GILROY — The Modesto Junior College men's soccer team enjoyed a happy Tuesday. Early in the day, the unbeaten Pirates (4-0) found out they were ranked 12th in the National Soccer Coaches of America's Division III community college list. They were unranked last week.
Later, Modesto traveled to Gilroy and blanked Gavilan 4-0, the team that eliminated the Pirates in last year's Northern California playoffs.
Francisco Chavez scored four goals and Alex Moscaira had one to support goalkeeper Edgar Martinez.
PIRATES WIN Reanna Schmitt accounted for two goals and Selena Da Silva and Marissa Rouse also scored to lift the Pirates (3-0) over Chabot 4-0 at MJC West.
SECOND VICTORY The Pirates, paced by Jordan Garcia's 79 and Angela Nuccio and Kelsi Valenzuela both with 82, won their second straight Big 8 Conference tournament at Chico.