Rebecca Hummer at The Evergreen State College Pavilion | Photo: Cortni Herrera

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Oly Town struck early when defender, Niki Covert, scored her first goal of the season in the first minute of Saturday’s game against the Whatcom Waves. Whatcom kept the game tight, but in the second half Oly Town scored eight goals extending their lead beyond reach leaving the Pavilion with a 14-7 win over Whatcom.

Niki Covert, Kailey Utley, Erin Danielson, and Chelsie Still all scored in the first quarter. However, Whatcom also managed to secure three goals. First quarter ended with Oly Town in the lead 4-3.

Oly Town scored the first two goals of the second quarter with a goal from Lily Dose, and one from Kaily Utley, her second of the night. Oly Town extended their lead 6-3, but before the quarter ended, Whatcom #5 Kacie Emerick brought the score to 6-4 right before half time.

The first nine minutes of the second half was a great defensive battle for both teams. With 6:14 left in the third quarter, Niki Covert scored her second of the night bringing Oly Town’s lead up 7-4. Less than two minutes were left in the third quarter when Kailey Utley scored her third and fourth of the night! What looked to be a scoreless third quarter for Whatcom became a turn of events. Whatcom #10, Teya Mischaikov scored with just 19 second left in the third quarter. Oly Town was up 7-5.

Oly Town exploded in the fourth quarter with five goals! Lily Dose scored her second of the night, Iris Campesino and Celia Scruton both scored their first of the night, and Jenna Killman got a pair of goals!

Whatcom attempted to close the gap but was only able to secure two goals in the fourth quarter. Whatcom goalkeeper Ashley Homer recorded 58 saves in the night. This victory brought Oly Town’s record to 2-2-0.

Next Match: Saturday, March 19th at 7PM vs. Oly-Pen Force | Location: Evergreen State College Pavilion Get Directions Here

Oly Town Artesians goals: Kailey Utley (4), Lily Dose (2), Niki Covert (2), Jenna Killman (2), Celia Scruton, Chelsie Still, Erin Danielson, Iris Campesino

Julia Hass at The Evergreen State College Pavilion | Photo: Cortni Herrera

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Oly Town was set to head up to the Tacoma Soccer Center on Saturday, February 26th, but a last-minute venue change kept Oly Town in Olympia and brought the Tacoma Galaxy down to the Pavilion. Four goals were scored by Kailey Utley, one from Chelsie Still, and one from Lily Dose. Unfortunately, six goals were not enough, and the Tacoma Galaxy registered a 9-6 win. This loss brought the Artesians to 1-2-0

With 2:52 left in the quarter, #15 Jacqueline Corley scored the first goal of the night for Tacoma. Responding back, Kailey Utley scored her first of the night just a minute later. First quarter ended and equal match 1-1.

Jacqueline Corely scored again for Tacoma at the start of the second quarter. Chelsie Still kept the score even getting in her first goal of the season. #18 Delaney Smith got one in the back of the net to allow Tacoma to take the lead 3-2.

Kailey Utley tied the game back up at 4:43 with her second of the night. Just when Oly Town believed they were going into halftime 3-3, #19 Alyssa Andrews snuck one in with less than a minute left in the half. 4-3 at halftime, Tacoma with the lead.

A scoreless third quarter for Oly Town allowed for Tacoma to capitalize. Alyssa Andrews locked in a hat trick for Tacoma. With the fourth quarter left to comeback, Oly Town was down 7-3.

Tacoma scored two goals at the start of the fourth quarter – again from #15 and #18. Tacoma’s lead extended to 9-3.

Oly Town attempted to close the gap with Lily Dose’s first goal of the night, followed by two from Kailey Utley. Unfortunately, those last three goals were not enough.

The final whistle blew and the Tacoma Galaxy added a 9-6 victory to their books.

Next Match: Saturday, March 5th at 7PM vs. Whatcom Waves | Location: Evergreen State College Pavilion Get Directions Here

Oly Town Artesians goals: Kailey Utley (4), Lily Dose, Chelsie Still

Lily Dose at The Bellingham Sportsplex | Photo: Whatcom Waves

OLYMPIA, Wash. – For their second match of the season, Oly Town traveled up to the Bellingham Sportsplex to face off against the Whatcom Waves. The two teams fought neck and neck in the first half, but by the second quarter Oly Town took the lead and in the third quarter Oly Town smashed in 3 goals to extend their lead and leave Bellingham with an 8-5 win over Whatcom.

Right out the gate with 12:30 left in the first quarter, Whatcom received a blue card. Oly Town was able to capitalize on their man-up when Lexi Myers got one in.

Within the next 3 minutes, Oly Town took a hit when Whatcom managed to finish 3 goals! With 9:25 left in the first quarter, Whatcom was now in the lead 3-1.

A foul on Mikayla Rawlings led to Lily Dose getting her first goal of the night on a penalty kick. This concluded the first quarter, 3-2 Whatcom.

Whatcom kicked off the second quarter with a goal. However, Kailey Utley scored a hat trick to give Oly Town a lead that they were able to hold for the rest of the game.

Oly Town dominated the third quarter and kept Whatcom off the board. Jenna Killman scored her first of the night, Utley scored her 4th of the night, and Dose scored her 2nd of the night.

The third quarter ended with Oly Town up 8-4.

With what looked to be a scoreless fourth quarter ended with Whatcom getting their 5th and final goal of the night.

Next Match: Saturday, February 26th at 7PM vs. Tacoma Galaxy | Location: Tacoma Soccer Center

Oly Town Artesians goals: Kailey Utley (4), Lily Dose (2), Lexi Myers, Jenna Killman