Warrior Run's girls soccer team won its first round match in the District 4 Class AA playoffs, 1-0 over Selinsgrove. Olivia George scored on a Maddie Beyer assist at 38 minutes. Both teams had 6 shots, and WR?had an 11-4 edge in corners.
In men's soccer, freshman Myles Gortva headed in the first Lycoming goal against Messiah since 2008 in the 90th minute, but the third-ranked Messiah used two first-half goals stand up in a 2-1 win. The Warriors (7-6-2 , 2-3-1 Commonwealth) faced a stiff challenge in the Falcons (15-1, 6-0 ), who have won four of the last five national titles.
In women's volleyball, No. 4 seed Penn College ended the PSUAC playoff run of No. 5 seed Penn State Hazleton, 25-22, 25-16, 25-14. Rachel Heller led all players with 21 digs. Courtney Gernert led all hitters with 15 kills and added 17 digs. PC?(13-19, 12-5) advanced to the semifinals at Penn State vs. No. 1 seed PSU Fayette.
Cheyenne Raker of Selinsgrove (4) and McKenna Beyer of Warrior Run (28) collide as they try to control the ball in the second half. View additional photos at cu.sungazette.com.
Soccer playoff scoreboard
DISTRICT 4 A?GIRLS
East Juniata 1, Loyalsock 0
Sayre 2, Benton 1
Meadowbrook 1, Line Mountain 0
DISTRICT 4 A BOYS
Loyalsock 3, South Williamsport 1
Sayre 5, Line Mountain 0
Millville 2, East Juniata 0
DISTRICT 4 AA GIRLS
Athens 1, Lewisburg 0
Warrior Run 1, Selinsgrove 0
Shikellamy 3, Central Columbia 1
DISTRICT 6 AAA?GIRLS
State College 1, Central Mountain 0
Hollidaysburg 2, Altoona 0
Hollidaysburg 2, Central Mountain 0
State College 6, Altoona 1