SCC 2 San Bernardino Valley 4On Friday afternoon our Santiago Canyon Hawks took on San Bernardino Valley in a pre-season opener showdown. A very young SCC team took the field and conceded their first goal of the 2017 season just 3 minutes in. SVC looked to pounce on the stunned Hawks and made it 2-0 after 25 minutes of play. SCC's Juan Reyes missed from the spot soon after to keep the score at 2-0. SVC made in 3-0, but the Hawks fought back after a missed pk and converted from a free kick just outside the 18. Devin Cornejo hit the upright to make it 3-1 before the half. After the half the Hawks looked inspired and ready to compete, Jose Requena drew a pk for the second time in the match, once again Juan Reyes took the chance from the spot and made it 3-2 after 10 minutes of play in the second half. As the Hawks continued to fight and attack they left themselves exposed to concede their fourth and final goal. San Bernardino Valley went on to beat the Hawks 4-2. Santiago Canyon takes on Oxnard on Tuesday, August 29th.
Santiago Canyon Men's Soccer took on Oxnard College in their second preseason game. The Hawks looked to get their first win of the season on the road. They were off to a strong start but conceded a goal from a set piece in the 10th minute. SCC was able to get a goal back 5 minutes after conceding, Sean McNichols got on the end of a great cross from Saul Ramirez. After the half both teams started well and the game showed promising for the Hawks. Again The Santiago Canyon Hawks gave up a goal from a set piece. Although the Hawks were able to create many chances after conceding their second goal they weren’t able to bring the game level. Game ended 2-1 Oxnard, SCC will look to get on winnings ways this Thursday against LA Mission here at Santiago Canyon College.
SCC 1 Oxnard 2
SCC 0 LA Mission 0
On Thursday, August 31st the Santiago Canyon
Hawks took on LA Mission in
another thrilling preseason game. LA Mission had a
strong presence in the attack early on but the SCC defenders
were able to withstand the pressure and eventually took
momentum back. For a lot of the game SCC had possession in their opponents half
and was able to create goal scoring opportunities but wasn’t able to convert. Game ended
in a 0-0 draw, The Hawks will look to get their first win of the season when
they take on East LA at home on Saturday 3 P.M.
SCC 1 East LA 1
The Santiago Canyon Hawks played East LA in another
preseason clash. The Hawks were off to a slow start when they conceded
an early goal in the opening minutes of play. SCC was able to get into their rhythm
soon after conceding as they went to work in the attacking third. Jose Requena
once again came through for the Hawks when he took on multiple defenders and
was fouled in the box. This is the 3rd pk Requena has forced this season. Juan
Reyes stepped up to the spot and was able to convert to bring the Hawks level
at 1-1. After an open game where each team shared wave after wave of attack,
the game was temporarily postponed due to weather conditions. Match resumed
after a 30 minute delay, game ended in a draw 1-1.
SCC 1 Compton 3
Santiago Canyon took on Compton College in another preseason clash. The Hawks were unlucky as they earned a 1-1 draw in their previous encounter against East LA. They looked to be picking up steam as they continued to get ready for league in the upcoming weeks. Against Compton the Hawks started off strong creating a few chances in the opening minutes of play. But Compton was able to score off of cross in the run of play making it 1-0. Immediately after Rafael Nogueda equalized for SCC with a beautiful pass from Juan Reyes. After battling for about 70 minutes Compton proved to be too strong for the hawks and went on to win 3-1.
SCC 0 Cuyamaca 0
In their last preseason game the Santiago Canyon Hawks took on Cuyamaca. The game was intense from the opening minute, both teams were able to create goals scoring opportunities early in the game. After only 20 minutes SCC forward Rafael Nogueda was red carded leaving the hawks a man down. SCC played a man down for 70 plus minutes, defended well and was able to escape Cuyamaca in a 0-0 draw.
SCC 1 Irvine Valley 2
In a thrilling Conference opener the Santiago Canyon Hawks took on Irvine Valley in a much anticipated clash. Irvine Valley went up early to make it 1-0. In an effort to get a goal back SCC changed their shape to a more attacking minded style, they were unfortunately caught off balance and conceded the second goal of the afternoon. Almost immediately after conceding a goal Robert Salcido scored for the Hawks but it wasn't enough to tie that game. Match ended 2-1 to IVC.
SCC 1 Orange Coast College
The Santiago Canyon Hawks traveled to OCC on Friday in the second game of conference. The Hawks started very poorly and did not seem to establish any kind of rhythm throughout the game. As a result the Hawks conceded 3 goals in the first half. In the opening minutes of the second half the Hawks looked to get into the attack which left them exposed in the back. OCC was able get the 4th goal for SCC. The Hawks did manage to get 1 goal back. Final score 4-1 to OCC.