St. Mary's knocks off Phoenix in district play
Emily Smith and Margo Chamberlin each had goals as St. Mary's handed visiting Phoenix its first loss in District 6 girls soccer, 2-1.
It was a frustrating afternoon, Phoenix coach John Doty said. St. Mary's didn't take many shots, but they took advantage of the shots they had.
Smith's goal came early in the first half, and it gave St. Mary's a 1-0 advantage at intermission. Chamberlin's goal at the 58-minute mark padded the Crusaders? lead.
Kat Cox picked up the Pirates? lone goal at the 78th minute.
Our defense was holding them out, said St. Mary's coach George Tiger. They (Pirates) weren't getting any good shots in.
Crusader goalkeeper Annie Maurer kept Phoenix at bay most of the afternoon, stopping six shots, and defender Kendra Gritsch also stepped up big to help St. Mary's improve to 6-1-3 overall and 2-1 in conference play.
MAZAMA 3, CASCADE CHRISTIAN 2, -At Klamath Falls, senior Melissa Bishop scored a late second-half goal to give Mazama its first conference win.
Senior Kali Warren tied the game for Cascade Christian (4-4, 1-3 District 6) at 2-2 with seven minutes left. It was her second goal.
Bishop scored the winning goal three minutes later.
HENLEY 1, HIDDEN VALLEY 0 -At Klamath Falls, Becky Schwartz scored the lone goal for Henley in the District 6 win.
Schwartz scored at the 26-minute mark of the first half and Henley's defense made it stand. The Hornets are 4-0 in District 6, and Hidden Valley is 2-2.
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PHOENIX 2, ST. MARY'S — -At Phoenix, the Pirates? stingy defense only allowed eight shots as Phoenix remained perfect in conference play.
Five minutes into the first half, freshman Matt Seeley scored for the Pirates (8-1, 4-0 Skyline) from 10 yards out on an assist by John Hendricks.
Hendricks also scored a goal, with an assist from David Peterson.
Kawika Victor scored for St. Mary's.
HIDDEN VALLEY 3, HENLEY — -At Murphy, senior Matt Johnson scored three times to lead Hidden Valley.
Johnson now has 20 goals on the season as the Mustangs improved to 8-1 overall and 4-0 in District 6 play.