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Sherwood soccer teams notch NWOC victories

SHERWOOD - The Sherwood High School girls soccer team kept its division title hopes alive with a key win on Tuesday.

The Lady Bowmen moved to 5-1-2 in their division of the Northwest Oregon Conference by scoring a 3-0 win over St. Helens in a league contest held Tuesday at Sherwood High School.

'We're happy with where we're at and how we're playing,' Sherwood coach Bill Brown said.

Sherwood's record puts the Lady Bowmen behind only Hillsboro in the division standings. The Spartans lead the way with a 7-0-1 league mark.

The teams are slated to meet today (Thursday) starting at 4 p.m. at Hillsboro High School.

Sophomore Michelle Hlasnik scored two goals for Sherwood in the win over St. Helens on Tuesday. Junior Amanda Dutra had the other Lady Bowmen goal, scoring on a penalty kick.

Dutra and junior Courtney Smurdon had assists for Sherwood in the victory.

The Lady Bowmen also got strong play from freshman stopper Julaine Wood and from freshman wing Lindsey Anderson.

In addition to today's match with Hillsboro, the Sherwood girls, who are 8-2-2 on the season, will host Century Tuesday starting at 6:30 p.m.

The Sherwood boys moved to 5-3-0 in league play, putting them in second place in the division standings, by scoring a 4-2 win at St. Helens on Tuesday.

The Bowmen, who are 7-5 on the season, will be home to face Hillsboro tonight at 6:30 p.m. On Tuesday, Sherwood travels to Century for a league match.