SOCCER: Libby boys fall to Whitefish in soccer, 7-1

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Libby’s Zach Carter, left, and Austin Swartzenberger compete against Whitefish Tuesday. (Daniel McKay/Whitefish Pilot)

Whitefish scored three goals in the first 19 minutes of the second half to run away from Libby on Tuesday.

Casey Schneider netted a hat trick for Whitefish and also assisted on Sam Menicke’s goal, the Bulldogs’ second of the game.

Ammann Koch-Ford added three assists for Whitefish.

Holding a 2-0 lead at halftime, the Bulldogs created separation early in the second half before Libby cracked the scoreboard in the 60th minute.

Whitefish responded quickly, however, scoring a pair of goals in the next nine minutes to create even more separation.

Whitefish 2 5 — 7

Libby 0 1 — 1

WF — Casey Schneider (Brandon Mendoza assist), 28:00

WF — Sam Menicke (Schneider assist), 34:00

WF — Noah Romagnuolo (Menicke assist), 45:00

WF — Mendoza (Romagnuolo assist), 50:00

WF — Schneider (Ammann Koch-Ford assist), 59:00

L — Austin Swartzenberger, 60:00

WF — Romagnuolo (Koch-Ford assist), 62:00

WF — Schneider (Koch-Ford assist), 69:00

Shots on Goal — WF 18, Libby 1. Saves — WF (Upton/Bradlee Anderson) 0, Libby (Lucas) 11. Corner kicks — WF 9, Libby 1. Fouls — WF 5, Libby 2. Cards — N/A.

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