The Hamilton boys and girls soccer teams had a successful weekend, notching wins on Thursday against Corvallis and then again on Saturday against Polson.
The Hamilton boys got off to a good start against Corvallis on Thursday when Tanner Crossman’s shot on goal hit the side bar and bounced in for the goal. Kyle Crossman was credited with the assist. Tanner scored once more, at the 56 minute mark, to make the score 3-0. David Feldman scored an unassisted goal for the Broncs at the 31-minute mark. Corvallis took 10 shots on goal while Hamilton had five shots.
On Saturday, Hamilton played Polson in Polson. The Broncs won, 2-1. Polson scored their only goal at the 18-minute mark when Morgan Moll took a James Larson pass and scored. Hamilton’s Sam Kern scored at 21 minutes off of a penalty kick. Tanner Crossman broke the tie at 79 minutes when he took a pass from Hunter Schiender to make the goal. Hamilton had 15 shots on goal while Polson had six. Niall Gallagher-Clancy had three saves for Hamilton.
The Corvallis boys defeated Frenchtown, 4-1, on Saturday. John Carmona hit Corvallis’ first goal at the 13 minute mark off of a Josh Venema pass. Frenchtown came back to score at the 32 minute mark but that would be the last score from the Broncs. Kaiam Syester scored the next two goals for Corvallis, one off of a Carmona assist at 47 minutes and the second just five minutes later off a D.J. Pekoc pass. Venema scored the final Blue Devil goal at 67 minutes. Corvallis took 11 shots on goal. Gifford had five saves for the Blue Devils.
Stevensville topped Loyola, 4-0, on Saturday. The young Stevi team got on the scoreboard at the five minute mark when Paden Belcourt took a Joseph Fecteau pass to the net. It was Fecteau again who this time assisted Daniel Pendergast for another goal at the 19-minute mark. Quade Renstrom made the last two goals, one at 54 minutes and the second at 63 minutes. Sam Giese had the assist on Renstrom’s first goal and Nicholas Jensen assisted on the second goal. Stevensville took 23 shots on goal while Loyola only took nine. Daniel Bradt had five saves for the ‘Jackets. Stevensville lost to Frenchtown, 4-0, on Thursday.
The Hamilton girls defeated Corvallis, 3-1, on Thursday. Hamilton scored first when Sami Kratofil, with an assist by Jill Toevs, hit the goal at the three-minute mark. Corvallis came back and scored eight minutes later when Ayden Eickhoff made an unassisted goal. Hamilton’s Brianna Abrahamsen broke the tie at the 20-minute mark with an unassisted goal. Abrahamsen also had the final goal three minutes after the half. Corvallis took six shots on goal and Hamilton had 16. Corvallis’ Roxy Rademacher had seven saves as keeper. Hamilton’s Marina McGourty had a save and Larami Schara had four.
Hamilton rolled over Polson on Saturday, 7-0, with two players each scoring two goals. Karissa Pfantz took a Bre Orr pass and scored in the first minute of play. She came back and scored again at the eight-minute mark. Abrahamsen scored at the 41-minute mark off a Kendal Gordon assist. Abrahamsen scored again at the 45 minute mark when she booted a Nina Orr pass into the net. Gordon scored at the 30-minute mark and Bre Orr had the final goal at the 57-minute mark. Hamilton took 29 shots on goal and Polson only had one shot on goal.
Stevensville tied with Frenchtown, 2-2, on Thursday. Brooke Constantino’s goal at 57 minutes tied Stevensville with Frenchtown. She scored again 13 minutes later to give Stevensville the lead. However Frenchtown came back to score two minutes later and tie the game. Stevensville took five shots on goal while Frenchtown had six. Evie Tiplady had three saves for the ‘Jackets.
Loyola topped Stevensville, 3-2, in a close match on Saturday. Stevensville took an early lead when Constantino scored at the 15-minute mark. The ‘Jackets held the lead through the first half but Loyola came out and scored at the 68 minute mark to tie the game and then again four minutes later. Carly Sebastian scored for Stevi at the 75 minute to tie the match. However a last second kick by Loyola’s Mikayla Schneider as time ran out gave Loyola the win. Stevensville took 11 shots on goal and Tip lady had six saves.
Corvallis battled to a 4-4 tie with Frenchtown on Saturday. Corvallis scored early when Eickhoff hit an unassisted goal at five minutes. Katelyn Frost scored again for the Blue Devils 20 minutes later. But then Frenchtown went to town and scored three goals to take the lead before the half ended. Frost came back and scored at 59 minutes and Eickhoff gave the Blue Devils the lead at 72 minutes. Zahra Tierney of Frenchtown scored the tying goal with four minutes remaining. Rademacher had five saves for Corvallis.