The week in sports

A look at high school sports in the Valley.

  • Friday, October 3, 2008 12:42am
  • Sports

`Cats knock off Hazen

The Wildcat varsity soccer team made a strong statement last

week, displaying great team skills and downing Hazen, 2-1. Callan Gaston

started the scoring for the `Cats on a pass from Amanda Hendricks in the sixth

minute of the game. Hazen came back in the second half to tie the game, but a

determined Moriah Hover scored goal No. 2 for the Wildcats on a

penalty kick for the win.

JV shows strength

The Mount Si JV soccer team showed its depth last week

after knocking off Hazen at home, 6-0. Kristen Berndt scored her first goal

as a Wildcat and came back later in the game to score two more for the

hat trick. Carie Fritz began the scoring for the `Cats with an incredible kick

from 40 yards out, one minute into the game. Alyse Portscheller and

Nicola Skinner each contributed a goal. Goalkeepers Christine Bauman and

Maria Lynch are credited with leading the defense in the shutout.

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Cedarcrest puts on offensive display

The Cedarcrest Red Wolves lost to a tough Newport team last

Friday night, 32-14, despite putting on an impressive offensive effort.

Red Wolves quarterback, Nick Rich, had 213 passing yards, went 13 for 27,

and had two touchdowns.

Nathan McLallin was the first receiver of a Rich pass for a

touchdown, followed by Tom Felts for a point-after attempt. Matt Geiger then took

a pass from Rich, followed by another Felts PAT. Both scores happened in

the second quarter to tie the game at the end of the half.

Newport came back scoring one touchdown in the third and two

more in the fourth. Aaron O’Neil had eight rushes for 26 yards, and McLallin

recorded 170 yards with seven receptions.

Cedarcrest cross country posts first-place finish

The Cedarcrest Boys and Girls cross country teams took first place

at last week’s Lake Stevens Invitational.

The boys’ team had five finishers in the top 10. First place went to

James Conrick with a time of 11:53; third place went to Danny Abell with a

time of 12:33; forth place went to Chris Lee with a time of 12:41; ninth place

went to Ian Wright with a time of 13:20; and 10th place went to Pat

Conrick with a time of 13:33. The Red Wolves scored 27 points, with Lake

Steven following in second.

For the girls’ team, Kelly Ramirez took first with a time of

15:45; Yingxuan took third with a time of 16:07; and Hannah Wright took

ninth with a time of 17:21. The Lady Red Wolves scored 50 points and

were closely followed by Lake Stevens.

The boys’ junior varsity team was led with a first-place finish by

Junwen Law and a third-place finish by Matt Kersten.

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