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Su Valley tops CIA for Borealis title

The Cook Inlet Academy soccer team lost 2-0 to Susitna Valley on Saturday in the championship match of the Borealis Conference tournament in Anchorage.

“They ended up with an undefeated season and deserved to be crowned champions with their performance today,” CIA coach Kenny Leaf wrote in an email of the Rams.

Leaf said his team was never able to mount an attack against Su Valley’s back line. Our Lady of the Valley was third in the tourney, while Lumen Christi was fourth.

Eagles captains Eddie Erickson and Noah Castenholz both made all-conference and all-tournament. Castenholz was the tournament MVP.

Friday, CIA, the third seed, topped Lumen, the No. 2 seed, 3-2 to reach the final. Castenholz had a hat trick to power the victory. Su Valley topped Our Lady of the Valley 2-1 on Friday.

Thursday, CIA opened up the tournament with a 6-0 victory over Nenana. Castenholz came through with four goals, while Tatum Rozak and Abe Henderson each added a tally.

Gavin Liles kept the clean sheet in the goal, with help from the back line of Erickson, Brit Hall, James Boyd and Jeremy Dillingham.

Also in the first round, Lumen Christi defeated Tri-Valley, Susitna Valley defeated Birchwood, and Our Lady of the Valley defeated Delta Junction.

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