High School Soccer

Squalicum’s Langer records clean sheet against Meridian

In a match between two unbeatens, Squalicum blanked Meridian 4-0 on Thursday, Sept. 22 at Meridian High School behind an impressive shutout from Storm goalie Aly Langer.

Langer recorded nine saves and played a great game, said coach Jose Rodriguez.

“Meridian was pushing to score an equalizer after our first goal and she (Langer) played incredible,” Rodriguez said. “She was playing from post to post, and any ball that touched her hands was caught.”

The Storm scored its first goal in the 12th minute after Sophie Nguyen provided an assist to Natalie Shikany. Kendra Steele scored Squalicum’s second goal in the 71st minute from a Payton Fowler assist. Fowler then scored the Storm’s next two goals, the first with an assist from Shikany and the second from Fowler.

The Storm (5-1-1, 3-0-1 Northwest Conference) will play Lynden Christian on Tuesday, Sept. 27 in its next game, and Meridian (5-1-1, 2-1-1 NWC) will travel to play Bellingham on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Ferndale 4, Nooksack Valley 0 – The Golden Eagles shut out Nooksack Valley as Christiana Salinas scored two goals to lead Ferndale to victory. Ferndale (6-1-0, 4-0-0 NWC) will travel to play Lynden on Tuesday, Sept. 27, while Nooksack Valley will travel to Friday Harbor on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Lynden Christian 1, Sedro-Woolley 0 – The Lynden Christian Lyncs blanked the Sedro-Woolley Cubs 1-0 behind a goal from freshman Shyann Brandsma that was unassisted. The Lyncs (4-3-0, 2-2-1 NWC) will travel to play a tough Squalicum squad.

Mount Baker 0, Blaine 0 – The Blaine Borderites and Mount Baker Mountaineers played to a draw. Blaine coach, Kelly Tuski said that both teams competed hard, but her squad couldn’t find the back of the net. Blaine (1-5-1, 0-3-1 NWC) will travel to Nooksack Valley on Tuesday, Sept. 27, while Mount Baker (0-6-1, 0-3-1 NWC) will play at home against Sehome on Monday, Sep. 26.

Burlington-Edison 2, Lynden 0 – The Lynden Lions were shutout against the Burlington-Edison Tigers. The Lions (2-4-1, 1-2-1 NWC) will host Ferndale on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Bellingham 4, Lakewood 0 – Ali Krell led Bellingham to a 4-0 victory over Lakewood with two goals. Morgan Jones added a goal and also assisted on Krell’s first goal. Bellingham (3-4-0, 3-1-0 NWC) will take on Meridian at Civic Field on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Scoreboard

NWC STANDINGS

All

NWC

School (Class)

W-L-T

W-L-T

Burlington-Edison (2A)

5-0-2

4-0-0

Ferndale (3A)

6-1-0

4-0-0

Squalicum (2A)

5-1-1

3-0-1

Meridian (1A)

5-1-1

2-1-1

Sehome (2A)

5-1-0

2-1-0

Anacortes (2A)

3-3-0

2-1-0

Bellingham (2A)

3-4-0

3-1-0

Sedro-Woolley (2A)

3-3-1

1-2-1

Lynden (2A)

2-4-1

1-2-1

Lynden Christian (1A)

4-3-0

2-2-1

Blaine (2A)

1-5-1

0-3-1

Lakewood (2A)

1-5-0

0-3-0

Mount Baker (1A)

0-6-1

0-3-1

Nooksack Valley (1A)

0-6-0

0-4-0

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