"Cards fly as kickers advanceTwo games, two hat tricks for Mitka von Reis Crooks."

"The BHS soccer team defeated Lakes 4-3 on Thursday, to advance to the state playoffs as the No. 1 seed from District 3. The Spartans will play the loser of tomorrow's Jackson/Stanwood game at Silverdale Stadium on Tuesday, with a probable start time of 6 p.m.Mitka von Reis Crooks notched his second hat trick in as many games for the Spartans, and Jed Ballou added the fourth goal in the win.Coach Alex von Reis Crooks credited super freshman defender Jeff Oldenkamp with the play of the game, poking away a shot that had beaten the goalie with 10 minutes remaining to maintain the then 4-2 Spartan lead. Lakes scored in the final minute, but Bainbridge ran out the clock.It was a very good win for us against a very strong program, von Reis Crooks said, noting that Lakes was undefeated in Pierce County League play.The Spartans defeated North Kitsap 3-0 on Tuesday in the rough affair.The highlight was that there was no riot, said von Reis Crooks. For about 30 minutes, it was a good game. But when Mitka scored at 36 minutes, it deflated their hopes.The cards started coming out in the second half and the Vikings earned three ejections for rough play, two on red cards and one on a double-yellow. Mitka von Reis Crooks scored twice on penalty kicks, at 66 and 78 minutes on penalty kicks.The Spartans finished the regular season with a record of 10-5-1, good for third place in the Olympic League. "

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