Courtney Hall scored a goal off an assist from Ellie Heiden in the 69th minute to give Kamiakin the go-ahead goal, and the Braves went on to beat visiting Gonzaga Prep 2-1 in a nonleague girls soccer match Saturday at Lampson Stadium.
Heiden opened the scoring with a goal, off an assist from Rile Castilla, just 2:38 into the match.
Prep’s Kenna Simon tied the game with a goal at the 25-minute mark.
“I thought they played a more controlled game than us in the first half,” said Kamiakin coach Chris Erickson. “We settled down, made some changes in the second half, and played better than them. We started thinking more in the second half.”
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Erickson said most of the match was played in the middle third of the field, and she praised the play of centerbacks Lauren McKinney and Rachel Ensign.
“They did a good job of marking Colleen Lindsay, their star player,” said Erickson.
Scoring—1, K, Ellie Heiden, (Rilee Castilla), 2:38. 2, GP, Kenna Simon, 25:00. 3, K, Courtney Hall (Heiden), 69:00. Shots—GP, 5, K 5. Saves—GP, Zoe Boleneus 2. K, Erin Lesberg, 5.
CENTRAL VALLEY 2, PASCO 0: Carrie Nolan had nine saves for Pasco from her keeper position, but it wasn’t enough as visiting Central Valley won the nonleague matchups.
Scoring—1, CV, Kelsey Turnbow, 3:00. 2, CV, Turnbow, 8:00. Shots—CV 13, P 3. Saves—CV, Jessie Kunz-Piffer 1. P, Carrie Nolan, 9.
CHIAWANA 5, EASTMONT 0: Braydey Hodgins scored a natural hat trick and Alexis Stephenson added two goals and an assist, as host Chiawana shut out Eastmont in a nonleague match.
Riverhawks coach Rich Zoller praised the backfield defensive play of Justice Aragon, Darbi Pink, Danika Pink and Andraya Conger for allowing just four Eastmont shots.
Scoring—1, C, Bradey Hodgins, 15:00. 2, C, Hodgins (Juliet Palomarez), 24:00. 3, C, Hodgins (Alexis Stephenson), 26:00. 4, C, Stephenson, 32:00. 5, C, Stephenson, 50:00. Shots—E 4, C 9. Saves—E, NA 8. C, Cydni Cottrell, 2.
Richland 2, University 1 (SO): The Bombers knocked off the Titans in a shootout at Bomber Field.
Andes Archibald, Samantha Heilman, Hayley Deen, Madison Hemenway and Katherine Virden all scored in the shootout.
“It was a very even match played by both sides,” Richland coach Sara Elfering said. “We saw a lot of great things from the girls that we will be able to build on for the season.”
Scoring—1, Richland, Samantha Heilman (Andes Archibald), 43:00; 2, University, Kelsey Walker (Kendyll Rockom), 62:00. Shootout goals (Richland 5-3)—Richland, Andes Archibald, Samantha Heilman, Hayley Deen, Madison Hemenway, Katherine Virden. University, Sarah Melvin, Kelsey Walker, Kendyll Rockom. Shots—Richland 11, University 10. Saves—Richland, Samantha Beck, 5; Gracelyn Fine, 3; University, Shelby Rotchford, 8
SOUTHRIDGE 1, DAVIS 0 (OT): Michelle Foster’s unassisted goal 3 minutes into the second overtime was the difference as visiting Southridge beat Davis in a nonleague match.
Scoring—1, S, Michelle Foster, 88:00. Shots—S 8, D 3. Saves—S, Mercedes Haberling 2, Tiara Valadez 1.
Hanford 5, Prosser 0: Colette Gall and Bret Baysinger each had a goal and an assist in a slow first half for the Falcons, who opened the season with a nonleague victory over the host Mustangs.
Scoring—1, Hanford, Colette Gall (Bret Baysinger), 10:00; 2, Hanford, Baysinger (Gall), 34:00; 3, Hanford, Monica Rowley (Taylor Matheny), 41:00; 4, Hanford, Sadie Newsome (Maddy Bingham), 51:00; 5, Hanford, Maddison Gatherum, 61:00. Shots—Hanford 19, Prosser 8. Saves—Hanford, Emily Busselman, 5; Prosser, Izzy Thornbrugh, 9
Sunnyside 2, Grandview 1: Jordan Rodriguez and Alexis Aguilar scored as the visiting Grizzlies opened their season with a nonleague victory.
Freshman Lupe Ramos scored for Grandview.
Scoring—1, Sunnyside, Alexis Aguilar (Eilene Batista), 16:00; 2, Sunnyside, Jordan Rodriguez (Sydneey Hernandez), 61:00; 3, Grandview, Lupe Ramos (Marissa Caballero), 69:00. Shots—Sunnyside 9, Grandview 10. Saves—Sunnyside, Jessica Cardenas, 4, Vanessa Lora, 4; Grandview, Maddie Trevino 3, Jamilla Shafer 3.