The Dons improved to 5-0-1 following their 3-1 win at Thousand Oaks on Tuesday night. This is now Santa Barbara’s fifth straight win after earning a draw at Moorpark in its season opener.
Miguel Alvarado opened the scoring for Santa Barbara, while Pedro Guillen’s header off a corner kick gave the Dons a 2-0 lead.
Sophomore Cason Goodman added another goal before the half to give the Dons a commanding lead in the contest.
Goodman also assisted on Alvardo’s opening goal by beating his defender out wide then playing a nice ball through the ground that found his teammate.
DOS PUEBLOS 3, VENTURA 1
Leo Rubio got free in the 29th minute and put through a goal that put the Chargers up 1-0 on a night the Chargers would win by two goals to improve to 3-1.
In the 46th minute, Rubio stole a pass and then passed it to Aldo Becerril who netted his fifth goal of the year. Ventura would respond with a goal in the 47th, but DP’s defense held strong from there and a final goal from Joshua Tahuit with two minutes remaining sealed the win for the Chargers.
SAN MARCOS 1, ARROYO GRANDE 1
The Royals earned a draw in their non-conference matchup with Arroyo Grande Tuesday night.
The Eagles scored in the 10th minute when an attacker finished a shot left of the post to take the early lead. Five minutes later, senior Connor Hess dribbled through the entire AG team and finished with a left-foot strike in the upper left corner. The Royals were unable to convert several second-half chances.
LAGUNA BLANCA 2, COAST UNION 0
The Owls improved to 1-1 on the season thanks to one goal each from Bea Lujan and Julia Guglielmo.
THACHER 3, CARPINTERIA 2
The Toads scored two late-game goals in their win over the Warriors Tuesday night.
Carpinteria took the lead in the first five minutes courtesy of a goal by Cydney Smolnikar. A Thacher goal tied the game before the half before the Warriors’ Erika Estrada scored on a corner kick in the second half. The Toads scored with about eight minutes remaining to tie the game and took the lead for good with just minutes remaining.
SANTA BARBARA 54, MORENO VALLEY 38
Stephen Davis poured in 16 points and Bryce Warrecker notched a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds to help Santa Barbara earn a decisive win over Moreno Valley.
Moreno Valley came into the night averaging 64 points per game but a solid defensive effort by Santa Barbara kept them under 40. Erik Strandberg added 10 points in the win.
RIO MESA 54, DOS PUEBLOS 51
The Spartans outscored Chargers 23-15 in the third quarter on their way to a non-conference win Tuesday night at DP.
Baylor Huyck scored a team-high 17, while teammates Alex Perez and Kael Rillie scored 14 and 10, respectively.
FOOTHILL TECH 64, CARPINTERIA 43
Gabe Medel and Dylan O’Neil each scored 12 points for the Warriors, who were upended by the Dragons Tuesday night. Foothill’s Bodhi Mcdonald led all scorers with 18 points.
ORCUTT ACADEMY 63, LAGUNA BLANCA 37
Devin Hernandez scored 15 points, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked four shots for the Owls in a loss against Orcutt Academy.
Finn Walker dropped 11 points from the field with a couple of steals and two blocks in the losing effort.
SANTA CLARA 49, SAN MARCOS 40 (OT)
Ariel Plourde scored 12 of her 13 points in the fourth quarter to help San Marcos battle back from a six-point fourth-frame deficit and force overtime, but the Royals were outpaced 13-4 in the extra period.
Kiani Rojas added 10 points for San Marcos in the loss during pool play at the Nordhoff Tournament.
SANTA PAULA 47, BISHOP DIEGO 32
Bishop Diego suffered just its second loss of the season on Tuesday, dropping a road match against Santa Paula.
The Cardinals (8-2) got 13 points from Clara McDonald while Ashlyn Oxton chipped in five points. Bishop Diego trailed 26-7 at the half.
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NEWBURY PARK 15, CARPINTERIA 9
Senior Sadie Mead scored four goals on Tuesday for the Warriors as they lost by six scores. Junior Cassidy Hajducko added three goals.
Despite the loss, coach Sergio Castaneda praised his teams’ toughness for playing well against a team a couple of divisions higher.