Comets' hot shooting leads to victory

Arturo Soltero scored the second goal for the Comets. Photo by Hugh Cox.
Arturo Soltero scored the second goal for the Comets. Photo by Hugh Cox.

SAN MARCOS, CA (9/20/2019) – Men's soccer defeated Cosumnes River on Friday night 4-3.

Palomar immediately got to business. Christina Bahena scored in the first two minutes of the game. Arturo Soltero then scored at the 8-minute mark on a free kick. Jessi Piazza then scored five minutes later on an assist from Bahena. Palomar was up 3-0.

Cosumnes River scored their first goal at the 27-minute mark and then again at the 42-minute mark. Seth Murphy scored the Comets' final goal at the 56-minute goal on an assist from Tyler Eldridge.

Palomar had five players get yellow cards in the match. Chris Alvarado received one at the 26-minute mark, Bahena received his at the 32-minute mark and Jacob Stutzman received his at the 33-minute mark. Robert Jeffers received one at the 42-minute mark and Shem Nikiza received on at the 69-minute mark. This was Stutzman's second yellow card on the season and the first for everyone else.

Palomar is now 4-3 and will face Cypress College on the road on Tuesday at 3 p.m.