CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Pomona-Pitzer Men's Soccer team fell in the first leg of the Sixth Street Rivalry 1-0 to Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rival Claremont Mudd Scripps on Monday night at Pritzlaff Field.
The only goal of the game came as Ryan Karle rose up between two Sagehen defenders and headed in a cross from Isaiah Alba for the winning goal for the Stags.
Pomona-Pitzer Junior goal keeper Ben Mitchell played a whale of a game to keep the Sagehens in the match as he tallied seven saves on multiple good scoring opportunities for the Stags.
CMS controlled the match on offense as they outshot the Sagehens 19-8 and took 10 corners while the Sagehens failed to attempt one.
The Stags played an aggressive game against the Sagehens as they collected 14 fouls throughout the match and received four yellow cards.
The second leg of the Sixth Street Rivalry is set for Monday, October 10th at 4:00 p.m. when the Stags will make the trip to Pomona-Pitzer.
The Sagehens next travel to SCIAC opponent Whittier on Saturday, September 10th at 7:00 p.m.