Kametani nets four goals as Aztecs men's soccer cruise by Paradise Valley CC

Sophomore Hugo Kametani scored four goals in Pima's 8-1 win over Paradise Valley Community College. The Aztecs improved to 2-1 overall. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum
Sophomore Hugo Kametani scored four goals in Pima's 8-1 win over Paradise Valley Community College. The Aztecs improved to 2-1 overall. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum

The Pima Community College men's soccer team (2-1) put up a dominating performance on Tuesday handing Paradise Valley Community College (2-1) its first defeat of the season.

  • The No. 4 ranked Aztecs defeated the Pumas 8-1 behind sophomore Hugo Kametani, who scored four goals (three in the first half) to set the pace. The Aztecs led 5-0 at the break.
  • Freshmen Ricky Gordillo and Ben Holthaus each scored a goal and had an assist in the game.
  • The Aztecs outshot the Pumas 11-4 while freshman Nils Roth finished the game with three saves.

The Aztecs will hit the road on Saturday when they play at Glendale Community College at 10:00 a.m.

Pima goals: Hugo Kametani (Alec Nguyen) 8th minute; Itsuki Ishihara 9th minute; Monsef Bourezza 27th minute; Kametani (penalty kick) 36th minute; Kametani (Ricky Gordillo) 41st minute; Kametani (penalty kick) 68th minute; Gordillo (Ben Holthaus) 69th minute; Holthaus (Ivan Pompa) 78th minute.