SPORTS: Peninsula College men’s and women’s soccer teams sweep again

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Another day, another sweep for the Peninsula College men’s and women’s soccer teams.

This time the Pirates had their way with Olympic of Bremerton at Wally Sigmar Field on Wednesday.

The men and women won by identical 5-0 scores.

The Peninsula men improve to 7-0-0 in NWAACC play and 14-1-0 overall while the Rangers fall to 2-4-1, 3-6-1.

Henrique Noujeimi led the Pirates with two goals while goalkeeper Guilherme Avelar recorded another shutout.

Avelar had five saves.

The Pirates outshot the Rangers 26-10.

“We scored an early goal in the first minute,” Peninsula coach Andrew Chapman said.

“It was a fantastic shot by Morgan [Lemus] from 45 yards out.

“That put Olympic down early and let us have the run of things. We played really well against our rivals.

“This win put us eight points up on second-place Highline [21-13].”

Noujeimi scored his goals at 8 minutes and 70 minutes. His first goal put the Pirates up 2-0.

Peninsula quickly went up 3-0 two minutes into the second half on Parker Vacura’s goal.

Alex Martinez also scored in the second half, while Noujeimi’s scored the final goal nine minutes later.

Aaron Jeffery led in assists with two while Richard Gallarde, Noujeimi and Martinez had a goal each.

Both Peninsula teams next play at Wenatchee Valley of Wenatchee on Saturday.

Wenatchee’s men’s team is 0-4-1 and 2-7-1 while the women are 0-7-0 and 0-10-0.

Women’s action

Peninsula goalkeeper Denae Brooks recorded the shutout while the Pirates received five goals from five players.

It was 2-0 at halftime as Kendra Miner and Ashlyn Crossan scored first-half goals.

Scoring in the second half were Morgan Atchley, Aubrey Briscoe and Shelbi Vienna-Hallam.

Melissa Delgado had two assists for the Pirates while earning one assist each were Briana Afoa, Emilia Stefanko and Annie Armstrong.

The Pirates improve to 8-1-0 in conference and 13-1-0 overall while the Rangers fall to 1-5-3 and 2-6-4.

Last modified: October 11. 2012 5:27PM
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