CASCADE-LEAVENWORTH 4, KIONA-BENTON 1: The host Bears fell behind 3-0 in the first half and suffered their first loss of the year against the Kodiaks, last year’s Class 1A state runners-up.
Cierra Vickerman scored an unassisted goal after halftime for Ki-Be (9-1 overall) in the nonleague match.
“We played a lot better in the second half,” Ki-Be assistant Jenny Oppelt said. “We hadn’t played a team this good all year.”
Scoring: Cierra Vickerman (KB) 1G.
CONNELL 2, WAHLUKE 1 (SO): Morgan Smith came up huge for the host Eagles, making 10 saves in regulation and overtime, stopping three more when it went to penalty kicks and finally netting the winning score for a 3-2 win in the shootout.
Zahira Barragan scored for Connell and Liliana Celaya for Wahluke in the closely contested SCAC East match.
Scoring: Zahira Barragan (C) G; Ashton Riner (C) A; Liliana Celaya (W) G. Shootout: Connell 3 (Mattie Mauseth, Riner, Morgan Smith), Wahluke 2 (Yicel Garcia, Celaya). Shots: Connell 13, Wahluke 8. Saves: Connell, Morgan Smith 8; Wahluke, Brenda Nolasco 12.
HANFORD 4, WALLA WALLA 1: Four players scored goals as the host Falcons rolled to their third consecutive Mid-Columbia Conference victory.
Natalie Clossey, Anabel Lin, Blake Danna and Ellie Harlow scored for Hanford (6-3 overall, 5-2 MCC), which is in third place but just a game behind first-place Southridge.
Scoring: WW unavailable; Natalie Clossey (H) G; Lucy Cort (H) A; Anabel Lin (H) G; Blake Danna (H) G; Jessica Maher (H) A; Ellie Harlow (H) G. Shots: Walla Walla 2, Hanford 17. Saves: Walla Walla, Ruth Weigand 5. Hanford, Kelsee Winston 1, Gabby Turner 0.
OTHELLO 3, PROSSER 2 (OT): Nikki Velazquez scored her 16th goal of the season with an “Olympic goal,” curving a corner kick past Prosser keeper Josephine Williams in overtime to lift the Huskies (2-1, 4-3-1) to the CWAC win at home.
Williams played a big game for the Mustangs (2-1, 6-2-1), making 15 saves and giving her team a chance to win in OT.
Scoring: Lidia Rodriguez (O) G; Ebony Guzman (O) A; Kaylee Martinez (O) G; Nikki Velazquez (O) G, A; Hannah Clark (P) G; Tenya Lugo (P) G. Shots: Othello 21, Prosser 13. Saves: Othello, Giselle Monroy 8; Prosser, Josephine Williams 15 saves.
GRANDVIEW 2, ELLENSBURG 1: Areesa Trevino scored two goals in the second half, three minutes apart, to lead the Greyhounds to a home victory over the Bulldogs in CWAC action.
“It was a big game for both clubs,” Grandview coach Anne Holden said. “We both came in undefeated.”
Anabel Pallares had five saves for the Greyhounds (3-0 CWAC).
Scoring: E, Hayley Cantu, E, Isabel Rivera A; G, Areesa Trevino 2G; G, Lupe Ramos A. Shots: E 6, G 7. Saves: E, Jayleen Sanchez 5; G, Anabel Pallares 5.
WALLA WALLA 3, HANFORD 0: Caylee Shelton had 10 kills and 13 digs, but it wasn’t enough as the Falcons (2-6 MCC) fell to the Blue Devils (3-5) on the road.
“Rose Dimmick got a concussion last weekend at a tournament and is out 2 1/2 weeks,” Hanford coach Nichelle Meador said. “She got hurt in the last match of the day. This is our fourth player with a concussion this season. Each time, they are out at least a week.”
The Falcons also had 20 blocking errors, but Meador said she liked her team’s compete level.
“All three games, we were down six or nine points and came back,” Meador said. “In the third, we trailed 24-19 and just chipped away at them. We just couldn’t finish.”
Noelani Helm had 11 kills, 17 assists and 11 digs for Wa-Hi, which ended a five-match losing streak.
Set scores: Walla Walla 25-23, 25-19, 25-23. Hanford: Caylee Shelton 10K, 13 digs, 12-12 serve, 1 ace; Tasha Hungate 4K, 9B, 9-10 serve; Kaitlyn Compton 16 assts, 14-14 serve; McKenna Benson 18 digs, 8-8 serve. Walla Walla: Emma Wenzel 11K, 2B; Noelani Helm 11K, 17 assts, 11 digs; Jordan Wicklund 20 assts, 7K; Faith Hoe 6K, Bri Stonebraker 3 aces, 13 digs.
RICHLAND 3, KENNEWICK 0: The Bombers improved to 8-0 in MCC action with a sweep of the visiting Lions.
“We played well tonight,” Richland coach Bob Raidl said. “I was especially proud that we kept our cool when Kennewick made some scoring runs. Sarah Howlett, Kamry Breard, Lindsay Rosenthal and Hailey Daves contributed a bunch of kills, and Savannah Haynie had a nice third set. Our defense was especially good with Lainie Lacey getting 21 digs and Eliana Muccio 12. Next week will be tough with Chiawana and Southridge, but our team really likes the challenge.”
Howlett led the Bombers with nine kills, while Rosenthal and Daves each had seven.
Set scores: Richland 25-10, 25-11, 25-11. Kennewick: Not reported. Richland: Jordanne Bauder 11 assts; Eliana Muccio 12 digs; Kamry Breard 7K, 21 assts, 8 digs; Claire Shea 8 digs; Lainie Lacey 21 digs; Lindsay Rosenthal 7K; Hailey Daves 7K; Sarah Howlett 9K.
KAMIAKIN 3, PASCO 1: Allison Stapleton and Carlee Rowell each had 12 kills to help the Braves hold off the visiting Bulldogs.
“The third set, we didn’t finish the game,” Kamiakin coach Morgan Schauble said of the 25-22 loss. “The fourth game, they got a wake-up call.”
Leanna Shymanski added six kills and eight blocks for the Braves (7-1 MCC), who sit second in the standings behind Richland.
Catelyn Linke finished with 25 kills and 18 digs, while Victoria Estes dug up 27 balls for Pasco (3-5 MCC).
“It was tough to lose, but they played amazing defense. It was really awesome,” Pasco coach Jackie Fluaitt said.
Set scores: Kamiakin 25-20, 25-15, 22-25, 25-10. Pasco: Catelyn Linke 25K, 18 digs; Victoria Estes 27 digs; Bella Gutierrez 34 assts; La’Cacia Calhoun 5K; Hannah Jolley 4K; Mattie Matthews 3K; Camri Iverson 13-13 serve, 1 ace. Kamiakin: Allison Stapleton 12K, 5B, 18 digs; Carlee Rowell 12K, 2B, 14 digs; Jill Sands 7K, 2B, 20 digs; Leanna Shymanski 6K, 8B, 4 digs; Madison Judy 6K, 12 digs; Maddy Eerkes 2K, 1B, 37 assts, 9 digs; Megan Massey 4 digs.
SELAH 3, GRANDVIEW 0: Rosa Bravo and Bailey Duis combined for 34 digs, and Madison Diener had six kills, but the Greyhounds (2-5 overall, 0-2 CWAC) were swept at home by the Vikings (4-3, 1-1).
Set scores: Selah 25-19, 25-17, 25-18. Grandview: Madison Diener 6K; Rosa Bravo 2K, 19 digs, 4 serve pts.; Bailey Duis 3K, 15 digs; Gladis Campos 10 assts, 5 digs, 4 serve pts.
ELLENSBURG 3, PROSSER 1: Hannah Lind had a monster night with 19 kills and 27 digs, but the Mustangs fell short in a CWAC road match against Ellensburg.
Prosser won the first set 28-26, but could not keep pace with the Bulldogs down the stretch.
Set scores: Ellensburg 26-28, 25-16, 26-24, 25-19. Prosser: Hannah Lind 19K, 27 digs; Shay Hicks 8K, 23 digs, 3 aces; Leah Blakney 7K, 6B; Brandi Groeneveld 26 digs; Kayla Lind 34 assts, 3K; Kylie Colson 15 digs, 3 aces; Haley Meirndorf 4K, 3B.
OTHELLO 3, QUINCY 0: The Huskies improved to 2-0 in CWAC play and 6-1 overall with a road win over the Jackrabbits.
Cayleen Garza led the charge with seven kills and six aces, while Macy Hampton had 21 assists.
Set scores: Othello 25-21, 25-16, 25-12. Othello: Cayleen Garza 7K, 6 aces, 12 digs; Tanaya Andersen 5K, 3B; Macy Hampton 21 assts, 3 aces; Allison Garza 14 digs.
KIONA-BENTON 3, WARDEN 0: The Bears finished the first half of the SCAC East season 7-0 after sweeping the visiting Cougars (2-5).
Mihaela Edwards led the charge with seven kills and seven aces, while Tegan Carlson added six kills, three aces and 14 digs.
“So far, so good,” Ki-Be coach Jolene Calzadillas said of the start to the season. “Tuesday will be a tough one, Connell at Connell.”
Set scores: Kiona-Benton 25-15, 25-13, 25-12. Kiona-Benton: Mihaela Edwards 7K, 19-19 serve, 7 aces, 12 digs; Maloree Calzadillas 5K, 13 assts; Tegan Carlson 6K, 15-16 serve, 3 aces, 14 digs; Gabby Edwards 5K, 10 digs.
COLUMBIA-BURBANK 3, COLLEGE PLACE 0: The host Coyotes (4-3 SCAC East) made quick work of the Hawks, getting nine kills and four aces from Taylor Turner.
Set scores: Columbia-Burbank 25-17, 25-11, 25-9. Columbia-Burbank: Taylor Turner 9K, 23-23 serve, 4 aces; Monica Mares 6K, 15 assts; Lauren O’Brien 11 assts, 6K.
RIVER VIEW 3, ROYAL 0: Dakota Dickinson pounded seven aces, and Aaliyah Anderson and Hannah Weatherby combined for 10 kills and seven blocks as the host Panthers (5-2 SCAC East) beat the Knights (1-6).
Set scores: River View 25-11, 25-18, 25-11. River View: Hannah Weatherby 4K, 4 blks; Aaliyah Anderson 6K, 3 blks; Dakota Dickinson 7 aces, 1K.
CONNELL 3, WAHLUKE 0: Heather Hawkins had 16 kills and went 14 of 14 from the service line with four aces, leading the host Eagles (6-1 SCAC East) over the Warriors (2-5).
“They have improved,” Connell coach Stephanie Egbert said of Wahluke, which lost the second set 25-21. “They’re doing a good job. ... They’re definitely not just someone to overlook.”
Set scores: Connell 25-15, 25-21, 25-15. Connell: Heather Hawkins 16K, 14-14 serve, 4 aces; Rylee Pickel 8K; Makenna Price 18 assts, 11-12 serve, 1 ace; Halli Whitby 4K; Natalie Taylor 4K.
WALLA WALLA 127, KENNEWICK 45: The Blue Devils claimed the top three spots in the 200-yard medley relay, 50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke in their win over the Lions at Serier Pool.
Paige Gardner, Hally Ruff and Hannah Gardner each had a pair of individual wins for Wa-Hi.
Kennewick’s Cheyanne Posey picked up first-place points in diving.
Team scores: Walla Walla 127, Kennewick 45; 200 medley relay: 1, Walla Walla (Yaw, Gardner, Gordon, Morris) 2:16.36; 2, Walla Walla 2:18.44; 3, Walla Walla 2:55.88; 200 freestyle: 1, Lacey Klem (WW) 2:18.03; 2, Courtney Schreiner (K) 2:31.51; 3, Elise Gryler (WW) 2:33.86; 200 individual medley: 1, Paige Gardner (WW) 2:24.97; 2, Hannah Gordon (WW) 2:46.50; 3, Savannah Martin (K) 2:58.12; 50 freestyle: 1, Hally Ruff (WW) 26.22; 2, Hallee Yaw (WW) 29.02; 3, Franchesca Corpus (WW) 29.40; Diving: 1, Cheyanne Posey (K) 135.85; 100 butterfly: 1, Hannah Gardner (WW) 1:14.67; 2, Martin (K) 1:16.20; 3, Kassidee Klem (WW) 1:31.99; 100 freestyle: 1, Yaw (WW) 1:03.74; 2, Gordon (WW) 1:04.20; 3, Felicity Badeaux (K) 1:11.28; 500 freestyle: 1, Ruff (WW) 5:54.17; 2, Schreiner (K) 6:41.88; 3, Gryler (WW) 6:42.60; 200 freestyle relay: 1, Walla Walla (Klem, Corpus, Gordon, Gardner) 1:55.05; 2, Kennewick 2:08.59; 3, Walla Walla 2:25.24; 100 backstroke: 1, H.Gardner (WW) 1:11.97; 2, L.Klem (WW) 1:15.03; 3, Gabby Humphries (K) 1:27.63; 100 breaststroke: 1, P.Gardner (WW) 1:20.34; 2, Corpus (WW) 1:28.60; 3, Calla Harrison (WW) 1:43.60; 400 freestyle relay: 1, Walla Walla (Gardner, Klem, Corpus, Klem) 4:28.20; 2, Walla Walla 4:39.96; 3, Kennewick 4:49.81.
SCAC LEAGUE MEET: Montana Rowlette won the girls 3-mile race in 23 minutes, 1 second to lead host Kiona-Benton to the team victory against Naches and La Salle at Horn Rapids Park.
On the boys side, Ki-Be’s John Engelke (20:00) took third, and Jose Ayala (20:52) was fifth. Naches Valley was the team winner.