Tonasket soccer tops Chelan in shootout

Quincy tops Brewster in battle of unbeaten teams

TONASKET – Tonasket soccer shocked Chelan, 2-1, following a shootout Saturday in a Caribou Trail League matchup.

“Both teams battled each other and the wind,” Chelan assistant coach Jim Broome said.

Tonasket led 1-0 at the half on a goal by Elias Abrego on an assist by Isaiah Albright.

“It was an excellent team effort,” Tonasket coach Jack Goyette said. “I am very proud of the team. This was our best team effort this year. We hope to sustain it.”

Chelan’s Humberto Ramirez tied the game 30 seconds into the second half.

The teams fought through two five-minute sudden-death overtimes before the shootout.

The Goats finished with 31 shots on goal compared to 9 for the Tiger.

“Tonasket’s goalkeeper had a great game stopping the Chelan attack,” Broome said.

Tonasket (3-5 overall, 1-5 league) is at Cashmere (2-5, 1-4) on Friday.

QUINCY – Quincy took over first place in the Caribou Trail League soccer standings with a 2-0 win over Brewster on Saturday.

“It wasn’t one of our best games,” assistant coach David Garcia said.

Both teams entered the game undefeated in the CTL.

Brewster finished with 3 shots on goal (1 in the first half; 2 in the second half).

Brewster’s Victor Chacon had 8 saves.

Cascade (3-3-1) is at Brewster (6-1, 5-1) on Saturday.

LEAVENWORTH – Justin Rivas scored three goals and Okanogan clamped down on third place in the Caribou Trail League with a 3-2 road victory over Cascade on Saturday.

Okanogan assists were by Nathan Carter, Jason Perez and Fabian Rodriguez.

“It was an evenly played game most of the way,” Okanogan coach Dean Klepec said. “We pulled ahead with about five minutes left and then held them off as they sent most of their team up the field.”

Quincy (5-2 overall, 5-0 league) is at Okanogan (5-2, 4-2) on Saturday.

NEWPORT – Newport edged Oroville, 5-4, in a shootout during a non-league match Saturday.

Oroville’s Cristian Diaz scored on a penalty kick five minutes into the match.

Aldo Perez and Abe Capote followed for a 3-0 Hornet lead at the half.

The Grizzlies roared back in the second half, scoring four straight goals.

Capote scored on a penalty kick, following Cristian Diaz being fouled, with a minute to go in regulation to tie the game.

“Both teams decided to do a shootout,” Oroville coach Mike Pitts said. “Both teams took eight penalty kicks and in the end we lost 5-6.

“I couldn’t be happier with how far we’ve come as a team and working out these kinks before league play is what’s it’s about.”

Oroville (1-4-2 overall, 0-1 league) is at Liberty Bell (6-1, 1-0) on Thursday.

OMAK – Cashmere blanked Omak, 10-0, in a Caribou Trail League soccer match Saturday.

“They beat us to nearly every ball in the air,” Omak coach Chris Werner said. “The wind in the first half was big for them. We didn’t take advantage of that in the second half.”

Omak (0-7 overall, 0-5 league) is at Chelan (3-4-1, 3-3) on Saturday.

OMAK – Liberty Bell stopped Omak, 5-2, in a non-league soccer match Thursday.

The Mountain Lions finished with 17 shots on goal, where the Pioneers’ goalkeeper had 12 saves, compared to 5 shots on goal for Omak.

German Ramirez scored both of Omak’s goals, one on an assist by Helin Perez.

Oroville (1-4-2 overall, 0-1 league) is at Liberty Bell (6-1, 1-0) on Thursday.

LEAVENWORTH – Cascade edged Tonasket, 1-0, in a league soccer match Thursday.

OROVILLE – Oroville and the Moses Lake C-squad fought to a 4-4 draw in a non-league match Thursday.

Moses Lake scored first before Oroville responded with two goals by Abe Capote and a goal by Aldo Perez.

Down 4-3, Oroville’s Cristian Diaz tied the match on an unassisted goal.

“We haven’t had many tight games, so I was happy to see them fight it out,” Oroville coach Mike Pitts said. “We need games like this going into league play.”


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