New MAS Guardian Phillip Holy provided good defense of the goal and several hard runs down the sideline.

COCC score their first and second goals early in the first half.  Their third goal was headed into the Guardians goal and was quickly followed by another failed attempt to score right before the whistle for the half.

In the first half of the game David Panduro was charged by a COCC player and came out of the game, resulting in a yellow card for the COCC player.  COCC received a second yellow card for a penalty against Guerra.

In the second half, the Guardians scored their third goal, bringing the game to a final score of 3-3.

Isaac Allwin on the defense against COCC.

Andres Guerra races against COCC player.

On Sunday, Oct 11, the Guardians went against Willamette University on a much warmer afternoon than the previous day.  At the blow of the whistle, they immediately faced hard, aggressive pressure from Willamette, resulting in another game with several yellow cards, two for Willamette and one for the Guardians.

Philip Holy working against Willamette.

Dustin Busse faces off with a Willamette player.

Willamette scored twice in the first half, with Isaac Allwin clearing several additional attempts to score.  Andres Guerra and Santiago Torres worked together in the first half to achieve the only goal for the Guardians for the game.  In the second half, Willamette scored twice, once on a penalty kick, resulting in a final score of 1-4.

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