Aztecs men's soccer scores four in the first half to trounce Scottsdale CC

Sophomore Abraham Espinoza (Saguaro HS) got things going for the Aztecs with his goal in the 17th minute. The Aztecs scored four goals in the first half to beat Scottsdale Community College 5-0 for their fifth straight win. The Aztecs improved to 13-2 on the season. Photo by Ben Carbajal
Sophomore Abraham Espinoza (Saguaro HS) got things going for the Aztecs with his goal in the 17th minute. The Aztecs scored four goals in the first half to beat Scottsdale Community College 5-0 for their fifth straight win. The Aztecs improved to 13-2 on the season. Photo by Ben Carbajal

The Pima Community College men's soccer team (13-2) took control of its match at Scottsdale Community College (5-6-3) in the first half to earn its third shutout win in four games.

  • The No. 6 ranked Aztecs scored four goals in the first half and went on to down the Artichokes 5-0. The Aztecs have won five straight.
  • Sophomore Hugo Kametani scored two goals (16 on the season) and had one assist Sophomore Abraham Espinoza (Saguaro HS) and freshmen Alec Nguyen (Sahuaro HS) and Ben Holthaus also scored goals for the Aztecs.
  • The Aztecs outshot the Artichokes 10-1 at the goal as freshman Nils Roth had one save. Sophomore David Silva closed out the final 30 minutes and had no saves.

The Aztecs return to Kino North Stadium on Tuesday as they host South Mountain Community College at 4:30 p.m. The Aztecs beat the Cougars 4-0 last month in Phoenix.

Pima goals: Abraham Espinoza (Hugo Kametani) 17th minute; Alec Nguyen (unassisted) 33rd minute; Ben Holthaus (unassisted) 41st minute; Hugo Kametani (unassisted) 44th minute; Kametani (Kaskile Zawadi) 49th minute.