Vikes, Vals soccer win some, lose some - and tie

For the Eagle | September 9, 2020 2:40 AM

Girls Soccer

Valkyries 0 - Stevensville 2

Valkyries 3 - Corvallis 1

The Valkyries soccer team earned a split this week as they fell 0-2 at Stevensville Thursday before bouncing back at home with a 3-1 win over Corvallis Saturday.

Against Corvallis Saturday, Brette Guenzler got the scoring started when she beat the Lady Blue Devil keeper with a free kick in the game’s 17th minute, but Corvallis answered with a goal to knot the score at 1-1 at the half. Calista Worble gave Bigfork the lead for good with an unassisted goal in the 60th minute before Guenzler added another free kick goal in extra time.

“It’s a big win for us. I thought we were tired, but the girls were tough and held it together, so I am quite pleased with their performance,” head coach Tim Guenzler said. “Corvallis is an experienced team, so we were happy to get the win over a good team.”

The Vals will be at Columbia Falls Friday as they take on the Wildkats at 7 p.m.


Calista Wroble takes a shot in the second half against Corvallis Saturday.


Brette Guenzler battles for control of the ball against Corvallis Saturday.


Callie Gembala pushed the ball forward against the Lady Blue Devil defense.

Boys Soccer

Vikings 1 - Stevensville 6

Vikings 1 - Corvallis 1

The Vikings soccer team bounced back from a 6-1 loss at Stevensville Thursday by earning a tie at home against Corvallis Saturday. The Vikings struck quickly against the Blue Devils as Trevor Hill made a precision pass to Ben Pilskalns, who put the ball past the Corvallis keeper for a 1-0 lead. The Vikings played the majority of the game with an advantage as Blue Devil Logan Moore earned a red card in the first half, but Corvallis tied the game on a penalty kick in the game’s 59th minute. The Vikings will face the Wildcats in Columbia Falls Friday at 5 p.m.


Viking Trevor Hill looks to take the ball from Corvallis forward Luke Sangter Saturday.


Vikings keeper Caden Riedesel makes a sliding save against the Blue Devils.


Freshman Traic Fainter looks to move the ball up against the Corvallis defense.