SALEM, Ore. – Audrey Sullivan scored twice and assisted on two more as the Corban Warriors defended their home field against the Evergreen Geoducks, 4-0, in a Cascade Conference women’s soccer match on Thursday afternoon at Warrior Field in Salem, Ore.
The Warriors (6-5-1, 2-1-0 CCC) got on the board in just the third minute as Tera McDonough sent in a cross to Sullivan, who tapped it over Kaitlin MacKenzie (Lake Stevens, Wash./Lake Stevens HS/Shoreline CC) to put the Geoducks (1-6-0, 0-2-0 CCC) behind, 1-0. Less than 10 minutes later, Corban struck again as Sullivan crossed a pass in to Randi Donahue, who scored her second goal of the season to give the Warriors a 2-0 halftime lead.
The Geoduck defense held strong for much of the second half but the Warriors managed two goal in the final 10 minutes as Sullivan scored her ninth goal of the year in the 82nd minute and then assisted McDonough in the 84th minute for the 4-0 victory.
Corban outshot the Geoducks, 18-13, on the afternoon but Evergreen had an 8-7 advantage in the second half. MacKenzie made three saves for the Geoducks while Alexis Beattie made two saves to collect the shutout for Corban.
Evergreen is back in action on Saturday evening when they travel to Springfield, Ore. to take on Northwest Christian. First kick with the Beacons is set for 6 p.m. at Mike Kelly Field.