September 24, 2010 in Sports

Area roundup: Quick-strike Saxons go 4-0


College volleyball

UI sweeps

 Alicia Milo, Alex Sele and Ryann Carter played key roles as Idaho opened Western Athletic Conference play with a 25-22, 25-22, 25-17 win at Fresno State.

 Milo had 10 kills and nine digs, Sele five kills and six blocks while hitting .444 and Carter, the Vandals’ backup setter, 28 assists, three kills, five digs and three blocks.

 “We were able to control the tempo” of the match, Idaho coach Debbie Buchanan said.

 Idaho is 6-6 overall, Fresno 5-7.

Jordan Tonani raced 26 yards into the end zone with a first-quarter interception to ignite Ferris and the Saxons cruised to a 43-0 Greater Spokane League football win over Rogers on Thursday night at Albi Stadium.

Tonani added a 12-yard touchdown run late in the first quarter for a 36-0 lead. Ben Goodwin’s 42-yard scoring pass to Beau Bozett 70 seconds into the second quarter capped the scoring as the Saxons (4-0) substituted heavily the rest of the way.

Goodwin hit 3 of 4 passes for 83 yards and two scores and Kole Heidinger gained 46 yards on three carries to lead 11 Saxons who carried the ball. Heidinger scored on a 27-yard run.

Luke Rogers had 22 carries for 41 yards and caught two passes for 16 yards for the Pirates (0-4).


Great Northern: Pullman’s passing and digging, and Jenny Nakata’s all-around play that included seven kills and seven digs, helped the Greyhounds (4-0) remain unbeaten in league play with a 25-14, 25-10, 25-15 win at Clarkston (1-2). Jamie Weisner led the Bantams with 11 digs, four kills and one block. … Shaniqua Nilles had 13 kills and three blocks as West Valley (3-0) also remained unbeaten with a 25-20, 25-19, 25-20 win at East Valley. … Sayde Davis had 20 assists directing Cheney (1-2) to a 25-16, 25-5, 25-16 win over visiting rival Medical Lake (1-3).

Inland Empire: Brianna Friebe had 20 digs and four aces as Post Falls (4-0) rallied from a first-game loss for a 14-25, 25-15, 25-20, 25-21 win at Lewiston (1-2). … Kylie Curtis had eight kills and four aces as Coeur d’Alene (1-4) beat visiting Moscow (1-2) 25-19, 25-18, 25-7.

Intermountain: Molly Masterson had a solid all-around match – 11 kills, 10 digs, three aces and a block – and Mariah Gladden had a match-high 12 kills to lead St. Maries (4-0) past visiting Timberlake (1-2) 25-15, 25-11, 25-15. … Taylor Sameulson had 16 assists to direct Kellogg (3-1) to a come-from-behind 17-25, 25-17, 25-12, 25-14 win over visiting Bonners Ferry (1-3).

Girls soccer

• Great Northern: Cousins Annalisa Druffel (two goals) and Allie Druffel (one) accounted for half the scoring for Pullman as the Greyhounds (5-1-1, 3-1 GNL) retained a share of first place with a 6-1 win at Clarkston (0-4, 0-3). … Freshman Hannah Bowerman and junior Amanda Bliesner scored and assisted on the other’s goal as East Valley (4-4, 3-1) remained tied for the lead with a 2-0 win over visiting West Valley (2-2-1, 2-1). … Micah Youmans scored two first-half goals 7 minutes apart and the Blackhawks (2-5, 2-1) didn’t allow visiting Medical Lake (2-4, 1-3) a shot on goal in recording their second league shutout, a 6-0 victory.

• Intermountain: Taylor Huber’s goal at 16 minutes was all Kellogg (2-2, 2-2) needed in a 3-0 win at St. Maries (0-6-1, 0-4-1 IML). The Lumberjacks continued to show improvement with five shots on goal, but couldn’t put one in the net.

Boys soccer

Inland Empire: Timmy Mueller scored at 22 minutes and Monty Boyd stopped five shots as Post Falls (8-1-1, 2-1) dealt visiting Coeur d’Alene (7-2-1, 3-1) its first league loss, 1-0, in a matchup of 5A rivals. … Sebastian Mortimer had two goals and an assist to lead Moscow (5-5, 1-2) to a 5-0 win over visiting Lakeland (1-10, 0-2). … Chris Wheelock’s goal at 50 minutes capped Lake City’s rally as the Timberwolves (6-2-1 overall) edged visiting Sandpoint (8-4-1) 2-1 in a match in which all the scoring came in a 5-minute span.


KIJHL: Rance Hughes scored a hat trick and six other Braves got in on the scoring as Spokane (3-3-0-0) skated to a 9-0 win at Grand Forks, B.C. Garrett Barr stopped 25 shots in earning the shutout. The Border Bruins are 1-5-0-0.

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