Friday, September 15, 2006

Sports Summary

Community School Soccer

Community School boys' soccer coach Richard Whitelaw was at the helm of his 250th varsity game Tuesday and his young Cutthroats marked the milestone with a win.

Sun Valley slammed Buhl 10-nil, racking up seven first-half goals. Travis Stone and Ryon Campbell rallied for two goals each. Man of the Match Alden Remington, Tanner Flanigan, Jackson Bates, Alex Conn and Lucas Vorsteveld, who tallied his first-ever varsity goal, slotted singles.

At home against the 4A Minico Spartans Wednesday, the Cutthroats tallied three goals in the second half in a 4-1 victory. Minico sunk the first goal and Connor Brown the equalizer for a 1-1 halftime tie. Travis Stone bagged the go-ahead score and Caleb Sonneland the next two, including a penalty kick, for the Cutthroats sixth consecutive win. Goalie Regan O'Reilly was named Man of the Match by Whitelaw. "He kept us in the game," he said.

The Cutthroats (6-1) host Bliss today, Friday, Sept. 15 at 4:30 p.m.

The Community School girls came back from a 1-0 halftime deficit to beat Buhl 4-2 at the Indians home pitch Tuesday. Cody Curran (2 goals) and Jazz Campbell (2 goals) found the back of the net.

The Cutthroats (3-1-2) twice answered two-goal deficits tying Minico at home Wednesday. Trailing 2-0 at the break, Mandy Alexander's goal pulled the 'Throats within one, but Minico upped the ante 3-1. Grayson Palmer converted on the ensuing kickoff for a 3-2 score and in the waning seconds Jazz Campbell tallied the equalizer for a 3-3 final.

Up next: Wendell away on Monday.

Wood River Soccer

Prepped for a serious squall, the Wood River girls' soccer team blew by Pocatello 7-nil in a 4A Great Basin showdown in Pocatello Tuesday.

Sam Johnson scored three goals for the Wolverines. Ellen Ard, Delaney Fox, Brianna Hull-Mullins and Aimee Evans picked up solo goals.

Now 6-0-1 Wood River travels to Middleton Saturday and hosts Minico Tuesday.

In boys' action, Pocatello downed Wood River 1-nil at the South Valley Sports Complex Tuesday.

Farrell Swain's squad (2-5-1) is on the road for its next two matches: Middleton on Saturday and Minico Tuesday for a Great Basin Conference West tilt.

Prep Volleyball

Wood River downed two tough opponents Tuesday to move a game over .500 with a 6-5 record.

On the Hailey hardwood, the 4A Wolverines knocked off 5A Twin Falls, 25-23, 25-14, and 3A Gooding 32-30 and 25-16.

The Wolverines host their 26th annual Wood River Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 16. The 10-team tournament starts at 8:30 a.m. Wolverine pool games are at 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Richfield remained undefeated in Northside Conference play, outlasting Carey in five Tuesday, 23-25, 25-21, 19-25, 25-13, 15-3 at the Panther Pen.

Carey (4-8) split on the night, beating Glenns Ferry 25-16, 25-8.

There is more tri-match action on tap for the Panthers with Shoshone and Wendell coming to town Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Taking on their second opponent in two days, The Community School girls fell to Shoshone 19-25, 26-24, 25-20, and 25-13 at the Fish Tank Tuesday.

"It was a phenomenal match," coach Reamy Goodwin said. "I just think we were a little tired from going five against Dietrich the night before."

The Cutthroats (3-2) entertain Bliss tonight, Friday, Sept. 15 and Camas County Monday.

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