Ed Shepherd
​Tyee players slapping hands with own players, Ridgefield players, and, doing fist bumps with referees, before the state quarterfinal.

SLIDESHOW: Tyee comes away from game with some positives, but no soccer victory, losing state opener

By Ed Shepherd
CONTRIBUTING WRITER

The Tyee mood, overall, was very sad, as, expected, after Wednesday's state-opening loss to Ridgefield.

Some players were crying and others stared into space, while others tried to help teammates' who were fallen on the field following a Totems' season-ending, 4-0, state opening loss at Highline Memorial.

"We had our chances. We just missed. We had 165 passes in the first half, it is what it is," said Seyti Sidibay, whose was referring to a pass, the ball going from one person to another, 165 times to the Spudders' 22 times. Yet the Totems trailed, 1-0, at halftime. More of the same dominating kind of possession of the ball for the Totems in the second half, yet the Totems were scored on three more times in the second half while getting none of their shots to go in.

Despite the Totems' center control of the game, the shots on goal, surprisingly, were very similar, with the Spudders shooting three on goal and the Totems had four. The second half was slightly different, five shots for the Totems and four for the Spudders. The difference in the game, very obvious. The Spudders made their shots on goal count.

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Sports Roundup for 5-26-15

Saturday, May 23

Baseball
South Whidbey 6, SCS 5
Seattle Christian's baseball season came to a close with a 6-5 state regional loss to South Whidbey at Volunteer Park in Anacortes on Saturday.

Boys soccer
Interlake 2, Kennedy 0
The Lancers were blanked at Interlake in the state Class 3A boys soccer quarterfinals Saturday to end their season.

Fastpitch
Highline 13, Lindbergh 5
The Pirates plastered their Seamount League rivals from Lindbergh in a West Central District Class 2A tournament game played at Sprinker Recreation Center in Spanaway on Saturday morning.
Port Angeles 8, Highline 3
Highline came up five runs shy of the Class 2A state tournament in Saturday's West Central District game against the Roughriders from Port Angeles.

Friday, May 22

Sumner 18, Kennedy 17
A second one-run loss eliminated the Lancers from the Class 3A West Central District tournament Friday afternoon. Kennedy Catholic lost another slugfest to Columbia River earlier in the day, 11-10.
River Ridge 11, Evergreen 1

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Sportswatch for the week of May 27-June 2

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

High schools

Fastpitch
West Seattle plays in the Class 3A girls fastpitch softball tournament this coming Friday and Saturday at the Regional Athletic Complex in Lacey.
The Wildcats open at 9 a.m. Friday against North Central of Spokane, then play again at 4 p.m. if they win or 2 p.m. if they lose.
The championship is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Seattle Christian, meanwhile, is playing the same days in the state Class 1A tournament at the Columbia Playfield in Richland.
The Warriors face a 10 a.m. opener against South Whidbey.

Track and field
The state Class 4A, 3A and 2A meet takes place Thursday through Saturday at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.
Action starts at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, with Friday event start times running from 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. and Saturday start times from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tennis
The state Class 3A tournament runs Friday and Saturday at the Nordstrom Tennis Center in Seattle, while the 3A tournament is in Kennewick and the 4A in Richland.

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