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Soccer Roundup — Eureka girls stay hot; first loss for Fortuna boys

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Photos by Ray Hamill/HumboldtSports.com – Arcata’s Bella Garrett (13) and Fortuna’s Nyah Cacren battle for possession during Wednesday’s game between the two teams. Fortuna won 2-0.

The Eureka girls maintained their perfect start to the Humboldt-Del Norte League on Saturday, defeating Del Norte 8-0.

The Loggers netted four times in each half, improving to 4-0 in league play, while stretching their lead atop the league standings.

In other action on Saturday, Arcata and McKinleyville tied 2-2, leaving both 2-1-1 and in a four-way logjam for second along with St. Bernard’s and Fortuna.

On Friday, St. Bernard’s defeated South Fork 5-1 at Crusader Field.

On Saturday Fortuna defeated Ferndale 9-1.

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The St. Bernard’s wall reacts to a free kick from South Fork’s Kylie Messenger during Friday’s game.

Stone leads the way for perfect Loggers

Olivia Stone has been on fire since league play opened two weeks ago, and is showing no signs of letting up.

Stone netted four times in Saturday’s win at Eureka High, bringing her tally to 10 through the opening four games.

She also has five assists, including one against Del Norte, meaning she has been involved in 15 of the Loggers’ 26 goals.

Sophomore Klayre Barres added two goals in the win, while Liza Cassweller and Hannah Taylor each netted once.

Adriana Newland had two assists, while Keylei Carrol, Maddie Andersen and Grace Plessinger each had one. 

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McKinleyville’s Grace Rosebrook.

Mack girls battle back against Arcata

The Panthers battled back from a halftime deficit to tie the Tigers at McKinleyville High.

Senior Jaycee Morais and sophomore Mackenzie Bray each netted for McKinleyville, which is now 5-2-1 overall.

Cecelia Ferreira and Rayn Tripp each had an assist.

For Arcata, Nina Crossen continued to impress with a goal and an assist, while Michaela Macdonald added a goal.

Arcata is now 4-3-1 overall.

On Friday, meanwhile, Five different St. Bernard’s players scored to lead the Crusaders to a 5-0 win at home to South Fork.

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The South Fork boys visited St. Bernard’s on Friday as part of a doubleheader with the girls’ teams.

Fortuna boys suffer first setback

The Fortuna boys have been perfect against North Coast opposition this year, but suffered their first defeat on the road in Oakland on Saturday, falling 3-2 to Head-Royce.

On Friday, the Huskies tied Gateway 2-2 in San Francisco.

The Huskies, who are now 7-1-1 on the season, will return from their weekend road trip to play the Panthers at McKinleyville High on Wednesday.

In other boys action on Saturday, Del Norte and Eureka tied 1-1 at Eureka High.

The Loggers trailed at halftime, but battled back to tie the game after the interval.

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