San Jacinto hands T-Birds 4-2 defeat

TYLER, Texas — Third-seeded San Jacinto-South jumped out to a 2-0 lead and went on to defeat the 10th-seeded Cloud County Thunderbirds 4-2 in the opening round of pool play at the NJCAA Men’s National Soccer Championships on Monday.
San Jacinto scored two goals in the first half.
Cloud County scored twice in the second half, but the Coyotes answered with two goals to secure the win.
The T-Birds (13-10) play sixth-seeded Cincinnati State College (17-1-2) in the second round of pool play.
San Jacinto (19-1) takes on Cincinnati State on Wednesday.
The winner of the pool advances to the semifinals on Friday.
In other games played Wednesday, top-seeded Iowa Western Community  College (22-0) shut out 12th-seeded Ranger (Texas) College 2-0, fourth-seeded Yavapai (Ariz.) College beat ninth-seeded Burlington County (N.J.) 4-3 on penalty kicks and second-seeded Tyler (Texas) College knocked off CCBC-Essex (Md.) 2-1.
Jose (Sito) Seoane scored just 7:45 into the match, off an assist from Oneal Moore, to give San Jacinto a 1-0 lead on Cloud County.
The Coyotes made it 2-0 when Call Casarez scored 36:46  off an assist from Seone.
Cloud County cut the deficit in half on an unassisted goal by Daniel Sanchez in the 55th minute.
San Jacinto answered just over a minute later when Seone scored his second goal off an assist from David Perez.
Gefte Blanc knocked in an unassisted goal in the 70th minute, and Cloud County trailed just 3-2.
An unassisted goal by Pablo Vasquez in the 77th minute put San Jacinto up 4-2.
Cloud County finished with five shots, two on goal.
San Jacinto had 12 shots, eight on goal.
Juan Mendoza had four saves for the T-Birds.

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