The East Union High put together a stellar performance in the opener of the Lancer Pride Cup at Dino Cunial Field, defeating Buhach Colony on Friday, 2-0.
The Lancers (3-0-2) got goals from senior forward Fabrizio Garrido and senior forward / midfielder Gabriel Gutierrez.
"Our defense was phenomenal," said EU coach Ronnie Green, who was awaiting a late game against Tracy.
Garrido's goal came in the 17th minute off an assist from Alex Arroyo.
Gutierrez netted his score in the 45th minute with help from Jonathan Ramirez.
The Lancer defense anchored the rest from there, with both goal keepers, Marco Galvan and Fernando Ambriz, preserving the shutout.
Lathrop 2, Kimball 0
Bear Creek 1, Lathrop 0
The Spartans went 1-1 in the Lancers Pride Cup on Friday, opening with win over Kimball and helping Bear Creek take the second game.
“It was an own-goal by us (against Bear Creek) that accounted for the only score,” said Lathrop coach Chris Chilles.
In the opener, the Spartans were helped out offensively by scores from Juan Carrillo and Hector Acala. Goalie Jose Luis backed the defense with his 12-save effort.
McClatchy 1, Sierra 0
Sierra 0, Livingston 0
The Timberwolves went 1-1 in the Lancers Pride Cup.
They’ll continue play today against El Capitan, which also lost to McClatchy, 3-0.
Ripon Christian Tournament
RC 2, Bradshaw Ranch 1
Hakyeom Park scored twice to lead the Knights to their first win of the season in the Jerry Terpsma Boys Soccer Classic on Friday.
Host Ripon Christian (1-3) played solid defense through most of the game, according to coach Christian Manes.
Park came through with penalty kick in the first half and scored again unassisted later in the game.
The Knights will take on Amador at 11 a.m. today as tournament play continues.
Ripon 7, Delta Charter 0
Jett Stitt delivered on the hat trick for the Indians.
He scored goals all three of his goal within a 30-minute span, with Jayson Ponce, Luis Rodriguez, Devin Duran and Pablo Padilla also chipping in scores in the win.
Ripon coach Tiffany Gonzalves credited the play of her defense, which only allowed a single shot at goal.
“Our goalie (Payton Lockard) was the loneliest person out there,” she said.
Her team will return to action today 11 a.m. at RC against either Orestimba or Analy.