PORTLAND – Gonzaga’s Clark Phillips returned to his hometown of Portland to score two goals and lift the Bulldogs to a 2-1 victory over the host Pilots in men’s soccer action Wednesday night.
With victory, the Bulldogs (8-3-3, 3-1-3 West Coast Conference) stand alone in second place in the league standings.
The victory also ended a dismal streak for Gonzaga, which hadn’t won a road WCC match since 2009, a stretch of 24 matches.
Phillips scored on a header in the 14th minute as Gonzaga took the lead against Portland (8-7, 3-4). Jaime Velasco converted a penalty kick for the Pilots in the 34th minute to tie it. Phillips won it on a penalty kick in the 60th minute.
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From sports-information reports.