(Washington, DC) By identical, 2-1, scores, the Mt. SAC Men's Soccer Team downed Genessee Community College and Montgomery County Community College in the annual Washington, DC/Azteca Soccer Tournament held on September 8th and 9th.
The two victories gave the Mounties the tournament championship and improved their overall record to 4-1.
In the first game against Genessee, the Mounties trailed 1-0 in the 21st minute, but two second-half goals put the team ahead for the big win against the 2017 NJCAA National Champions.
The tying goal came in the 70th minute by forward Ivan Escobar on an assist from Alfonso Lopez. Midfielder Diego Carrillo got the go-ahead, unassisted goal for the 2-1 lead with 5 minutes left in regulation play (85th minute).
In the second game against Montgomery College ,the Mounties again trailed 1-0 early in the second half (52nd minute).
Seven minutes later (59th minute) Lopez tied the game at one apiece (59th minute), for the second consecutive game on an unassisted goal.
Samano picked up his second win of the tourney, with Hernandez (2 SV) also seeing action in thegoal.
The Mounties will take a short break and will then host Southern Nevada on Saturday, September 15th at 8:00 pm.
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For additional information, please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909.274.4630.