'Hawks blitz 'Hounds, win third straight GNL title
The nine senior members of the Cheney High boys' soccer team pause to listen to remarks by head coach Mark Kiver before presenting their parents with flowers during Senior Day ceremonies last Thursday. The seniors are Irvin Quezuda, Ian Shirey, Micah Weller, Ian Schimandle, Trevan Estrellado, Nick Steele, Juan Lorenzo, Taylor Scharff and Nathan Passey.
Typically, rematches with title implications are much closer affairs.
In the boys soccer showdown Tuesday with Great Northern League-leading Cheney and second-place upset minded Pullman - not so much. The Blackhawks scored three quick, first half goals and despite Pullman's fierce offensive pressure at times, were never seriously threatened in winning their third consecutive regular-season title with a 6-1 win over the Greyhounds.
Both Ian Schimandle and Trevan Estrellado managed to get behind Pullman's back line on lofted balls, track down and possess the passes, and convert them into scor...
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