PORTLAND, Ore. – After allowing an early goal, the Evergreen Geoducks scored twice in the span on four minutes to earn the 2-1 win over the Warner Pacific Knights in a Cascade Conference men’s soccer match on Saturday afternoon at David Douglas High School in Portland, Ore.
The Knights (3-7-0, 2-6-0 CCC) broke through first as Almir Celebic passed in a ball to Jameson Jones, who finished from about eight yards out for the 18th-minute score. The Geoducks (5-5-3, 3-4-2 CCC) evened it up in the 32nd minute as Alberto Brand (Seattle, Wash./University HS/Highline CC) fed in a long cross that found the head of Greg Wolfe (Oak Harbor, Wash./Oak Harbor HS/Shoreline CC) as Wolfe knocked it in for his first goal of the year.
Evergreen took the lead just a few minutes later as Brice Boum (Douala, Cameroon/ College Cite’ Vienlle /Edmonds CC) pushed in a pass to Willie Spurr (Seattle, Wash./Roosevelt HS), who finished for his fifth goal of the season as the Geoducks held on the rest of the way for the 2-1 win.
Mauricio Sanchez (East Wenatchee, Wash./Eastmont CC/Wenatchee Valley CC) made three saves in goal to collect the win. The Geoducks held a 10-8 advantage on shots as they earned the victory.
The Geoducks return to action next Friday when they host College of Idaho. First kick with the Yotes is set for 3 p.m. on Evergreen pitch.