Bulldogs, Bears soccer move on

Brewster takes on Chelan in finals

HELAN – Chelan soccer won a shootout, 4-2, over Okanogan in a 1A/2B semifinal tri-district match Wednesday.

“On an extremely hot day, Chelan came ready to play and dominated the whole game,” Chelan assistant coach Jim Broome said following the 1-0 victory.

The Goats outshot Okanogan, 31-7 on goal, but neither side could find the net in regulation and two overtime periods.

“Our defense played great and Enrique Vargas did a great job in the goal,” Okanogan coach Dean Klepec said.

Chelan advanced to the championship match against Brewster (No. 1 and No. 2 seeds to state) that was played Saturday in Wenatchee.

Okanogan was to play Quincy (No. 3 and No. 4 seeds) in a consolation match the same day.

All four teams advanced to state matches that start May 24.

The No. 1- and No. 3-seeded teams end up on one side of the bracket that opens play at Dan White Field at Eastmont High School, 955 N.E. Third St., East Wenatchee.

The No. 2 and No. 4 seeds are on the other side of the bracket and open play at Larson Playfield, 2501 W. Broadway Ave., Moses Lake.


BREWSTER – Brewster hung on for a 4-3 soccer victory over Quincy on Wednesday.

“We played a good game, but let them back into the games in the second half,” Brewster coach Ernie Santos said. “We can play better next time.”

Cristian Talavera scored two goals, while Luis Orozco and Edwin Tinoco each knocked in a goal.

Tinoco and Orozco each had assists.

Brewster goalkeeper Victor Chacon finished with 9 saves.

The Bears were to play Chelan for the tri-district championship and the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds to state on Saturday in Wenatchee.


LAKESIDE – Okanogan soccer topped Lakeside, 4-1, in a loser-out tri-district opening match Monday.

Justin Rivas punched in three goals and Jason Perez had a score.

“Defen-sively, we played well and held them to one goal,” Okanogan coach Dean Klepec said.

Quincy blanked Manson, 6-0, in a loser-out game Monday.

First-round, loser-out games competed Saturday (reported in Wednesday’s Chronicle) included Chelan 4; Bridgeport 1; and Brewster 6, Medical Lake 6.


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