COLUMBIA FALLS – And the beat goes on.
The Billings Central girls won their fifth straight Class A state soccer championship Saturday with a 6-0 win over Columbia Falls.
The win capped a perfect season for the Rams (15-0-0). Columbia Falls finished at 12-2-1 with its only two losses coming to the state champs.
Allie Lucas scored three goals and Holly Davison netted two, including the first just 4:14 into the match. The Rams added three more before intermission and scored twice in the second half. The Rams outscored their opponents 81-2 for the season.
The Wildkats, who outscored their opponents 49-1 en route to the Northern A regular-season championship, couldn’t penetrate the Rams’ defense. Columbia Falls got off just one shot on goal and that was stopped by Central keeper Hadley Ryan.
Kira Kamrud made nine stops for Columbia Falls.
Bil. Central 4 2 – 6
C. Falls 0 0 – 0
BC – Holly Davison (Sammy Elliott), 4:14
BC – Elliott (Allie Lucas), 14:17
BC – Lucas (Amy Mueller), 17:00
BC – Lucas (Morgan McDonnell), 23:00
BC – Davison, 68:52
BC – Lucas, 74:11
Shots on goal – Billings Central 15, Columbia Falls 3. Corner kicks – Billings Central 4, Columbia Falls 0. Saves – Billings Central 1 (Hadley Ryan), Columbia Falls 9 (Kira Kamrud). Total fouls – Billings Central 7, Columbia Falls 4. Yellow cards – none. Red cards – none.