SCC Soccer Sweeps Whatcom

Saturday, October 23, 2010


SCC Women's Soccer Team 2010-11
Photo by Wilson Tsoi 
SCC Women’s Soccer Wins 1-0

The Shoreline Community College Women’s Soccer Team defeated Whatcom Community College on Wednesday, October 20, at the SCC Soccer Field 1-0. Newcomer Chantel Avila scored in the 89th minute to pull out the victory for the Lady Dolphins. Avila from Eisenhower High School in Yakima, WA, had just joined the team on Monday. Goalkeeper Kaitlin MacKenzie recorded the shutout for the SCC squad.

SCC is now 5-6-1 on the season, 2-6-1 in the NWAACC Northern Region, but with the win, pulled into a tie with Whatcom for third place in the league and the top three teams in division go to NWAACC playoffs. SCC plays Edmonds on Saturday at the SCC Soccer Field in the final home game of the season for the squad. Match time is 12 noon.

Greg Testa 
Photo by Wilson Tsoi
SCC Men’s Soccer Defeats Whatcom 4-3

The Shoreline Community College Men’s Soccer Team won a dramatic 4-3 victory over Whatcom on Wednesday, October 20, at the SCC Soccer Field. The Dolphins led 2-1 at halftime on goals by Jeffers Hale and Simon Walker, but WCC tied the match up midway through the second half. Greg Testa scored what appeared to be the game winning header in the 83rd minute, to give SCC a 3-2 lead, but WCC came back one minute later to tie the score again. Testa then scored on another head in the 89th minute to put SCC back up 4-3 but one minute later, a SCC player was red carded and SCC had to hold off Whatcom with only 10 players in extra time for the victory.

SCC is now 3-7-2 on the season, 3-4-2 in the region and in second place in the Northern Region. SCC is 3-1-2 in the last six games as they have now surged into contention for the NWAACC Northern Region. SCC faces league leading Edmonds CC on Saturday, Edmonds leads the division with 12 points, while SCC is second with 11 points and Whatcom follows in third with 10 points. SCC faces ECC at home on Saturday at 2 pm.


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