SOCCER: Rodriguez’s two goals lift Sockers FC to first victory

Sockers FC picked up its first victory of the season by jumping out to an early lead and holding on for a 2-1 victory over Katy 1895 FC Friday at the British International School of Houston.

Alonso Rodriguez scored both goals for the Sockers (1-0-1), once in the first half and on a second-half penalty kick. Cian Foley was credited with the assist on the first goal.

Katy 1895 (0-2-1) added a late goal in the second half but the Sockers were able to hold on for the victory and earn three points.

The Sockers wrap up the road trip against Coyotes FC at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Temple.