PREP SOCCER: Charter holds off ‘Jacks

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ST. MARIES — Isabella Lucky, Sarah Hines and Cali Shipman scored first-half goals, leading the Coeur d’Alene Panthers in an 3-0 Intermountain League win over the St. Maries Lumberjacks at City Park on Tuesday.

“Several things were not going our way, but we were able to play through them enough to put three in during the first half,” Coeur d’Alene Charter coach Stacy Smith said. “St. Maries’ field is great because of its size, but it is not very forgiving when it comes to pace on the ball and first touches. We couldn’t seem to get much of a handle on either of those throughout, so I’m happy we were able to get of there with a win.”

Mercedes Zepeda had one save for Coeur d’Alene Charter (7-0, 6-0 IML), which travels to St. George’s on Thursday.

St. Maries (3-3-1, 3-3-1) travels to Kellogg on Thursday.

First half — 1, CdAC, Isabella Lucky (Sandy Faulkner), 6:00. 2, CdAC, Sarah Hines (Eliason Cherrstrom), 17:00. 3, CdAC, Cali Shipman (Elizabeth Lehosit), 39:00. Second half — none.

Shots on goal — CdAC 18, SM 1.

Saves — CdAC, Mercedes Zepeda 1; SM, Jenna Holder 13.

Coeur d’Alene 13

Post Falls 0

POST FALLS — Erika Skindlov had four goals and Geneva Bengtson added three goals and an assist, leading the Vikings past the Trojans in the 5A Inland Empire League opener for both schools at Post Falls High.

“It was a good bounceback for us,” said Coeur d’Alene coach Andy Vredenburg, whose team lost 2-1 on penalty kicks to Lewis and Clark on Monday at Joe Albi Stadium in Spokane. “We really wanted to focus on finishing our opportunities, and we definitely did that today.”

Coeur d’Alene (3-3) hosts Lake City on Saturday.

Post Falls (2-5) visits Lakeland on Thursday.

First half — 1, Cd’A, Erika Skindlov (Maddie Sorsabal), 3:00. 2, Cd’A, Skindlov (unassisted), 17:00. 3, Cd’A, Geneva Bengtson (Kelley Lara), 20:00. 4, Cd’A, Bengtson (Lara), 21:00. 5, Cd’A, Lara (Holly Hudson), 28:00. 6, Cd’A, Skindlov (unassisted), 38:00. Second half — 7, Cd’A, Skindlov (Addie Smart), 51:00. 8, Cd’A, Bengtson (unassisted), 54:00. 9, Cd’A, Abby Lyman (Julie Stith), 56:00. 10, Cd’A, Tierra Lambert (Mackenzie Mattis), 65:00. 11, Cd’A, Lambert (Stith), 66:00. 12, Cd’A, Smart (unassisted), 69:00. 13, Cd’A, Lambert (Bengtson), 75:00.

Shots on goal — Cd’A 24, PF 3.

Saves — Cd’A, Lilly Foster 3; PF, Carly Schacher 10.

Timberlake 8

Bonners Ferry 0

SPIRIT LAKE — Kaylee Dockter and Brecken Lawlar had two goals each for the Tigers in an Intermountain League win over the Badgers at Timberlake High.

Georgina Simpson, Alexis Barry, Karissa Willis and Mackenzie Wells scored a goal each for Timberlake (4-1-1, 4-1-1 IML), which hosts Priest River on Saturday.

“We did a better job with our possession and view of the field tonight,” Timberlake coach Steve Michael said. “So I was pleased with that.”


Bonners Ferry 1

Timberlake 0

SPIRIT LAKE — Preston McLeish’s goal was the difference as the Badgers beat the Tigers in an Intermountain League match at Timberlake High.

“I thought our defense was great tonight,” Timberlake coach Steve Michael said. “Their speed was hard to keep up with, but our defense did. (Timberlake goalkeeper) Sheldon Kistler was phenomenal with 15 saves, and made some great choices. I was proud of the boys. We just didn’t have the depth on our bench, but we stayed in the match mentally and didn’t quit.”

Timberlake (3-2, 2-2 IML) hosts Priest River on Saturday.

Coeur d’Alene 5

Post Falls 0

COEUR d’ALENE — Cameron Dance had a goal and two assists as the Vikings blanked the Trojans in the 5A Inland Empire League opener for both teams.

“We were able to build the play up, starting with our defense,” Coeur d’Alene coach Braden Ridgewell said. “We created a lot of space with our outside players ... this is a style of soccer our boys have wanted to play.”

Coeur d’Alene (4-1) plays at Lake City on Saturday.

Post Falls (1-4) is home vs. Lakeland on Thursday.

First half — 1, Cd’A, Dakota Fisbeck (Drake Prohaska), 8:00. 2, Cd’A, Docker Bond (free kick), 17:00. 3, Cd’A, Gavin McLuskie (Cameron Dance), 30:00. 4, Cd’A, Dance (Dylan Bengtson), 35:00. Second half — 5, Bengtson (Dance), 65:00.

Shots on goal — PF 4, Cd’A 15.

Saves — PF, 10; Cd’A, Cooper Proctor 3.

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