Kametani scores golden goal to send Aztecs men's soccer to NJCAA Tournament Semifinals

Sophomore Hugo Kametani scored the golden goal in the 93rd minute as the No. 1 seeded Aztecs men's soccer team beat No. 8 Northeast Texas Community College 3-2 in overtime. The Aztecs will play on Friday at 12:00 p.m. (ET). Their opponent is TBD. Photo by James Gilbert/NJCAA
Sophomore Hugo Kametani scored the golden goal in the 93rd minute as the No. 1 seeded Aztecs men's soccer team beat No. 8 Northeast Texas Community College 3-2 in overtime. The Aztecs will play on Friday at 12:00 p.m. (ET). Their opponent is TBD. Photo by James Gilbert/NJCAA

The Pima Community College men's soccer team (24-2) will play in the NJCAA Division I Tournament semifinals for the second straight year.

  • Sophomore Hugo Kametani scored the golden goal inside the box in the 93rd minute (7:09 left on the clock) as the No. 1 seeded Aztecs beat No. 8 Northeast Texas Community College (17-3-2) 3-2 in overtime to win Pool A.
  •  Kametani scored the game's first goal on a free kick in the 11th minute. The Eagles tied the game when Ronaldo Brown scored on a penalty kick in the 36th minute. The score was tied at 1-1 at the break.
  • The Aztecs retook the lead three minutes into the second half when sophomore Jacob Pacheco scored on a rebounded ball in the box in the 48th minute. The Eagles tied the score again at 2-2 when Mandel Steward scored in the 56th minute.

The Aztecs will play No. 7 Monroe College (12-1-2) in the semifinal round on Friday at 12:00 p.m. (ET); 10:00 a.m. (MST).