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Jonah Snyder propels Whitworth men past Eastern Oregon

Jonah Snyder had two goals and an assist and the Whitworth Pirates (2-3) scored three straight second-half goals to power to a 4-1 nonconference victory over the visiting Eastern Oregon Mountaineers in men’s soccer action on Monday.

Snyder staked the Pirates to a 1-0 lead with an unassisted goal in the 25th minute and the goal stood up in the first half.

The Mountaineers’ Josh Goodman found the net 5:13 into the second half to knot the score, but Moi Diaz – with an assist from Azzam Azzam – scored just 24 seconds later to give Whitworth the lead for good.

Snyder added his second goal in the 67th minute on an assist from Kyle Cacoyannis and Sam McKay capped the scoring in the 81st minute, with Snyder notching an assist.