WHITEFISH Robin Erickson scored four straight goals in the second half to rally Polson to a 6-3 Northern A boys soccer victory over Whitefish at Smith Fields on Thursday.
His first two scores were a minute apart and the final two were separated by two minutes in the late going.
Whitefishs Noah Romagnuolo opened the scoring with his goal at 17 minutes.
Xander Burger, who assisted on that goal, scored at 34 minutes and Avery Hirsch, on a penalty kick, at 36 minutes to give the Bulldogs a 3-1 halftime lead.
Bridger Wenzel and Linde Lambson had the other goals for Polson. Wenzel also assisted on two.
Polson outshot Whitefish on goal 13-8.
Polson 1 5 6
Whitefish 3 0 3
W Noah Romagnuolo (Xander Burger), 17:00
P Bridger Wenzel (Linde Lambson), 28:00
W Burger, 34:00
W Avery Hirsch, pk, 36:00
P Robin Erickson (Mack Moderie), 41:00
P Erickson (Wenzel), 42:00
P Erickson (Alex Wall-Wilbert), 54:00
P Erickson (Wenzel), 73:00
P Lambson (Moderie), 75:00
Shots on goal Polson 13, Whitefish 8; Corner kicks Polson 2, Whitefish 5; Goalie saves Polson 5 (Russell Smith), Whitefish 7 (Colter Upton); Fouls Polson 7, Whitefish 3; Cards Polson, 1 yellow, Whitefish 1 yellow.
Missoula Loyola 0
BIGFORK Jacob Herd and Jeremy Herd both had goals as Bigfork blanked Missoula Loyola.
Bigfork had 11 shots on goal to Loyolas 8.
Corner kicks favored Bigfork 4-2.
Daimen Webster had six keeper saves for Bigfork.
Loyola 0 0 0
Bigfork 2 0 2
B Jacob Herd (Alex Buenz), no time available
B Jeremy Herd, no time available
Shots on goal Loyola 8, Bigfork 11; Corner kicks Loyola 2, Bigfork 4; Goalie saves Loyola 11 (Daniel Kaleva), Bigfork 6 (Daimen Webster); Fouls NA; Cards Bigfork, 1 yellow.
Whitefish 2, Polson 0
WHITEFISH Anna Cook, with Audrey Hyatt assisting, put Whitefish on the board early with a goal five minutes into play and Ali Hirsch added a goal at 33 minutes as the Bulldogs stopped Polson in a Northern A contest.
Whitefish had 16 shots on goal to Polsons 7.
Whitefish keeper Sami Galbraith made some great saves in the second half to preserve the shutout. She had six saves on the day.
Whitefish swept Polson on the season, winning the first matchup 4-3. Whitefish led 3-0 at the half in that one.
Polson 0 0 0
Whitefish 2 0 2
W Anna Cook (Audrey Hyatt), 5:00
W Ali Hirsch, 33:00
Shots on goal Polson 7, Whitefish 16; Corner kicks Polson 1, Whitefish 0; Goalie saves Polson 10 (Megan Rost), Whitefish 6 (Sami Galbraith); Fouls Polson 6, Whitefish 13; Cards Whitefish, 2 yellow
Missoula Loyola 5,
BIGFORK Missoula Loyola did all of its scoring in the first half to top Bigfork in a nonconference contest.
Tessa Burke had back-to-back goals for Loyola five-minutes apart.
Ashton McNally scored for Bigfork at 65 minutes.
Loyola 5 0 5
Bigfork 0 1 1
L Ceci Benson (Syd Koppang), 3:00
L Koppang (PK), 9:00
L Tessa Burke (Benson), 15:00
L Burke (unassisted), 20:00
L Emma Daniel (Hellie Badaruddin), 26:00
B Ashton McNally (unassisted), 65:00
Shots on goal Loyola 16, Bigfork 4; Corner kicks Loyola Sacred Heart 8, Bigfork 0; Goalie saves Loyola 4 (Morgan Nicholson), Bigfork 14 (Alex Broughton); Fouls Loyola 1, Bigfork 3; Cards None.
Stillwater Christian 4, Mission Valley 0
Julia Pittaway had the final two goals as Stillwater Christian blanked Mission Valley.
Alma Patrick and Mabelle Hartman had the first two scores for Stillwater.
This was our first small-sided game of the season playing nine a side, Stillwater Coach coach JR Hemp said.
The young ladies were disciplined from the start, working on passing and maintaining possession. We had to move several players into different roles because of the injuries last week to key players. We had good leadership on the field by seniors Chloe Mathwig and Lulu Neumann.
Mission Valley 0 0 0
Stillwater Christian 3 1 4
S Alma Patrick, 1:00
S Mabelle Hartman, pk, 18:00
S Julia Pittaway (Hartman), 34:00
S Pittaway, 62:00
Shots on goal Mission Valley 3, Stillwater 21; Corner kicks Mission Valley 1, Stillwater 4; Goalie saves Mission Valley 12 (NA), Stillwater 0 (NA); Fouls NA; Cards NA.