A 72nd minute goal by Aryanna Sanchez helped FC Tucson grow its unbeaten streak to 17 by securing a 2-2 draw with AZ Arsenal SC on Friday night at Bell Bank Park.
AZ Arsenal took the lead in the 27th minute from a shot by Siera Herbert. Arsenal followed by taking another shot just three minutes later, but the ball was sent over the net.
Tucson came out firing in the second half and scored the equalizer in the 49th minute. Ella Rustand sent the ball into the back of the net from a pass from captain Laura Pimienta.
AZ Arsenal player Renee Sainz put the hosts back in the lead in the 60th minute.
Forward Aryanna Sanchez leveled the game once more when Laura Pimienta sent in free kick from just outside the box latched onto her feet and was sent into the back of the net.
- 27′ – AZA – Siera Herbert
- 49′ – TUC – Ella Rustand (Laura Pimienta)
- 60′ – AZA – Renee Sainz
- 72′ – TUC – Aryanna Sanchez
- TUC – 3 – Hope Hisey
- AZA – 4 – Tionna Taylor
- TUC – 4
- AZA – 5
- TUC – None
- AZA – 45′ – Riley Brown
- AZA – 84′ – Zoe Ballard
- FC Tucson (3-1-0 with 10 points) returns home to kick off a three-match home stand against SC del Sol on Sunday at Kino North Stadium. (BUY TICKETS)