Santa Ana College men’s soccer team defeated the Norco Mustangs 5-0 Tuesday in its first match of the Orange Empire Conference.
Dons defender Joshua Castellon started the scoring early with a goal in the second minute. Less than five minutes later, Santa Ana midfielder Noe Alvizo-Chavez followed up with a goal to the back of the Mustangs’ net making the score 2-0.
Defender Daniel Castro, assisted by Matheus Cuhna, scored the third goal of the first half in the 11th minute.
After four shots that came up short, Joshua Castellon scored Dons fourth goal in the 40th minute. Momentum continued as the fifth and final goal of the game was served with minutes left in the first half by Diego Henriquez with an assist from Paulo Gama.
Dons defense stayed spot on through the entire game, resulting in a shutout against Norco.
Dons play their second Orange Empire Conference game against Santiago Canyon on September 19 at 3p.m.