Rider Soccer vs. Del Valle, Regional Finals

The Rider Raiders played the Del Valle Conquistadors in the Regional Finals of the playoffs. At stake, a chance to advance to this year's state tournament.

Christian Okeke gave Rider the early lead, scoring a goal in the first 11 seconds of the game. Del Valle's Rafael Montez scored the first of his 3 goals midway through the second half, Gerardo Perez is credited with the assist. Just minutes later, Montez scores again off of a pass from Arturo Pinon, Del Valle leads 2-1.

Rider then ties the game as a Del Valle defender heads the ball into his own goal, off of a throw in by Michael Percy. Minutes later, Rider defender receives a red card and they have to play a man down the rest of the game.

Del Valle takes advantage as the game goes into extra time. Rafael Montez scores another goal, off of another assist by Gerardo Perez. Then Alex Aguayo seals the win off of a penalty kick with just minutes remaining.

Del Valle wins 4-2, advancing to the state tournament.