Kamiakin 1, Pasco 0: Ellie Heiden scored the lone goal, and Sydnee Grant and Kelci Young made it stand up as the Braves opened Mid-Columbia Conference play with a road victory Thursday at Edgar Brown Stadium.
Grant had five saves before leaving with injury in the second half. Young took over and recorded three saves to finish off the shutout.
“It was very intense; back and forth,” Kamiakin coach Chris Erikson said. “Both our keepers did a really nice job. Pasco played real tough.”
Scoring—1, Kamiakin, Ellie Heiden (Alisha Ngyuen), 25:00. Shots—Kamiakin 15, Pasco 10. Saves—Kamiakin, Sydnee Grant, 5, Kelcie Young, 3. Pasco, Carrie Nolan, 13
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RICHLAND 2, HANFORD 1: Kirsten Calmus scored the go-ahead goal in the 71st minute to lead the Richland girls past Hanford in the Mid-Columbia Conference opener for both teams at Bomber Field.
Scoring—1, R, Hayley Deen (Kirsten Calmus), 15:00. 2, H, Sydney Shintaffer, 24:00. 3, R, Calmus (Samantha Heilman) 71:00. Shots—H 5, R 10. Saves—Emily Busselman 2/Cecily Bader 3. R, Samantha Beck 4.
Walla Walla 3, Kennewick 1: An own goal at 43:04 gave the Blue Devils the go-ahead score against the host Lions.
Kiana Molitor and Amanda Meliah scored for Walla Walla, while Megan Young had Kennewick’s lone goal. Deanna Havrelock made nine saves for the Lions.
Scoring—1, WW, Kiana Molitor, 18:45. 2, K, Megan Young (Stephanie Wilson), 34:12. 3, WW, own goal, 43:04. 4, WW, Amanda Meliah, 57:28. Shots—WW 26, K 2. Saves—WW, Viri Ibarra 1. K, Deanna Havrelock 9.
Chiawana 2, Southridge 0: Lexi Miller had two assists, and Cydni Cottrell made three saves as the Riverhawks opened Mid-Columbia Conference play with a home victory.
Scoring—1, Chiawana, Braydey Hodgins (Lexi Miller), 60:00; 2, Chiawana, Rachel Leavens (Miller), 65:00. Shots—Southridge 6, Chiawana 12. Saves—Southridge, Jessica Hamilton, 7; Chiawana, Cydni Cottrell, 3.
Kiona-Benton 4, Granger 0: After not scoring for the first 58 minutes, Bailey Schroeder and Taylor Haughton connected for two goals in the span of three minutes.
Schroeder scored the game-winner in the 59th off an assist by Haughton, and then in the 61st minute Haughton scored on an assist by Schroeder. Jordan Kelly then scored twice unassisted in a span of five minutes, as the Bears picked up a home victory.
Scoring—1, Kiona-Benton, Bailey Schroeder (Taylor Haughton), 59:00; 2, Kiona-Benton, Haughton (Schroeder), 61:00; 3, Kiona-Benton, Jordan Kelly, 62:00; 4, Kiona-Benton, Kelly, 66:00. Shots—Granger 2, Kiona-Benton 27. Saves—Granger, Beth Hernandez, 18; Kiona-Benton, Megan Elliot, 2.
Ellensburg 7, Connell 2: Whitney Vickerman scored twice, but it wasn’t enough as the Eagles lost a nonleague home match. Gloria Gomez made seven saves in goal and Shelby English six, as the pair split time in net for Connell.
Scoring—1, Ellensburg, Tre Tucker, 14:00; 2, Ellensburg, Tucker, 20:00; 3, Ellensburg, Hannah Hugo (Megan Thompson), 25:00; 4, Connell, Whitney Vickerman (Kyra Courneya), 50:00; 5, Connell, Vickerman (Jessica Garcia), 60:00; 6, Ellensburg, Hugo, 68:00; 7, Ellensburg, Hugo, 80:00; 8, Ellensburg, Jordin Arlt, PK, 83:00; 9, Ellensburg, Cassady Kayzlarish, 88:00. Shots—Ellensburg 20, Connell 8. Saves—Ellensburg, Taylor Griffin, 6; Connell, Gloria Gomez, 7; Shelby English, 6.