In a clash for the top spot in the 3A Wesco League, the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors used a late goal from Andrew Shin to defeated the Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks 2-1 Friday at QuilCeda Stadium in Marysville.
Shin scored in the 72nd minute to break a 1-1 deadlock and propel the Warriors to the win and sole possession of first place in the 3A Wesco League standings.
Hussen Ahmed had given E-W an early lead with a first-half goal, but the Tomahawks’ Daniel Valadez opened the second half scoring with a goal to tie the match before Shin’s late-game heroics.
With the victory, the Warriors have won six in a row and have outscored their opponents 19-3 during the streak.
In other E-W sports results from Friday, the Warrior baseball team shutout Marysville-Pilchuck 6-0, the Lady Warrior softball squad thumped Shorecrest 13-2 and the girls tennis team fell to Shorecrest 4-3.
Prep Boys Soccer: Edmonds-Woodway at Marysville-Pilchuck, Mar. 30
Edmonds-Woodway 1 1 — 2
Marysville-Pilchuck 0 1 — 1
Hussen Ahmed (Edmonds-Woodway)
Daniel Valadez (Marysville-Pilchuck)
Andrew Shin (Edmonds-Woodway)
Records: Edmonds-Woodway 4-0-0 in 3A Wesco League, 7-1-0 overall; Marysville-Pilchuck 3-1-0 in 3A Wesco League, 5-1-1 overall
Edmonds-Woodway next match: versus Everett, Monday, April 2, 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Fields in Everett
— By Doug Petrowski