Week 3 Players Of The Week: Covert and Tinnel

Offensive:

Niki Covert – Blackhills FC: In a game that featured 29 shots on goal between the two teams, Niki Covert broke open a 1-0 game with two goals in the 59th and 70th minute to lead Blackhills to a 3-0 win over AC Chehalem Valley. The Shelton, Washington native helped Blackhills improve to 2-1-0 this season and they are tied with Yakima and Vancouver on points this season.

Defensive:

Lyric Tinnel – Blackhills FC: Lyric Tinnel made 13 saves in a back and forth game that featured 29 shots on goal total between the two teams and posted Blackhills’ first shutout of the season. The Olympia High School graduate, along with Covert, helped Blackhills to their second straight win over AC Chehalem Valley and a 2-1-0 record at the halfway point of the season.

Other Nominees:

Offensive: Natalie Nagle (Yakima), Lybian Sosa Castro (Chehalem Valley)

Defensive: Enya Hernandez (Chehalem Valley)

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