The Hermiston Lady Bulldogs and the Putnam Kingsmen played to a 1-1 tie in soccer on
Saturday September 19, 2015. It was a nice afternoon with lots of sun and a temperature
of around 80 degrees. There was something odd with the scoreboard clock as the afternoon
progressed. The clock would hang up on a time for several seconds then jump to the
next correct time. For example the clock showed and helded on 16:03 then jumped to 15:57.
It didn't seem to affect the actual duration of the game but it was an odd glitch.
The Lady Kingsmen dominated time with the ball and shots on goal throughout the match.
The Lady Bulldogs played a tough defense and did take in to the Putnam zone and made it
The first half ended up scoreless.
Hermiston picked up the pace in the second half pushing for a chance to score. Finally in
the 55th minute Lesley Risueno scored on a 30 yard free kick. Then just seconds later
still in the 55th mintue the Kingsmen scored to tie it at 1-1. Then the teams went back
to defense battle that the first half was.
LEFT - Hermiston's Kali Torres, number 7 in white, brings the ball up the pitch.
RIGHT - Whitney McMahon of Hermiston, number 3 in white, works the ball around the
LEFT - Whitney McMahon of Hermiston, number 3, sets up for a crossing pass or angled shot.
RIGHT - Hermiston's Lesley Risueno hits the only goal for the Bulldogs on a 30 yard
LEFT - Hermiston teammates hug Lesley Risueno after she hit a free kick from 30 yards
RIGHT - Hannah Thompson of Hermiston, number 21 in white, breaks into the open.
Hermiston's Whitney McMahon brings the ball up the pitch.
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A Putnam defender, in green, heads a shot away from McKayla Pacheco of Hermiston.