ECC men’s soccer team gets back in win column


El Camino College men’s soccer midfielder Melvyn Perez -Cortez moves the ball past a Pasadena College defender during a home game at the ECC Field on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The Warriors won 2-0. David Odusanya/The Union

The El Camino College men’s soccer team shutout Pasadena City College for its first win in its last five games 2-0 on Oct. 29 at home.

Following a their first loss of the season and three straight ties, the Warriors (9-1-4, 2-1-3 in conference) look to earn their 10th win on the season as they travel to Compton College (4-7-5, 0-3-3 in conference) on Friday, Nov. 1 at 3 p.m.

“We learned from the past three games by trying to play well from the start,” Warriors’ defender Armando Alonzo said. “This game we started from the jumping scored both goals in the first half, second half we just kept possession and made sure our defense executed.”

After Friday’s matchup, ECC will have one remaining game in the season. They host the conference leading the Mt. San Antonio College Mounties (14-0-2, 5-0-1 in conference) on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m.

“Mt. Sac is a good and they will try to get in our heads but as long as we are all defending together and stay[ing] focused we will execute and will be happy with the result,” Alonzo said.