Local roundup: Montour girls advance

Montoursville’s Carly Mill scored off a Lexi Marchioni assist in the 74th minute and the Warriors defeated Danville, 1-0, in the District 4 Class AA girls soccer quarterfinals at Loyalsock on Wednesday.

Marissa Folk stopped three shots for the Warriors (16-2-1), who will play Shikellamy in the district semifinals.

The South Williamsport girls soccer team edged Bloomsburg, 2-1 in dramatic fashion in the opening round of the District 4 Class A playoffs at Loyalsock. The Mounties (13-4-2) won the shootout, 3-2 as Laura Rook drilled in the game-winner on South’s final shot.

South trailed in the shootout, 2-1 but goalie Kelsey Gantz made two huge saves to keep South’s season alive while Miranda Young and Laura Rook made the game-tying and game-winning goals. Maddy Plummer put South ahead 1-0 in regulation while Mackenize Finn scored South’s first shootout goal. The Mounties will play Meadowbrook Christian, which beat Line Mountain in the first round, in Saturday’s quarterfinals at a time and place to be determined.

In women’s tennis, Penn College freshman Brooke Reed won in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1 at No. 3 singles but the Wildcats lost 3-2 to Penn State Mont Alto. Penn College finished the season 2-8 overall and 1-3 in the PSUAC.

In women’s soccer, Lycoming fell to No. 9 Messiah, 9-0.

Madison Taylor opened the scoring for Lock Haven but the Lady Eagles conceded the final two goals in a 2-1 loss at Roberts Wesleyan College.

In college field hockey, Blair Pembleton recorded a hat trick to lead Mercyhurst past visiting Mansfield, 4-0.

In men’s soccer, for the second straight week, Penn College senior Christopher Brennan has been named the PSUAC and United States Collegiate Athletic Association Player of the Week. In the team’s only game of the week, Brennan scored five goals, breaking Penn College’s single-game scoring record.



South Williamsport 2, Bloomsburg 1

South wins shootout 3-2

S-Maddy Plummer, 36th minute; B-Alexis Rostucher, 67th

South shootout goals: Mackenzie Finn; Miranda Young; Laura Rook

Shots on Goal: S-14, B-10. Corners: S-2, B-4. Saves: S-11, B-13. Goalies: South (Kelsey Gantz); Bloomsburg (Natalie Wittman).

Records: South 13-4-2. Next Game: South vs. Meadowbrook Christian, Saturday, TBA


Montoursville 1, Danville 0

Mtv – Carly Mill (Lexi Marchioni), 74th.

Shots: Mtv – 8, D – 3. Corners: Mtv – 3, D – 2. Saves: Montoursville (Marissa Folk 3), Danville (Kayla Moran 7).

Records: Montoursville 16-2-1. Next: Montoursville vs. Shikellamy, Mon.


PSU Mont Alto 3,

Penn College 2


1. Annette Deusch, MA, def. Jenna Walmer 6-1, 6-1; 2. Kathiegong Williams, MA, def. Taylor Pompili 6-0, 6-0; 3. Brooke Reed, PCT, def. Kierstin McCartney 6-2, 6-1.


1. Deusch/Williams, MA, def. Walmer/Pompili 8-4; 2. Melissa Stabley/Taylor Lapointe, PCT, win by ff.


Messiah 9, Lycoming 0

M – Corinne Wulf (PK); M – Nikki Elsaesser (Holly Burgard), 12:07; M – Macaulay Soto (Nikki Elsaesser), 14:44; M – Missy Biener (Alicia Frey), 20:38; M – Marisa Weaver (Missy Biener), 29:41; M – Trisha Tshudy (Carly Schaefer), 42:23; M – Trisha Tshudy (unassisted), 52:50; M – Erin Sollenberger (Macaulay Soto); 55:51; M – Mackenzie Clapper (Missy Biener), 87:27

Shots: Messiah 28, Lycoming 2. Saves: Messiah 2 (Audra Larson 2), Lycoming 9 (Megan Maurer 4; Caitlin Dougherty 5).

Records: Messiah (13-2-1, 6-0 CC), Lycoming (1-14, 0-6).

Roberts Wesleyan 2, Lock?Haven 1

LHU?- Madison Taylor, 25th; RWC – Brittany Houghton, 25th; RWC?- Ellie Swan, 62nd.

Shots: LHU?- 15, RWC – 15. Corners: LHU?- 7, RWC – 3. Saves: Lock?Haven (Dana Wozniak 2); RWC (Marissa Sell 7).

Records: Roberts Wesleyan College 9-4-1, Lock Haven 4-10-1. Next: Lock Haven at Bloomsburg, Sat.


Mercyhurst 4, Mansfield 0

MER – Blair Pembleton (Meghan Smith), 30:39; MER – Blair Pembleton (Marissa Faso), 32:02; MER – Meghan Smith (Emily Burns), 46:33; MER – Blair Pembleton, 46:48.

Shots: Mansfield 7, Mercyhurst 22. Saves: Mansfield 12 (Kristie Rollman 12), Mercyhurst 5 (Jess Wess 5).

Records: Mercyhurst 7-7, 3-4 PSAC; Mansfield 4-10, 1-7.