Boys Soccer: Bulldogs open second half of SJAA season with win
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The Tracy High soccer team started the second half of the San Joaquin Athletic Association season with a 3-2 victory at Franklin High in Stockton on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

Senior Jacob Gonzalez scored for the Bulldogs (5-3-2, 3-1-2 SJAA) with an assist from freshman Israel Olibares. Olibares passed to junior Moises Gonzalez, who scored Tracy’s second goal, and senior Cameron Divoky scored again for Tracy with an assist from senior Cristian Ramos.

Millennium 11, Big Valley Christian 0

The Falcons ran away with an 11-0 win on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Big Valley Christian in Modesto on Wednesday, Oct. 16. The win moves the Falcons (7-7-2, 4-1 Central California Athletic Alliance) to first place in the league. Game details from Wednesday were not available.

It follows a 4-0 win on Friday, Oct. 11, at Sierra Ridge/Rite of Passage in San Andreas. Leading the way for the Falcons in that game was sophomore Nick Yanke with two goals and an assist. Freshman Taha Sharifi also scored a goal, and junior Eddie Diaz had a goal and two assists.

McNair 4, West 3

West put up a hard-fought match against the McNair Eagles to open the second half of the Tri-City Athletic League soccer season, but the Eagles claimed the 4-3 win at West High on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

The Eagles (10-1-3, 4-1-1 TCAL) were unable to score on the Wolf Pack (1-7-2, 1-4-1 TCAL) until the last four minutes of the first half, when McNair scored two goals within a minute of each other. West made it a 2-1 game right before the halftime whistle when junior Sergio Perez passed up to junior Enrique Romero-Silva, who made the shot.

Perez and Romero-Silva teamed up again for a goal at the start of the second half, this time with Perez scoring to tie it up 2-2.

West senior goalie Arturo Velasco made eight saves in the second half, but the Eagles scored in the 57th minute and again in the 70th minute.

West made it a 4-3 game at the end when senior Javier Rios made a shot off of a free kick from Perez in the 76th minute.

Kimball 5, Sonora 0

Up until this week the Jaguars have been plagued by injuries, but on Monday, Oct. 14, the Kimball team (4-13, 2-7 Valley Oak League) had its full lineup intact, ready to head to Sonora and dominate the Wildcats 5-0.

Kimball coach Ron Hattley said a big addition to the team this week was senior fullback Satvaran Sidhu, back from an injury, who helped shut out Sonora, as did senior goalkeeper Wesley Power with 10 saves.

Kimball had a 2-0 lead at the half with goals from senior Brett Lassiter with assists from sophomore Noah Aini and junior Ryan Chaney. Chaney scored on an assist from Lassiter early in the second half. Kimball scored again when a free kick deflected off of a Sonora defender and into the goals, and Lassiter scored again on the free kick.

Contact Bob Brownne at 830-4227 or brownne@tracypress.com.

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