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March 30, 2023

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Clark women’s soccer advances to NWAC semifinals

Penguins beat Portland 7-0, will face Columbia Basin on Friday

The Columbian

Evergreen High grad Chloe Klappholz and Prairie High grad Anna Neal and each scored two goals as the Clark College women’s soccer team advanced to the NWAC semifinals with a 7-0 drubbing of Portland on Saturday at Rock Creek.

Clark (14-3-1) had 24 shots to Portland’s two.

Klappholtz scored the Penguins first two goals of the match, while Neal scored in the 33rd and 38th minute.

Heritage grad Stephanie Llanos, Skyview grad Sophia Green and Camille Rios accounted for the other Clark goals. Columbia River grad Shalece Easley assisted on Neal’s first goal, and Mountain View grad Jasmine Bates assisted on Green’s goal.

The Penguins advance to play Columbia Basin (15-1-1) in the first semifinal on Friday at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila. Kickoff is scheduled for 11 a.m.

The championship match is 1:30 p.m. next Saturday at Starfire.

Lower Columbia also advanced to the semifinals 3-1 on penalty kicks after playing North Idaho to a scoreless draw Saturday at Kalama.

Skyview grad Paige Miller, Jasmari Nolasco and Hockinson High grad Ellie Seekins converted penalty kicks for the Red Devils (14-2-6).