Junior Fausto Vieyra battles for the ball
with an Okanogan player. File Photo by Richard Uhlhorn
Seattle Academy hosts the Chelan Goats for a
by Richard Uhlhorn (as
reported by Asst. Coach Jim Broome)
posting their first league win over the Okanogan Bulldogs, the Chelan soccer
team traveled to Seattle on Saturday, March 22, to take on Seattle Academy at
Shoreline Stadium. Seattle Academy is one of the premiere high school teams in
the state and frequently makes the trip to the State Soccer Tournament.
was at 7 p.m. in Shoreline and according to Assistant Coach Jim Broome, the
game was a tough one. “Both teams went into the half tied at zero,” reported
minutes in to the second half, Chelan Freshman Victor Alvarez scored the Goat’s
only goal of the game. From that point on, Chelan held off Seattle Academy from
scoring until only five minutes were left in the game which ended with the two
teams tied at 1-all.
“We want to say a huge thank you to
Seattle Academy for helping make this game possible,” said Broome. Seattle
Academy paid for hotel rooms for the team and coaches, they also paid for dinner
for the whole Chelan team. “We are very appreciative of Seattle Academy's
generosity.” They went above and beyond what was expected and helped make it a
great weekend of soccer between two great teams.