COSTA MESA, Calif. – Vanguard (10-4, 5-4) took on San Diego Christian (7-10, 2-7) and ended in a shutout with the Pride prevailing 5-0. The Lions were out with a vengeance, shooting a total of 26 shots which overshadowed the Hawk's eight. Despite final score, the match was a constant battle due to the Hawks strong defense. The first goal landed in the 31st minute and the Lions just kept the shots coming from there.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – It was a nail bitter, but the Lions (9-4, 4-4) closed out the 2-1 victory in the opening minutes of the first overtime period. Vanguard rode goals from Nathan Miramontes (JR/Fullerton, CA) and Juan Arellano (SR/Hawthorne, CA) (game winner) over Arizona Christian (5-11, 0-8). The Blue and Gold tallied an astronomical 33 shots on goal and Firestorm goal keeper Joshua Stewart made nine saves, thwarting the Pride's offense until the 58th minute.
ROCKLIN, Calif. – Vanguard (8-3, 3-3) kicked things off right on their NorCal trip as they handled William Jessup by a 3-0 count. Brandon Gomez (JR/Los Angeles, CA) once again earns a shutout for the 20th ranked Lions. The last time the two teams met, it took extra time for VU to defeat William Jessup (7-4-1, 2-2-1). Zac Way (SR/Lakewood, CA) led the offense in the road tilt ended with a goal and an assist.
FULLERTON, Calif. – Fresh off an invigorating conference win a week ago, the 12 ranked Lions (7-3, 1-3) were unable to keep the trend going as they fell to first place Hope International (10-0-2, 4-0) by a score of 2-1. Jared Gould (FR/Prescott, AZ) put Vanguard on the board in the 69th minute via a header serve far post by Carlos Yepez (SO/Inglewood, CA). Despite outshooting the Royals 16-6, the Pride was unable to come back from the two goal deficit.
LA MIRADA, Calif. – The ninth ranked Lions (7-2, 2-2) bounced back from the conference loss earlier this week by earning a hard fought victory over #15 Biola (7-3, 2-2). Miguel Tapia (FR/Fullerton, CA) found the back of the net off the long throw in from Zac Way (SR/Lakewood, CA) in the 44th minute to score the game winning goal.
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