Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Montesano all picked up wins on the pitch as we take a look at all the prep boys soccer action from Friday.
PREP BOYS SOCCER
Aberdeen 3, Rochester 1
Aberdeen scored three first-half goals en route to a 3-1 victory over the Rochester Warriors on Friday in Rochester.
Aberdeen (4-1-1 overall, 2-1 2A Evergreen) got off to a hot start when junior midfielder Edwin Quintana sent a corner kick into the box, which was received by junior midfielder Hugo Garcia, who sent a cross to a slashing Colby Mendoza for a 1-0 lead in the ninth minute.
Four minutes later, senior forward Miguel Martinez was taken down in the box and awarded a penalty kick, which he converted for a 2-0 Bobcats lead.
Later in the half, Martinez t00k a pass from senior forward Daniel Garcia and chipped a shot over the Warriors keeper from 20 yards out for a 3-0 Aberdeen advantage.
Rochester (2-6, 0-3) scored in stoppage time of the second half to avoid the shutout.
“We really played pretty well in a physical match,” said Aberdeen head coach Larry Fleming, who commented on a “slick grass surface” and the defensive play of Alan Avalos, Javier Garcia and Hugo Garcia. “(We) tried our best to keep our footing and our touch as the field got slicker, and turned in a solid performance.”
Aberdeen 3 0 — 3
Rochester 0 1 — 1
First half — 1, Aberdeen, Mendoza (Garcia), 9th minute. 2, Aberdeen, Martinez, 13th minute. 3, Martinez (Garcia), n/a.
Second half — 4, Rochester, n/a, stoppage time.
Hoquiam 3, Ilwaco 2
Hoquiam picked up its first win of the season with a 3-2 victory over Ilwaco on Friday in Hoquiam.
The Grizzlies (1-4, 1-2 1A Evergreen) got a goal in the first half from senior Roman Bedolla.
Hoquiam junior Alan Ramirez scored a goal in the second half and was followed later by Bedolla’s second goal of the game.
“We let a couple get away from us as we are still working with different defenders throughout the game,” Hoquiam head coach John Johnson said. “I am pleased and it was a well-deserved win. Our team is constantly making progress every game.”
Hoquiam hosts Elma at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
Montesano 1, Forks 0
Montesano remained undefeated on the season with a 1-0 victory over Forks on Friday in Montesano.
The Bulldogs (4-0 overall, 3-0 1A Evergreen) and Spartans (1-3, 1-2) played to a scoreless tie through regulation.
Montesano midfielder Gabe Pyhala scored late in overtime to give the Bulldogs the victory.
Montesano takes on Eatonville at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Eatonville High School.
Forks 0 0 0 — 0
Montesano 0 0 1 — 1
Overtime — 1, Montesano, Pyhala.
Tenino 3, Raymond-South Bend 1
Raymond-South Bend fell to Tenino 3-1 on Friday at Tenino High School.
The Ravens (0-3 overall, 1A Evergreen) fell behind after giving up what head coach Joe Keegan said were “three soft goals” to fall behind 3-0 by halftime.
After the break, RSB rallied, nearly scoring a goal on a high, hard shot off a free kick by Edgar Ramirez that was deflected over the crossbar the Tenino keeper.
With approximately 10 minutes left in the game, the Ravens broke the shutout bid when Josue Quintana scored to make it a 3-1 final.
Keegan said he was pleased with the way his team stepped up its defense in the second half.
“At half time we got the boys to be more physical in defending,” he said. “Tenino was held at bay.”
RSB hosts Ilwaco at 6 p.m. Monday at South Bend High School.
Raymond-South Bend 0 1 — 1
Tenino 3 0 — 3
Prep Boys Soccer
Elma 12, Eatonville 0