The Santa Barbara-based Alta California Sol men’s semi-pro soccer team opened its second season in the United Premier Soccer League with a 4-1 victory over the Disciples FC of Fullerton.
Alta California Sol won promotion last spring and is playing in Division 1 in the UPSL’s Western Conference SoCal North Division.
AC Sol roared back from a 1-0 halftime deficit. Ivan Luna scored the tying goal and Celso Lagunas followed with a hat trick.
The team returns to action Saturday in the first round of the U.S. Open Cup qualifiers against the USA Soccer Stars.