The Liberty High School soccer team are 1-1 to start the 2017-2018 season. (Photo courtesy Carey Frey at Northwest Spotlight Photography)

The Liberty High School soccer team are 1-1 to start the 2017-2018 season. (Photo courtesy Carey Frey at Northwest Spotlight Photography)

Liberty boys soccer begins with 1-1 start, Hazen 1-0

Whether rain or the shine, the high school boys soccer season recently began.

The Liberty Patriots are 1-1 to start the 2017-2018 season.

The boys lost its first match 1-0 to Central Kitsap Saturday but won its most recent outing 2-1 over Decatur Tuesday.

Two Patriots scored Tuesday — Thomas Nguyen at 6:00 and Conroy Leung at 15:00. Both goals were assisted by Cameron Gardner.

The Patriots are scheduled to host KingCo 2A/3A league mate Bellevue at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 16.

Hazen

The Highlanders won its season opener 1-0 against Redmond Tuesday.

Hazen coach Ken Matthews said “The Highlanders came home with a 1-0 win; but it wasn’t easy. Hazen got its goal on a beautiful header by Abraham Toj off a pinpoint cross by Drew Wilson.”

The goal came midway through the first half, Matthews wrote in a release.

He added during the second half, keeper Nathan McClane had three “huge” saves in the first 10 minutes.

Hazen is set to host North Puget Sound League 4A league mate Tahoma at 7 p.m., Friday, March 16 at Renton Memorial Stadium.

Renton, Lindbergh

League rivals — Renton and Lindbergh — opened its 2017-2018 season facing off against each other.

The game was held Wednesday after The Reporter’s press deadline.

The Indians are scheduled to play its first league match next Tuesday against Clover Park. The game is scheduled for 7 p.m.

The Eagles will host school district mate Hazen Saturday at 3 p.m. The game is scheduled to be played at Lindbergh High School.

Following Saturday, the boys will host its next match at 7p.m. Tuesday, March 20 when the White River Hornets come to town.


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The Highlanders soccer team won its season opener 1-0 against Redmond Tuesday. (Photo courtesy Ken Matthews)

The Highlanders soccer team won its season opener 1-0 against Redmond Tuesday. (Photo courtesy Ken Matthews)

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