The Chiawana girls soccer team erased a two-goal halftime deficit to defeat rival Richland 3-2 on Tuesday at Bomber Field in a Mid-Columbia Conference showdown.
Trailing 2-0 at the break, Molly Sullivan scored in the 47th minute and Braydey Hodgins scored in the 59th and 71st minutes to rally Chiawana.
That was one of the best halfs of soccer Ive seen our team play since Ive been at Chiawana, said Rich Zoller, who is in his fifth season at the school. It was a totally different team in the second half. They came out and played like a team and fought hard.
That first goal from Molly was huge to set the tone. That gave us some momentum and we were able to build off of that.
Tate Kautzky scored in the second minute for Richland, while Hayley Deen added a goal off a free kick in the 19th.
Scoring1, Richland, Tate Kautzky (Samantha Heilman), 2:00; 2, Richland, Hayley Deen, 19:00; 3, Chiawana, Molly Sullivan (Kaylee Leavins), 47:00; 4, Chiawana, Braydey Hodgins (Sydney Virgen), 59:00; 5, Chiawana, Hodgins (Alexis Stephenson), 71:00. ShotsChiawana 14, Richland 20. SavesChiawana, Cydni Cottrell, 10; Richland, Samantha Beck, 9
Pasco 2, Kennewick: Megan Zimmerman scored on a cross from Abby Buckinberger in the 20th minute, and Angie Crutchfield cleaned up a mess in front of the goal off a corner kick eight minutes into the second half to lead the Bulldogs to a MCC win at Edgar Brown Stadium.
Pasco outshot Kennewick 10-0, and coach Justin Carey said his team played good possession ball, something they needed.
Carey added that the Lions are much improved and gave his club a good run.
Scoring1, P, Megan Zimmerman (Abby Buckinberger) 20th. 2, P, Angie Crutchfield 48th. ShotsPasco 10, Kennewick 0. SavesPaco, Carrie Nolan 0. Kennewick, Diana Haberlock 8.
KAMIAKIN 1 SOUTHRIDGE 0 (OT): Parker Lee scored the games only goal 1:30 into overtime as the Braves held off the Sun in an MCC match at Lampson Stadium.
I would say Southridge dominated the first half and Kamiakin the second half, said Braves coach Chris Erikson. It was very fun for the spectators and very nerve wracking for the coaches. Our defense played very well and both goalies had excellent games.
Southridge keeper Mercedes Haberling finished with 14 saves, while Erin Lesberg had five for Kamiakin.
Scoring1, K, Parker Lee (Rilee Castilla), 81:30. ShotsS 6, K 15. SavesS, Mercedes Haberling 14. K, Erin Lesberg 5.
Hanford 5, Walla Walla 0: Colette Gall had two goals and Annalise Rogalsky had two assists to lead the Falcons to the Mid-Columbia Conference home victory.
Walla Walla recorded no shots on goal in the match.
Scoring1, Hanford, Monica Rowley (Annalise Rogalsky), 20:00; 2, Hanford, Colette Gall (Bret Baysinger), 46:00; 3, Hanford, Sadie Newsome (Rogalsky), 54:00; 4, Hanford, Gall (Jacquie Deichman), 57:00; 5, Hanford, Hannah Thompson (Katie Zorich), 75:00. ShotsWalla Walla 0, Hanford 31. SavesWalla Walla, Alyssa Rodriguez-James, 8; Emily Gilmore, 5. Hanford, Emily Busselman, 0.
DAVIS 3, SUNNYSIDE 1: The Pirates scored two second-half goals to beat the Grizzlies in a CBBN match in Yakima.
Susana Arreola scored Sunnysides lone goal, while Maria Ortiz had six saves.
Scoring1, D, Nelly Pulido, 13:00. 2, S, Susana Arreola (Karina Perez), 37:00. 3, D, Marla Meza, 43:00. 4, D, Meza, 64:00. ShotsS 8, D 12. SavesS, Maria Ortiz 6. D, Katie Fowler 5.
Prosser 3, Selah 0: Rylee Suhadolnik scored twice to lead the Mustangs to the nonleague victory.
It was the second consecutive nonleague win for Prosser, which defeated East Valley (Yakima) 5-1 on Saturday.
Scoring1, Prosser, Jasmine Lemos, 51:00; 2, Prosser, Rylee Suhadolnik, 54:00; 3, Prosser, Suhadolnik (Jennifer Inions), 56:00. ShotsSelah 5, Prosser 35. SavesProsser, Maggie Elliot, 1; Izzy Thornbrugh, 1