Trout Lake plays Riverside Christian this Friday for the right to take on Moses Lake Christian for the Greater Columbia B League's single berth in the state 1A/B boys soccer tournament.
Friday's match--the fourth meeting of the season between the two teams--kicks off at 2 p.m. in Trout Lake. The winner travels to Moses Lake on Saturday for the state qualifier.
The Mustangs (6-3 in GCB, 12-3 overall) defeated Riverside Christian and Sunnyside Christian last week--both for the third time--to finish second to Moses Lake Christian (9-0, 14-2) in final GCB standings.
Trout Lake 8, at Sunnyside Christian 1 --
Seniors Kris Huffsmith and Peter Schmid combined for five goals to lead the Mustangs past the Knights last Friday.
Huffsmith recorded a hat trick and Schmid scored two goals and assisted on another as Trout Lake ended the regular season with its second win in a row.
Scoring in the match, by half, went as follows.
First half: 1, Trout Lake, Kris Huffsmith, 8:00; 2, Trout Lake, Peter Schmid, 13:00; 3, Trout Lake, Mark Poland (Schmid assist), 14:00; 4, Sunnyside, Jordan Haak, 30:00; 5, Trout Lake, Tony Leslie (Jesus Sanchez assist), 39:00.
Second half: 6, Trout Lake, own goal, 58:00; 7, Trout Lake, Schmid, 68:00; 8, Trout Lake, Huffsmith (Ben Steward assist), 70:00; 9, Trout Lake, Huffsmith, 75:00.
At Trout Lake 5, Riverside Christian 1 --
Mark Poland and Chris Wood each scored two unassisted goals in the Mustangs' Oct. 26 victory over the Crusaders.
Following is a summary of who scored and when.
First half: 1, Trout Lake, Mark Poland, 2:00; 2, Riverside, Trevor Pynch, 3:00; 3, Trout Lake, Poland, 25:00; 4, Trout Lake, Chris Wood, 37:00.
Second half: 5, Trout Lake, Wood, 43:00; 6, Trout Lake, Jesus Sanchez, 75:00.