The East Division of the NWAC was extremely busy on the week with most playing three games. The Columbia Basin College women swept their three fixtures while on the men's side the CC Spokane men rolled to three wins and North Idaho College won both of theirs.
Here is a rundown of the area schools and their conferences as well as how players from the Inland Northwest performed around the nation in the past week.
(September 8-14 / Photos: Gerald Barnhart)
CASCADE COLLEGIATE CONFERENCE - MEN
Sunday, September 14
Dominican University 0-1 College of Idaho
The Yotes gave the winless Division II program more than it could handle in a game that could have been lopsided for the hosts. Joao Cardoso had a penalty stopped in the 31st and Joe Bolin sent a shot off the left post in the 51st and another off the crossbar in the 57th. They finally broke through on another penalty when Nate Hunt converted with nine minutes left. MORE [+]
NOTES: Mario Guizar (Kennewick, WA / Walla Walla CC) scored the equalizer for Warner Pacific in a 1-1 draw at George Fox... Future member Walla Walla University lost 6-0 to Northwest University Wednesday in which Jacob Weaver (Spokane, WA) scored the final goal and 5-0 again to NU on Thursday with Hunter Madich (Kalispell, MT) setting up the last goal. They then lost 6-0 at city foe Whitman Sunday.
CASCADE COLLEGIATE CONFERENCE - WOMEN
College of Idaho 1-2 Marymount California University
Scoreless after the first half, the hosts took the lead in the 57th with the Yotes pulling even five minutes later when Jamiece Yizar found Summer Jackson inside the box. The Mariners, however, ended the Yotes' four-game unbeaten run with the winner in the in the 72nd. MORE [+]
Sunday, September 14
College of Idaho 1-2 (OT) Soka University
Scoreless again in the first half, the Yotes took the lead through a Lauren Polito strike in the 55th minute. The hosts answered in the 69th and grabbed the win three minutes into overtime. MORE [+]
Trinity Lutheran 0-3 Eastern Oregon University
The Mountaineers dominated from the start and took a two-goal lead in the first 22 minutes. Makensie Forsyth (Prosser, WA) opened the scoring six minutes in courtesy of Shelby Tucker with Charli Torres and Haley Hill (Boise, WA) combining to set up Maddi Cillay (Pullman, WA) for the second tally. Danika Pink (Pasco, WA) capped the scoring in the 67th on a ball from Alexis Smith (Post Falls, ID). Jessica Parker (Boise, ID) made two saves for the shutout. MORE [+]
NOTES: Erin Huisingh (Pasco, WA) scored the lone goal for Concordia in a 1-0 victory over Kansas Wesleyan University Sunday... Alanna Robinson (Sagle, ID) scored the final goal for Corban in a 3-1 win over Northwestern College (Iowa) Saturday and Sadee Kallis set up the lone goal in a 2-1 loss at Westminster Sunday... Elle' Nelson started all three games for Warner Pacific, two of them shutout victories.
FRONTIER CONFERENCE - WOMEN
Friday, September 12
In an even contest statistically, the hosts broke the stalemate two minutes before the break and added insurance midway through the second half, on a rebound from a Jamie Carter save, one of six on the day. Patty Hughes (Kalispell, MT) had four at the other end. MORE [+]
Saturday, September 13
Great Falls 7-0 Presentation College
Danielle De La Vina scored five times in the lopsided contest. She tallied the first three in the 10th, 26th and 31st with Ashley Klepec (Moses Lake, WA) aiding on the first and Killian Gilreath (Helena, MT) setting up the third. She also scored the fifth and final goals in the second half. Katelyn Duncan provided the fourth and Klepec set up Mary Berger for the sixth. MORE [+]
Sunday, September 14
Carroll College 2-1 Evergreen State College
Caitlin Walter (Spokane, WA) scored twice in the first quarter-hour to propel the Saints to the win. The first came via Kayla Bayer cross from the left side just over eight minutes into the match. A shot from Michaela Kueffler (Billings, MT) rebounded to her for the second just past the 14-minute mark. The hosts spoiled the shutout from the spot in the 61st. MORE [+]
Great Falls 2-1 (OT) University of Jamestown
De La Vina, who broke the single-game goals record the day before, continued her hot streak, scoring just four minutes into the match. Her overtime winner courtesy of Klepec in the 103rd helped break the program's single-season scoring mark. MORE [+]
FRONTIER CONFERENCE - MEN
Saturday, September 13
Great Falls 2-0 Presentation College
Two early goals propelled the Argos to the victory with Jordan Byland (Missoula, MT) scoring eight minutes in and Anderson Cardoso doubling it six minutes later. Henrik Sohn made four stops for the shutout. MORE [+]
Eddie Cass scored the opening goal from just outside the six for the Bears off of a free kick from about 26 yards out and Matt Thomas provided the winner after a fantastic build up that started on the right before swinging left. The cross in from the wing was headed down and back from the six, allowing him to fire from open space from about 13 yards.
Sunday, September 14
Great Falls 2-0 University of Jamestown
The Argos handed the Jimmies their first blemish of the season, scoring just as many as the hosts had allowed through six games. Unlike the previous day, the scoring came in the second half with Anthony Mota breaking the stalemate via Rodrigo Souza in the 66th and Danny Delgadillo adding some insurance in the 75th. Jose Pena recorded the clean sheet with two saves. It was the third consecutive shutout, fifth of the season through seven games. MORE [+]
NOTES: Jace Schaecher (Boise, ID) set up the opening goal in Westminster's 2-1 overtime loss at Bellevue Sunday.
NWAC EAST - WOMEN
Tuesday, September 9
CC Spokane 2-0 Treasure Valley CC
Sydni Thomas (Greenacres, WA) set up a pair of goals on either side of the half, connecting with Madison Kinsolving (Verdale, WA) in the 45th minute and then Hannah Sanders (Kennewick, WA) eight minutes into the second half. Samantha Burmester made two saves for the shutout.
Walla Walla CC 0-0 North Idaho College
Cassy van der Mey only needed to make three saves for the shutout on behalf of the Cardinals while the visiting goalkeeper Sasha Holt (Boise, ID) had to make 11 for the Warriors as the hosts held a 20-4 advantage in shots. MORE [+]
Wenatchee Valley College 1-3 Columbia Basin College
The Knights grabbed the initial lead through Itzel Castro 31 minutes into the match, but the Hawks rallied in the second half. Brittany Vickerman (Connell, WA) made things even a minute in with Debra Hulse (Prosser, WA) providing the winner in the 54th. Hunter Long (Boise, ID) added some insurance in the 81st.
Pierce College 0-4 CC Spokane
Thomas set up the team's third consecutive goal of the week just a minute into the contest, finding Makenzie Welch (Meridian, ID) for the opener. Two minutes before the intermission Sarah Melvin (Spokane, WA) doubled the lead via Maddie Brown (Greenleaf, ID). Rashelle Fisher put the game out of reach with two strikes in the second half with Welch setting up the second. Emily Busselman (Richland, WA) made two saves for the shutout.
Chemeketa CC 2-2 North Idaho College
Six games in and the Cardinals still have not lost, but the contest finished as their fourth draw. NIC was moments away from that first defeat with a pair of goals in the final seven minutes erasing a deficit the visitors built in the first 20 minutes. Jaimee Hulst (Helena, MT) closed the gap in the 83rd minute on a play created by Natalie Middleton (Liberty Lake, WA). Middleton drove down the field and after being fouled about 25 yards out, she launched a free kick that beat everyone but the right post, rebounding out to Hulst. Natasha Wilkerson (Bonners Ferry, ID) then found Haley White (La Grande, OR) for the equalizer in the 89th. MORE [+]
Southwest Oregon CC 1-2 Walla Walla CC
The Warriors finally picked up their first victory in a showdown of winless teams, rallying from a halftime deficit. Oryian Matheny (Grandview, WA) tied things up two minutes into the second half and Kylie Gorton (Moscow, ID) provided the decider with seven minutes left.
Clackamas CC 0-1 Columbia Basin College
The Hawks snatched the victory at the very last moment with Bethany Forst (Boise, ID) finding Michelle Foster (Kennewick, WA) for the 90th minute winner while Stephanie Gibson (Yakima, WA) made seven saves for the clean sheet.
Clark College 4-1 Wenatchee Valley College
After a scoreless first half, the Knights surprisingly found themselves down three after 20 minutes in the second period. Michaela Roberts (Wenatchee, WA) tried to kickstart a rally with a goal in the 73rd, but it was not enough.
Lane CC 3-1 Yakima Valley CC
Salome Yates (Yakima, WA) tied the game up on a ball from Haylee Ashby in the 68th minute, but the visitors reclaimed the lead seven minutes later.
Lane CC 2-1 CC Spokane
The home unbeaten streak on the new turf installed in 2012 came to an surprising end. The Sasquatch fell behind in the 16th, but Thomas registered her fourth assist of the week in the 39th minute on Sanders' equalizer. A penalty two minutes into the second half stood for the visitors despite the hosts thoroughly dominating the rest of the way with numerous missed chances. INWsn REPORT [+]
Chemeketa CC 2-1 Walla Walla CC
The visitors grabbed the lead in the first half with Rosa Martinez pulling the hosts even via Courtney Wells (Yakima, WA) in the 53rd minute. The Storm, however, snared the victory in the 83rd.
Southwest Oregon CC 0-4 Columbia Basin College
The Hawks completed the sweep of the week with a pair of goals in each half. Long tallied her second of the week in the 19th minute and her third to complete the scoring in the 70th on a ball from Desirae Lyall (Grandview, WA). Vickerman set up Stephanie Wilson (Kennewick, WA) to double the lead in the 22nd and scored herself in the 58th.
Pierce College 2-1 Wenatchee Valley College
Megan Parks (Okanogan, WA) tied things up for the Knights in the 74th minute, but the visitors snatched the victory in the final minute.
Clackamas CC 1-0 Yakima Valley CC
Vidiriana Moreno (Yakima, WA) nearly took the game to a scoreless stalemate with five saves, but the visitors prevailed with the deciding tally in the 83rd.
Clark College 0-2 Treasure Valley CC
After suffering their first loss earlier in the week, the Chukars returned to the win column with two early goals. Kassie Barnes (Meridian, ID) set up Alex Rivera (Boise, ID) 19 minutes in and then scored herself three minutes later via Brooke Thomas (McCall, ID).
NWAC EAST - MEN
Spokane CC 2-0 Treasure Valley CC
Devin Leon set up both goals, finding Alex Opland (Rathdrum, ID) nine minutes into the match and doubling the lead in the 25th through Humberto Chavez (Pasco, WA). Damian Ruiz (Richland, WA) stopped two for the shutout.
Braden Ridgewell (Coeur d'Alene, ID) put the hosts up by one in the first half on a ball from Alec Johnson (Coeur d'Alene, ID) in the 36th. In the second half, the Cardinals ran away with it, scoring three in the first 17 minutes. Johnson doubled the lead in the 52nd on a free kick with Matt Howard (Post Falls, ID) scoring four minutes later from 25 yards on a partial clearance and Jacob Kraut (Post Falls, ID) making it four via Aaron Crossingham (Sandpoint, ID) in the 62nd. Walla Walla got on the board through AJ Montes (Moses Lake, WA) in the 75th with Tony Quesnell (Moscow, ID) capping the scoring for NIC. MORE [+]
Wenatchee Valley College 2-2 Columbia Basin College
Jorge Campos (Othello, WA) gave the Hawks a two-goal advantage with the opener three minutes in courtesy of Jovan Rojas (Pasco, WA) and the second nine minutes later. The Knights rallied, though, behind the efforts of Joel Villa (East Wenatchee, WA), who scored just before the break via Josh Osborn (Wenatchee, WA) and set up Yonatan Rodriguez (East Wenatchee, WA) in the 54th.
Friday, September 12
Chemeketa CC 1-4 North Idaho College
The Cardinals dominated again, though the visitors kept it close in the early going. Adam Talley (Newman Lake, WA) found Hamidou Kante for the opener with the Storm answering back moments later. Taylor Haman (Twin Falls, ID) then put the the Cardinals on top in the 24th, putting away a rebound from a Kante shot off the left post. Howard set up Kyle Bender (Spokane Valley, WA) to double the lead just before the break before scoring himself in the 67th via Jeffrey Rokstad (Sandpoint, ID) to cap the game. MORE [+]
Leo Pedroza (Walla Walla, WA) scored the deciding goal just before the break for the Warriors with Francisco Flores (Milton-Freewater, OR) making four saves for the shutout.
Pierce College 0-4 CC Spokane
Opland opened the scoring again, this time via Chavez, in the 17th minute and the Bigfoot pulled away in the second half. Carson Lamphere (Cheney, WA) found Peter Sokolis (Spokane, WA) three minutes into the period with Leon scoring just a minute later, as well as in the 71st. Ruiz made another two saves for the shutout.
South Puget Sound CC 0-6 Treasure Valley CC
The Chukars thumped the Clippers, scoring four times in the first half with Oziel Oseguera (Blackfoot, ID) kicking it off six minutes in. Sidronio Rangel (Fruitland, ID) found Jesus Pelayo (Blackfoot, ID) to double the lead in the 24th and then Ibrahim Ibrahim (Meridian, ID) eight minutes later. Pelayo turned provider on Landon Broadhead's (Franklin, ID) goal to round out the first half in the 43rd before scoring again in the 52nd on a ball from Herve Mashindora (Boise, ID). Diego Diaz Sanchez capped the game in the 73rd and Mauricio Huerta (Pocatello, ID) got the shutout with one save.
Clark College 1-0 Wenatchee Valley College
The unbeaten visitors grabbed the narrow victory with a goal in the 17th.
Saturday, September 13
Chemeketa Storm 0-4 Walla Walla CC
Pedroza provided the winner again, scoring the opening goal in the 34th minute with Christian Segovia (Walla Walla, WA) following it up just three minutes later on a ball from Jessie Garcia. Vincente Flores (Touchet, WA) tallied three minutes into the second half via Montes and Ricardo Saldana (Walla Walla, WA) found Jose Vazquez (Kennewick, WA) in the 79th to cap the scoring. Francisco Flores recorded four saves for the shutout.
South Puget Sound CC 0-3 CC Spokane
Opland doubled his tally for the week, scoring the opening and closing goals. Leon set him up in the second minute Ben Atkinson in the 81st. An own goal on a Sokolis throw-in provided the second goal in the 26th minute. Ruiz registered three saves to remain perfect on the week. INWsn REPORT [+]
Clark College 0-0 Treasure Valley CC
The shutout was more important for Huerta Saturday with no offensive output on the other end, and he managed to do so with four saves on the day.
Southwest Oregon CC 2-7 Columbia Basin College
Campos kept the hot streak going, setting up Ramiro Chavez (Kennewick, WA) 10 minutes in and scoring in the 19th. The visitors answered a minute into the second half, but Campos was right back at it, finding Kurtis Spotted Bear (Moses Lake, WA) in the 49th to restore the two-goal margin and then pushed it to three with his second goal in the 59th on a ball from Jair Dominguez (Pasco, WA). John Zoulek (Kennewick, WA), Luis Balderrama and Jesus Morales rounded out the scoring.
Pierce College 0-9 Wenatchee Valley College
Hernan Mendoza (East Wenatchee, WA) was the man of the day with three goals and an assist. He scored two minutes in via Josh Alvarez (Leavenworth, WA) and again in the seventh to get things rolling. Alvarez then got on the board in the 39th courtesy of Pablo Gonzalez (Yakima, WA) with Carlos Sanchez (Wenatchee, WA) finding Tyler Miller (Wenatchee, WA) to cap the half's scoring two minutes before the break. After the break, Gonzalez, Alvaro Mendoza (Wenatchee, WA), Cesar Pena (Yakima, WA) and Jeremiah Vara (East Wenatchee, WA) scored with Hernan Mendoza bookending the match in the 89th. Enrique Vargas (Okanagan, WA) made four saves for the Knights.