University maintains perfect soccer mark
University scored three unanswered goals and remained the lone undefeated girls soccer team in the Greater Spokane League after a 3-1 home win over North Central on Wednesday night.
Maggie Capwell gave the Indians (2-10, 1-9) the early lead with an unassisted goal 12 minutes into the match.
Rachel Lopez answered for the Titans (12-0, 10-0) in the 21st minute. Michelle Nichols gave U-Hi the lead for good with a goal 5 minutes later. Alex Marquard was credited with an assist on the play and added an insurance goal in the second half to secure the win.
Elsewhere in the GSL, representing her team’s eighth kicker in the sudden-death shootout, Erin Job notched the winning tally in Shadle Park’s 3-2 win at Mt. Spokane. The Highlanders (9-3, 7-3) took a 2-0 first-half lead on goals from Courtney Stewart and Kristi Wirtz, but Mt. Spokane (7-4, 6-4) tied the match thanks to a pair of goals from Averi Hallman. … Aly Spear scored one goal and assisted on a second in Ferris’ 2-0 home win over Central Valley (6-6, 6-4). Nicole Barber also scored for the Saxons (9-2, 9-1) after one-timing a pass from Spear in the 29th minute. … Sarah Dean scored in the first half and Caitlin Davis added one in the second to lead Gonzaga Prep to a 2-0 road win over Lewis and Clark at Hart Field. The second-place Bullpups (11-1, 9-1) outshot the Tigers (4-9, 3-7) 16-4. … Lindsey Moles scored goals 4 minutes apart to lead host East Valley to a 4-0 win over Cheney (6-7, 3-7). The Knights (7-5, 6-4) also received a goal and an assist from Kylee Williamson.… Mead received goals from six different players and extended its winning streak to eight games with a 6-0 blanking at Rogers (0-11, 0-10). Angie Hughes, Kelsey Beaton, and Jenny Novotney each had a goal and an assist on the day for the Panthers (10-2, 8-2). … West Valley jumped to a 3-0 lead after less than 15 minutes and rolled to an 8-2 home win over Clarkston. Jordan Sodorff, Lindsay Hood, Allie Allen,and Crystal McCarthy all contributed with multiple-point performances for the Eagles (4-8, 2-8). Andria Schrock made 17 saves for the Bantams (0-13, 0-10).
Nicolle Rose’s game-winning run batted in during the bottom of the eighth inning gave Ferris a 5-4 home win over Lewis and Clark in District 81 play. Tessa Medina, who was 3 for 4, scored on the play after leading off the inning with a double. Rose and Kayte Hire picked up three hits apiece. The Saxons (5-3) and LC (4-4) meet again Monday, with the winner playing Rogers on Wednesday for the championship. … Elsewhere, North Central scored 11 runs in the final two innings to overcome a six-run deficit and defeat host Shadle Park 11-10. Collen Cadagan hit a three-run triple in the sixth for the Indians (1-7). NC and the Higlanders (3-5) saw their seasons come to an end.