Friday, October 3, 2014

Hailey girls celebrate 8-2 “Senior Night” win

GBC tourney starts next week


     “Senior Night” turned into a happy 8-2 Great Basin Conference win for the Wood River High School girls’ varsity soccer team Tuesday under the lights at Hailey’s Phil Homer Field.

     Wood River (9-3-0, 6-2-0 league for 18 points) defeated the Burley Bobcats (6-7-0, 3-5-0, 9 points) by an 8-2 score and showed more offense than the 1-0 Wolverine victory at Burley Sept. 11.

     Hailey coach Doug Stouffer said, “The girls enjoyed a special evening playing under the lights. Wood River took control of the game from the first minute. I thought the team played very well overall and gave Burley very limited chances to score.

     “Burley has some talent on the field that can do some damage, but I felt our team minimized their talent.”

     Seniors Lucy Brannon and Rory Cole each scored two goals. Single goals came from Jesse Cole (36 seconds into the game), Olivia Thornton, Emily Thayer and Brigette Thomas.

     Wood River led 5-2 at half and tacked on three more after intermission. Burley freshman Anna Goodman, who scored twice in a 7-2 loss at Canyon Ridge last Thursday, scored two more against the Wolverines to show her talent.

     On Thursday, Wood River traveled to Canyon Ridge (8-6-1, 6-2-0, 18 points) in a game to settle the second seed in next week’s Great Basin Conference tournament. The Riverhawks won a penalty kick shootout 1-1 (4-3) over Wood River Sept. 16.

     Wood River finishes its regular season Tuesday at Jerome.

     Three-time defending GBC tournament champion Twin Falls (11-3-0, 7-1-0) figures to take the top seed into the six-team tournament that begins Thursday, Oct. 9.

     At stake in the league tourney will be two automatic berths in the State 4A tournament Oct. 23 at Coeur d’Alene.

     The third-place GBC finisher will need to win a single-game playoff with a Boise-area team Oct. 18 in order to make the state trip.




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 © 2020 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.