A quick pair of goals in the second half doomed the South Tama boys soccer team as it hosted Hudson on Monday afternoon.
South Tama trailed 3-1 at halftime, but saw glimpses of a possible comeback until Hudson shut the door quickly. Hudson scored its fourth goal at the 49th-minute and its fifth goal less than a minute later.
Those goals proved costly and deflated the Trojans, who eventually lost the game 8-2.
South Tama's Daniel Garcia (No. 5) battles with a Hudson player for possession of the ball during Monday's game.
South Tama scored its second goal of the game at the 52nd-minute. The Trojans were awarded a penalty kick and Adrian Castanon converted the PK, closing the lead to 5-2.
Hudson poured on the goals during the final 20 minutes. Hudson scored at the 61st, 75th and 79 minutes.
The action began quickly in this contest. Hudson scored the opening goal during the third-minute. South Tama came back with a goal of its own two minutes later. Castanon kicked a corner kick that was headed in by Erik Barajas, evening the score at 1-1.
Hudson scored twice more during the half, including once in the final minute.
Starting the game for STC was Luis Perez at goalie; Eric Rodriges, Mason Taylor, Moises Fonseca and Jose Alcazar in the defense; Alex Martinez, James Lares, Erik Barajas and Cesar Rivera-Nunez in the mid-field; and Adrian Castanon and Jose Ramirez as forwards.
South Tama will next play at 4:30 p.m. Monday at home when it hosts Marion.