Kennewick converted its first four shots in the shootout Thursday as the Lions beat the Hanford Falcons 2-1 in a 3A Mid-Columbia Conference boys soccer district loser-out game at Lampson Stadium.
Kennewick advances to play Kamiakin at noon Saturday in the district title game at Lampson Stadium.
“This game tonight was a war,” Kennewick coach Ricky Hamilton said. “Both teams had so much heart, it could have gone either way. It was a well-played game.
“I was scared of Will Eldred. We marked him with two guys all game. He is dangerous.”
Emilio Ontiveros scored at 14:52 of the first half for the Lions, while the Falcons evened the score with 4 minutes remaining in regulation with a goal by sophomore Nick Ozanich.
Armando Ponce, Alexis Reyna, Jairo Villasenor and Jason Cortez scored in the shootout for the Lions.
“As soon as Jason sunk the fourth one, it was over,” Hamilton said.
Highlights: Emilio Ontiveros (K) G; Nick Ozanich (H) G. Shootout: K (4) Armando Ponce; Alexis Reyna, Jairo Villasenor, Jason Cortez. Shots: H 4, K 11. Saves: H, Brandon Alexander 6; K, Zane Flannery 4.
RICHLAND 1, CHIAWANA 0: Jason Pietrok scored on an assist from Ryan Wolski in the 61st minute to lead the Bombers past the host Riverhawks in an MCC 4A district loser-out game.
Richland goalie Jake VoordePoorte recorded the shutout as the Bombers eliminated Chiawana.
Richland (7-10), which beat Walla Walla in a loser-out game Tuesday night, will face MCC regular-season champion Pasco (15-1) at 3 p.m. Saturday at Edgar Brown Stadium for 1-2 regional seeding.
“Pretty proud of my boys,” Richland coach Octavio DoValle said. “They played well and hard. They deserve it. A lot of focus.”
Jorge Llerenas finished with five saves for the Riverhawks (11-5).
Highlights: Jason Pietrok (R) G; Ryan Wolski (R) A. Shots: R 7, C 3. Saves: R, Jake VoordePoorte 2 (inc. PK). C, Jorge Llerenas 5.
Southridge at Walla Walla
Girls: Southridge 5-2. Singles: Alani Safford (S) d. Kyndal Locati 6-2, 7-6 (8-6); Isa Morrison (S) d. MaryRose Russo 5-7, 6-1, 6-2; Sydney Carrara (WW) d. Katherine Sheldon 6-2, 6-4; Erin Chapin (WW) d. Reagan Brown 6-2, 6-3. Doubles: Grace Hamaker-Teals-Devyn Wolfe (S) d. Aylin Contreras-Tori Matlock 6-1, 6-2; Brit Hancock-Kaitlyn Hancock (S) d. Lauren Svendsen-Clarissa Vance 6-2, 6-0; Anna Dickin-Taylor Yount (S) d. Amelia Schwartzkopf-Brooke Royce 6-4, 6-2.
Kiona-Benton at Connell
Boys: Connell 5-0. Singles: Chess Booker (C) d. Preston Ingersoll 6-2, 6-0; Eli Miller (C) d. Ethan Chapin 2-6, 6-0, 7-5. Doubles: Tanner Empey-Justin Schultz (C) d. Jared Elliott-Justin Raap 6-2, 6-2; James Colclasure-Colin Poe (C) d. Alaec Durbin-Kendel Castner 6-0, 6-0; Trevor Thompson-Matt Dipasqualie (C) won by forfeit.
Girls: Connell 5-0. Singles: Jolee Booker (C) d. Zoee Brucell 6-0, 6-1; Audrey Bagwell (C) d. Jordan Pratt 6-3, 7-5. Doubles: Kira Knight-Megan Rowley (C) d. Callie Ingersoll-Jessica Gardner 6-0, 6-0; Eva Garcia-Madyson Withers (C) d. Danny Ocampo-Liz Rodriguez 6-0, 6-0; Lexi Olsen-Dolores Plaza (C) d. Peyton Reffalt-Vanessa Perez 6-1, 6-0.
Othello at Quincy
Boys: Othello 4-1. Singles: Diego Villarreal (O) d. Sam Ronish 6-0, 6-0; Josh Valdez (O) d. Zhorik Roseberg 1-6, 6-3, 6-1. Doubles: Collin Freeman-Kyler Villarreal (O) d. Gunner Peterson-Gonzalo Guerrero 7-5, 7-5; Gates Peterson-Randy Hodges (Q) d. Jonathan Deleon-Sterling Roylance 6-2, 6-2; Levi Garza-Asai Villarreal (O) d. Andrew Delgado-Luis Ferreyra 7-5, 6-7 (2-6), 6-2.
Girls: Othello 3-2. Singles: Natalie Thompson (Q) d. Breann Tovar 6-2, 6-3; Rachel Faw (Q) d. Sylvia Rodriguez 3-6, 6-2, 6-4. Doubles: Kylee Hawley-Zoee Roylance (O) d. Mariana Ramirez-Alyshia Donovan 6-3, 6-1; Tanaya Andersen-Katie Walker (O) d. Bryn Nieuwenhuis-Caitlyn Wind 6-4, 6-4; Becky Boersma-Macy Hampton (O) d. Torre Lyn Wilson-Hannah Safe 6-1, 6-3.
Track and field
The Hanford boys and girls dominated the field Thursday at a Mid-Columbia Conference meet in Richland.
The Falcons’ Joseph Gauthier swept the 100 (10.97 seconds) and 200 (22.19), then ran a leg on the winning on the 4x100 relay team (43.89).
In the distance races, Hanford’s Porter McMichael won the 1,600 (4:30.50), while Caleb Olson won the 3,200 (10:07.30).
In the javelin, Hanford’s Vincent Walsh won with a personal-best throw of 165 feet, 3 inches.
In the girls division, points were up for grabs in the sprints as Pasco’s Angela Cardon opted to compete in just the long jump, which she won with a leap of 17-2 1/4.
Hanford’s Kara Shibley won the shot put (33-5) and discus (104-9), while Southridge’s Makenna Behrens won the javelin (110-3).
At Hanford High School
Team scores: Southridge 83, Pasco 62; Hanford 93.5, Southridge 51.5; Hanford 98, Pasco 47. 100: Joseph Gauthier (H), 10.97; 200: Gauthier (H) 22.19; 400: Nicolas Fraga (H), 51.80; 800: Robert McLeod (S), 2:08.42; 1,600: Porter McMichael (H), 4:30.50; 3,200: Caleb Olson (H), 10:07.30; 110H: Jake Covington (P), 15.43; 300H: Reilly Smith (H), 40.39; 4x100 relay: Hanford (Micheal Stanco, Garrett Werner, Mateo Valadez, Gauthier), 43.89; 4x400 relay: Southridge (Robert McLeod, Trevor Jones, Russsell Masterson, Wade Yocom), 3:39.74; Shot: Gavin Cooper (H), 42-4 1.2; Discus: Arturo Ruesga (P), 123-3; Jav: Vincent Walsh (H), 165-3; HJ: Jacob Campbell (H), 5-8; PV: Kyle Bradley (P), 11-0; LJ: Kaleb Ash (P), 19-11 1/2; TJ: Sam Kori (S), 39-10 1/4.
Team scores: Southridge 95.5, Pasco 26.5; Hanford 107, Southridge 41; Hanford 128, Pasco 17. 100: Mertece Hatchett (S), 12.67; 200: Lele Williams (H), 26.18; 400: Katherine Rockhold (H), 1:10.28; 800: Brooke Hansen (S), 2:20.30; 1,600: Rachel Schmidt (H), 5:29.65; 3,200: Megan Wright (H), 12:54.78; 100H: Mertece Hatchett (S), 15.66; 300H: Lele Williams (H), 45.72; 4x100 relay: Hanford (Taylor Matheny, Brittany Vander Top, Mikal Sanchez, Lele Williams), 49.98; 4x200 relay: Hanford (Alyssa Elder, Vander Top, Sanchez, Matheny), 1:51.45; 4x400 relay: Hanford (Jennifer Lentz, Nyenuchi Okemgbo, Rachel Schmidt, Lele Williams), 4:17.64; Shot: Kara Shibley (H), 33-5; Discus: Shibley (H), 104-9; Jav: Makenna Behrens (S), 110-3; HJ: Morgan Rasmussen (H), 5-2; PV: Amanda Andersen (H), 11-6; LJ: Angela Cardon (P), 17-2 1/4; TJ: Sidney Benningfield (S), 31-9.