COLLEGE SOCCER: Top-ranked Peninsula College men beat No. 2 Clark; Pirate women earn shutout
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Clark’s Langdon Roscoe, left, goes for a high kick in front of Peninsula College’s Chrisian Martinez during the first half of the Pirates’ 2-0 win.
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The Pirates also won the women's game over Clark 4-0.
“Fantastic result for us,” Peninsula men's coach Andrew Chapman said.
“We played a very tough game. Our guys played very smart.”
Peninsula goalkeeper saved five shots to earn the shutout, and Kalei Gallarde scored both of the Pirates' goals in Saturday's game.
“Kalei scored two really nice goals to get us the win,” Chapman said.
Gallarde scored in the 18th and 32nd minutes. The second goal was set up by NWAACC assist leader Ash Apollon. It was Apollon's 15th assist on the season.
The Penguins (6-1, 10-2-1) are the first NWAACC team to hold Peninsula to less than three goals this season.
Despite the loss, they still hold a commanding nine-point lead in the NWAACC South Division.
With 21 points, the Pirates (7-0, 13-0-1) also hold a nine-point lead over Highline in the West Division.
Peninsula hosts last-place Olympic (2-3-1, 3-5-1) on Wednesday.
Peninsula 4, Clark 0
PORT ANGELES — Kasie Lough saved three shots and earned the shutout for the second-place Pirates.
Bri Afoa scored a pair of first-half goals to help Peninsula go into half with a 2-0 lead. Alyssa Bertuleit assisted on Afoa's first goal, while Hailey Berg set up the second.
Afoa now has 13 goals on the season, which ranks third in the NWAACC behind Shoreline's Hayley Warren (15) and Walla Walla's Delaney Romero (14).
In the second half, Afoa set up an Annie Armstrong goal in the 50th minute, and Bertuleit scored in the 80th minute off an assist by Miranda Sochacki.
Peninsula (8-0, 9-2) hosts NWAACC West Division foe Olympic (4-2-2, 4-2-4) on Wednesday at Wally Sigmar Field.
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