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No. 1 Pima men's soccer gets upset by No. 20 Mesa
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No. 1 Pima men's soccer gets upset by No. 20 Mesa

  • Sophomore Nicholas Bianchi (Pinnacle HS) scored in the 62nd minute but No. 1 ranked Aztecs Men's Soccer team fell at No. 20 Mesa Community College 2-1 on Saturday. It was Pima's first loss to Mesa since 2013. The Aztecs are now 6-1-1 overall and will be back at the West Campus Aztec Field on Saturday, Oct. 1 against Chandler-Gilbert Community College.
    Photo by Stephanie van LatumSophomore Nicholas Bianchi (Pinnacle HS) scored in the 62nd minute but No. 1 ranked Aztecs Men's Soccer team fell at No. 20 Mesa Community College 2-1 on Saturday. It was Pima's first loss to Mesa since 2013. The Aztecs are now 6-1-1 overall and will be back at the West Campus Aztec Field on Saturday, Oct. 1 against Chandler-Gilbert Community College.

The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (6-1-1, 3-1-1 in ACCAC) suffered its first setback of the season on Saturday at Mesa Community College (8-2-1, 3-1-1).

The No. 1-ranked Aztecs’ rally was cut short in the second half as they fell to the No. 20 Thunderbirds 2-1. It was Pima’s first loss to Mesa since Sept. 2013

Cole Wood put Mesa on the scoreboard with a goal in the 18th minute. The Thunderbirds went up 2-0 three minutes later with a goal by Mark Gomez.

The Aztecs cut the deficit in half when sophomore Nicholas Bianchi (Pinnacle HS) scored off of a pass from sophomore Ernesto Osornio (Ironwood HS) in the 62nd minute.

Freshman Cristian Sattin finished the match with seven saves.

The Aztecs will return to the West Campus Aztec Field on Saturday, Oct. 1 when they host Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Game time is set for 4:30 p.m.

(20) Mesa CC Thunderbirds 2, (1) Pima CC Aztecs 1 

Pima goal: Nicholas Bianchi (Ernesto Osornio) 62nd minute

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