YAKIMA -- Kiona-Benton punched its third consecutive ticket to the state tournament with a 2-1 victory against Connell on Thursday at Marquette Stadium in Yakima in the SCAC 1A district tournament consolation final.
Mykenzie Lilly scored solo in the 24th minute for Kiona-Benton and Connell's Marcie Hawkins provided Connell's answer in the 65th unassisted.
Bailey Schroeder scored the tiebreaker with an unassisted goal in the 65th to give the Bears the victory.
"It's a pretty good feeling to be going again," Kiona-Benton City coach Marty Martinez said.
Scoring--1, KB, Mykenzie Lilly 24:00; 2, Con, Marcie Hawkins 44:00; 3, KB, Bailey Schroeder 65:00. Shots--Con 5, KB 18. Saves--Con, Gloria Gomez 8. KB, Blake Hirschi 4.