Thursday, September 30, 2021

HS Round-Up 9.30: Blowout Thursday!

Well, not much to see here. Closest contest on the day in scorelines was four goals, though West Valley got three late in a relatively lackluster five-goal contest against Shadle Park. 

Stiles, Moore Lead Week 3 INWsn HS Best XI Lists

In Week 3 the Greater Spokane League opened up league play with some thrilling contests and one of the players constantly creating drama was Mt Spokane's Kylie Stiles. Meanwhile, Livvy Moore earned Player of the Week honors for a second time thanks to a dominant performance in a big win between NEA elites. 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

HS Round-Up 9.29: Cheney Stuns Again; Tigers & Titans Snag 1-0 Overtime Wins

If you thought the season last spring was odd... well, then this season is just outright crazy. After a series of subpar non-conference results and a season-opening loss to Mt Spokane it looked like Cheney could be written off. But Wait! 

HS Round-Up 9.28: Bullpups Nab Narrow Win in Top of Table Clash

The game of the night proved to be a tightly fought contest with the two early league leaders Gonzaga Prep and Mt Spokane squaring off and seeing the Bullpups come away with a 1-0 victory. The surprise of the night occurred out in Cheney where the hosts rallied from two down in the second half to register a stunning shootout victory against the Bears.  

Monday, September 27, 2021

Crockett & McLellan Highlight Second Week INWsn Best XI Lists

As the final week of preseason wrapped up for the Greater Spokane League and the second week of Northeast A League action unfolded, Zoe Crockett and Abbi McLellan jumped into the spotlight to garner INWsn Player of the Week honors. 

Friday, September 24, 2021

HS Round-Up 9.23: Deer Park Stomps; Clarkston Keeps Pace with West Valley

In the lone game of the day in the NEA due to cancellations - thankfully the most-anticipated - the showdown of two of the league's powers finished with little doubt as to who the frontrunner is for the league with Deer Park now boasting victories over both Freeman and Lakeside. 

In the GSL 2A action Thursday the results were rather one-sided. Clarkston topped East Valley to remain unbeaten with West Valley whilst Pullman registered its first victory. 

Thursday, September 23, 2021

HS Best XI Lists for Opening Week* Unveiled

The first edition of the Inland NW Soccer News High School Best XI lists were unveiled for games up to September 12, covering the first week of Northeast A League play as well on non-league action for the GSL and NEA. The new format of the honors this year now features two lists split between 4A/3A and 2A/1A. 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

HS Round-Up 9.22: Prep Avoids Stunner While Wildcats Remain Top

 And that is why you can't judge everything based on preseason / non-league results. Wednesday's contests proved to be a bit of an eye-opener as you looked down the list with Gonzaga Prep needing a shootout to prevail at University, Ferris thumping North Central and Ridgeline faltering at Lewis & Clark. 

HS Round-Up 9.21: Valley Sides Prevail in GSL 2A Openers

 The Opening Day for the GSL 2A sides saw most of the action in Spokane Valley with East Valley and West Valley playing hosts on the day. West Valley would pull away from Pullman in what was a back-and-forth affair, but East Valley posted the big result on the day with a comeback win against spring champion Shadle Park. In the NEA meanwhile, it was surprisingly close contests for powers Freeman and Lakeside away from home as they picked up victories. 

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

HS Round-Up 9.20: Prep Wins Opening Night Thriller in OT; Lakeside Tops Freeman

 Opening Day for the Greater Spokane League saw the brand new Ridgeline Falcons pick up a win, but the contest of the night proved to be Gonzaga Prep versus Lewis & Clark. The two went toe-to-toe, and as it appeared to be headed to overtime the Bullpups once again found that winning strike. 

Thursday, September 16, 2021

HS Round-Up 9.16: Eye Openers in NEA, Non-League Play Tuesday & Wednesday

In NEA league play Tuesday, it was a stunner. By the early results it looked as though Riverside may be in the mix with the power three, but Deer Park squashed those notions emphatically with a double-digit shutout performance on the road. Wednesday featured a couple close non-league games. First LC dominated at NC, but the Tigers were only able to eek out a narrow 1-0 win on a late goal. Later it was a toe-to-toe affair at Union where Central Valley took a dramatic 2-1 decision over Mt Spokane on a late strike.  

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

HS Round-Up 9.10-9.13: Big Efforts Highlight Non-League Play

It was essentially a four-day weekend as non-league games rolled from Friday all the way through Monday with Freeman using its idle Tuesday to fit in a non-league matchup. It was even more notable by the fact that some of the lower classification sides showed well in their games. 


Friday, September 10, 2021

HS Round-Up 9.9: Deer Park Tops Lakeside; NC Wins Rivalry Showdown

Thursday featured a few big matchups with the first contest between elite NEA sides saw Deer Park prevail at home against Lakeside while North Central claimed bragging rights in their rivalry with Shadle Park in a contest that is now a non-league affair due to classifications. 

Thursday, September 9, 2021

HS Round-Up 9.7 & 9.8: Same Story as NEA Opens Season

Tuesday was a big night as it was the start of the Northeast A League and featured quite a few non-league fixtures for the rest of the area schools. 

Monday, September 6, 2021

Non-League Action Underway for High Schools

 It was Labor Day weekend, but it was no holiday for a handful of high school programs that got in their first bit of preseason non-league action - aside from Wednesday's jamborees. There were six games on Friday and a few more on Saturday with a mixture of match-ups that ranged from league foes to sides from north Idaho, central Washington and local lower league teams.