Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Cutthroat boys off to fast start, win in league

Sun Valley (3-0) sweeps McCall at home


Community School sophomore Dehner Figge squeezes past a McCall-Donnelly defender dur-ing Saturday’s home game won by the Cutthroats 7-1. Figge scored twice in Friday’s 13-0 win over the visiting Vandals. Photo by Willy Cook

     Coach Richard Whitelaw’s Community School boys’ varsity soccer team got off to a successful start with three wins.

     Monday, the Cutthroats debuted their High Desert Soccer Conference season with a 4-0 shutout at Buhl. Last October, the two teams played for the third and final State 3A tourney berth from the High Desert league, with the host Cutthroats (14-6-2) winning 3-2.

     Jay Fitzgerald (2 goals), Alex Schwartz and Tanner Josey were the Sun Valley goal scorers Monday. Senior keeper Willis Sanchez-duPont posted his second shutout of the young season. “Men of the Match” were Jack Swanson and Keegan Whitelaw.

     The Cutthroats (3-0, 1-0 league) swept visiting McCall-Donnelly last weekend in Sun Valley by 13-0 and 7-1 scores.

     Friday’s season debut won by the Cutthroats 13-0 was played in wet and overcast conditions at Browning Field, following a storm that canceled the girls’ varsity game.

     Fitzgerald (3 goals) and freshman Briggs Whorton (3 goals) scored hat tricks. Other Cutthroat goal scorers were Dehner Figge (2), Charlie Stumph (2), Johnny Blackburn, Josey and Schwartz.

     Whorton and Stumph, scoring goals in their first varsity starts, were chosen as the “Men of the Match” Friday.

     On Saturday, junior Schwartz was “Man of the Match” in the 7-1 triumph. Blackburn scored twice along with singles by Fitzgerald, Henry Everitt, James Everitt, Stumph and Gavin Blair. James Everitt and Blair tallied their first varsity goals in their first varsity appearance.

     The Cutthroat girls and boys host Bliss Tuesday, Sept. 2.

 

Girls open soccer seasons

     Coach Kelly Feldman’s Cutthroat girls (1-1, 1-0 league) recorded their first league and season win Monday 9-2 at Buhl.

     “Player of the Game” Josie Allison ripped off four goals and Ella Viesturs added two. Singles came from Autumn Fluetsch and Emily Siegel, and there was an own goal.

     Saturday, Viesturs was the goal scorer in a 3-1 home loss to reigning state champ McCall-Donnelly. “Player of the Game” was Grace Cherp.

     Coach Doug Stouffer’s Wood River High girls’ varsity dropped a hard-fought 1-0 non-league game Saturday to perennial 5A southeastern Idaho champ Highland at Bannock County Fairgrounds, Pocatello. Jordan Liddil scored the game winner with three minutes left.

     Stouffer said, “Wood River matched very well with Highland. I felt we had an edge in the second half but couldn’t quite find the right formula to score. I told the girls they should be holding their heads high. They seemed to be in control, especially after the half.”

     In other season openers:

     Twin Falls lost 6-1 and 4-1 to Timberline and Rocky Mountain while Canyon Ridge sustained 10-0 and 3-0 losses to the same teams. Last year’s State 4A runner-up Bishop Kelly fell 4-0 and 4-2 to Boise and Eagle.

 




About Comments

Comments with content that seeks to incite or inflame may be removed.

Comments that are in ALL CAPS may be removed.

Comments that are off-topic or that include profanity or personal attacks, libelous or other inappropriate material may be removed from the site. Entries that are unsigned or contain signatures by someone other than the actual author may be removed. We will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or any other policies governing this site. Use of this system denotes full acceptance of these conditions. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions. You are fully responsible for the content that you post.

The comments below are from the readers of mtexpress.com and in no way represent the views of Express Publishing, Inc.

You may flag individual comments. You may also report an inappropriate or offensive comment by clicking here.

Flagging Comments: Flagging a comment tells a site administrator that a comment is inappropriate. You can find the flag option by pointing the mouse over the comment and clicking the 'Flag' link.

Flagging a comment is only counted once per person, and you won't need to do it multiple times.

Proper Flagging Guidelines: Every site has a different commenting policy - be sure to review the policy for this site before flagging comments. In general these types of comments should be flagged:

  • Spam
  • Ones violating this site's commenting policy
  • Clearly unrelated
  • Personal attacks on others
Comments should not be flagged for:
  • Disagreeing with the content
  • Being in a dispute with the commenter

Popular Comment Threads



 Local Weather 
Search archives:


Copyright © 2019 Express Publishing Inc.   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy
All Rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Express Publishing Inc. is prohibited. 

The Idaho Mountain Express is distributed free to residents and guests throughout the Sun Valley, Idaho resort area community. Subscribers to the Idaho Mountain Express will read these stories and others in this week's issue.