Alzate Tallies Five Points in Hawks Victory
Hagerstown, Md. - Freshman midfielder, Santiago Alzate (Germantown, Md./Northwest), led the Hawks with one goal and three assists in a 5-0 MDJUCO win over Allegany.
Hagerstown would get on the board in the 17th minute when Alzate played a long ball to sophomore Tico Witter (St. Thomas, Pa./Geneva). Witter would collect the pass and attack the goal. He would riffle a shot off the crossbar and into the goal for his team leading fourth goal on the year.
Just two minutes later, HCC extended their lead when freshman Ibrahim Doumbia (Harlem, Ny./Business of Sports School) was taken down the penalty area by the Trojan goalkeeper. Alzate would step up to the spot and bury his penalty shot attempt.
The Hawks would take a 3-0 lead in the 22nd minute when Alzate picked out sophomore Jayden Johnson (Williamsport, Md./Williamsport) in the goalmouth. Johnson would collect the ball on his first touch then place it in the net with his second.
After racking up 21 shots in the second half, Hagerstown would put two more goals on the scoreboard to secure the 5-0 victory. Alzate dished out his third assist on the afternoon to freshman Jeison Caballero (Germantown, Md./Northwest) in the 70th minute. Five minutes later, sophomore Asongwe McCho-Nji (Baltimore, Md./Lansdowne) would sneak a shot past the Trojan goalkeeper after receiving a pass from freshman DJ Mamo (Silver Spring, Md./Montgomery Blair).
HCC net minder, Eduardo Arajuo (Germantown, Md./Northwest) would only be called upon to make two saves in the shutout effort. HCC remains unbeaten with a 3-0-1 overall record.