COSTA MESA — The top-seeded Vanguard men's soccer team scored a goal in each half to secure a 2-0 win over Biola and advance to the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament championship game Saturday.
Kevin Cornwall scored in the fifth minute off an assist from Alejandro Lopez. In the 67th minute, William Pellow scored an unassisted goal.
Lions goalkeeper Trevor Herrera made three saves to earn the shutout.
Vanguard (12-7), ranked No. 19 in the NAIA, will play host to No. 3-seeded Azusa Pacific Saturday at a time to be determined.