By Omar Reyes / Staff Writer / Twitter: @salar0895
The Vikings men’s soccer team emerged victorious, 2-1, against host East Los Angeles on Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Evair Marin and Manuel Larios scored the two goals for the Vikings.
Although the Vikings lost to Mt. San Antonio, 2-0, on Tuesday, Oct. 13, they beat Pasadena 2-0, on Friday, Oct. 16.
The Vikes are 8-5-1 overall on the season and 4-3 in conference play.
After the victory over East L.A., Joel Atilano, sophomore midfielder, said, “We dominated the whole game. We did our job defending and playing as a team, just as how we have been doing. If we start talking and if we communicate more with the team, we get better results.”
Viking coach Cameron Beaulac said the team is “playing well.” After the Mt. San Antonio loss, Beaulac said he hoped LBCC would “break out of this loss on Friday’s and Tuesday’s games.”
The Vikings will play will be at Cerritos on Friday, Oct. 23. Then, the Vikings will play at home against El Camino Compton on Tuesday, Oct. 27. After that, the Vikings will travel to El Camino on Friday, Oct. 30.
All three games will start at 4 p.m.
On the improvement of the team and future games, Atilano said, “If we start talking and if we communicate more with the team, we get better results. When it comes to the next game, we are going to play even better.”
Last year, the Vikings made the playoffs, but were eliminated by Oxnard in a shootout.