CORNING – The boys’ Corning and Orland soccer teams drew 1-1 in Corning on Thursday afternoon, ending their shortened season.
Both teams had early chances, as Cornings Gustavo Alfaro in the 9th minute.
Orlands Everardo Aceves took a corner kick in the 23rd minute and Alejandro Mojica scored the header, but Corning goalkeeper Cesar Bogarin parried. Mojica had another chance with a shot from the left in the 29th minute, but pushed him past to the right.
Isaac Zaragoza caught a ball that bounced around in the penalty area in the 30th minute and shot it into the net to make it 1-0 for the Trojans.
Javier Cayetano scored a header for the Cardinals in the 32nd minute, but Orland keeper Alexis Lopez parried. Magana shot from the left in the 34th minute and Gabriel Santillan took a penalty and set up a shot for Edgar Guzman in the 39th minute, but Lopez made both saves.
At the start of the second half, Guzman took a penalty for Corning but hit the crossbar. Benjamin Elizondo came into position for a header, but Orland goalie Sebastian Martin parried.
Odds often came in the second half for the Trojans. Nicolas Gutierrez came free on the left and shot in the 61st minute, but goalkeeper Antonio Romero-Zamora managed to block the save. Julian Salinas had a shot in the 64th minute that went wide to the left. Zaragoza had a shot from the left in the 70th minute and Damian Anaya shot from the middle in the 72nd minute, but Romero-Zamora saved both saves.
Elizondo equalized in the 73rd minute with a shot over the head by Martin.
Just before full-time, a skirmish broke out between a handful of players that brought both benches and many in the stands onto the field. The players were separated and the game was ended by the officials.
The Cardinals finish year 3-5-1 and the Trojans 4-5-1.
Red bluff 0, Enterprise 1
The Spartans boys lost 1-0 against Enterprise on Tuesday evening on the street and ended the season 5-8 in the overall standings.