Bernard Avoulou scored a hat trick and a pair of new keepers combined for five saves as Williamsport defeated Hazleton, 6-3 on Saturday in boys soccer. Phillip Knower started in goal because of an injury to the regular starter and he played the first half before giving way to Andrew Bruno, the regular junior varsity keeper. Knower, a senior, was playing goal for the first time since his freshman season.
Sullivan County's Doug Shrimp scored twice and had an assist to help put the Griffins past Southern Columbia 4-1.
Loyalsock and Hughesville battled to a 1-1 tie. Eli Weber netted a goal 21 minutes into the match for the Lancers. Daulton Seabridge scored in the 35th minutes to level the score.
Liberty's Alex Strohecker scored three goals as Liberty defeated Towanda, 7-0, at Mansfield University. Anthony Strohecker, Alex's brother, also posted a goal an a assist in the win.
In girls soccer, Montoursville shut out State College 2-0 thanks to goals by both Carly Mill and Mackenzie Ruffing, who also added an assist. Audra Larson had five saves for the Warriors to improve them to 8-0 on the season.
Loyalsock's Asia Ungard and Morgan Chambers each had two assists as the?Lancers spread the ball around in a 4-1 win over Mount Carmel. Cassaundra Soars, Allie Pagana, Angie Cardillo and Courtney Brown all scored. Mount Carmel's goal came when it was down 4-0.
South Williamsport scored 10 goals, led by Carly Engel's three, to down St. John Neumann, 10-2, Saturday afternoon. Jamie Steer added two and Anastasia Laird added two with an assist.
In cross country, Sullivan County junior Kelby Mullen placed ninth at the PIAA Foundation race in Hershey, the site of the PIAA Championships later this year. Mullen finished in 17 minutes, 23 seconds. Northeast Bradford's Sam Williams won the race in 16:33. Lewisburg's Sean Walker (11th) and Iyassu Berhanu (15th) were also a medalists. The Griffins placed 13th as a team and Lewisburg was a spot better in 12th.
The Sullivan County JV team placed 16th.
The Lewisburg girls finished 11th with Caroline Graves leading the team with a 25th-place finish in 21:40.
In sprint football, Josh Harrison ran for 89 yards and scored two touchdowns as Mansfield defeated Princeton, 40-2. The Mountaineers finished with 322 rushing yards. Junior Troy Taylor set a new school-record with three interceptions.
Max Eberhardt headed in a goal in the 70th minute as University of Rochester defeated Lycoming, 1-0. Lycoming failed to put a shot on goal in the loss.
Lycoming's women's soccer team fell on the road at FDU-Florham 4-0 to drop the Warriors to 1-6 overall. Claire Donohue led the Devils with two goals. Junior Jennifer Basch made eight saves for Lycoming.
In college cross country, Lycoming's Michelle Herman finished 14th at the Messiah College Invitational. Freshman Alanna Cimerol added a career-best time of 27 minutes, 22.10 seconds and finished 27th.
Lock Haven finished second overall at the LHU Invite at the West Branch Cross Country Course. Senior Mitch Miller led the Bald Eagles with a fifth overall finish in a time of 26:18.
The Lock Haven women's cross country behind a Lindsey Lambert's first place finish of 22:09.30.
In college field hockey, sophomores Taryn Schawillie and Brianna Velepec scored goals, but Mansfield fell, 10-2, to No. 3 Shippensburg.
Lock Haven overcame an early Caitlin Hickey goal to defeat Georgetown, 3-1, in women's field hockey.
Williamsport 6, Hazleton 3
H - Robert Caffray, 12:09; W - Brian Sheldon (Ian Jones) 15:14; W - Bernard Avoulou, 17:42; H - Tyler Bicking (Colin Schaeffer), 23:50; W - Avoulou (Sisto Campana), 40:20; W - Avoulou (Jones) 45:55; W - Campana (Knower), 52:14; H - Max Pozzessdre (Dylan Brennan), 72:31; W - Kenan Rajjoub (Jonathan Lopatofsky), 75:14.
Shots: H 9, W 35. Shots on goal: H 6, W 20. Corners: H 4 W 8. Saves: H 14 Hazleton (Logan Yacowatz). W 5 (Phillip Knower 2, Andrew Bruno 3).
Record: Williamsport 4-2. Next game: Williamsport vs. Mifflinburg, Tuesday.
Sullivan County4 , Southern Columbia 1
Su-Doug Shrimp (penalty kick), 23:14; Su-Dough Shrimp, 31:17; Su-Tom Bosi (Doug Shrimp), 17:57; Su-Sharif Welton (Adam Szlanka), 7:35; SC-Corey Honabach (penalty kick), N/A.
Shots: Sullivan County 8, Southern Columbia 13. Corner kicks: Sullivan County 5, Southern Columbia 2. Saves: Sullivan County 4 (Zach Myer), Southern Columbia 12 (Sam Ashtar).
Records: Sullivan County 4-2. Next game: Sullivan County at South Williamsport, Tuesday
Liberty 7, Towanda 0
at Mansfield University
L-Alex Strohecker, 16:02; L-Strohecker (Anthony Strohecker), 42:16; L-Stohecker, 42:53; L-Peter Kutbay , 49:06; L-Zach Linbquist (A. Strohecker), 64:39; L-A. Strohecker, 74:42; L-Matt Origitano (Eric Kregger), 77:26.
Shots: L 10, T 1. Corner kicks: L 11, T 0. Saves: L 3 (Reese Correll), T 10 (Trevor Standish).
Records: Liberty 6-4. Next game: Liberty at Galeton, Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Loyalsock 1, Hughesville 1
L-Eli Weber, 21; H-Daulton Seabridge, 35.
Shots: L 13, H 9. Corner kicks: L 3, H 5.
Records: Loyalsock 4-1-1.
Montoursville 2, State College 0
Mtv-Carly Mill (Mackenzie Ruffing), 8:16. Mtv-Mackenzie Ruffing (Alexis Wiser), 26:16.
Shots: Montoursville 3, State College 5. Corner kicks: Montoursville 2, State College 3. Saves: Montoursville 5 (Audra Larson), State College 1 (G. Woolridge).
Records: Montoursville 8-0. Next game: Montoursville at Shikellamy, Monday
Loyalsock 4, Mount Carmel 1
L-Cassaundra Soars (Asia Ungard), 5:00.?L-Allie Pagana (Morgan Chambers), 53:00. L-Angie Cardillo (Morgan?Chambers), 67:00. L-Courtney Brown?(Asia Ungard), 73:00. MC-Ranotta Ahrensfield (penalty kick), 79:00.
Shots: Loyalsock 8, Mount Carmel 6. Corner kicks: Loyalsock 3, Mountain Carmel 0. Saves: Loyalsock 8 (Amanda Daneker), Mount Carmel 13 (Megan Vandoren).
Records:?Loyalsock 7-1-1. Next game: Loyalsock at Jersey Shore, Wednesday.
South Williamsport 10, St. John Neumann 2
SW-Miranda Young (Sammy Hilsher), 6; SW-Carly Engel (Sydney Blosser), 17; SW-Jamie Steer (Chelsea Rieppel), 25; SW-Jen Jackson (Engel), 36; SJN-Megan Trenholm, 39; SW-Engel (Steer), 43; SW-Engel (Anastasia Laird), 45; SW-Steer, 55; S-Laird, 60; SW-Liz Cummings (Janelle Wheeland), 61; SJN-Emily Shoulder, 76; S-Laird (Waldman), 78.
Shots: SW 18, SJN 2. Corner kicks: SW?3, SJN 1. Saves: SW 0 (Morgen Bower, Roxie Keller) SJN?8 (Rebecca Helminiack).
Records: South Williamsport 3-3, 3-2. Next game: South Williamsport at Sullivan County, Monday, 4:30
Mansfield 40, Princeton 2
Princeton0 2 0 0 - 2
Mansfield13 6 15 6 - 40
M-Mike Maniscalco 1 run (kick failed), 7:46.
M-Josh Harrison 13 run (Sixto Huincho kick), 5:54.
M-Chao Porch 24 run (kick blocked), 2:46.
P-John Moffat PAT?return, 2:46.
M-Josh?Harrison 5 run (Maniscalco run), 11:55.
M-Sean Green 19 pass from Maniscalco (Huincho kick), 1:31.
M-Brandon Ammon 16 run (kick blocked), 9:28.
RUSHING-Princeton, Kevin?Infante 29-64, Arun?Nanduri 5-7, Jais?Zachariach 5-(-12). Mansfield, Josh Harrison 12-89 2 TD, Chao Porch 8-65 TD, Dylan?Flynn 5-37, Kevin Valentine 5-36, Jason Winters 2-36, Mike Maniscalco 12-28 TD, Brandon Ammon 5-23 TD, Roland Miller 3-7, Phillip Ryan 2-2, Josh?Schrum 4-1, Matthew Berry 1-(-2).
PASSING-Princeton, Jais Zachariach 6-21-4 52. Mansfield, Mike Maniscalco 5-7-0 58 TD, Brandon Ammon 1-4-1 10.
RECEIVING-Princeton, Kees Tompson 3-32, Nick Martin 1-9, Nicolas Lulli 1-8, Arun Nanduri 1-3. Mansfield, Sean Green 2-29 TD, Josh?Schrum 1-17, Raynan Pierce 1-10, Pat Mackewicz 1-7, Jason Winters 1-5.
INTERCEPTIONS-Prinecton, Robert Parise 1-0. Mansfield, Troy Taylor 3-25, Brandon Couse 1-19.
RECORDS-Mansfield 1-1 (1-1), Princeton 0-2 (0-1).
Rochester 1, Lycoming 0
URM-Max Eberhardt (Max Fan), 70:32.
Shots: L 1, URM 18. Corner kicks: None. Saves: L 7 (Connor Keenan), URM 0 (none).
Records: Lycoming 5-3-1.
FDU-Florham 4, Lycoming 0
F-Claire Donohue, 6:51; F-Melanie Anzidei, 36:35; F-Claire Donohue (Emily Kilgore), 58:33; F-Gina Vilar, 89:44.
Shots: Lycoming 9, FDU-Florham 18. Saves: Lycoming 8 (Jennifer Basch 8), FDU-Florham 4 (Melanie Pierson 2, Julia Perry 2).
Records: Lycoming 1-6, FDU-Florham 3-6.
Men's Cross Country
Lock Haven Invitational
Men's 8k run: 1 James McBride, Millersville, 25:44.50; 2 Alex Koksal, Slippery Roc, 25:48.60; 3 Morgan Elliott, Slippery Rock, 25:54.90; 4 Travis Arrigoni, Slippery Rock, 26:04.30; 5 Mitch Miller, Lock Haven, 26:18.50; 6 Mike Beegle, Slippery Rock, 26:33.00; 7 Tim Getz, Lock Haven, 26:34.50; 8 Shawn Lake, Lock Haven, 26:34.70; 10 Sean Norberg, N/A, 26:36.30.
Team results: 1 Slippery Rock 25, 2 Lock Haven 41, 3 Millersville 86, 4 Penn State 105, 5 West Chester 119, Juniata 159.
Women's Cross Country
Lock Haven Invitational
Women 6k run: 1. Lindsey Lambert (L), 22:09.30; 2. Stephanie Case (S), 22:15.80; 3. Elicia Anderson (M), 22:17.40; 4. Katie Sick (L), 22:28.10; 5. Becky Belding (S), 22:51.70; 6. Kathleen Casey (W), 22:56.20; 7. Ciara Shorts (C), 22:58.80; 8. Rachel Taylor (L), 23:02.60; 9. Megan Toddy (C), 23:07.00; 10. Katrina Woods (J), 23:20.10.
Team results: 1. Lock Haven, 37; 2. Slippery Rock, 56; 3. Millerville, 83; 4. Clarion, 112; 5. Penn State Club, 116; 6. West Chester, 151; 7. Juniata, 166.
Women's Field Hockey
Lock Haven 3, Georgetown 1
Georgetown 1 0-1
Lock Haven 1 2-3
GU-Caitlin Hickey, 13:07; L-Kristi Shepps (Kelly Harsh), 34:30; L-Nicole Weaknecht (Harsh), 46:15; L-Shepps (Leslie Ahern), 61:52.
Shots: GU 6, L 12; Corners: GU 4, L 6; Saves: GU 6 (Briana Pereira); L 2 (Linsay Staugenberg).
Records: Georgetown 2-6, Lock Haven 5-5.