Tonasket soccer edges Chelan in shootout

CHELAN – Tonasket bounced back from its loss to Cashmere earlier in the week by defeating Chelan in a penalty kick shootout on Thursday, Oct. 4.

The Tigers and Goats played to a 1-1 tie through regulation and two five-minute overtime periods. Kylie Dellinger scored for Tonasket, with Alicia Edwards picking up the assist.

Tonasket won the shootout 2-1, with Edwards and Selina Cosino scoring the penalty kick goals for the Tigers.

Tonasket (5-4, 4-4 Caribou Trail League) sits in fourth place in what has turned into a wild race for the CTL title. With Cascade edging Cashmere in a shootout on Saturday, the Tigers dropped out of the third spot and trail the Kodiaks by two points while leading Brewster by one. Teams pick up three points for a regulation or overtime victory, two points for a shootout win and one point for a shootout loss.

Tonasket travels to Oroville on Thursday and to Quincy on Saturday, Oct. 13.

About Brent Baker

Brent, is a former reporter/photographer for the Gazette-Tribune and sometimes works as a freelance sports reporter for the G-T. Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent worked as a full time reporter/photographer at the G-T from 2011 - 2014).

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