square off for
district title tonight
If any of
the players, parents or coaches tell you they are not fired up for
tonight’s game between the Wood River and Community School girls’
soccer teams, you might check for a pulse.
not come much bigger— or better—than this.
squads played to a 1-1 tie in Hailey more than a month ago, but tonight’s
game has much more riding on it.
winner is the Fourth District league champion and will gain homefield
advantage in the playoffs, plus a major momentum boost heading into the
River coach Doug Stouffer remarked, "The Community School is the
big one. We are gearing up for it."
is 4:30 p.m., Browning Field at the Sagewillow Farms in Elkhorn.
(5-3-2) is averaging a healthy 4.2 goals per game and allowing 1.1
against. The Wolverines have six shutouts to their credit and on the
flip side have been blanked four times.
Cutthroats (4-3-2) are scoring 2.5 goals per game and holding opponents
to a 1.2 gpg. average. Ketchum has been held scoreless just once, and
has four wins by shutout.
teams were at Twin Falls Monday night for non-conference play.
varsity action, Wood River and Twin played to a scoreless draw.
Bruins jayvee squad bested the Cutthroats 3-2. Morgan Arritola and Jenny
Rutherford scored for Sun Valley.
matches last week
squads collected conference wins last week.
hammered Buhl 8-0 at home Saturday. The game marked the return of senior
midfielder Krista Burns, who has been out with an ankle injury.
scored the first two goals of the game, finished with three, and,
according to Stouffer, has really raised the bar on both the team’s
expectations and confidence.
practice last week, the whole team has started to respond. I think they
are relieved she is playing again," he said.
in on the point total against Buhl were Tami Harrison and Charlotte
Gourlay with two goals each and Robin Kearns with one. Kearns and
Gourlay lead the Wolverines with 10 goals each.
Cutthroats collected a 3-0 victory at Declo on Oct. 8.
Praggastis scored her first goals of the season to give Ketchum a 1-0
advantage at the half. Morgan Arritola and Cassidy Doucette added goals
in the second stanza at 10 and 20 minutes in.
goalie had an excellent game," Kelly Feldman remarked. "We had
Community School and Wood River both round out the regular season with
home games on Thursday, Oct. 17.
Valley’s "Senior Night" opponent is Wendell at 5 p.m. Senior
starters are Pauli Ochi, Erika Connelly, Tracy Chubb and Alissa
River entertains Century, 4:30 p.m. at the South Valley Sports Complex.
to be honored are Krista Burns, Robin Kearns, Erin Northrop, Monique
Lloyd, Kelley Haisley, Sage Pressman, Abby Dubois, Tami Harrison and
five-team district tournament gets underway on Friday, Oct. 18 with #4
Declo playing #5 Wendell. The winner of the first game travels to the #1
seed on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. The #2 seed hosts #3 Buhl, also at
11 a.m. The winners of games two and three play each other in game four
on Monday at 4 p.m. The loser of game four plays the winner of game five
on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. The top two teams advance to the State
3A Tournament at Highland in Pocatello, Oct. 31-Nov. 2.