SPORTS SHORTS: MHS edged by No. 1 Waukee in PKs

WAUKEE — Edi Cokovic scored twice in regulation and the Class 3A No. 1 Waukee boys soccer team stopped No. 7 Marshalltown’s 13-game winning streak in a shootout, breaking a 2-all tie by prevailing in penalty kicks on Friday night.

Jose Torres scored his team-leading 19th goal of the season and assisted on a goal by Brandon Ordaz as Marshalltown (13-2) took a 2-1 lead in the 60th minute. Cokovic tallied his 12th goal of the season to even things up in the 72nd minute and the two teams played a pair of scoreless overtime periods.

Waukee (15-0) won the shootout, powered by a pair of saves by goalkeeper Evan Nidey, to remain unbeaten.

Nidey finished with six saves for the Warriors, while Marshalltown netminder Jesus Munoz recorded nine stops.

The Bobcats close out the regular season with two home games against other ranked foes, hosting No. 13 Ames on Tuesday and No. 15 Johnston on Thursday.

Top-ranked Warriors outlast Bobcats

Miranda Boyle and Grace Terhark both scored goals as the Class 3A No. 1 Waukee girls soccer team defeated Marshalltown 2-0 on Friday night at Leonard Cole Field.

The host Bobcats (1-10) managed just one shot on goal but limited the visiting Warriors to only six shots on goal. Lexi Ashmore and Jori Nieman chalked up the assists for Waukee (11-1), which won its sixth-straight match.

Rosemary Elliott and Taryn Reitsma split time in net for the Warriors, with Elliott registering the lone save.

Marshalltown visits No. 14 Ames on Tuesday night.


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