Carlota Suarez scored two first-half goals to lead the seventh-ranked Tyler Junior College women's soccer team to a 7-0 win over Angelina College in the the Region XIV tournament semifinals on Thursday at Pat Hartley Soccer Complex.

The Apache Ladies will meet Navarro in the final on Sunday at 2 p.m. back at Pat Hartley. TJC (16-2-1) won 4-2 at home and lost 4-1 on the road against the Lady Bulldogs this season.

Suarez, a freshman from Madrid, Spain, scored both of her goals in the final 15 minutes of the first half to give the Apache Ladies a 3-0 lead at the break.

John Tyler graduate Jolenne Calleja tallied a goal in the second half.

Claire Ramet had the other first half goal while goals were also scored by Cooper Mullins, O'Shay Nelson and Shauni Reid.


UT Tyler sweeps Concordia

Vanessa Rangel and Bailey Wooten scored two goals apiece as UT Tyler ripped Concordia 9-2 on Thursday at Citizens 1st Bank-Perkins Soccer Complex.

The UT Tyler men followed with a 3-0 win over Concordia in American Southwest Conference action.

In the women's match, the Patriots led 4-0 at halftime and 9-0 in the second half before allowing two goals to Concordia (7-6, 5-5) in the final 10 minutes.

UT Tyler (12-2, 9-1) has won 10 straight and is outscoring opponents 50-10 this season.

Caitlyn Mortus, Taylor Peimbert, Ariel Reyna, Kaelyn Steitz and Mariah Harmon also notched goals while Rangel, Wooten, Brittany Matthews, Courtney Hunt, Devyn Martin and Mortus all tallied assists.

In the men's match, Lucas Pereira, a sophomore from Barcelona, Spain, scored two first-half goals to power the Patriots.

Leandro Fernandez, who also had an assist, fired home the third goal with 20 minutes to play to seal the game.

Akon N'Guetta and Ryan Brinda had the other assists for UT Tyler (9-5-1, 4-4-1).

Both UT Tyler teams finish the season at home against Mary Hardin-Baylor on Saturday. The women kick off at 5 p.m. followed by the men at 7 p.m.

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