Amos Crossingham scored in the first half and Sandpoint held on to beat visiting Lakeland 1-0 in an Idaho 4A Region I boys soccer loser-out, semifinal on Monday night.
Sandpoint will travel to Moscow on Wednesday for a 4 p.m. loser-out match with a state berth at stake.
Crossingham and Patrick Rockwell were double teaming a Lakeland player before Rockwell found Crossingham cutting across the middle. Crossingham took a left-footed shot from the 12. It hit the far post and ricocheted in.
Lakeland took a corner kick with about 10 minutes to play, but the Sandpoint back four was able to clear the shot to help preserve the shutout.
With two in the top six, Whitworth posted a 13-stroke win in the women’s edition of the North Idaho Invitational that wound up Monday at Avondale.
Chelsea Bayley, a junior from Lakeland, tied for fourth at 158 and Nicole Lomax was sixth at 160 to lead the Pirates to a 149.
Karina Davis of Lewis-Clark State was medalist with a 149.
Community Colleges of Spokane, led by Hailey Warren’s 176, was fifth at 560. NIC (Jenna Kaik, 180) was eighth at 562.
In the men’s tournament, LCSC posted a 596-608 win over CCS. Olympic’s Zach Lund was medalist at 141.
Whitworth (Ryan Hodl, 149) was fifth at 616 and NIC (Hugh Taylor, 147) sixth at 622.
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