Holthaus and Kametani's hat tricks carry Aztecs men's soccer to fourth straight win

Freshman Ricky Gordillo had three assists (all on Ben Holthaus's goals) as the Aztecs men's soccer team beat GateWay Community College 10-1 to improve to 4-1 on the season. Photo by Ben Carbajal
Freshman Ricky Gordillo had three assists (all on Ben Holthaus's goals) as the Aztecs men's soccer team beat GateWay Community College 10-1 to improve to 4-1 on the season. Photo by Ben Carbajal

The Pima Community College men's soccer team (4-1) fell behind in the early minutes against GateWay Community College (0-4) on Tuesday but came back with 10 unanswered goals.

  • The No. 4 ranked Aztecs dominated the Geckos in their 10-1 win at the Rose Mofford Sports Complex in Phoenix.
  • The Aztecs have outscored opponents 26-3 in the last four games.
  • Sophomore Hugo Kametani and freshman Ben Holthaus each had a hat trick while freshman Ricky Gordillo (Maya HS) had three assists (all on Holthaus' goals). Freshman Itsuki Ishihara scored two goals and had one assist.
  • Freshman Nils Roth had three saves in the first half and sophomore David Silva finished with five saves in the second half.

The Aztecs will return to the Kino North Stadium on Thursday when they host Scottsdale Community College at 4:30 p.m.

Pima goals: Ben Holthaus (Ricky Gordillo) 9th minute; Martin Cardenas (Javier Vega) 20th minute; Holthaus (Gordillo) 31st minute; Holthaus (Gordillo) 36th minute; Hugo Kametani (Holthaus) 41st minute; Itsuki Ishihara (Alec Nguyen) 55th minute; Luis Gonzalez (unassisted) 61st minute; Kametani (unassisted) 75th minute; Kametani (Ishihara) 78th minute; Ishihara (Alberto Villegas) 86th minute.