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Mount Baker ousts Wolves from playoffs | Soccer

Mount Baker brought Coupeville High School's soccer season to an end by defeating the visiting Wolves 3-0 Wednesday, May 7, in the loser-out, opening round of the district tournament.

Manuel Mendez, Alex Tyska and Jesus Torerro scored for the Mountaineers – all off headers.

Mount Baker scored early in each half. Mendez hit the back of the net 11 minutes into the match, and Tyska scored nine minutes after the break. Torerro finished the scoring in the 56th minute.

The Mountaineers (6-10-1) outshot Coupeville 25-6, and Coupeville keeper Joel Walstad made 11 saves.

"The boys gave a good effort," coach Kyle Nelson said. "They were a tough opponent, playing a physical game."

Coupeville finished the season with a 5-10-2 record, 4-9-1 in Cascade Conference play.

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