At Hillcrest, Roxanne Hoffman had a hat trick and was one of four goal scorers for the Knights as the Hillcrest High School girls soccer team opened 5A District 5-6 play with a 7-0 win over Idaho Falls.
Hoffman had one goal in the first half and two in the second half.
Hillcrest coach Dave Coffman said he joked with Hoffman afterwards because she had forgotten her cleats.
“She was wearing borrowed cleats,” Coffman said. “I told her she’s gonna have to buy those cleats now. We were on fire today. The ball movement today was all over the place.”
Taya McBride began Hillcrest’s scoring with a 15th minute goal. Tarynda Bateman assisted Katry Redd on a 28th minute goal and Hoffman scored eight minutes later to send the Knights into halftime ahead 3-0. McBride scored off a Bateman assist in the 42nd minute and Bateman scored in the 59th minute off a Taylor Gregory assist. Hoffman scored in the 70th minute off a Gregory assist and wrapped up her hat trick with an unassisted 77th minute goal.
Hillcrest (4-1-0, 1-0-0) next plays Monday against rival Bonneville at Thunder Stadium.
SKYLINE 3, CENTURY 3: At Pocatello, Century rallied from a 3-0 deficit to end with a 3-3 tie against Skyline.
Citlalli Sanchez scored in the 16th and 19th minutes with assists from Nicole Morrison and Haley Smith, respectively. Morrison assisted Megan Aumeier on a 56th minute goal.
Skyline (2-0-1) next plays Saturday at Madison.
HIGHLAND 2, BONNEVILLE 1: At Iona, Jackie Mendoza made a long run and scored the Bees’ only goal in a 5A District 5-6 loss to Highland.
The Rams led 2-0 when Mendoza picked up the ball inside her own half, fended off a defender and slotted a shot into the corner to cut the lead in half.
“It took a lot of work to score that goal,” Bonneville coach Michael Wedman said.
Bonneville (1-3-0, 0-1-0) plays at Rigby on Saturday.
SHELLEY 14, SOUTH FREMONT 1: At Shelley, Brittany Baron scored four goals and Shelley cruised to a 3A District 6 victory over South Fremont.
Kira Marlow, Holly Dooley and Tymber Tenerowicz each scored twice while Brie Stumbo, Abby Crandall, Hannah Haroldsen and Gwean Marlow also scored for the Russets. The coaches voted Haroldsen and defender Emma Stohl as game MVPs.
“A big part of that was effort,” Shelley coach Jim Gregory said.
Shelley (3-0-0, 1-0-0) hosts Aberdeen on Saturday.
NORTH FREMONT 9, ABERDEEN 0: At Aberdeen, Kylee Masters and Allyx Lenz scored four goals each in a nonconference shutout of Aberdeen.
Masters, a senior, scored North Fremont’s first goal while Lenz, a sophomore, scored twice later in the first half to give the Huskies a 3-0 halftime lead. Cynthia Martinez scored early in the second half, followed by Lenz and three goals from Masters within the next eight minutes. Lenz found the back of the net with 15 seconds left to wrap up her day.
North Fremont coach Ethan Jones said everyone was involved in providing scoring opportunities.
“They had a lot of chances,” North Fremont coach Ethan Jones said. “We worked the ball up and down our wings. It started from our defense.”
North Fremont (3-1-0) next plays Saturday at home against conference opponent Sugar-Salem.
TETON 1, SNAKE RIVER 0: At Driggs, Teton’s Shelyn Hansen knocked in the lone goal of the game in a nonconference win over Snake River.
Hansen scored off an assist from Jessica Naylor in the 76th minute in what Teton coach Sandy Buckstaff described as a mad scramble in front of the goal.
Buckstaff said the Redskins outshot the Panthers 21 to 4. The corner kicks were also 9-0 in favor of Teton.
“Give credit to their keeper,” Buckstaff said. “She played very, very well. We just kept working hard and eventually good things happen.”
Teton (2-0-0) next plays Tuesday at home against conference opponent Shelley.
SKYLINE 3, CENTURY 2: At the Idaho Falls Soccer Complex, Skyline senior Jorge Carmona knocked in the game-winning goal in the 67th minute in the Grizzlies’ nonconference win over Century.
The goal was Carmona’s second of the day, as he opened the scoring with a penalty kick in the fourth minute.
Skyline coach Byraun Moretz said the Grizzlies won by outworking the Diamondbacks.
“Century by far is clearly the dominant 4A team,” Moretz said. “I’d be so bold as to say the state champion. They move the ball really well. We grinded and grinded.”
Century tied it up five minutes after Carmona’s first goal. The Grizzlies took the lead again off Josue Majano’s 21st minute goal, but the Diamondbacks knocked in an equalizer in the 31st to go into halftime knotted at 2-2.
Skyline (4-0-0) next plays Saturday against Madison at the soccer complex.
IDAHO FALLS 1, HILLCREST 0: At the Idaho Falls Soccer Complex, the Tigers opened 5A District 5-6 play win a win over Hillcrest.
After playing a scoreless first half, Kobi Brower scored off a free kick from 50 yards out in the 48th minute.
“The first half, we were just outplayed,” Idaho Falls coach Cory Steele said. “They were playing at a much higher intensity than we were. The second half, we stopped playing scared, picked up the intensity and it ended up being a pretty even match.”
Idaho Falls (3-0-1, 1-0) next plays Tuesday at Madison.
HIGHLAND 2, BONNEVILLE 1: At Highland, Bonneville fell to the Rams in its first 5A District 5-6 contest.
Highland scored in the 10th and 15th minutes. Bonneville’s Mikey Garcia scored in the 34th minute to cut the lead to 2-1.
Bonneville had an opportunity to tie the game in the 55th minute with a penalty kick, but missed it.
“We were tough on them,” Bonneville coach Chris Watts said. “We pressed them a lot.”
Bonneville (3-0-1) next plays Saturday at home against Rigby.
SHELLEY 3, SOUTH FREMONT 2: At Shelley, the Russets built a 2-0 lead and held on for a 3A District 6 victory over South Fremont.
Jordan Moulton, Frank Stumbo and Alex Pena scored for the Russets.
“Our guys were tired, a couple of them were dealing with illness, but they really focused hard at the end,” Shelley coach Wes Stumbo said. “It was a good effort overall.”
Tyler Murri and Jose Escobar scored late in the second half for South Fremont.
Shelley (2-0-0, 1-0-0) hosts Aberdeen on Saturday.
ABERDEEN 3, NORTH FREMONT 2: At Aberdeen, North Fremont fell to Aberdeen in a game that had four penalty kicks between the two teams.
Aberdeen took a 3-0 halftime lead off three goals scored within five minutes. Two of them were penalty kicks.
Aaron Williams scored for the Huskies in the 65th minute and Seth Toenjes knocked in a penalty kick in the 73rd minute.
“It was just a tough game,” North Fremont coach Shane Jacobson said. “We played good defense there in the second half.”
North Fremont (0-4-0) next plays Saturday at home against conference opponent Sugar-Salem.
CHALLIS 2, CAREY 1; CHALLIS 2, HAGERMAN 0: At Carey, Challis rolled to a pair of nonconference victories, beating Carey 26-28, 25-13, 15-10 and Hagerman 25-8, 25-17.
Brielle Sheppeard returned to the lineup after sitting out Wednesday’s match with an illness and finished with 29 kills and 11 digs. Abby Sensabaugh added eight kills, 10 digs and six aces, Tara Chamberlain had 27 assists and Savannah D’Orazio added 19 assists.
Challis (2-1) plays at Salmon on Tuesday.