Walla Walla Community College’s Emilio Meraz-Rodriguez scored in the 81st minute off a Jose Anguiano pass to give the visiting Warriors men a 2-1 NWAC East soccer victory over the Columbia Basin College Hawks on Wednesday.
The Hawks had jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the 38th minute when Cesar Bernal scored off a pass from Esteban Ojeda.
But WWCC bounced back in the 57th minute, as Anguiano took a pass from Alex Saldana and scored to tie the match at 1-1.
CBC keeper Jose Lopez had 10 saves for the Hawks.
Scoring: 1, CBC, Cesar Bernal (Esteban Ojeda) 38:00. 2, WWCC, Jose Anguiano (Alex Saldana) 57:00. 3, WWCC, Emilio Meraz-Rodriguez (Anguiano), 81:00. Saves: WW, Francisco Flores 3; CBC, Jose Lopez 10..
CBC WOMEN 3, WALLA WALLA 2: Hunter Long scored off an assist from Brianna Turley in the 87th minute to give the host Columbia Basin College women’s soccer team an NWAC East victory over Walla Walla.
It was the second time in the game that Long and Turley combined to score a goal. Teammate Brittany Vickerman scored a goal in the 52nd minute that tied the match at 2-2.
Jaz Lemos and Haley Berryman got the Warriors off to a 2-0 start 45 minutes into the match.
Scoring: 1, WW, Jaz Lemos, 38:00. 2, WW, Haley Berryman, 45:00. 3, CBC, Hunter Long (Brianna Turley), 47:00. 4, CBC, Brittany Vickerman, 52:00. 5, CBC, Long (Turley), 87:00.Saves: WW, Annika Enloe 8; CBC, Stephanie Gibson 8.
WWVA WINS MATCH: Walla Walla Valley Academy weathered 13 kills from Tri-City Prep hitter Katie McDonald to record a 25-21, 25-22, 25-16 Southeast 2B victory over the Jags.
Set scores: WWVA 25-21, 25-22, 25-16. TC Prep: Mary Seiner 23 digs; Danica Whitsett 23 assists, 20 digs; Katie Casazza 12 digs, 7 kills; Katie McDonald 13 kills.