Abby Buckenberger’s goal in the shootout was the game-clincher as the Pasco girls soccer team defeated visiting University 2-1 in a non-league match at Chiawana High School on Friday night.
The game ended in regulation tied at 1-1, as the Bulldogs’ Tatum Buckenberger scored right before halftime on a bent corner kick.
Kendyll Rockom responded in the 77th minute for the Titans to even things at 1-all.
In the shootout, Pasco got goals from both Buckenbergers, Allie Wilkinson and Angie Crutchfield, outscoring U-High 4-2.
Pasco keeper Carrie Nolan stopped a shot in the shootout.
Scoring—1, P, Tatum Buckenberger, 40:00. 2, U, Kendyll Rockom, 77:00. Shootout goals (P4-2)—U, NA. P, Allie Wilkinson, Buckenberger, Angie Crutchfield, Abby Buckenberger. Shots—U 6, P 2. Saves—U, Ryann Rydeen, 0. P, Carrie Nolan, 2.
Southridge 0, Central Valley 0: Southridge and Central Valley played to a scoreless tie in a nonleague game at Southridge High School.
Both teams opted not to play overtime or go to a shootout because both have games today.
Mercedes Haberling and Tiara Valadez combined for five saves for the Suns, who played solid defense.
“Bri Hunting played really well for us on defense today,” said Suns coach Greg Sambrano.
Shots—CV 5, S 2. Saves—CV, Jessie Pfeiffer 2. S, Mercedes Haberling 3, Tiara Valadez 2.