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King’s win over Lakewood boosts South Whidbey | BOYS SOCCER

April 23rd, 2013 at Tue, 23rd, 2013 at 8:16 am by benwatanabe

A 3-2 win by King’s over Lakewood on Monday may boost South Whidbey from fourth place in Cascade Conference standings to third. 

The Falcon boys soccer team narrowly escaped Sultan on the road with a 4-3 victory that apparently required little to no defense for much of the game. Multi goal games in high school soccer are rare, especially where both teams have several scores.

Both South Whidbey and Lakewood are 8-4-0 in Cascade Conference games and 8-4-2 overall. South Whidbey and Lakewood split the season series.

None of it matters for either team’s playoff position, however. South Whidbey is a 1A school and Lakewood is 2A. But the recent loss could bump South Whidbey to third, and even possibly second place in its conference, for its best league record in more than four years.

Reporter for the South Whidbey Record. Currently I cover Langley, South Whidbey Fire/EMS, the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District, Clinton and sports. On any given night or any given weekday, I'm likely watching a baseball, basketball or football game on TV while reading Mother Jones, Esquire, The New York Times, The Seattle Times, The Daily Herald or scrolling through Twitter. If I can go sailing, I do. Fishing is a recently discovered hobby, but there are few things as exciting as getting a fish on the line and the battle between urgency and patience to haul it in. I don't much care for pets, but probably want to pet your dog or hold your cat.

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