Former Rogers High School and Tacoma Community College standout Haleigh Thompson broke through the Blackhills FC defense in the 60th minute of play to score the game winner for Washington Premier FC on Sunday, July 8, in Puyallup. Lexsi Manning (former Curtis Viking and Central Washington Wildcat) opened the scoring with a goal six minutes into the match. Former Wilson Ram, Angela Celedon, added an insurance goal with three minutes left to play. The 3-1 Northwest Premier Soccer League victory sends the WPFC ladies on to the semifinals against the top-seeded Seattle Stars. The win lifted WPFC’s record to 5-3-1 on the year. Now, the local ladies will face a squad that has scored 28 goals on the season, while giving up just two. The teams will meet at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila on Sunday, July 15, at 6 p.m.
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