MATTAWA -- Cesar Tlatelpa made two big saves as Wahluke won an epic shootout against Highland 1-0 to lock up a state berth in the SCAC district tournament.
Tlatelpa stopped a shot in the 11th round as the Warriors earned the victory.
Pedro Acevedo made the game-winning goal.
Shootout goals (Wahluke 10, Highland 9)--Highland, Jesus Gutierrez, Miguel Muniz, Ramon Cobian, Alfredo Virgen, Arturo Flores, Jorge Marin, Alfonso Cervantes, Tomas Alvarez, Juan Salcedo. Wahluke, Luis Rivera, Jorge Lopez, Julio Maldonado, Jorge Valdez, Antonio Ramos, Eugenio Cruz, Miguel Ramirez, Juan Erazo, Isaias Rodriguez, Pedro Acevedo. Shots--Highland 11, Wahluke 18. Saves--Highland, Antonio Gonzalez, 6; Wahluke, Cesar Tlatelpa, 2.
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Royal 5, Connell 1: Royal's Lupe Arceo had five saves on the day and Elias Corona capped a 5-0 domination of Connell with an unassisted goal in the 64th minute as the Knights posted a win over the Eagles in a SCAC 1A district contest at Nielson Memorial in Royal City.
Scoring--1, R, Adam Martinez (Luis Esquivel) 14:32; 2, R, Christian Guerrero 18:55; 3, R, Jose Nava 20:36; 4, R, Jose Gaxiola 53:29; 5, R, Elias Corona 64:29; 6, C, Ivan Barragan 77:52. Shots--C 19, R 17. Saves--C, S. Gomez 2. R, Lupe Arceo (74:04) 5, Carlos Barajas (5:56) 0.
Othello 1, Selah 0 (2OT)
Ivan M. Lopez scored in the second minute of the second overtime period on an assist from Ociel Romero as Othello won the CWAC 2A district championship for coach Bernie Garza with a home victory against Selah.
This marks the first time in 18 years that Garza has brought home both a league and a district title in the same season.
Scoring--1, O, Ivan M. Lopez (Ociel Romero) 87:00. Shots--S 13, O 12. Saves--S, Avery Miller 7. O, Martel Saucedo 9.
Ellensburg 3, East Valley 2 (SO)
Scoring--1, Ell, Oscar Herrera (PK) 31:00; 2, Ell, Eddie Amezcua (Johnny Sanchez) 51:00; 3, EV, Jonathan Molina 68:00; 4, EV, Alex Escalera 77:00 Shootout goals (Ellensburg 4-3)--Ellensburg, Giovanni Munguia, Sam Cordero, Sanchez, Luis Flores. East Valley, Molina, Ricardo Barragan, Christian Molina. Shots--Ell 13, EV 18. Saves--Ell, Andrew Yodeer 10. EV, Juan Alvarez 5.