Pleasant Hill’s Arellano breaks state record

PLEASANT HILL – Perhaps appropriate for achieving an “all-time” record, Adrian Arellano’s 27th goal this season – and 85th in his career – was as improbable as it was inevitable.

Standing in the mid-field circle to kick off Pleasant Hill’s next possession after a Central Linn goal that made the score 2-2 in the 62nd minute Monday night, Arellano stepped forward and simply struck a 50-yard shot that sailed over the goalkeepers’ fingertips and into the net.

“I was just kind of sitting there. I was like, ‘What can I do to . . .