Columbia River’s Sophie Landers not just another brick in the wall

Published by Clark County Talk, Nov. 16, 2017

Sophie Landers doesn’t seem like the type to get all nostalgic and weepy.

But the Columbia River High School senior couldn’t help but see the symmetry as she readies for the final weekend of her prep soccer career.

Thirteen years ago, Landers and her good friend Katie Lee played on their first rec team with the Salmon Creek Soccer Club.

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Columbia River senior Sophie Landers has helped her Columbia River High School team keep the ball out of the goal for most of the season. Photo credit: Rene Ferran

This weekend, Landers and Lee will start for the Chieftains at Shoreline Stadium as they finish off their defense of the Class 2A state title they won a year ago. Columbia River plays White River in the second semifinal at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17.

Read the Clark County Talk article published Nov. 16.