Sockers2 Down Ontario 8-4 Improving To 2-0
The San Diego Sockers2, the Sockers' developmental team, used a strong second-half performance to defeat the Ontario Fury II, 8-4, at Pechanga Arena San Diego on Sunday afternoon. Rene Flores and Uziel Gonzalez had two goals each to lead the Sockers2 (2-0) to the win.
Ontario (0-2) controlled the first half and built a 3-1 advantage going into intermission. However, San Diego responded with six consecutive second-half goals to dominate the remainder of the game. In addition to the scoring from Flores & Gonzalez, Edgar Alvarez, Kevin Lopez, and Jonathan Reboledo found the back of Ontario's goal.
Goalkeeper Yayo Olvera (1-0) earned the win by making seven saves in 45 minutes of play in his debut. Edgar Alvarez (1-0), who won the opener, started the match and allowed one goal.
The Sockers2 will face the Turlock Express for the first time this season next Sunday, 12:30pm, at home to continue their opening three-game homestand.
All Sockers2 home games will be played at Pechanga Arena San Diego prior to the Sockers MASL contest that evening. Match broadcasts and ticket information will be announced at a later date.
For more information on the Sockers2, please visit SDSockers.com/Sockers2. Tickets for Sockers2 games can be purchased for only $10 at SDSockers.com/Sockers2. All games can be seen on the SDSockers2 page on Facebook.