Last Friday, the Hornets walked away with a 2-2 tie against Golden West, and on Tuesday they cranked out a needed 2-1 home-win over Irvine Valley.
Only two games into conference-play, Fullerton and Santa Ana sit atop the OEC standing with records of 1-0-1.
In the Golden West game, Tyler Grassi scored for FC with the assist coming from Cesar Ortega (35:00). The Rustlers went on to score the next two goals to take the lead. With a minute left in the game, the Hornets tied it up on a goal by Miles Metoyer. Luis Dircio was credited with the assist.
FC goalie Silvestre Puebla had 5 saves on the day.
It does not last long. IVC came thundering back three minutes later to even the score on a shot by Toby Waterman with the assist by way of Julian Anaya.
With time winding down, the game remained tied at one a piece, until the 84th minute. Nick Davila scored the game winner for Fullerton on an unassisted shot.
FC goalie Silvestre Puebla had 5 saves in 90 minutes of play.
Up Next: The Hornets (3-5-1 overall and 1-0-1 OEC) are going to play at Norco College this Friday, September 22nd. Game time is at 3:00 pm.
*Photo by Jim McCormack