Glacier Peak scored before the match was a minute old, then held on to beat Chief Sealth 2-1 in a Class 3A first-round game.
SNOHOMISH — Glacier Peak’s two early goals held up in the face of a late second-half rally from Chief Sealth, as the Grizzlies defeated the Seahawks 2-1 in the first round of the Class 3A boys soccer state tournament Wednesday night.
The Grizzlies (13-5-2) advance to play defending state champion Bainbridge in the quarterfinals Saturday.
Glacier Peak scored before the match was a minute old. Michael Mikulsky gathered a deflected miss and sent it into the back of the net 50 seconds in.
Soon after, Branson Corwin added the Grizzlies’ second goal, also off a deflected miss.
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Chief Sealth (13-3-3) spent the rest of the match trying to dig itself out of a hole. The Seahawks scored in the 58th minute when midfielder Mori Tsuchiya sent a firecracker past the outstretched hand of Glacier Peak goalie Lucas Macmillan and into the upper-left corner.
In the final minutes, however, Macmillan held steady against a fury of Chief Sealth attacks.
Ferris 4, Mount Rainier 2
At Spokane Falls CC, Clayton Paull had a hat trick as the Saxons (13-5) finished the Rams’ season. Four minutes into the second half, Mount Rainier (11-4-4) tied it 1-1 on a goal by junior forward Garrett Weaver. But Mikias Repsold answered one minute later to put Ferris ahead 2-1, and Paul scored his second and third goals in the 52nd and 62nd minutes for the Saxons. Tino Lopez-Slish got the other goal for Mount Rainier, which was outshot 20-16.
Sumner 2, Olympic 1
At Sunset Chev Stadium, Andres Lirio stunned Olympic with goals one minute apart in the second half as Sumner (15-3) advanced. The Spartans, who are in the quarterfinals for only the second time in school history, play Sedro-Woolley Saturday night at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner.
Olympic went ahead 1-0 with nine minutes remaining in the first half, and it stayed that way until Lirio’s tying goal in the 59th minute. He struck again one minute later.
Chelan 6, Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) 0
Chelan overwhelmed the Eagles to advance to the quarterfinals against Manson, a 1-0 first-round winner over Royal on Tuesday.