The Capital Lady Bruins soccer team defeated Hellgate 4-0 in a girls’ Western Conference playoff game at Northwest Park on Oct. 21.
Midway through the first period, the Bruins held a commanding 2-0 lead when Brynn Walker added the third goal on the day. The score was 3-0 Capital at intermission.
In the second period, Ashley Carlson added Capital’s fourth goal. Carlson knocked in a missed penalty kick.
The win places the Bruins in the playoffs for consecutive seasons.
Last year, they advanced to the quarterfinals before the top seed in the Eastern Conference Bozeman knocked them out.
The Class AA state soccer tournament is in Kalispell beginning Oct. 27.