SPORTS: Peninsula College soccer teams sweep powerhouse Spokane

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula College men’s and women’s soccer teams both turned back powerhouse Spokane teams for crucial wins on Wally Sigmar Field on Saturday.

The Pirate men blasted the Sasquatch 7-0 while the women had a closer game, squeaking out a 3-2 victory.

“We played really well, one of the better games I have ever seen us play over the years,” Peninsula men’s coach Andrew Chapman said.

“We moved the ball really well and were able to attack from the outsides.”

There seems to be no rest for the Pirates as they host Tacoma at Wally Sigmar Field on Tuesday.

“It will be a big game,” Chapman said.

Against Spokane, Alex Martinez had a hat trick for the Pirates while Henrique Noujeimi scored two goals.

Martinez scored the first three goals of the game, starting at 18 minutes and ending at 37 minutes.

Others scoring goals were Daniel Gonzalez and Luiz Augusto.

Gonzalez and Erick Urzua dished out two assists each for the Pirates while others with assists were Richard Gallarde, Omar Ambrocio and Murilo Materagia.

Goalkeeper Guilherme Avelar recorded the shutout.

The Pirates outshot Spokane 26-5 while Avelar had four saves.

In the women’s game, the Pirates outscored the Sasquatch 2-1 in the second half after a 1-1 halftime tie.

Scoring goals for the Pirates were Jordan Dinneen, Emilia Stefanko and Shelbi Vienna-Hallam.

Stefanko also earned an assist along with Kendra Miner and Rachel Sandoval.

The Pirates will host Tacoma on Tuesday afternoon.

Last modified: September 30. 2012 5:57PM
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