Paul Islas scored a goal and had two assists to lead the host Fresno Pacific men's soccer team to a 5-1 victory over NAIA No. 16-ranked Holy Names on Tuesday.
Islas and Rodrigo Vianna assisted on the Sunbirds' first goal of the game, a shot from the corner by Michael Kuehter in the 25th minute. Fabricio Nazare scored the only other goal Fresno Pacific would need, a 25-yard chip shot, in the 39th.
Bruno Pessoa, Vianna and Islas added second-half goals for the Sunbirds (1-1).
- Demi Hamilton scored Fresno Pacific's first goal in the 27th minute then assisted on the next two goals as the women's soccer team defeated Simpson 4-1.
Hamilton's assists came on goals for Natalie Chaney and Jae Slocum as Fresno Pacific (2-0) built a 3-0 first-half lead. Haley Tallon scored in the second half for the Sunbirds, who outshot Simpson 39-6.
West Hills posts men's soccer win
Daniel Martins converted Sal Ponce's corner kick into a first-half goal to help the West Hills College-Lemoore men's soccer team notch its first victory of the season, 4-1 against Ohlone in Fremont.
The Eagles (1-1-1) pulled away in the second half on goals by Augustine Cordova, Nick Butler and Roman Gomez.
The West Hills-Lemoore women's soccer team opened its season with a 2-1 loss at Ohlone. Brook Maciel scored the Eagles' goal on a floater from 35 yards out in the 64th minute, but the Renegades punched in the winner in the 83rd minute.