Highlights, scores and observations of all things sports. Welcome to life on the bench with Ben Watanabe.
The Wildcats swept through their conference opponents, the South Whidbey Falcons included, en route to a 14-0 record. Archbishop Murphy’s defense had allowed only two goals to conference foes (South Whidbey had one), but allowed four in a 4-3 loss to Cheney in the state tournament. The Wildcats rebounded to blank Tumwater 2-0 for third place.
South Whidbey’s conference rival Archbishop Murphy continues to roll in the state 2A boys soccer tournament.
Archbishop Murphy defeated Mark Morris 2-0 last week, then blanked Bellingham 1-0 Friday. Both matches were on home turf at Everett Memorial Stadium. The AMHS Wildcats remain undefeated this season and take on the Cheney Blackhawks on Friday, May 25 at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner.
Bellingham eliminated South Whidbey from postseason play and barred the Falcons from the state tournament.
The Wildcats swept South Whidbey this season, including a 4-1 drubbing on the Falcons’ Senior Night.
South Whidbey will host Burlington-Edison at 6 p.m. Tuesday in a District 1 boys soccer playoff match.
Both South Whidbey and Burlington-Edison are in the consolation bracket and must win to extend their seasons. Whichever team wins its next two matches will advance to the 2A state tournament. …Read the rest of this post
The South Whidbey boys soccer team will head north to face Sehome in the District 1 playoffs. …Read the rest of this post
The Whidbey Crabs continued their winning streak by defeating the Kirkland 3-2 and 10-2.
In the opener, the Crabs overcome a 2-0 deficit in the bottom of the sixth inning. The Whidbey Pony League team scored three runs to take the lead and held off the visitors in the seventh inning for a comeback victory. Ricky Muzzy pitched the first three innings before Charlie Patterson relieved him to shut out Kirkland in the final four innings for the win. …Read the rest of this post
Remember that weekly segment I proposed back in December? Yeah, me neither apparently. After dropping the ball for months, here’s a quote that didn’t make the cut in the game story of the softball match between South Whidbey and Archbishop Murphy. …Read the rest of this post