COLUMBIA FALLS - The girls' soccer team from Columbia Falls romped through its first-round State A soccer match Saturday, backed by its high-scoring duo of McKenzie Kiser and Danielle Delventhal.
Now the Wildkats have their sights set on taking down the three-time defending state champions.
Kiser had six goals and two assists and Delventhal added four goals as Columbia Falls scored a 13-0 defeat of Loyola Sacred Heart.
The win pushed the Wildkats' record to 11-1-1 as they advance to the second round to face Billings Central, winners of the last three State A tournaments, in the Magic City.
Kiser, who finished second to Delventhal among Class A scoring leaders during the regular season, has scored 27 goals, while Delventhal has tallied 28 times.
Cedar Jordt and Taylor Gress each contributed a goal and an assist for Columbia Falls, which kept the Breakers from recording a shot.
Loyola, which finished the season 3-7-1, received a 13-save effort from Heather Huguet.
Loyola 0 0 - 0
Columbia Falls 5 8 - 13
CF - Danielle Delventhal (Cedar Jordt), 12:00
CF - Delventhal (McKenzie Kiser), 19:00
CF - Delventhal (Kiser), 24:00
CF - Delventhal (Taylor Gress), 35:00
CF - Jordt (Melissa Livingston), 38:00
CF - Kiser, 42:00
CF - Kiser, 49:00
CF - Delventhal (Kiser), 54:00
CF - Kiser (Melissa Sandefer), 59:00
CF - Kiser (Sandefer), 65:00
CF - Kiser (Madison Sandefer), 65:00
CF - Kiser (Katie Donner), 68:00
CF - Gress (Kira Kamrud), 73:00
Shots - Loyola 0, Columbia Falls 31. Saves - Loyola 13 (Heather Huguet), Columbia Falls 1 (Andrea Getts). Corner kicks - Loyola 1, Columbia Falls 9. Total fouls - Loyola 4, Columbia Falls 6. Yellow cards - none. Red cards - none.
Billings Central 4, Corvallis 0
At Billings, the three-time defending state champion Rams scored in the second minute and cruised to the first-round win.
Aubree Trunkle scored in the second minute and Allie Lucas and Sammy Elliott added goals before intermission.
Billings Central held a 36-0 advantage in shots over Corvallis, which finished its season at 5-6-1.
Corvallis 0 0 - 0
Bil. Central 3 1 - 4
BC - Aubree Trunkle (Sammy Elliott), 2:00
BC - Allie Lucas (Kayla Lucas), 11:00
BC - Elliott (K. Lucas), 34:00
BC - Holly Davison, 67:00
Shots - Corvallis 0, Central 36. Saves - Corvallis 9 (Roxy Rademacher 9), Central 0 (Hadley Ryan).
Hamilton 4, Polson 0
At Hamilton, Bri Huggans and Casey Shifflett formed a powerful tag-team duo in the Broncs' playoff win.
Huggans had two goals and an assist while Shifflett added a goal and an assist as the Broncs moved to 11-2-0 overall.
Jill Toews scored the other goal for Hamilton and Karissa Pfantz added an assist.
Polson finished its season at 5-8-0.
Polson 0 0 - 0
Hamilton 3 1 - 4
H - Jill Toews (Bri Huggans), 15:00
H - Huggans (Casey Shifflett), 17:00
H - Shifflett (Huggans), 35:00
H - Huggans (Karissa Pfantz), 58:00
Shots - Polson 9, Hamilton 21. Saves - Polson 14 (Marisa Binder 9), Hamilton 9 (Marina McGourty 2, Martiah Rall 7). Corner kicks - Polson 3, Hamilton 6. Total fouls - Polson 3, Hamilton 5. Yellow cards - none. Red cards - none.
Whitefish 2, Laurel 0
At Whitefish, the Bulldogs scored a goal in each half to advance to the semifinals.
Natalie Gayner tallied in the 15th minute for Whitefish (8-4-1).
Megan Danczyk added a goal late in the second half for Whitefish, which received eight saves from Piper Greenwood.
Katrina Baumgartner made five saves for the Locomotives, who closed the season 8-4-1.
Whitefish 1 1 - 2
Laurel 0 0 - 0
W - Natalie Gayner, 15:00
W - Megan Danczyk, 69:00
Shots - Whitefish 8, Laurel 11. Saves - Whitefish 8 (Piper Greenwood), Laurel 5 (Katrina Baumgartner).
Frenchtown 3, Billings Central 2
At Billings, Manuel Tereza's second goal of the match was the difference as the Broncs stunned the No. 1 seed from Eastern A in the first-round battle.
Rodrigo Gama and Tereza staked Frenchtown (5-5-1) to a two-goal lead at halftime before Austin Trunkle cut the deficit to one for the Rams.
Tereza tallied two minutes later and Central's Luke Daly cut it to 3-2 in the 65th minute.
Blake Yarnall made 10 saves for Frenchtown.
The Rams closed the season 9-2-1.
Frenchtown 2 1 - 3
Billings Central 0 2 - 2
F - Rodrigo Gama (Michael Rebarchik), 3:00
F - Manuel Tereza (Gama), 26:00
BC - Austin Trunkle, 62:00
F - Tereza (Quinn Pruitt), 64:00
BC - Luke Daly (Conor Sheehy), 65:00
Shots - Frenchtown 8, Billings Central 12. Saves - Frenchtown 11 (Blake Yarnall 10, Andrew Honken), Billings Central 5 (Connor English 5).
Whitefish 5, Loyola-Valley Christian 0
At Whitefish, the Bulldogs advanced to the second round with a dominant shutout.
Elior Rossi led the way with two goals and two assists for Whitefish (11-2-0).
Sam Donaldson scored twice and assisted on another and Curran Edland added a goal and an assist for the Bulldogs.
Jason Englert made 12 saves in goal for the Rams, who closed the campaign 4-7-0.
Loyola-VC 0 0 - 0
Whitefish 1 4 - 5
W - Elior Rossi (Sam Donaldson), 38:00
W - Donaldson (Rossi), 61:00
W - Donaldson (Rossi), 63:00
W - Curran Edland (Sean Janni), 66:00
W - Rossi (Edland), 70:00
Shots - Loyola-VC 2, Whitefish 17. Saves - Loyola-VC 12 (Jason Englert), Whitefish 4 (Thomas Clark). Corner kicks - Loyola-VC 0, Whitefish 5. Total fouls - Loyola-VC 10, Whitefish 10. Yellow cards - Whitefish 1. Red cards - none.
Hamilton 3, Libby 1
At Hamilton, Cody Tredik scored the game-winner with four minutes left the in first half as the Broncs posted the first-round victory.
Karill Apedaile got the Broncs (10-1-2) on the board in the 20th minute before Talus Martin tied it for the Loggers off a feed from Elias Lapka 11 minutes later.
Rob Hamilton made two saves for the Loggers, who closed the season 4-6-3.
Libby 1 0 - 1
Hamilton 2 1 - 3
H - Karill Apedaile, 20:00
L - Talus Martin (Elias Lapka), 31:00
H - Cody Tredik, 36:00
H - Own goal, 53:00
Shots - Libby 5, Hamilton 20. Saves - Libby 2 (Rob Hamilton), Hamilton 3 (Niall Clancy). Corner kicks - Libby 3, Hamilton 6. Total fouls - Libby 8, Hamilton 12. Yellow cards - Libby 2, Hamilton 1. Red cards - none.
Polson 1, Livingston 0
At Livingston, junior James Larson scored the only goal of the match as the Pirates earned a first-round victory over the Rangers.
Senior Jon Murphy assisted on the winner, which came in the 18th minute. Polson (8-3-2) plays at Hamilton next week.