The Philomath High School girls soccer team scored seven goals in the first 30 minutes en route to an 8-0 mercy rule victory Thursday at Sweet Home.
The Warriors extended their winning streak to seven straight and will take records of 10-3 overall, 7-2 in the Oregon West Conference, into the regular-season finale on Tuesday at home against Stayton.
Six different players scored for the Warriors with junior Kamilla Grimmer getting her 21st and 22nd goals of the season. Philomath also picked up an own goal on the defensive end.
PHS coach Mat Phelps credited the victory to a good team effort with great passing and patience.
Philomath was unstoppable in the first half. Grimmer put the Warriors up in the fourth minute with an assist going to senior Elizabeth Morales. Ten minutes later, senior Mia Cook scored with an assist to Grimmer. In the 16th minute, freshman Ana Candanoza found the net with another assist to Grimmer.
The Warriors made it 4-0 in the 21st minute with junior Bailey Bell scoring with an assist to Candanoza. The own goal followed in the 26th minute and then the Warriors went up 6-0 on Grimmer’s second goal, the assist going to sophomore Sophia Bauer. Philomath’s seventh goal was scored by junior Eevi Rolfe with the assist going to senior Izabella Nanoski.
The game ended in the 54th minute when the Warriors went up 8-0 on a goal by senior Makayla Gilmore-Garcia, the assist credited to Bauer.
Philomath’s seniors will be recognized prior to Tuesday’s game against the Eagles. With no JV game to be played, the start time is set for 4 p.m.