Canyon Ridge falls to Century on PK's in district championship

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIDK) It was rainy and cold out there today but that did not hold back the intensity of this game between the Riverhawks and Diamondbacks.

Scoreless first half here's Loveson Pokhrel with a shot for Canyon Ridge but Connor Slack saves it for Century.

Then it's Garrett Surmelis with the free kick for the D-Backs, Evan Yost headers it over the goal, close one but won't do it.

To double overtime, Century with 17 corner kicks Saturday, this one almost lands but it is saved by Canyon Ridge's goalie.

It all comes down to penalty kicks folks, this one by Evan Yost for century ties it at 3's.

Then Canyon Ridge's Victor Gurung strikes and it''s 4-3 Riverhawks.

Michael Montanez for the D-backs makes it, were tied at 4.

Now it's Canyon Ridge with the chance, but the kick by De la Torre is blocked by Century's senior goal keeper Connor Slack.

All the Diamondbacks need is one more in, Shaun Abassi finds the back of the net, the Century Diamondbacks are District 4-5 champions winning it over Canyon Ridge 5 PK's to 4.

Meanwhile, the reigning state champion, Wood River, sneaks by Twin Falls to claim the third and final seed to state, with the 2-0 win.

The Wolverines face a familiar foe in the first round, Caldwell, a team they beat for the championship last year.

3A ACTION:

Filer is state bound after defeating Weiser Saturday, 4-0 at Timberline High School. Filer scored first with 15 minutes left in the first half from Tristan Sullivan making it 1-0 at half. Filer came out the second half the aggressor and knocked a goal in from Jesus Lopez. A few minutes later, Cody Ruiz connected to make it 3-0. With 10 minutes left Jesus Lopez connected again.. They face Sugar-Salem on Thursday at 2 p.m. for their first round game in Twin Falls.



 
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