Glacier Peak defeats Shorewood to clinch Wesco 3A regular-season soccer title

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Thunderbirds Mario Garcia, number 2, and Mikel Selberg
try to gain control of the ball in front of the goal.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

 Shorewood lost a 2-0 home soccer match to Glacier Peak Monday.

Glacier Peak's victory clinched the Wesco 3A regular-season championship for GP, which has a 11-0 Wesco 3A record (12-3 overall) with one game left. Shorewood has an 8-3 (10-3-2) record.

Although Monday was a hot sunny day, it rained for the first 15 minutes of the game.

Shorewood's Aiden Arslanoglu heads the ball between two Glacier Peak players.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

A goal in the 20th minute off a corner kick give Peak a 1-0 lead, which it held at halftime.

Shorewood created a number of solid chances in the second half but was unable to finish. Finally, a wicked shot following a free kick that was sent from the left outside the box to the right side in the box put Peak on top 2-0.

Isaac Whitaker was in goal for Shorewood.


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