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FC's Diego Anya had 2 goals against SCC on Tuesday.
FC's Diego Anya had 2 goals against SCC on Tuesday.


The Hornet men's soccer team maintained its first-place slot in the Orange Empire Conference on Tuesday beating Santiago Canyon College 3-1 at home. 

The OEC standings are very tight with FC leading the way with a record of 5-1-2. Riding in second, Golden West College (5-2-1) is hot on Fullerton's heels and will be coming to town this Friday for a big matchup. 

FC's game on Tuesday against Santiago Canyon was a battle as the Hawks brought everyone back on their end of the field making it difficult for the Hornets to break through with a score. Joseph Espinoza broke the SCC defense scoring off Misael Gonzalez's rebound assist in the 36th minute. 

In the 43rd minute, the Hornets struck again on Diego Anya's goal with the assist coming from Joseph Espinoza. 

Fullerton kicked in the third goal ten minutes into the second half when Kan Hanada passed the ball to Diego Anaya, who knocked the ball hard into the back of the net for his second goal on the day. 

Santiago Canyon managed to get one goal past FC in the 75th minute, but the game was already controlled by the Hornets. 

Goalie Hayden Frost had 1 save and 1 goal against in 90 minutes of play. 

Up Next: Fullerton (9-4-4 overall, 5-1-2 OEC) will play one of the biggest games of the season this Friday, October 28th when they host Golden West College for supremacy in the Orange Empire Conference. Come on out and support your Hornets! Game time is at 3:00 pm. 

*Photo by Jim McCormack