Eagles remain undefeated with win over Wolves / Soccer

The Klahowya Secondary School soccer team continued its four-season, unbeaten conference streak with a 5-0 win over Coupeville Tuesday, Oct. 17, in Silverdale.

The Eagles have not lost a conference match since the Olympic League 1A division was formed four years ago and raised this year’s record to 7-0 (12-1 overall).

Despite the loss, Coupeville has wrapped up second place in the league with a 4-2 (6-7) mark with three matches remaining.

Port Townsend (1-5, 2-10) and Chimacum (1-6, 1-9-1) are fighting it out for third.

In Tuesday’s match with Klahowya, Coupeville showed improvement over the 9-0 loss to the Eagles Sept. 26.

“We gave them a tougher battle yesterday than our first game with them,” coach Kyle Nelson said. “We (had) a good defensive effort and some great saves by Sarah (Wright).”

Coupeville hosts Port Townsend at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, and then gets another shot at Klahowya at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, on Senior Night at Mickey Clark Field.

The Wolves round out the regular season at Chimacum at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25.

As the second seed out of the Olympic League, Coupeville with play the No. 3 team in the Nisqually League (currently Vashon Island) in the first round of the district tournament. The loser-out match is schedule for Oak Harbor’s Wildcat Memorial Stadium; the starting time is to be determined.

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