Varsity Boys Soccer

Gustine’s Danny Hernandez (center) attempts to fend off Orestimba defenders Jonathan Granados (15) and Daniel Verdin (2) in a varsity Southern League match Friday. Orestimba prevailed 2-0 behind goals from Eduardo Carranza and Brian Mondragon. Goalkeeper Julian Verdin made a spectacular save in the late going to turn back a Gustine push. With the win Orestimba improved to 4-5-3 in league play with two matches remaining, while Gustine fell to 3-6-2 with three to play. The two teams are vying for the league’s fourth and final playoff spot. Earlier in the week, Gustine played Delhi to a 2-2 tie, with Juan Villarreal and Jesus Hernandez scoring for the Reds, while Orestimba dropped a 2-1 decision to Waterford.