High School Sports

Late, long touchdown helps Federal Way down Auburn Mountainview

The News Tribune

FOOTBALL

Federal Way 21, Auburn Mountainview 17: Solomon Bang threw a 68-yard touchdown to Kamar Collier in the fourth quarter to help the Eagles rally to a victory.

The Lions led 11-7 in the second quarter thanks to a safety and the first of three field goals by Carlos Huizar. Federal Way took a 14-11 hafltime lead on a Bang’s 61-yard touchdown strike to Julio Chavez-Teilei.

Auburn Mountainview forged a tie in the third quarter on Huizar’s 37-yard field goal and then took the lead, 17-14, in the fourth on Huizar’s 24-yarder. The Lions’ lone TD came on a 32-yard pass from Sui Daniels to Bill Benjamin in the second quarter.

“The couple of deep passes and our defense was the key to success today,” Federal Way coach Jared Wren said. “They scored only one touchdown so we kept them out of the end zone.”

VOLLEYBALL

Orting 3, River Ridge 2: The Cardinals rallied from a 2-1 deficit behind late kills by Holly Thomas and the all-around performance of Sarah Fohn.

“The team pulled together and started to enjoy themselves and the game,” said Orting coach Gariann Frey. “We had a lot of unforced errors tonight. They decided to play and take care of the ball had a lot of passion.”

Fohn led the Cardinals with 19 assists, 19 digs, three aces and two blocks.

Black Hills 3, Battle Ground 0: The Wolves traveled to Bellingham and knocked off a 4A team.

Black Hills, a 2A school, pulled out a close win in the first game, 27-25, and then cruised to the sweep.

Amber Fowler led the Wolves with three aces, nine kills and ten digs to round out her night. Aisnley Campbell had 26 assists and Emma Goodman had five aces and 11 digs for Black Hills.

Sumner 3, Thomas Jefferson 0: Sadie Gussler and McKenna McDaniel helpe the Spartans sweep the Raiders. Guzzler had 27 assists whil McDaniel was 18-for-18 in serves with five aces.

Capital 3, North Thurston 0: Madison Nichols had four kills, six digs, five aces and was 23-for-24 serving to lead the Cougars.

Elise Neath also had a big day for Capital, recording 14 digs and going seven-for-eight serving with an ace.

North Thurston was led by Elana Fairchild, who had four kills and eight digs.

GIRLS SOCCER

Steilacoom 3, Eatonville 2: An own goal in the 79th minute allowed the Sentinels to edge the Cruisers.

Steilacoom got goals form Megan Todaro in the 21st minute and Tatyana Johnson in the 64th minute.

Gig Harbor 6, Capital 0: Carolyn Merrick scored a goal and assisted on three others to lead the Tides past the Cougars.

Gig Harbor’s Jaylyn Barton scored twice and keeper Claire Bosselman recorded the shutout. Other goal scorers were Paige Tullis, Allison Moren and Anna Stewart.

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