King’s Way Christian 5, Elma 1
Montesano 5, Tenino 0
(Montesano, WA) King’s Way Christian and Montesano each rode semi-final offensive outbursts into Saturday’s District 4 1A girls soccer championship game, to be played at Jack Rottle Stadium. King’s Way (11-2) thumped Elma (10-5-2), 5-1, while Montesano (14-1-1) shutout Tenino (9-5), 5-0. During a non-league matchup early in the season, King’s Way defeated Montesano, 1-0.
Elma and Tenino play for third place and a spot in the state tournament at noon Saturday, followed by the title game at about 2 pm. King’s Way and Montesano are both assured of state berths.
Aurora Espinosa-Chaney, who earned Pacific Sports Spas Player of the Game for King’s Way scored twice for the Knights. Else Schey, Kate Roseburrough and Amber Kolb also scored. Brooke Sutherby, who scored Elma’s lone goal, was Player of the Game for Elma. Schey’s goal off a Kennedy Carpenter assist to give Kings Way a two-goal lead was the ProActive Physical Therapy Play of the Game.
Five different players — Peyton Poler, Brooke Streeter, Anna Ayres, Samantha Stanfield and Lexi Lovell — scored in Montesano’s victory. Haylee Perkinson recorded four saves to post her 10th shutout of the season.
Stanfield was the Bulldogs’ Pacfic Sports Spas Player of the Game for Montesano while Tenino wing Courtney Dodge for the nod for the Beavers. Streeter’s goal to put Montesano up 2-0 was the ProActive Physical Therapy Play of the Game.