Men's soccer team gets much needed win   

Tags: Athletics, IVCEvents, Soccer-Men

CannasIrvine Valley's men's soccer team came from behind to win a thriller at Cypress, 3-2, in an Orange Empire Conference match on Tuesday afternoon.

The win broke a two-match slide for the Lasers and kept them in third in the conference standings - ahead of fourth-place Cypress.

Golden West remained in first despite losing to Santa Ana, 2-0, on Tuesday.

IVC lost to both Golden West and Santa Ana last week.
Irvine Valley trailed, 1-0, but tied Cypress before the end of the first half on a goal by freshman forward Alex Cannas off an assist from sophomore Robert Hernandez.
Cypress took a 2-1 lead in the second half, but the Lasers closed the match out with two goals. The first came off the foot of Cannas off an assist from sophomore forward Fredy Razo and then Razo scored the game-winner in the closing minutes from freshman defender Ray Estrada.
The goals were Cannas' third and fourth of the season. Razo notched his 10th goal of the year. Razo leads the conference in scoring with 21 points on 10 goals and one assist.
Irvine Valley improved its record to 8-4-2 overall and 4-2-1 in conference. The Lasers host Riverside to start the second round of conference play on Friday at 3 p.m.
Posted by  Nathan Quach  on  10/18/2011
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