(Walnut, CA) Behind a balanced offensive attack, host and No. 2 seed Mt. San Antonio College (15-2-3, 7-0-2) coasted to a 5-0 win over No. 3 Pasadena City College (15-3-4, 7-2) on Tuesday, Nov. 7, in the second round of the South Coast Conference Tournament.
The victory earned the Mounties a spot in the tournament championship game against No. 1 Long Beach City College (13-0-5, 7-0-2) on Friday, Nov. 10, at LBCC. In their previous matchup on Oct. 13, the teams played to a 0-0 draw.
Brianna Bernal got things going for Mt. SAC against the Lancers on Tuesday with a goal at the 4:42 mark on an assist from Jasmine Delgado. Unassisted goals from Veronica Aquino (41:42), Kristin Mijares (77:16 and 82:50) and Delgado (85:41) rounded out the Mounties' scoring.
Goalie Anai Olmedo had two saves in 90 minutes for Mt. SAC, improving her record to 15-2-3 on the season.
Friday's title game will pit the SCC's division winners. In addition, the Mounties are ranked No. 4 in the state in the current California Community College Sports Information Association poll and the Vikings are ranked No. 5.
For additional information, please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909.274.4630.