Soccer Whitefish boys blast Bigfork, 8-1

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WHITEFISH — Six different players accounted for goals as Whitefish continues to march forward briskly with a convincing 8-1 Northern A boys soccer triumph over Bigfork on Tuesday at rainy Smith Fields.

Whitefish (11-0 overall, 7-0 league) led 6-0 at the half.

Casey Schneider and Xander Burger both scored twice in the first 20 minutes as Whitefish held a commanding 4-0 edge.

Also scoring for the Bulldogs were Sam Menicke, Ian Lacey, Brandon Mendoza and Chase Sabin.

Whitefish outshot Bigfork on goal 20-5 and led in corner kicks 9-2.

Whitefish is back in action Thursday at Polson at 7 p.m. Whitefish won the first matchup 5-0, handing Polson its only loss of the season.

Bigfork 0 1 — 1

Whitefish 6 2 — 8

W — Casey Schneider (Ammann Koch-Ford), 9:00

W — Xander Burger (Schneider), 12:00

W — Burger (Ian Lacey), 14:00

W — Schneider (Lacey), 20:00

W — Sam Menicke, PK, 21:00

W — Lacey (Brandon Mendoza), 23:00

W — Mendoza (Gabe Menicke), 42:00

W — Chase Sabin (Riley Arndt), 59:00

B — Chayton Troesh-Worrell, 77:00

Shots on goal — Bigfork 5, Whitefish 20; Corner kicks — Bigfork 2, Whitefish 9; Keeper saves — Bigfork 12 (Caden Riedesel), Whitefish 4 (Colter Upton, Will Peppmeier); Fouls — Bigfork 2, Whitefish 2; Cards — None.

Columbia Falls 1, Libby 0

LIBBY — John Gilk scored in the 60th minute off a free kick from 30-yards out to lift Columbia Falls to a Northern A win over Libby.

“We came out flat the first half, thought about last time we played them 9-0 (victory),” Columbia Falls coach O’Brien Byrd said. “Libby came out strong. We brought the intensity up in the second half. It was almost too late.”

Byrd said Gilk’s shot was a “beautiful curling” goal.

Columbia Falls (4-7, 3-4) plays at Bigfork on Thursday

Libby’s next outing is Saturday at home versus Polson.

Columbia Falls 0 1 — 1

Libby 0 0 — 0

CF — John Gilk, 60:00

Shots on goal — Columbia Falls 15, Libby 4; Corner kicks — Columbia Falls 10, Libby 2; Keeper saves — Columbia Falls 5 (Story Stemborski), Libby 11 (Isaac O’Rourke); Fouls — Columbia Falls 7, Libby 6; Cards — None.


Bigfork vs. Whitefish

WHITEFISH — No results were available of the Northern A match at Smith Fields.

Whitefish play at Polson on Thursday while Bigfork entertains Columbia Falls.

Columbia Falls 10, Libby 1

LIBBY — Columbia Falls scored eight goals in the first half en route to the Northern A victory over Libby.

Full scoring and statistics not available.

Columbia Falls plays at Bigfork on Thursday.

Libby’s next outing is Saturday at home versus Polson.

Columbia Falls 8 2 — 10

Libby 0 1 — 1

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