No. 25 Issaquah 1, Maria Carrillo 1, OT final
The Eagles (3-1-1) secured a 1-1 tie with the top-ranked team in the country, Maria Carrillo of Santa Rose, Calif., on the road Saturday afternoon on the Pumas’ home field.
Maria Carrillo (7-0-1), ranked No. in both the Top Drawer Soccer Fab 50 and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) co-No. 1, entered having outscored opponents 38-1 prior to Saturday’s match against Issaquah, ranked No. 25 in the Fab 50 poll.
The two teams went scoreless in 20 minutes of overtime soccer.
Issaquah took a 1-0 lead in the seventh minute on an Annie Hoffman goal. Maria Carrillo’s top player, Madison Gonzalez, a Santa Clara commit, tied the score 1-1 in the 37th minute.
The two teams battled scoreless in the second half and two 10-minute overtime periods with both teams having chances and saves from their goalkeepers.