Trojan kickers improve to 18-0

The Mendota seniors went out in style during the final soccer game on their home field as they dumped Dixon, 7-0, on Sept. 28.

Senior Yahir Diaz led the attack with four goals, while classmate Jose Ruiz added one goal. Also finding the net for the Trojans were Edgar Arteaga and Ricky Orozco. Assists went to Edgar Arteaga (two), Rafael Romero (one) and senior Luis Garcia (one).

Senior goalkeeper Manny Trejo had five saves.

In the contest, the Trojans set a school record for total goals in a season as they ran their tally to 113.


Mendota improved its unblemished record to 18-0 with a 6-1 triumph at Kewanee on Sept. 30.

Jasiel Watson spearheaded the offense with three goals, while Diaz, Orozco and Isaac Guzman had one goal apiece. Diaz also provided four assists to run his season total to 17. His goal also gave him 38 on the year.



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