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Hawks take opener with goal in 2nd OT



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SANTEE – It took them 101 minutes but they did it.


The San Diego Christian women’s soccer team defeated Providence Christian 1-0 in double OT in the season opener.


Freshman SERRA COLLINS, from Chaparral High in Temecula, made a great collegiate debut as her goal in the 101st minute was the difference maker.


The Hawks dominated the first half not letting the Sea Beggars take an official shot.


SDC tallied two but both of them were foiled.


SDC also had issues staying on sides as the Providence Christian defense caught SDC offsides eight times.


Both sides looked to find the game-winner late in the second half as each team tallied two shots apiece with under three minutes left in the game.


VIENNA ROUSSET had the last chance before the end of regulation but her shot was saved with 10 seconds remaining.


Santana High product MACKENZIE ASNICAR’s attempt three minutes into the first OT period was also saved by the Sea Beggars’ keeper. That was the only shot in the first 10 minute period before Collins scored one minute into the second extra frame.


The Hawks held a 9-5 shot advantage.


SANDRA RIVAS and SHELBI HORNER (Steele Canyon) shared the shutout. Horner tallied three saves.


San Diego Christian is back on the field Tuesday against Saint Katherine for a 10 a.m. start time at the Santee Sportsplex.






SANTEE – Providence Christian spoiled the SDC men’s soccer team season opener with a goal from the opening kickoff and another in extra time to defeat the Hawks 3-2 in double OT.


The Sea Beggars scored in the 4th minute into the second extra frame as the Hawks defense couldn’t clear the ball in the 6-yard box.


After PCC opened with a goal in the opening seconds, the Hawks were able to tie and take the lead 19 minutes later.


PATRIK BORCHMANN scored the first goal for SDC on the season off a pass from ADAN VALDEZ (Steele Canyon) in the 11th minute.


CHRISTIAN GARCIA took on three Providence Christian defenders en route to his goal to take the lead in the 20th minute.


In the 84th minute, the Sea Beggars scored off a corner to tie the game to later force OT.


Daniel Hicks scored his second of the game in OT to give PCC the win, the first ever against the Hawks.


Garcia and Borchmann led the team with four shots apiece.


JOSH EPSTEIN tallied four saves in relief.


ZACHORY SATTON started the game and had one save.


SDC is back on the field on Tuesday to host Saint Katherine at 12 p.m. at the Santee Sportsplex.


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