After a frustrating first half, Cypress scored three goals in the second half and went on to a 3-0 victory over Orange Coast in an Orange Empire Conference women's soccer game Tuesday at OCC.
Cypress, which has won 26 consecutive conference games, missed on three easy chances in the first half. But the Chargers finally scored five minutes into the second half when Pam Prine headed in a corner kick by Tracy Van Herk. Christine Rowe scored on a penalty kick in the 76th minute and then Traci Osman scored just before the end of the game.
Cypress (4-0, 2-0) dominated play the entire game, outshooting OCC, 22-2. Orange Coast is 4-2, 2-1.
In another women's conference soccer game:
Rancho Santiago 2, Fullerton 0--Robyn Camarillo and Maria Gonzalez each scored in the first half for host Rancho Santiago to give the Dons (1-2, 1-2) their first victory in women's soccer, defeating Fullerton (0-4-2, 0-2). Rancho Santiago is fielding its first women's soccer team.
In nonconference men's soccer:
El Camino 4, Irvine Valley 0--Jason Felix had three saves for host Irvine Valley (4-2-1). Enrique Cardiel had six saves and Ayman Monsour scored twice for El Camino (1-2-1).
Orange Coast 1, Moorpark 0--Enrique Diez scored his third goal of the season 12 minutes into the game for host Orange Coast.
The goal was set up by a pass from Matt Rillera, who was credited with his team-leading fourth assist of the season.
The Pirates (4-1-1) outshot Moorpark 15-6 and held the Raiders without a shot on goal in the first half. Moorpark is 0-5-2.
Santa Barbara 6, Cypress 3--Daniel Buda's seventh goal of the season wasn't enough for host Cypress (1-2-2).
In nonconference water polo
El Camino 15, Saddleback 13--Ryan Price had five goals and Robbie Ellingson broke a 12-12 tie with 3:14 left in the fourth quarter with a two-point goal for El Camino (5-6). Saddleback is 3-8.
Fullerton 9, Cypress 8--Fullerton's Brent Stanley scored a two-point goal with 36 seconds left in the game to lead Fullerton (9-4-1). Randy Johnson had eight saves for the Hornets. Cypress' Mustafa Hassan scored a game-high four goals.
Rancho Santiago 14, Mt. San Antonio 2--David Vega and Jason Peterson each scored four goals for Rancho Santiago (5-3).