The Dos Pueblos girls held off Buena for a 2-1 win in their Channel League opener Tuesday.

The Chargers took a 1-0 first half lead when senior Riley Roggero crossed a ball into the box and freshman Kacey Hurley hit it into the goal.

In the second half, Dos Pueblos’ Paulina Avila took a shot that bounced off the Buena goal keeper, and Kate Petersen was there to tap it on for the game winner.

“A stellar team defense held off a furious comeback by Buena after conceding a goal to make it 2-1,” Charger coach Marco Medina said.

Dos Pueblos is 2-1 overall. The Chargers play Rio Mesa Thursday at home with a 5 p.m. start.

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