Local roundup: Warrior Run girls advance
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.