Friday Harbor High School girls soccer team donated $1000 to the Puget Sound Komen Race for the Cure. The contribution was made possible by their teaching camps for youth, the associated bake sale and personal donations.
As I trust all now know, this is my last Awards Ceremony after two seasons as an assistant and six as head coach of the girls soccer program. I hope you will indulge my sharing a few moments of reflection. One can easily document the wins and loses, the titles, and the awards. We can total up the hours of practice, games, bus and ferry rides. Yet none of these statistics would tell you what this has been about.
Friday Harbor High School Girls Soccer team Coach Mark Fishaut is the Northwest 1A/2B Girls Soccer All-League Teams 2011 Coach of the Year. The Orcas Island High School girls soccer team earned the Sportsmanship Award. Nine Wolverines made the list and six Vikings.
Four of the Wolverines team are on the first team, three on the second and two on the honororable mention list.The Vikings HS has three players are on the first team, one on the second team and two are on the honorable mention list.
The Lady Wolverines soccer team put it all together in soundly beating a young Orcas team 5-0 on Tuesday, October 18. The win assures Friday Harbor at least a share of the NW 1A/2B League championship, meaning that the current seniors will have completed a career sweep of the Title.
A girl's soccer game between Friday Harbor and La Conner is always the premier battle in our League and the match on September 29th fully lived up to expectations. The initial phase of played seemed to proceed in slow motion for both sides, without either really dictating the play. The Braves took the lead on a breakaway goal in the 25th minutes and the first half closed with La Conner leading 1-0.
Despite the year’s best effort, soccer 2011 came to an end for the Lady Wolverines, with a 2-0 loss at Lynden Christian. The game was a distillation of the whole season: great team defense, a few unlucky breaks, and limited scoring.
The Lady Wolverines soccer team won another nail biter at home Saturday, October 22. This time the opponent was the Bear Creek Grizzlies who eked out a 1-0 win over Friday Harbor High School earlier in the month.
A game under the lights at home against inter island rival challenged the Lady Wolverines to finally put it all together in their match with Orcas on September 27th. The first 20 minutes featured quality even play from both team.