Vikings Defeat Compton College 4-1

Photo by Jocelyn Gonzalez
Photo by Jocelyn Gonzalez

The men's soccer team took down the Compton College Tartars 4-1 on Friday evening for their second South Coast Conference win. With the win, the Vikings advance to 7-2-1 overall and 2-0-1 in conference action.

In the first half, the Vikings went on the attack after the Tartars scored the first goal of the game. Long Beach came kicking as scored three goals to complete the half. The first goal was from sophomore midfielder Oskar Raymundo with the help from sophomore defender Adrian Martinez. Then freshman defender Javier Gonzalez slammed one in the back of the Tartar's net with an assist from Raymundo. Sophomore midfielder Ruben Menjivar completed the first half with a penalty goal to seal the 3-1 lead.

In the second half, freshman midfielder Sergio Flores finalized the score with one last Vikings goal and sophomore forward Carlos Maldonado on the assist to close out the 4-1 win over Compton.

The Vikings will play again on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Cerritos College at 4 p.m.