The No. 17 Long Beach City College Vikings fell to the No. 9 Rio Hondo College Roadrunners 2-1 on Tuesday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Stadium. With the tough loss, the Vikings drop to 8-4 overall and 0-1 in the South Coast Conference.
Rio Hondo was on the board within the first minute of the game to start the lead 1-0. In the second half, they scored again to bring their lead up to 2-0. Long Beach's freshman defender Emma Rosillo popped one in for the Vikings in the final extra minutes of the game, but the Roadrunners took home the 2-1 conference win.
Freshman goalkeeper Almareli Quintero had three big saves for the Vikings against Rio Hondo.
The Long Beach City College Vikings will return to the field on Friday, Oct. 25 at Mt. San Antonio College at 7:00 p.m.