North Bend's girls soccer team tuned up for a huge Thursday match with Brookings-Harbor by shutting out host Marshfield 8-0 on Tuesday at Pete Susick Stadium.
The Bulldogs kept their league record perfect at 7-0-0 with the win as both Haley Edwards and Morgan Bream had hat tricks.
Molly Picatti and Katie Carver also scored goals and Haley Snelgrove had three assists.
North Bend visits second-place Brookings-Harbor on Thursday. The Bulldogs won the match against the Bruins 2-0 at home during the first round of league play.
Marshfield (1-5-1) also is on the road Thursday, at third-place South Umpqua.
Brookings-Harbor 8, Coquille 1: The Bruins built up a 4-0 halftime lead and went on to beat the host Coquille-Myrtle Point squad to tune up for Thursday’s big match with North Bend.
Avana Pettus had five goals and an assist for the Bruins in the win. Abby Farmer had two goals and Anna Serna scored the other.
The DevilCats got their goal midway through the second half when Jordyn Tippett scored on an assist from Maria Medina.
Coquille plays its final home match Thursday when Douglas comes to town.
South Umpqua 2, Douglas 1: The Lancers beat the Trojans to leapfrog back over Coquille into third place in the league standings.
Mariah Herrera scored the winning goal in the 78th minute for the Lancers. Jadyn Vermillion also scored for the Lancers while Mya Skurk scored the goal for Douglas on a penalty kick in the 73rd minute.
Brookings-Harbor 11, Coquille 1: The Bruins kept their league record perfect with the win over the DevilCats and clinched a share of the Far West League title.
Brookings-Harbor scored six goals in the first half and went on to the victory. Luke Beaman had four goals, Sam Broberg had three goals and three assists and Jair Valdovinos had two goals.
At 7-0-0, the Bruins lead second-place Marshifeld and North Bend (both 3-1-3) by nine points, since teams get three points for a win and just one for a tie. Brookings-Harbor would have to lose its last three matches to not win the league title outright.
Douglas 7, South Umpqua 2: The Trojans beat the Lancers to pull closer to Marshfield and North Bend in the league standings.
Marshfield and North Bend are 3-1-3 and Douglas is 3-2-2, but is the only school among the three that has already played league-leading Brookings-Harbor in the second half of the league season.
The Trojans, who tied both North Bend and Marshfield during the first round of league play, host the two Bay Area schools next week in matches that will be critical in the race for second place in the league standings.