Rachel Ridlinghafer
Pima Community College

The Pima Community College women’s soccer team came out hitting on all cylinders on Friday in its home opener at the Kino North Grandstand against South Mountain Community College.

The Aztecs scored five goals in each half to defeat South Mountain 10-1. Rachel Ridlinghafer (Ironwood Ridge HS) put the Aztecs on the board with her shot from the right side that found the left corner of the net in the 12th minute. Ridlinghafer assisted in Shannon Shields’ (Sabino HS) goal in the 16th and later assisted in Devyn Hunley’s (Sabino HS) goal in the 30th. She finished with three assists for the game. Shields had two goals for the game scoring her second goal in the 27th. The Aztecs’ defense didn’t give up a shot on goal in the first half.

In the second half, Chloe Cox (Catalina HS) scored on a free kick from about 40 yards and Sarah Dunbar (Buena HS) contributed with two goals as the Aztecs pulled away.

Aracely Romero (Tucson Magnet HS), Erin Gall (Sahuarita HS) and Nikki Reed (Ironwood Ridge HS) each scored for Pima.

The Aztecs will be right back at the Kino North Grandstand tomorrow when they host Phoenix College at 7:00 p.m.

Pima goals: PCC – Rachel Ridlinghafer 12th minute; PCC – Shannon Shields (Ridlinghafer) 16th; PCC – Shields (Devyn Hunley) 27th; PCC – Hunley (Ridlinghafer) 30th; PCC – Aracely Romero (penalty kick) 40th; PCC – Chloe Cox (free kick) 50th; PCC – Sarah Dunbar (Brandi Park) 65th; PCC – Dunbar (Callen Shelton) 68th; PCC – Erin Gall (Ridlinghafer) 81st; PCC – Nikki Reed (penalty kick) 84th.

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