EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont boys soccer team rallied from a two-goal deficit Wednesday only to lose to Kennewick in a shootout.
The Lions also beat the Wildcats in a shootout the first time the teams met this season, only where that game was tied 0-0 at the end of regulation, Wednesday’s contest was knotted 3-3.
“I feel like we definitely outplayed them,” Wildcats coach Eric Duffey said. “Defensively we made some errors that cost us and it’s tough to win games when you let them score three times on you.”
Duffey said Eastmont also had trouble getting anything past veteran Kennewick goalie Jared Gower.
“I am confident with Danny (Romero) in goal, but against Kennewick, they have an outstanding senior goalie,” Duffey said. “Besides the PKs, he did save several shots that, with other people in goal, would have been in for sure.”
Hernan Mendoza got Eastmont on the board in the 50th minute, scoring the first of three Eastmont goals in a six-minute span. Joel Villa tied it in the 54th minute on an assist from Mauricio Perez, and Juan Rodriguez gave the Wildcats the lead with a goal in the 56th minute, again on an assist from Perez.
The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for the Wildcats, and was also the team’s first league loss of the year at home.
Hillary Seabrook took fourth overall, Sarah Sparling shot a personal best and Haley Lipp scored her first-ever birdie, as the Eastmont girls finished third in a girls golf POD at Canyon Lakes Golf Club in Kennewick.
“Everybody played pretty well,” coach Pat Welch said. “I thought we met our expectations.”
Seabrook shot 90 to nab a top-five finish, while Sparling’s 100 was a career best. Lipp birdied the par-3 12th hole on the way to a 102, and Cami Fishbourne rounded out the team score with a 104.
John Heinitz was four over after four holes but played even par the rest of the day to finish at 76, missing a spot in the top 10 by one stroke in a Big Nine boys golf pod at Canyon Lakes Golf Club.
Gavin Gahringer and Chris Shimek shot 85 and 86 respectively for the Wildcats, who tied for sixth.
Cashmere 11, Okanogan 1
Colton Loomis tossed a six-inning three-hitter as Cashmere downed Okanogan 11-1 in Caribou Trail League baseball action Wednesday.
Tyler McNair went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and a pair of stolen bases, and Jake Dilly and Cooper Elliott each added a pair of hits behind Loomis, who struck out six and didn’t walk a batter.