The Kaua’i Interscholastic Federation played three girls soccer matches Saturday under the cover of COVID-19 protocols.
Games were played at Island School field and at Vidinha Stadium.
Both sites received short teams or teams that were unable to field all the players.
Kapa’a Lady Warrior, Tracelle Iwamoto took advantage of Mary Magoun, Island School Lady Voyager’s goalkeeper, who stepped out of the goal box to far. Iwamoto fired her shot. the Kapa’a Lady Warrior’s celebrated even before the ball reached the net. Kapa’a took a 1-0 lead.
To increase the Lady Warrior lead to 2-0, Emeli Rubel launced a penalty kick from the goal box at the 50th minute mark.
After the Island School Voyagers Ella Offley score the only Voyagers goal near the 60th minute mark. The game ended 2-1 in favor the Warriors.
The Lady Warrior junior varsity went to Vidinha Stadium, where Olivia Jenkins scored a hat trick to help the JV Warriors win an 8-0 victory over the Kauai junior-varsity team. Kauai JV could only fielded eight players.
Madison Silva and Shyloh Mccann scored two goals each, while Wainohia Kitamura added a goal as well.
Wednesday will be the first day of the KIF soccer games.
Kaua’i High School takes on Kapa’a at Brian J. Baptiste Stadium in Kapa’a. The varsity boys will kick off at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity ladies meeting at 7 p.m.
The Island School Voyagers are on their way to Hanapepe Stadium for a meeting with Waimea High School. There will be varsity boys starting at 5 p.m., followed by varsity girls beginning at 6:45 p.m.
Kapa’a’s JV team hosts Kaua’i’s on Thursday in Kapa’a. The boys will kick off at 5 p.m., and the girls at 6:45.