Tie preserves fifth-place ranking

Bryan Veginski

Washington got just what it needed May 6.

With a 1-1 tie at sixth-place East Peoria, the Lady Panthers held on to fifth place in the final Mid-Illini Conference girls soccer standings.

Washington (2-11-3, 2-7-3) got a first-half goal from Carrie Bunting to take a 1-0 lead into intermission.

The Raiders evened the match with a second-half score, their only one off goalkeeper Dani Filock.