The Daily Inter Lake
HELENA Helena found the net first, with Sam Kopp scoring 20 minutes into play, but Glacier bounced back with three goals for a 3-1 Western AA boys soccer victory on Friday.
Kamren Barkus tied it for Glacier at 36 minutes with a goal and Conner Heil scored three minutes later to put the Wolfpack on top 2-1 at the half.
Glaciers Rohit Tappeta completed the scoring with a goal at 75 minutes.
Glacier (7-1-3 overall, 5-1-3 conference) plays Helena Capital today.
Glaciers busy week started at Missoula Sentinel on Tuesday with a 5-2 win.
Glacier and Helena tied earlier in the year 4-4.
We continue to learn from each game, Glacier coach Ryan Billiet said.
Continue to get better, more confident.
Our midfield play is patient, were breaking teams down and thats generating a lot of goal scoring opportunities for us, he continued.
And we are able to finish those this year.
This was was their best game of the season, he added.
I am excited for them to match, or exceed that, tomorrow.
Glacier 2 1 3
Helena High 1 0 1
H Sam Kopp (Ben Ries-Roncalli), 20:00
G Kamren Barkus, 36:00
G Conner Heil (Connor Griffin), 39:00
G Rohit Tappeta (Brady Schultz), 75:00
Shots on goals Glacier 10, Helena 7; Corner kicks Glacier 3, Helena 2; Goalie saves Glacier 4 (Logan Hill), Helena 6 (Gabe Studt); Fouls Glacier 9, Helena 8; Cards Glacier 1 yellow, Helena 1 yellow.
Flathead 3, Capital 2
HELENA Flathead defeated Helena Capital in a Western AA matchup.
No details were available.
Flathead plays at Helena High today.
Columbia Falls 6, Libby 0
LIBBY Four goals by August Emonde was more than enough to carry Columbia Falls past Libby in a Northern A contest.
Seth Hoffman and Alex Garate had the other goals.
Columbia Falls had 38 shots on goal to Libbys 2.
Corner kicks heavily favored the victors 14-1.
Columbia Falls moves on to postseason action next weekend.
Columbia Falls 2 4 6
Libby 0 0 0
CF Auguste Emond (Jakob Grein), 2:00
CF Seth Hoffman (Emond), 7:00
CF Emond (Skylar Chute), 44:00
CF Emond, 57:00
CF Emond, 64:00
CF Alex Garate (Chute), 72:00
Shots on goal Columbia Falls 38, Libby 2; Corner kicks Columbia Falls 14, Libby 1; Goalie saves Columbia Falls 2 (Niel Getts), Libby 19 (Tyler Lucas); Fouls Columbia Falls 4, Libby 1; Cards None.
Helena High 3, Glacier 0
HELENA Three different players scored for Helena High as the Bengals blanked Glacier in a Western AA contest.
Kamden Hilborn had a goal and an assist for Helena. Melina Hammer and Maddy Mariegard had the other goals.
Helena outshot Glacier on goal 21-11.
Glacier (6-2-1) plays Helena Capital today.
Glacier lost at Missoula Sentinel on Tuesday, 4-2.
Glacier 0 0 0
Helena High 1 2 3
HH Melina Hammer (Grace Lawlor), 15:00
HH Maddy Mariegard (Kamden Hilborn), 35:00
HH Hilborn (Leanna Marcovich), 55:00
Shots on goal Glacier 11, Helena 21; Corner kicks NA; Goalie saves - Glacier 11 (NA), Helena 6 (Ashlin Slanger); Fouls NA; Cards NA.
Capital 7, Flathead 0
HELENA Ellie Stiffler scored four goals, three in the first half, as Helena Capital rolled by Flathead in a Western AA contest.
Capital held a 17-7 edge in shots on goal.
Maddie Dardis had 11 keeper saves for Flathead.
Flathead plays at Helena High today.
Flathead 0 0 0
Helena Capital 5 2 7
HC Ellie Stiffler, 9:00
HC Ashley Carlson, 17;00
HC Stiffler, 21:00
HC Stiffler, 26:00
HC Hadley Plummer, 35:00
HC Stiffler, 48:00
HC Libby Linder, 66:00
Shots on goal Flathead 7, Capital 17; Corner kicks Flathead 2, Capital 2; Goalie saves Flathead 11 (Maddie Dardis), Capital 7 (Tanlee Picinich, Rachel Kosena); Fouls Flathead 6, Capital 1; Cards None.
Columbia Falls 10, Libby 2
LIBBY Hannah Gedlaman had four goals, Lakia Hill tallied three and Jose Windauer had two goals and three assists as Columbia Falls whipped Libby in a Northern A match.
Columbia Falls, the regular-season champ, led 5-1 at the half.
Kaylee Ashe had the other goal for Columbia Falls.
Zoie Spady and Abby Creighton scored for Libby.
Columbia Falls advances to playoff action next weekend.
Columbia Falls 5 5 10
Libby 1 1 2
CF Josie Windauer (Macey Sandefer), 9:00
CF Lakia Hill (Windauer), 14:00
CF Hannah Gedlaman (Hill), 23:00
CF Windauer (Sandefer), 24:00
L Zoie Spady, 33:00
CF Hill (Windauer), 38:00
CF Gedlaman (Flora Jarvis), 45:00
CF Gedlaman, 51:00
CF Hill (Windauer), 52:00
CF Kaylee Ashe, 55:00
L Abby Creighton, 57:00
CF Gedlaman (Katy Garate), 60:00
Shots on goal Columbia Falls 31, Libby 6; Corner kicks Columbia Falls 5, Libby 1; Goalie saves Columbia Falls 4 (Madeline Jarvis), Libby 21 (Bethany Thomas); Fouls Columbia Falls 4, Libby 2; Cards None.