Boys Varsity Soccer · Boys Varsity Soccer falls to Benicia 3 – 1


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The Falcons were at home facing Benicia with 2nd place on the line. Both teams came out with intensity right from the opening whistle creating chances early and testing each others tactics from the start. Fairfield would strike first, Carlos Vega dribbled the ball deep into the Benicia defense cut the hard on his left foot and with a low hard shot on the ground was able to beat the goal keeper in the 15th minute. Fifteen minutes later Benicia was able to score off a deflection the carried the ball over the Falcons goalie into the side net drawing the score level at 1-1 which is how it end at halftime. The 2nd half would start the same way with both teams pushing the pace and trying to create opportunities. In the 60th minute the Falcons would go down 2-1 to a miss communication. Fairfield pushed everything forward for a couple other great chances that they were unable to convert and in the 73rd minute Benicia would get loose on a fast break. The Benicia Striker fought his way into the eighteen yard box to score a scrappy goal making it 3-1.