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Pima men's soccer undefeated after dropping 11 goals on GateWay CC

The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (7-0, 1-0 in ACCAC) opened ACCAC conference play on Friday against GateWay Community College (0-5, 0-1).

The No. 2-ranked Aztecs remained undefeated after dropping the Geckos 11-0 at the NOS Santos Complex in Mesa.

Sophomore Brian Vu (Rincon HS) finished with a hat trick as he scored goals in the 10th, 20th and 89th minutes.

Freshman Jesus Virgen (Sunnyside HS) scored two goals in the 76th and 86th minutes.

Sophomore Taein Ka and freshman Fernando Garate (Salpointe Catholic HS) each netted a goal and had an assist. Ka scored his goal in the 18th minute and assisted in Vu’s second goal to make it 3-0. Garate had the assist in sophomore Francisco Manzo’s (Salpointe Catholic HS) goal in the 72nd minute to make it 7-0 and scored a goal of his own in the 79th minute.

The Aztecs also got goals from sophomore Ulysses Torres (Sunnyside HS), sophomore Manuel Quiroz (Sunnyside HS) and freshman Cristian Gutierrez (Cholla HS).

The Aztecs finished with 16 shots on goal. Sophomore Juan Suarez (Desert View HS) had five saves.

The Aztecs are off until Saturday, September 25, when they play at Phoenix College. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

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Freshman Jesus Virgen (Sunnyside HS) scored two goals as the No. 2 ranked Aztecs men's soccer team beat GateWay Community College 11-0 to remain undefeated. The Aztecs are now 7-0 overall and 1-0 in ACCAC conference play.

(2) Pima CC Aztecs 11, GateWay CC Geckos 0

Pima goals: Brian Vu 10th minute; Taein Ka 18th minute; Vu (Ka) 20th minute; Ulysses Torres 39th minute; Manuel Quiroz (penalty kick) 52nd minute; Cristian Gutierrez 69th minute; Francisco Manzo (Fernando Garate) 72nd minute; Jesus Virgen (Minho Cha) 76th minute; Garate 79th minute; Virgen 86th minute; Vu (Andres Gutierrez-Remboa) 89th minute.