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Tuesday soccer: Homer, Soldotna girls play to scoreless draw

The host Homer and Soldotna soccer teams played to a scoreless tie Tuesday in Peninsula Conference play.

The Stars are now 4-0-1 in the league and 9-0-2 overall, while the Mariners are 2-2-2 and 5-3-3.

Ryan Queen had the shutout for the Stars, while Christi Weisser kept the sheet clean for the Mariners.

“Beautiful game,” Homer coach Mike Tozzo wrote in a text message. “Physical. Chippy. Good soccer. I loved it.”

Soldotna boys 2, Homer 0

The visiting Stars notched a Peninsula Conference victory Tuesday.

SoHi moves to 5-0-0 and 10-0-1, while the Mariners are 3-3-0 and 5-4-1.

Daniel Heath gave the Stars the early edge by striking in the sixth minute, while Nuno Venturi added a goal in the 70th minute.

Luke Hillyer was called upon to save a penalty shot to keep his shutout and delivered.

Soldotna coach Erik Dolphin said in a text message that it was a tough game.

“We controlled most of the game, but struggled to finish,” Dolphin wrote.

Kenai girls 7, Nikiski 0

The visiting Kardinals are 3-1-1 in the Peninsula Conference and 9-2-1 overall after the Tuesday victory. Nikiski is 0-6-0 and 1-8-0.

The Kardinals led 2-0 at the half. Brynnen Hanson scored on a through ball from Kylee Verkuilen, and Kate Wisnewski scored on a rebound.

In the second half, Wisnewski scored on an assist from Verkuilen, Maddie Malone made a penalty kick, Verkuilen furnished an assist that finished the Wisnewski hat trick, Isabel McClure scored on an assist from Evelyn Cooper, and Savannah Hershberger scored on a rebound.

Kenai boys 7, Nikiski 0

The visiting Kardinals moved to 3-2-0 in the Peninsula Conference and 7-4-0 overall with the Tuesday victory. The Bulldogs are 0-6-0 and 1-8-0.

Sawyer Vann nabbed a hat trick for the Kardinals, while Aloshia Cross scored twice and Reid Titus scored once.

Cross had a pair of assists, while Miles Metteer and Vann added helpers. Bradley Morrison had the shutout in net.

Nikiski coach Horst Haunold said in a text message that his team continues to play better and better.

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