2A state soccer: River caps season with 3rd straight trophy

first_img [email protected] By Meg Wochnick, Columbian staff writer Published: November 17, 2018, 5:46pm “The forwards, midfielders working their butt off to press the ball higher up the field,’ she said. “That says a lot about our team growing. … We’re a different team because of it and it’s cool to see.” Added senior Ava Greer: This shows just how much asa team we’ve grown together, and learn how to help each other to ultimately reach the goal.”Friday’s semifinal went down as a 1-0 loss for Columbia River to Sehome of Bellingham, but for 80 regulation minutes and two golden-goal overtimes, River failed to allow a goal. The game was decided in penalty kicks, 4-2. While they hoped to face Liberty, which won its second straight state title Saturday, to have the chance to end their season on a win is pretty good, too. Tags GO Columbia River players pose with the third-place trophy after Saturday’s 1-0 win over Burlington-Edison. Receive latest stories and local news in your email: Share: (360) 735-4521 Columbia River Chieftains Meg Wochnick Columbian staff writer @MegWochnick River earns its third consecutive state trophy since dropping down from Class 3A. “Just because we didn’t get first place,” said Easley, a junior, “doesn’t mean we’re a bad team. We’re a good team and we know how to work hard. This was an amazing opportunity for our seniors for their senior year.” 2A state soccer: River caps season with 3rd straight trophy Chieftains top Burlington-Edison in third-place game By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Share: SHORELINE — The Chieftains ended their season the same way they started the postseason more than two weeks ago: not conceding a goal. Seven games later later and outscoring opponents 13-0, River ended its season with a win 1-0 win in Saturday’s third-place game at Shoreline Stadium. Shalece Easley’s goal in the 56th minute, firing a shot from 15 yards out to the far post broke the scoreless tie against Burlington-Edison. Senior defender Julia Skimas said the shutout streak, which started with a opening-round district win over W.F. West, 5-0 on Oct. 27, goes beyond the backline doing its job. last_img

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