Lexi McQueary had a natural hat trick in the first seven minutes, and Kamiakin jumped out to a big lead and cruised home with a 10-0 win over Kenewick in Mid-Columbia Conference girls soccer at Lampson Stadium.
McQueary scored in the third, sixth and seventh minutes, and Ellie Heiden scored twice during a two-minute span as the Braves opened a seven-goal lead in the first 21 minutes.
“I think we finished well,” said Kamiakin coach Chris Erickson. “We’re seeing some players step up with big contributions. We have 11-12 people who have scored for our team, and I’m feeling like were getting contributions from our starting lineup plus our bench, which is a nice way to be going into the playoffs.
“I feel like we’re rockin’ and rollin’ as a team.”
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Heather Donais and Alisha Nguyen each had a pair of goals for the Braves. Olivia Blank was busy in goal for Kennewick and finished with five saves.
Scoring—1, K, Lexi McQueary (Mary Johnson) 3rd. 2, K, McQueary (Courtney Hall) 6th. 3, K, McQueary (Heather Donais) 7th. 4, K, Ellie Heiden (Rachel Ensign) 12th. 5, K, Heiden 14th. 6, K, Rilee Castilla (Heiden) 16th. 7, K, Donais 21st. 8, K, Alisha Nguyen 29th. 9, K, Nguyen 57th. 10, K, Donais 78th. Shots—Kamiakin 14, Kennewick 1. Saves—Kamiakin, Erin Leseberg 0, Kelci Young 1. Kennewick, Olivia Blank 5.
Southridge 1, Richland 0: Bree Lane helped shut down Richland’s Samantha Heilman, and the Suns defense made an early goal stand up in a Mid-Columbia Conference home victory.
Heilman is one of the leading scorers in the league and the Southridge coaching staff was pleased with Lane’s defensive effort.
Hannah Sanders scored in the third minute and Southridge freshman goalie Tiara Valadez made two saves to earn the shutout.
Scoring—1,Southridge, Hannah Sanders (Mckaley Goffard), 3:00. Shots—Richland 3, Southridge 8. Saves—Richland, unavailable; Southridge, Tiara Valadez, 2
Chiawana 5, Walla Walla 0: Sydney Virgen and Kalie Leavens were strong in the midfield as the Riverhawks cruised past the visiting Blue Devils in a Mid-Columbia Conference victory.
Braydey Hodgins scored twice and had two assists, while Alexis Stephenson had two goals and an assist.
Scoring—1, Chiawana, Braydey Hodgins (Alexis Stephenson), 18:00; 2, Chiawana, Hodgins (Sydney Virgen), 25:00; 3, Stephenson (Hodgins), 27:00; 4, Molly Sullivan (Virgen), 32:00; 5, Stephenson (Hodgins), 34:00. Shots—Chiawana 18, Walla Walla 2. Saves—Chiawana, Kelsee Winston, 0, Cydni Cottrell, 2; Walla Walla, Emily Gilmore, 3, Alyssa Rodriguez, 3
Hanford 1, Pasco 0: Sydney Shintaffer scored in the 11th minute off an assist from Sadie Newsome and goalie Emily Busselman made it stand up in a road victory for the Falcons.
Scoring—1, Hanford, Sydney Shintaffer (Sadie Newsome), 11:00. Shots—Hanford 7, Pasco 8. Saves—Hanford, Emily Busselman, 2; Pasco, Carrie Nolan, 1
Davis 3, Sunnyside 1: Suzanna Arreola scored at the end of the first half for the Grizzlies, but Marla Mesa scored twice within a minute early in the second half to lead the Pirates in the Big Nine match.
Scoring—1, D, Peyton Long 23rd. 2, S, Suzanna Arreola (Bianca Madrigal) 40th. 3, D, Marla Mesa 47th. 4, D, Mesa (Aimee Silva) 49th. Shots—Sunnyside 9, Davis 13. Saves—Sunnyside, Vanessa Loera 7, Victora Torres 5. Davis, Katie Fowler 5.
PROSSER 6, WAPATO 0: Jamie Fassler scored two goals and host Prosser had 34 shots as the Mustangs defeated Wapato in a CWAC match.
Scoring—1, P, Jamie Fassler (Jasmine Lemos), 13:00. 2, P, Hanna Clark (Abi Stutzman), 20:00. 3, P, Lemos, 21:00. 4, P, Emma Schutt (Hanna Clark), 24:00. 5, P, Fassler, 41:00. 6, P, Jennifer Inion, 42:00. Shots—W 2, P 34. Saves—W, Alexis Gomez, 13. P, Izzy Thorengrough 1, Matti Boyle, 1.
Connell 2, Warden 1 (SO): Lilibeth Rodriguez scored for Connell and Brenna Whitney for Warden during regulation, and the Eagles pulled out the SCAC East road win on penalty kicks.
It was the ninth straight win for Connell after dropping their first two matches to 2A foes Ellensburg and Othello.
Scoring—1, W, Brenna Whitney (Brylee Whitney) 17th. C, Lilibeth Rodriguez (Jessica Garcia) 59th. Shootout: 4-3 (Connell, Brittany Vickerman, Garcia, Adriana Zuniga, Jackie Ramos; Warden, Bre. Whitney, Bry. Whitney, Rebecca Richards. Shots—Connell 17, Warden 13. Saves—Connell, Gloria Gomez 6. Warden, Deianeira Caudle 9.
Kiona-Benton 4, Wahluke 0: Analicia Alvarado scored two goals to lead the Bears to an SCAC road win over the Warriors.
Leandra Ramirez had six saves in posting the shutout.
Scoring—1, KB, Analicia Alvarado (Sabrina Acevedo), 4:00. 2, KB, Abby Pendergast, 30:00. 3, KB, Alvarado (Emily Thornton), 52:00. 4, KB, Jordyn Kelly (Janet Aguilar), 68:00. Shots—KB 13, W 6. Saves—KB, Leandra Ramirez 6. W, Brenda Nolasco 9.