E.P. notches historical win
ALBANY -- Stephanie Lucas scored two goals as Eagle Point defeated SouthAlbany 4-0 Thursday for its first-ever win over a Class 4A opponent.
I have a very happy bus load of girls right now, said EaglePoint coach Tim Sweeney following the non-conference win. This reallygets us pumped up for the North Bend game on Saturday. If we can win thatgame it would give us great confidence for our league games.
The Eagles' Tanya Ulsted scored the game's first goal at the 5:29 markof the first half with an assist from Sonia Stovall.
Then Lucas went to work with a goal at the 12:30 mark on a breakawayand another 25 minutes into the second half off an assist from Ulsted.
Six minutes later, LaShauna Hollinger provided the final margin of victorywhen she deposited Necia Wilkinson's corner kick into the net.
Sweeney thinks the victory could be the start of something.
Our goal is to stay around the .500 mark, said the coach.Maybe we can win somewhere we're not supposed to along the way.
Eagles freshman back-up goalie Tiffany Cherry recorded her first careershutout, turning away nine shots.
CHURCHILL 3, SOUTH MEDFORD 2 -- At Eugene, Megan King scored two second-halfgoals as Churchill downed seventh-ranked South Medford in the non-conferencematch.
The Lancers led 1-0 at halftime on Lindsey Werdell's penalty kick.
South (3-2) got goals from freshman fullback Emily Perttu and MarissaGillingham.
ASHLAND 4, MAZAMA 0 -- At Ashland, Nora Ryan had a goal and an assistto lead the Grizzlies' shutout win.
Ryan scored the game's first goal in the 25th minute. Ashley Brace convertedoff an assist from Ryan to give Ashland a 2-0 lead at the break.
In the second half, Lauren Fisher tagged on the third goal with an assistfrom Magda Phillips and Rachel Grubbs closed out the scoring.
The Grizzlies outshot Mazama 30-7.
CRATER 3, DEL NORTE 2 -- At Crescent City, Calif., the Comets ralliedfrom a two-goal deficit to record their first victory of the season.
Trailing 2-0 at halftime, Crater rallied behind the play of Trisha Tewesand Marie Richardson.
Tewes knocked home two goals, including the eventual game winner on abreakaway, while Richardson's goal tied the game.
The win improves the Comets overall record to 1-3.
PHOENIX 9, SOUTH UMPQUA 0 -- At Talent, the Phoenix front line dominatedwith Liz Rennick scoring three goals and Lissel Shorlind adding two in thenon-league match.
The Pirates took a 6-0 halftime lead.
Phoenix scored the first three goals in a five-minute span. Annie Kuligbegan the onslaught in the sixth minute. Lisa Perry and Rennick added goalsto give the Pirates a 3-0 lead 11 minutes into the match.
Phoenix (1-2-1) held South Umpqua to only one shot on goal.
HENLEY 3, ROGUE RIVER 0 -- At Klamath Falls, Henley scored three second-halfgoals following a scoreless first half.
Brooke Case scored once and assisted goals by Laura Davis and HeatherPoore.
Sweeper Lauren Frank played well for the Chiefs.