Thursday, September 4, 2014

INW Lower Divisions College Recap – Week One: Hot starts for Whitworth men, Treasure Valley ladies

The Division III, NAIA and JC schools have gotten into full swing over the previous week-plus with the Division II Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC), featuring MSU-Billings, Northwest Nazarene and Central Washington beginning non-league play this week, though several teams have played scrimmages and exhibitions.

The Whitworth men are arguably off to the most impressive start with a perfect trip to the midwest in which they knocked off 15th-ranked Wheaton. Elsewhere, the Treasure Valley CC women are off to an impressive in NWAC play at 3-0-0 after posting just two wins all of last season.

Here is a rundown of the area non-Division I schools and their conferences as well as how players from the Inland Northwest performed around the nation in the past week-plus as everyone began official play.

Due to the extensive number of games, INWsn will focus solely on the teams in and players from the INWsn coverage region for non-league games and expand the coverage within the conferences when league play begins... (Through games of Monday, September 1) --- Photos: Gerald Barnhart


Friday, August 29 

UC Santa Cruz 0-0 Whitworth 
The visitors outshot the Pirates 17-11 in the contest, but Andrea Stump made eight saves through the 110-minute scoreless stalemate to earn her 16th career shutout for Whitworth.  MORE [+]  

College of St Benedict 0-1 Whitman 
The Missionaries, playing with just 11 healthy players due to injuries and the fact the freshman had not yet reported, kicked off their neutral site series at Whitworth with a surprising win. Going all-out, Whitman outshot the Blazers 12-9 with Haley Case making three saves for the shutout. Clara Merlino would provide the difference maker in the 53rd minute when she collected the loose ball in the box, turned on her defender and scored.  MORE [+]

Saturday, August 30

College of St Benedict 1-0 Whitworth 
The Pirates held the better of play much of the game, but it was a quick goal off a scramble in the box five minutes into the second half that proved to be the difference as the Blazers came away with the win. Freshman goalkeeper Sienna Tanner (Spokane, WA) was in goal for the Pirates, making three saves in her debut.  INWsn REPORT [+]

UC Santa Cruz 2-1 Whitman 
The Missionaries took the lead seven minutes into the contest when Emma Onstad-Hawes connected with Lena de Guzman, but the fatigue of just have 11 players would start to show. The Banana Slugs pulled even in the 17th and claimed the lead in the 32nd, but Whitman never gave up and played a back-and-forth affair in the second half. Case made six saves in the game, including two nice stops in the second half that kept the Walla Walla-based school in the hunt for a possible draw.  INWsn REPORT [+]


Friday, August 29

Whitworth 3-2 Millikin (@ Wheaton)
The Pirates found themselves down after five minutes and Millikin doubled that hole 10 minutes into the second half, but Mike Ramos pushed the Bucs in a fantastic comeback performance in the final 25 minutes. He converted a 66th minute penalty after being fouled in the box and in the 80th minute Sam Engle sprung Rylan Berriman for a breakaway goal. Headed toward overtime, Ramos grabbed the victory for Whitworth when he won the ball and beat the defense before also beating the keeper for the winning tally.  MORE [+]

Whitman 0-1 OT Lebanon Valley (PA) College (@ Christopher Newport) 
Missionaries goalkeeper Niko Contos made nine saves, but it was the first shot in overtime that spoiled Whitman's opener in Virginia as LVC found the winner four minutes into extra time.  MORE [+]

Saturday, August 30

Whitworth 1-0 Wheaton
Ramos continued to come up big, leading the Pirates to the upset win over host and 15th-ranked Wheaton, finding Engle with a long ball. Engle beat the keeper on the breakaway with just over three minutes left in the contest in which the hosts outshot Whitworth 33-17, though the Bucs had a 10-6 advantage in shots on goal. Tony Watters made six saves for the shutout.  MORE [+]

Whitman 0-3 Christopher Newport (VA) 
Goalkeeper Stuart Ellsworth and Whitman kept the hosts off the board in the first half despite being outshot 11-5, but a five-minute span in the middle of the second half unraveled everything. CNU broke the stalemate in the 65th, added a second two minutes later and added the third to put the game out of reach in the 69th.  MORE [+]

Monday, September 1 

Whitworth 4-2 St Thomas
Once again, Whitworth found themselves trailing early when the Minnesota school tallied on a corner in the 11th minute, but this time the Bucs answered quickly. Ramos found Samuel Jarrett with a cross three minutes later to pull level. He then scored his third of the holiday weekend six minutes into the second half on a ball from Berriman. St Thomas made it two each five minutes later, but Whitworth finished with two unanswered. Berriman's corner in the 72nd was put away by Karl Muelheims and Ramos notched his fourth goal on a free kick in the 84th from outside the box.  MORE [+]

Whitman 3-1 Randolph-Macon 
The Missionaries wound up their Virginia trip with a win. Nathanael Fleming set up Park Harmon for the opening goal six minutes before the break and Whitman pushed the lead to three in the first 18 minutes of the second half. Harmon turned provider in the 57th on Riley Paul's goal and Fleming got a goal of his own on a ball from Daniel Kim in the 63rd. The two sides dueled with 37 combined shots, but Ellworth's 10 saves were a big difference in the scoreline with a corner in the 78th the only thing spoiling his chance at a shutout.  MORE [+]


Monday, August 18

Doane College 0-3 Great Falls
The Argos dominated the contest with Christoffer Bisbo scoring twice. Danny Delgadilo set up the first in the 15th minute and the helped double the lead on Luis Torres' 60th minute strike. Bisbo finished the scoring a half-minute later on a ball from Anderson Cardoso.  MORE [+]

Wednesday, August 20

Doane College 0-4 Rocky Mountain 
Evan Connolly and Jack Clancy put the Bears up by two and Mason Luse (Billings, MT) rounded out the scoring with the final two. MORE [+]

Thursday, August 21

Carroll College 1-4 Westminster [Conference Match]
The very first game in men's soccer history for the Saints was a conference showdown on the road. They fell behind by two in less than four minutes, but cut the lead in half in the 11th minute through a 10-yard effort from Dylan Allen (Helena, MT). The hosts, though, put the match out of reach with two more in the second half.  MORE [+]

Great Falls 1-0 The Masters' College 
Jordan Byland (Missoula, MT) headed in Cardoso's corner two minutes before the break to give the Argos the win as Jose Pena recorded the shutout with just one save.  MORE [+]

Corban University 3-0 Simpson University 
The Warriors scored twice in the first two minutes of the game with Nathaniel Cheney (Clarkston, WA) setting up the first. They capped the game in the 67th minute with Derik Chaney (Helena, MT) recording the assist.  MORE [+]

Friday, August 22

Carroll College 0-2 Bethesda Christian

Saturday, August 23

Bethesda Univ of California 0-2 Great Falls (@ Westminster) 
Lewis Derrett, who put the Argos in front in the 57th minute of the contest when Bisbo's header of a Juan Valderrama free kick rang off the crossbar. Renan Zampieri added the second goal on a long effort from about 25 yards.  MORE [+]

Univ of Mary 2-0 Rocky Mountain

Sunday, August 24

Embry-Riddle (AZ) 2-1 Great Falls (@ Westminster) 
The Argos dropped their first game of the year. After falling behind nine minutes in, Great Falls answered right back Zampieri finding Bisbo for the equalizer in the 11th minute. The Eagles, however, found the winner in the second half.  MORE [+]

Carroll College 1-1 MSU-Billings 
Jacob Groh (Spokane, WA) put the Saints on top in a game that was an exhibition only for the hosts with 20 minutes remaining on a ball from Nathan Boone (Whitefish, MT), but the hosts pulled even 10 minutes later. MORE [+]

Friday, August 29

Rocky Mountain College 1-2 College of Idaho
The Yotes kicked their season off in impressive fashion with a win over 23rd ranked RMC using a pair of Nate Hunt (Meridian, ID) goals. He scored the first off a cross from Joao Cardoso in the 21st minute and doubled the lead nine minutes into the second half on a cross from Brandon Smith that rebounded to him. The Bears responded with Jack Clancy scoring in the 58th, also off a cross, from the top of the box, but were unable to pull even.  MORE [+]

Saturday, August 30

Carroll College 3-1 Morningside College 
Isaac Bostrom (Helena, MT) put the Saints on top in the first half on a set piece assisted by Stanley Underwood (Missoula, MT), who also set up Dylan Allen (Helena, MT) at the hour mark. The hosts got one back but Adrian White struck on a free kick with eight minutes left.  MORE [+]

Sunday, August 31

College of Idaho 1-0 Dakota Wesleyan (@ Westminster) 
In the opening game of their trip to Utah, the Yotes dominated with a 12-2 advantage in shots, but were only able to get the one necessary to claim the victory. Joseph Bolin (Payette, ID) notched the winner in the 80th minute after breaking loose from the defense. MORE  [+]

Carroll College 0-4 Jamestown College
The powerhouse hosts were up three before the break as they rolled to the four-goal victory.

Rocky Mountain 0-1 Hastings (@ Portland) 

Monday, September 1

College of Idaho 0-3 Westminster 
The hosts controlled the game with a 16-3 advantage on shot chart, but only had one goal to show for 10 attempts in the first half. Connor Thompson added his second in the 66th and an own goal in the 86th sealed the result with Logan Butzier (Eagle, ID) recording the shutout with two saves.  MORE [+]

Rocky Mountain College 2-3 Concordia
The Cavaliers took a three-goal lead in the first half and held on for the win despite an valiant comeback from the Bears. Timur Zhividze converted on a penalty he created in the 21st and then set up goals from Kevin Fischer in the 31st and Tyler Hoiem in the 36th. Jack Clancy converted a penalty in the 71st and headed in a corner from Mikey Wall in the 74th.  MORE [+]

Carroll College 4-1 Presentation College 
The Saints' lengthy six-game road swing to open their debut campaign came to a close on a positive note. Jose Mena scored once in each half with Bostrom providing the other first half goal. Arturo Valle rounded out the Carroll scoring on the hour-mark just before the hosts ruined the shutout Connor Smith (Spokane Valley, WA) was working on with nine saves. MORE [+]


The Warner Pacific Knights trounced Multnomah 12-0 with two of the first three goals coming from Geovanny Vazquez (Kennewick, WA / Walla Walla CC) and the fourth courtesy of Mario Guizar (Kennewick, WA / Walla Walla CC)... In addition to the shutout against College of Idaho, Logan Butzier (Eagle, ID) posted a shutout in a 1-0 win over Bethesda with five saves for Westminster.


Monday, August 18

Doane College 3-2 (OT) Great Falls 
The Argos grabbed a two-goal lead in the first half with Alejandra Guzman scoring in the fourth minute and Danielle De La Vina doubling the lead in the 32nd. The visitors rallied to pull even and found the winner with just over three minutes left in overtime.  MORE [+]

Tuesday, August 19

Lethbridge 1-1 Carroll College 
In their opening game of the season the Saints fell behind nine minutes in but the hosts answered 10 minutes later when Michaela Kueffler (Billings, MT) made a great play, winning the ball 25 yards out and sending a long shot over the keeper from about 22 yards. MORE [+]

Wednesday, August 20

Univ of Lethbridge 1-0 (OT) Great Falls 
In a game with 43 combined shots, it was the final one that decided the outcome as the Canadian visitors broke the stalemate in the 96th minute of the match.  MORE [+]

Doane College 1-5 Rocky Mountain
Evelina Aberg, Gabi Heflin (Billings, MT) and Janell Cabrera (Billings, MT) put RMC well in front and Mandi Achten (Billings, MT) finishing the scoring with the final two in addition to an assist earlier in the contest. MORE [+]

Friday, August 22

Carroll College 2-0 College of Idaho
The Saints were gifted the early lead just two minutes in following an own goal and goalkeeper Jamie Carter made eight saves to preserve the advantage. Kristyn Bohlander (Kennewick, WA) doubled the advantage in the 76th minute on a ball from Katey Friedt (Eagle, ID) to give Carroll the victory.  MORE [+]

Saturday, August 23

The Master's College 2-3 Concordia 
The 18th ranked Mustangs were unable to unseat the top-ranked Cavaliers despite taking the lead twice. Becca Long (Meridian, ID) negated their opener in the 36th with a penalty and then after Alicia Kolter's equalizer, Ashley Ames (Liberty Lake, WA) provided the winner from 10 yards off a corner kick in the 84th.  MORE [+]

Carroll College 1-0 Northwest Nazarene 
In a game that was an exhibition only for the hosts, the Saints picked up the victory five minutes into overtime defender Kelli Lessmeier scored on a free kick from about 45 yards out. Goalkeeper Jamie Carter recorded eight saves in the clean sheet. MORE [+]

Univ of Mary 1-2 Rocky Mountain 
Heflin scored both goals, converting from the spot in the first half, and netting the the game-winner in the 89th on a ball from Alex Harvey (Billings, MT).  MORE [+]

Sunday, August 24

Eastern Oregon 0-0 CSU-San Marcos 
The Mountaineers kicked off their season with a surprising performance, playing the 15th-ranked Cougars to a scoreless draw. Jessica Parker (Boise, ID) made eight saves as they were outshot by the hosts 21-2 on the day.  MORE [+]

Tuesday, August 26

Eastern Oregon 0-4 San Diego Christian 
The good fortunes from Sunday did not last long for the Mountaineers' California trek. The hosts scored twice in each half en route to the win.  MORE [+]

Wednesday, September 27

Northwest Nazarene 1-4 College of Idaho
In a game that was an exhibition only for visiting NNU, the Crusaders got on the board first through Laura Seymour 25 minutes in. Less than a minute later the Yotes pulled even and it was all College of Idaho from then. Katelyn Benavidez tied things up and Jamiece Yizar (Pocatello, ID) put them in front five minutes later. Julia Fretwell (Meridian, ID) scored from about 18 yards in the 73rd and Summer Jackson (Boise, ID), who helped set up the equalizer, finished the scoring in the 76th.  MORE [+]

Friday, September 29

Northwest University 1-1 Central Washington
The Eagles took the lead early in the seventh minute on a fantastic play by Rachel Saleen (Boise, ID), who drove by six players before scoring. Hughes was in the midst of a shutout performance in which she made nine saves when Central Washington, for which it was an exhibition, found an equalizer through Vlktorlya Vasina on a rebound off the crossbar in the 81st.  MORE [+]

Saint Martin's 0-4 Concordia 
In a game that was an exhibition for the visitors, Concordia posted the easy win with four goals in the first half. Kolter added her second and third of the week with McKayla Madison (Bend, OR) setting up the second. Huisingh tallied the second goal.  MORE [+]

Rocky Mountain 0-1 College of Idaho
Benavidez scored in her second consecutive game, providing the decisive goal five minutes into the second half from the top of the six off a cross from Yizar.  MORE [+]

Eastern Oregon 0-4 Soka University
In a repeat from Tuesday, the hosts scored a pair of goals in each half.  MORE [+]

Saturday, August 30

Mount Royal 1-1 Great Falls
For the third consecutive game, the Argos found themselves in overtime but held on for the draw. Guzman put them in front in the 49th minute only to see MRU answer back just five minutes later.  MORE [+]

Mount Royal College 1-3 Carroll College
Bohlander put the hosts up with a goal six minutes in on a ball from Cassidy Hammons (Kennewick, WA). The score stood frown until Kayla Bayer doubling the lead with a shot over the keeper. MRC pulled within reach in the 82nd on a penalty in which Carter initially saved only to see the rebound buried. Hammons clinched the game with four minutes left with a shot that slightly deflected off a defender en route to the goal. MORE [+]

Sunday, August 31

Rocky Mountain 0-1 Concordia 
The Bears took the top-ranked Cavaliers well into the second half before conceding the deciding goal in the 78th minute to Ariel Kanable.  MORE [+]

Evergreen State College 1-2 Carroll College 
After falling behind in the first half, the Saint rallied to the win with Freidt scoring on a ball from Tessa Neameyer in the 62nd and Kueffler finding the winner with two minutes left. MORE [+]

Monday, September 1 

Evergreen State College 0-1 Great Falls 
De La Vina's 10th minute goal was enough for the Argos as the defense stood their ground to preserve the victory. MORE [+]

Rocky Mountain 3-1 Warner Pacific 
The hosts took the initial lead 23 minutes in, but Aberg fueled the comeback victory. She scored on a ball from Harvey just over a minute before the break and then doubled the lead on a loose ball in the box less than three minutes into the second half. She then found Heflin for the final goal in the 57th. MORE [+]


In their opening game, it took 86 minutes for the top-ranked Cavaliers to find the winning goal when Erin Huisingh (Pasco, WA) put away a cross from Annika Hayman in a 1-0 win over Marymount... Freshman Sadee Kallis (Yakima, WA) set up the game-winner for Corban in a 2-1 win over Holy Names and her shot rebounded out to set up the winner in a 1-0 decision against William Jessup. She notched her first goal in a 3-0 win against Hope International... Kendra Madares-Kelly (Boise, ID) scored the opening goal of the game for Southern Oregon only to see Menlo rally back for a 3-2 win... Abi Yanke (Boise, ID) made five saves in a 1-0 win at Weber State and two more saves in a 1-0 win at SCAD Savannah. She didn't need to make any saves in a third shutout at USC Beaufort.


Monday, August 25

Spokane 4-2 Shoreline
The Sasquatch started the busy week off with an extra game on the west side, getting a pair of goals from Mario Zarate (Richland, WA) in the 20th and 32nd minute, but Shoreline would answer back with two on either side of the break to pull even. Zarate finished the hat-trick with the go-ahead goal in the 77th and Kazuki Tateishi rounded things out two minutes later. Crisantos Chavez tallied a pair of assists in the game.

Tuesday, August 26 (Starfire Friendlies) 

Spokane 4-1 Edmonds
The Bigfoot rolled to the win with a pair goals in the first half with Devin Leon scoring the opener on a ball from Zarate and setting up the second by Carson Lamphere (Cheney, WA). Alex Opland (Rathdrum, ID) scored in the 75th via Zarate and set up Miguel Chavez (Pasco, WA) as the two sides exchanged goals in the 78th.

Columbia Basin 1-1 Everett
Minutes from a loss in their opener, Kurtis Spotted Bear (Moses Lake) found Fredy Rodriguez (Wapato, WA) for the equalizer in the 85th minute for the Hawks.

Walla Walla 2-5 Skagit Valley
The Warriors found themselves down by three before Francisco Sanchez (Walla Walla, WA) tallied in the 78th and Austin Herrick (Richland, WA) pulled them within one six minutes later.

Wenatchee Valley 3-2 Shoreline
Trailing since the 12th minute, the Knights finally answered with three consecutive goals late in the contest from Mauricio Perez (East Wenatchee), Josh Osborn (Wenatchee, WA) and Josh Alvarez (Leavenworth, WA) from the 75th to 85th minute.

Peninsula 5-1 Chemeketa
Trevan Estrellado (Cheney, WA) set up the opening two goals for the reigning champions in the victory.

Treasure Valley 0-2 Whatcom 

Wednesday, August 27 (Starfire Friendlies) 

Wenatchee Valley 2-2 Olympic 
The Knights built a two-goal advantage on with goals on either side of the break from Jeremiah Vara (East Wenatchee, WA) and Osborn.

Spokane 1-4 Peninsula
The busy week finally started to get to Spokane as they faced the reigning champions, falling behind by three goals in the first half hour before Robert Kissinger-Smith (Spokane, WA) found Opland in the 35th minute.

Walla Walla 2-2 Highline 
The Warriors trailed once again, giving up the opener in the 39th before rebounding to take the lead in the second half on a pair of Vincente Flores (Touchet, WA), who tied it up through Ricardo Saldana (Walla Walla, WA) in the 51st and put them in front in the 65th.

Columbia Basin 0-3 Tacoma 
Treasure Valley 0-3 Bellevue 

Saturday, August 30 

North Idaho 4-0 Puget Sound 
In their first game back as members of the NWAC, the Cardinals used a hat-trick from Adam Talley (Newman Lake, WA) to roll to the victory. He scored the first via Elias Herman (Bozeman, MT) in the 28th with Matt Howard (Post Falls, ID) setting up Brady Ulen (Post Falls, ID) in the 57th. Talley finished the game with his second via Alec Johnson (Coeur d'Alene, ID) in the 62nd and his third in the 67th. MORE [+]

Columbia Basin 0-0 Clark
Reynaldo Reyes Garcia made nine saves for the Hawks in the scoreless stalemate.

Wenatchee Valley 1-0 SW Oregon
Headed toward overtime, the Knights grabbed a late win when Joel Villa (East Wenatchee, WA) found Juan Rodriguez-Fuentes (East Wenatchee, WA) in the 89th minute of a game in which Yonatan Rodriguez (East Wenatchee, WA) was sent off.

Chemeketa 1-2 Spokane  
The Bigfoot fell behind in their home opener, but Leon pulled them even in the 58th on a ball from Jonathan Cruz and Zarate connected with Brandon Babinski (Spokane, WA) in the 74th.  INWsn REPORT [+]

Walla Walla 3-0 Pierce 
The Warriors capped the week with a dominant performance with Flores scoring twice in the first 16 minutes and Leo Pedroza (Walla Walla, WA) adding another. Fernando Gutierrez made seven saves in the shutout.


Monday, August 25 

Spokane 3-1 Shoreline 
Makenzie Welch (Meridian, ID) opened the scoring for the Bigfoot in the 12th minute via goalkeeper Samantha Burmester and set up Sarah Melvin (Spokane, WA) in the 33rd. Rashelle Fisher capped the scoring in the 75th.

Tuesday, August 26 (Starfire Friendlies) 

Wenatchee Valley 1-2 Skagit Valley
After falling behind in the 38th, London Cleverly (Moses Lake, WA) notched the equalizer four minutes later only to see SVC prevail in the second half.

Spokane 3-0 Whatcom 
Fisher and Welch picked up from the previous day. Fisher scored six minutes in via Serena Robertson (Richland, WA) and after a lengthy stalemate added her second in the 88th on a ball from Sydni Thomas (Greenacres, WA). She then turned provider a minute later for Welch. Kourtney Wick (Spokane, WA) made three saves for the shutout.

Treasure Valley 2-1 Shoreline
Alex Rivera (Boise, ID) put the Chukars up in the 20th on a ball from Sierra Martinez (Boise, ID) with Shoreline pulling even in the second half. Kassie Barnes (Meridian, ID) would give them the victory with two minutes left.

Columbia Basin 1-2 Everett
The Hawks pulled even five minutes before the break on a goal from Debra Hulse (Prosser, WA) only to see Everett win five minutes from time.

Walla Walla 1-2 Edmonds 
Oryian Matheny (Grandview, WA) put the Warriors on the board in the first minute of play with Edmonds tallying once in each half in response.

Yakima Valley 0-2 Green River

Wednesday, August 27 (Starfire Friendlies)

Yakima Valley 7-1 Portland 
The Yaks dominated from the start with Salome Yates (Yakima, WA) scoring twice in the first eight minutes. Rebecca Behrens (Twin Falls, ID) scored the next two within a two-minute span for a four-goal advantage after 20 minutes, scoring the first via Jocelyne Espinoza (Wapato, WA), who rounded out the first half scoring in the 41st after Teresa Martinez made it five. Emily Cartwright and Paulina Aguilar (Yakima, WA) proved the assists on the other two goals. Haylee Ashby connected with Aguilar for the final goal in the 68th.

Columbia Basin 3-4 Bellevue 
The Hawks fell behind on an own goal in the 21st, but Hayley Deen (Richland, WA) erased the deficit a minute later. Mykenzie Lilly (Benton City, WA) put them up in the 48th, but this time Bellevue had the quick response three minutes later. Bethany Forst (Boise, ID) reclaimed the lead in the 64th only to see the Bulldogs rally for the win.

Treasure Valley 4-1 Tacoma
Barnes and Cassandra Clarke (Blackfoot, ID) scored back-to-back for a two-goal lead in the 39th minute with Tacoma pulling within one two minutes before the break. Rivera pushed it back to a two-goal cushion a minute into the second half on a ball from Brooke Thomas (McCall, ID). Martinez finished matters on the hour mark via Madison Johnson (Idaho Falls, ID) with her second assist of the day.

Walla Walla 1-2 Highline 
Annika Enloe put the Warriors in front on a ball from Rosa Martinez 26 minutes in, but Highline rallied with two in the final 11 minutes.

Spokane 0-1 Peninsula 
Wenatchee Valley 0-3 Olympic

Saturday, August 30

Treasure Valley 5-0 Clackamas
Rivera continued her hot week a hat-trick for five on the week. She scored in the third and 32nd via Johnson and Thomas, respectively, with Thomas then scoring three minutes later via Barnes. Rivera then turned provider for Martinez in the 49th before getting her third in the 56th courtesy of Kaydee Bevan (Meridian, ID). Tessa Pitzer (Meridian, ID) needed just two stops for the shutout.

SW Oregon 2-2 Wenatchee Valley
It was an active start with the Knights grabbing the lead through Cleverly in the eighth minute and SW Oregon taking the lead with two goals in the next three minutes. Cleverly, though, added her third of the week in the 77th for the draw.

Columbia Basin 0-0 Clark
Stephanie Gibson (Yakima, WA) made 10 saves for the clean sheet in the stalemate.

Chemeketa 0-5 Spokane
Fisher added another two goals and an assist to her tally for the week, setting up Shannon Budworth's (Spokane, WA) opener in the 20th and scoring on a ball from Melvin in the 36th. She would also cap the scoring in the 76th. Thomas scored in the 50th and Lexi Miller (Pasco, WA) tallied in the 67th with Samantha Burmester getting the shutout with three saves.

North Idaho 0-0 Lane
In their first game as members of the NWAC, the Cardinals played to a stalemate with Lane with Cassy van der Mey making five saves in the shutout. MORE [+]

Pierce 2-0 Walla Walla