Local roundup: Muncy boys win in OT
Muncy defeated Milton 2-1 in double overtime in a boys soccer game on Saturday. Daniel Hall scored the game-winning goal in the 98th minute. Alex Stabler had one goal and the game-winning assist for the Indians.
Hughesville remained undefeated, routing Mount Carmel, 10-0. Nick Adams scored twice for Hughesville (3-0) and eight players scored goals.
Wellsboro’s Erik Stemcosky netted three goals by halftime as Wellsboro defeated Liberty 3-0. Goalie Jake Mitchell didn’t give up any goals for Wellsboro.
In girls soccer, Warrior Run held Jersey Shore without a shot and Chloe Eisenhuth had a goal and an assist as the Defenders defeated the Bulldogs, 4-0.
Carly Mill scored twice and Montoursville shut out Milton, 4-0.
Graycie Juckes scored two goals, one in the first half and one in the second, as Central Columbia defeated South Williamsport, 2-0. Courtney Claudselter got the shutout for undefeated Central Columbia (2-0).
Tauntyonah Guinter had one goal and an assist as Williamsport defeated Danville 2-1 for Williamsport’s first win of the season. Williamsport’s Madison Fink had 19 saves in goal.
Kelsey Logan and Lauren Bleggi scored for Wellsboro but the Green Hornets fell to Sayre, 3-2.
In girls tennis, Pam Niditch, Kim Levy and Sarah Malone swept the singles matches for Loyalsock in straight sets as the Lancers beat Lewisburg, 3-2. Loyalsock (6-1) travels to Bloomsburg Tuesday in a matchup for first place in the HAC-II.
In women’s soccer, Penn College evened its record with a 3-1 win over Baptist Bible College. Elisabeth Greis scored twice for the Wildcats (1-1).
Mansfield goalie Alana Krieger recorded nine saves but East Stroudsburg’s Kerri McClay slipped one ball past her to record a 1-0 win in a PSAC East contest.
Lock Haven rallied late and scored in the 84th minute, but it wasn’t enough as LHU was edged 2-1 by Gannon.
Jamie Hunter scored for the Lady Eagles (0-1-1, 0-1-1 PSAC).
In men’s soccer, Penn College fell to PSU Brandywine 3-2 in overtime. Douglas Binnie and Milton’s Tarik Laroche scored for the Wildcats (1-1, 0-1 PSUAC).
In college cross country, running in the Dutchmen Invitational at Lebanon Valley College, the Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s cross country team finished last in an 11-team field.
Nate Mashack placed 57th over the 8K course in 30 minutes, 59 seconds.
Mike Robinson took top honors to lead the Mansfield University men’s cross country team to a pair of season opening wins over West Chester and Bloomsburg at the Flatland Invitational at Mansfield’s Lambs Creek course.
All-American Jess Scordino paced the women’s team to a second-place finish behind Bloomsburg in the women’s race.
Robinson glided to a winning time of 15:55.77 in the season opener, outpacing Bloomsburg’s Kyle Phillips (15:56.50) in a close finish. West Chester’s Zach Musselman (16:07.40) was third.
Mansfield finished with 33 team points to West Chester’s 39. Bloomsburg was third with 49 points.
The women’s race featured an early season dual between two of the top 10 runners in the country in Bloomsburg’s Victoria Davis and Mansfield’s Jess Scordino. The two veterans ran together for most of the race until Davis edged in front late with an impressive early season time of 17:21.91 to Scordino’s 17:24.97 over the 5,000 meter distance.
Junior Alex Bottorff improved his time on the Union Canel Tunnel Park 8K course by nearly 50 seconds, leading the Lycoming College men’s cross country team at the Lebanon Valley Invitational. Both the men’s and women’s teams posted 10th-place finishes.
For the women, junior Georgiana White led the way, as she finished in 29th place with a time of 21:29.94.
In women’s volleyball, losses Saturday at Penn State Harrisburg against Harrisburg, 13-25, 23-25, 16-25, and King’s College, 16-25, 24-26, 25-27, dropped Penn College to 0-3 on the season.
Lock Haven closed out the weekend with a pair of big wins at the Hampton Inn Ram Rumble Tournament, hosted by Shepherd University.
Lock Haven (4-0) opened the day with a 3-0 (25-12, 25-11 & 25-7) win over Bowie State and the Lady Eagles followed it up with a 3-1 (23-25, 25-11, 25-17 & 25-22) victory over Barry.
Freshman Maggie Slawson notched 11 kills against Susquehanna and sophomore Bethany Richardson had 11 against Haverford, but the Lycoming dropped both matches, 3-0, at the Hampton Inn Crusader Classic at O.W. Houts Gymnasium.
Richardson led the Warriors (4-4 overall) with 11 kills and two aces against the Fords, but the Fords (4-2 overall) were able to close out two close sets to take a 25-18, 25-22, 25-22 win.
Against Susquehanna (5-1 overall), Slawson notched 11 kills and hit a solid .393, but the Warriors dropped a tight first set, 29-27, before falling 25-12 and 25-13 to close out their run at the tournament.
In women’s tennis, Penn College fell at Penn State Brandywine, 4-1. Taylor Lapointe was the lone winner for the Wildcats (1-1, 0-1 PSUAC) at No. 3 singles.
In college field hockey, senior Taryn Schawillie exploded for four goals, including three in the first half, to lift Mansfield past Southern Connecticut State for a 5-3 season opening victory at Shippensburg’s Jane Goss Memorial Tournament.
Schawillie’s first goal of the game moved her past Gretchen Reschke (1999-02) for the all-time Mansfield scoring record with 44 goals. With her four scores, Schawillie now has 47 career goals with the Mounties.