MERCED, Calif. — The Southern Oregon men’s soccer team scored its first road win of the season Saturday, 1-0 over UC Merced.
In the 24th minute, Renee Resendez assisted senior forward Mitchell Pinney for the lone goal — Pinney’s first of the season and fifth game-winner as a Raider. The assist was Resendez’s third in as many games.
The Raiders improved to 2-2 with their second straight victory heading into today’s match at Pacific Union (Calif.). The Bobcats dropped to 2-3-1 and were shut out for the third game in a row.
SOU keeper Wyatt Zabinski kept them off the board with six saves. His work allowed the Raiders to overcome a 17-8 disparity in shots; Pinney’s was one of three they put on goal.
LANE 3, RCC 1: At Eugene, Lane won the Northwest Athletic Conference opener over Rogue Community College (1-2-1 overall).
The Osprey’s goal came in the ninth minute and tied it 1-1. Abraham Sigala took the ball down the right side after a pass from Elijah Akala and crossed it to Sam Bradfield for a header to make it 1-1.
LANE 2, RCC 0: At Eugene, Lane scored twice in the second half to down Rogue Community College (1-2-1 overall) in the Northwest Athletic Conference opener.
Lane is 5-0-1.