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Haley Bender scored 10 minutes into the game to give Black Hills a 1-0 lead. The score was tied 1-1 at halftime.
Five minutes into the second half, Westby scored off a corner kick from Tareyn Brougham for a 2-1 lead.
Capital 1, Shelton 0
In a battle between the WCC's top squads, a goal in the third minute determined everything.
Jena Russell took a pass from Hannah Scoles past Shelton keeper Ali Lund to give the Cougars the victory.
"The second goal didn't seem like it was going to come," Capital coach Devin Proctor said. "You've got to play defense against Shelton."
And keeper Libby Stone and the Cougars defense did just that. Shelton was limited to six shots for the game and Stone collected four saves.
"To come out and shut them out is a big accomplishment," Proctor said. "Everyone was committed to defense and that got the win."
Chehalis 5, River Ridge 4
Despite a valiant effort from Sarah Tallman, the River Ridge Hawks fell one goal short of their first EvCo win this season.
Kiersten Abbott scored a hat trick and kept the pulse going for the Bearcats offense. Abbott scored the game's first goal, then retaliated after a Hawks score to give Chehalis its second lead, then scored what seemed to be a game-clincher in the 51st minute for a 4-2 lead.
Then River Ridge charged back. Tallman scored her second goal to pull within one and then fed a pass to Jessica Eken to tie the game.
Leesha King scored the game-winner for Chehalis.
"Tallman had a phenomenal game," Chehalis coach Tino Sanchez said. "She's a force to be reckoned with. I have all the respect for that girl, she's the workhorse.
"Our team sped it up, the girls did well," Sanchez added. "They didn't quit."
Black Hills 3, Centralia 0
The Black Hills Wolves bounced back from a loss to Tumwater by defeating the Centralia Tigers on the road.
"I think this week has been all about taking significant strides for us," said Black Hills coach Kara Peterson, whose team won 25-13, 25-20 and 25-16. "We passed really well Tuesday night, and we continued to do that."