Brewster fuels up on Tinoco goals

Bears, Bulldogs reach postseason

MEDICAL LAKE – Edwin Tinoco scored three goals in five minutes to lift Brewster to a 6-0 win over Medical Lake in a loser-out game Saturday in the opening round of the Tri-District Tournament.

Luis Orozco scored 3 minutes into the game on a Cristian Talavera assist.

“We just kept the pressure on,” assistant coach David Garcia said. “Ball movement was good with few errors.”

Tinoco then scored three straight goals starting with 7 minutes to go in the first half, Garcia said.

Alex Mendez had two assists in the run that left the Bears in front 4-0 at the half.

Talavera scored 3 minutes into the second half on an assist by Ricardo Garcia, the coach said.

Edgar Najera scored the final goal at the 60th minute on a Brady Busching assist.

Medical Lake (11-8), which was eliminated, finished with 11 saves.

Brewster goalkeeper Victor Chacon had 4 saves.

Brewster was scheduled to take on the winner of the Quincy/Manson game that was to be played Monday at 4 p.m. at the higher seeded team on Tuesday.

The tournament wraps up Saturday at the Apple Bowl, 1101 Millerdale Ave. in Wenatchee, with a consolation game at 3 p.m. for the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds to the next round. The championship game will be 5 p.m..

CHELAN – Chelan eliminated Bridgeport, 4-1, in the opening round of the Tri-District soccer tournament Saturday.

“Both teams played tough knowing what was on the line,” Chelan assistant coach Jim Broome said. “The loser goes home and the winner gets a state birth.”

This was the fourth straight year Chelan qualified for state.

Brewster pushed across its lone goal with four minutes left in the game.

Chelan was to play the winner of the Okanogan and Lakeside game on Tuesday in Chelan.

BREWSTER – Brewster soccer shook up the Caribou Trail League standings with a 4-2 win over Quincy on Thursday.

The Jackrabbits entered the game tied with Chelan for first place.

When the dust settled Thursday, Chelan was all alone in first while Brewster, Quincy and Okanogan all tied for third.

The Bears, using a tiebreaker system, would be seeded No. 2, Quincy seeded No. 3 and Okanogan seeded No. 4.

The game was scoreless at the half for senior night.

The Bears exploded with four second-half goals by Cristian Talavera, Luis Rosales, Edwin Tinoco and Ricardo Garcia.

Victor Chacon finished with 5 saves.

OKANOGAN – Okanogan reached postseason with a 5-2 victory over Cascade on Thursday.

The Bulldogs were to play at Lakeside on Monday in a loser-out game.

The winner was to play Chelan on Tuesday.

The Tri-District tournament finishes Saturday at the Apple Bowl, 1101 Millerdale Ave. in Wenatchee.

CHELAN – Chelan secured first place in the Caribou Trail League with a 4-0 win over Tonasket on Thursday.

The Goats finished with 43 shots on goal compared to 7 for the Tigers, who did not reach postseason.

CASHMERE – Cashmere shut out Omak, 5-0, in the final day of league play Thursday.

Neither team advanced to the postseason.


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