Local roundup: Montoursville boys defeat South
In boys soccer, South Williamsport held a one-goal halftime lead, but two goals within the first 12 minutes of the second half lifted Montoursville to a 4-2 win over South Williamsport Wednesday afternoon at McCall Middle School in Montoursville.
Montoursville took an early one-goal lead when Dominic Caputo scored just 4:03 into the game but South added two goals in the next 22 minutes as Aaron Bird and Michael Gonzalez each scored. But Tyler Deters scored two goals in the first 12 minutes of the second half and Colin Gorini (one goal, two assists) put the game out of reach with the game’s final goal with 40 seconds left.
Ben King made nine saves for Montoursville, including a big penalty kick save midway through the first half. Tyler Askey made 10 saves in the loss.
Lewisburg put on an unbelievable performance as it defeated Shamokin, 16-0. Joey Bhangdia had two goals and an assist, Michael Permyashkin had two goals, Adam Cole had two goals and an assist and Cade Dieffenderfer also had two goals as 12 players scored for the Green Dragons.
Andrew Czap scored in the first half off a Zack Stopper assist but Loyalsock gave up a second-half goal and it couldn’t score again in its 1-1 tie against Danville. Matt Loeh made four saves for Loyalsock.
Jacob Butzler scored a goal in each half as Jersey Shore defeated Central Mountain, 3-1. Central Mountain’s lone goal came from Matthew Stormin in the 77th minute after trailing, 3-0, to clinch a fourth consecutive district playoff berth for the Bulldogs.
Connor Anderson scored the first goal for the Bulldogs (9-5). Jersey Shore got assists from?Jacob Corson and?Cooper Bomboy.
Two goals off penalty kicks helped Wellsboro defeat Galeton, 3-1. Josiah Hill, Jake Singer and Tanner Runyan all scored for the Green?Hornets. Wellsboro led 3-0 before Galeton scored late in the game.
“Tonight was a battle between two good teams.?I’m proud of how the boys fought.?We didn’t play our best game offensively but we defended great,”?Wellsboro coach?John?Shaffer said. “The boys found a way to force two PKs and then?Josiah (Hill) scored a brilliant individual goal. Big shout out to Casey Hoover and the back line for shutting down Galeton.”
Ethan?Shafer scored twice, Andrew Learn had a goal and assist and Williamson blanked Troy, 3-0.
Simon Fish added an assist.
“We started out slow and Troy was playing very well in the first part of the game and had us on our heels,” Williamson coach Mark Gee said. “We started to play better about halfway through the first half. … We missed Colin?Heilbrun in today’s game especially at the beginning, he’s our leader on the field, and we’re hoping to have him back for next game.”
Cody Rogers, Colin Walburn and Hunter Confair all scored a goal and Jordan Morrison had two assists in?Warrior Run’s 3-1 win over Hughesville.
The win is also the seventh straight for the Defenders. Hughesville’s goal came from?Austin?Lewis.
Tom Pombor scored two goals to help Williamsport defeat Selinsgrove, 2-1. The Seals tied the game with 19:30 to play in the second half before Pombor scored eight minutes later to put the Millionaires (9-6) ahead by placing a shot high.
Williamsport goalie JR Confair recorded 10 saves in goal to help Williamsport hold on.
“JR had a great game for us in the net tonight. He made some huge saves in the second half,” Williamsport coach Lee Kaar said. “Tiarnan (Ferry) had one of those games where most people don’t recognize his importance on the field tonight because it wasn’t loaded with stats, but he played very well in the second half.”
At Sullivan County, the Griffins defeated Towanda (27-28) but lost to NEB?(15-49) and?Wyalusing?(22-33) in boys cross country action. Jordan Pedro finished tenth in 19:29.
At Sullivan County in girls cross country, Sullivan’s Macrina Pochatko finished 16th in 27:08.
The Lock Haven University men’s soccer team fell to West Virginia Wesleyan, 1-0, in non-conference action.
West Virginia Wesleyan scored the only goal of the match in the 41st minute when Jens Demul headed home a pass at the back post.
Penn College dropped a 5-0 decision to Juniata College in a non-conference men’s soccer match. The loss drops the Wildcats to 2-12 overall, while the Eagles improved to 4-10.
In women’s soccer, Lycoming College fell to No. 12 Messiah, 9-0, in a MAC Commonwealth game. The Falcons were led by three goals from Sunny Gelnovatch and two goals and an assist from Marisa Weaver. Joelle Winey made six saves in net for the Warriors (6-7-2 overall, 0-4 Commonwealth).
In women’s field hockey, Mansfield’s Meghan Griffin ended No. 2 ranked East Stroudsburg three-game shutout streak and Laura Lawson recorded a season-high 23 saves in a 5-1 loss.
Bucknell junior Lindsay Dodovich earned Corvias Patriot League Golfer of the Month honors on Wednesday after three strong showings during the month of September, including her first collegiate tournament victory.
Dodovich won the Bucknell Invitational on Sept. 17-18, posting rounds of 72-77 for a three-stroke victory over Niagara’s Emily Doyle. Dodovich became Bucknell’s first individual tournament winner since Minjoo Lee claimed the Wendy’s Invitational at Coosaw Creek in Charleston, South Carolina in October of 2010.
Montoursville 4, South Williamsport 2
M-Dominic Caputo (Tyler Deters), 4:03. SW-Aaron Bird (UA), 16:33. SW-Michael Gonzalez (UA), 26:55. M-Tyler Deters (Dominic Caputo, Colin Gorini), 48:40. M-Tyler Deters (Colin Gorini), 51:45. M-Colin Gorini (Nick Musto), 79:20.
Shots:?SW?11, M 14. Corners: SW 5, M 5. Saves: SW 10 (Tyler Askey), M 9 (Ben King).
Lewisburg 16, Shamokin 0
L-Michael Permyashkin (Eli Winett), 10:19. L-Joey Bhangdia (Harrison Gronlund), 13:40. L-Zach Kratzer (Davis Baylor), 14:48. L-Nate Liscum (Mateo Bernas), 22:03,. L-Davis Baylor (UA), 25:48. L-Adam Cole (UA), 27:15. L-Joey Bhangdia (Adam Cole), 28:49. L-Adam Cole (Joey Bhangdia), 29:30. L-Michael Permyashkin (Austin Gerlinski), 36:40. L-Cade Dieffenderfer (UA), 39:30. L-Cade Dieffenderfer (Josh Nichols), 44:30. L-Sebastian Guerrero (UA), 45:10. L-Eli Winett (UA), 46:44. L-Aaron Moyer (UA), 48:53. L-Cole Temple (Michael Walling), 56:54. L-Tate Llanso (UA), 71:54.
Shots: L 30, S 1. Corners: L 9, S 1. Saves: L 1 (Ehmann), S 14.
Danville 1 (2 OT)
L-Andrew Czap (Zack Stopper), 1st half. D-Noah Swartzentruber (UA), 2nd half.
Shots: L 6, D 5. Corners: L 4, D 3. Saves: L 4 (Matt Loeh), D 5 (Braeden Eckard).
Records: Loyalsock (3-8-3)
Jersey Shore 3, CM 1
JS-Connor Anderson (Jacob Corson), 18:00. JS-Jacob Butzler (Cooper Bomboy), 26:00. JS-Butzler, 59:00. CM-Matthew?Stormin, 77:00.
Shots:?JS 18, CM 6. Corners: JS 4, CM 3. Saves: JS?(Calvin?Lesser 2, Hunter Pfirman 2), CM?(Brody Baker) 13.
W-Tanner Runyan (penalty kick), 22:36. W-Josiah Hill, 10:36. W-Jake Singer (penalty kick), 9:08. G-J. Martinez, 1:41.
Shots: G 18, W 13. Corners: G 7, W 3. Saves: G (D. Steadman) 5, W?(Casey Hoover) 12.
Williamson 3, Troy 0
W-Andrew Learn (Ethan?Shafer), 33:00. W-Shafer (Learn), 43:00. W-Learn (Simon Fish), 50:00.
Shots: W 10, T 5. Corners: W 6, T 5. Saves: W?(Nevin?Styles) 5, T 6.
Warrior Run 3,
H-Austin?Lewis, 13:51. WR-Cody Rogers (Jordan?Morrison), 23:10. WR-Colin Walburn (Morrison), 27:41. WR-Hunter Confair (Rogers), 35:58.
Shots: WR 7, H 8. Corners: WR 2, H 2.?Saves: WR (Tucker Hays) 6, H (Brenndan?Weaver) 3.
Records: Warrior Run (11-5).
Williamsport 2, Selinsgrove 1
W-Tom Pombor, 32:30. S-Steven Pomyaski, 19:30. W-Pombor, 11:11.
Shots: W 10, S 14. Corners: W 2, S 7. Saves: W (JR Confair) 10, S (Dylan Pardoe) 7.
Records: Williamsport (9-6, 7-4 HAC).
Boys Cross Country
1. Comini, M, 18:05; 2. Hallman, S, 18:24; 3. Green, CM, 18:33; 4. Balliet, S, 18:36; 5. Busch, CC, 18:51; 6. Quinones, S, 18:57; 7. Rodriguez, M, 19:25; 8. Maschak, CC, 19:30; 9. Rinker, CM, 19:30; 10. Mathews, S, 19:43.
Girls Cross Country
1. Cedeno, S, 20:07; 2. Trimble, M, 20:18; 3. Laughner, CM, 20:59; 4. Nesbitt, CM, 21:22; 5. Lugg, CM, 21:36; 6. Herr, M, 21:36; 7. Lenner, S, 21:50; 8. Carper, S, 22:05; 9. Markley, M, 23:52; 10. Plankenhorn, M, 23:54.
W.?Va. Wesleyan 1, LHU 0
W. Va. Wesleyan1 0 – 1
Lock Haven0 0 – 0
WVW-Jens Demul (Tre’?Taliaferro), 40:36.
Shots: WCW 7, LHU 4. Corners:?WVW 7,?LHU 3. Saves: WVW?(Alessandro Armenia)?3, LHU (Troy Teresak) 4.
Records:?West Virginia Wesleyan (7-6), Lock Haven?(5-7-1).
Juniata College 5,
Penn College 0
JC-Steve Stroup (free kick), 6:14. JC-Dani Meyer-Arrivilla (UA), 40:39. JC-Jarrod Gibson (UA), 45:34. JC-Steve Guetzlaff (Nate Woods), 61:23. JC-Jarrod Gibson (UA), 79:23.
Shots: JC 20, PC 7. Corners: JC 4, PC 3.
Records: Juniata (4-10), PCT (2-11)
Women’s Field Hockey
East Stroudsburg 5, Mansfield 1
ESU-Desiraye Mack (Sydney McCarthy), 16:10.?ESU-Mack (UA), 17:26. ESU- Bailey Quinn (UA), 25:33. ESU-Makenna Marhefka (Morgan Firestine), 46:53. ESU-Quinn (Paige Harrold), 53:39. M-Meghan Griffin (Christie Buyer), 70:00.
Shots: ESU 36, MU 16. Corners: ESU 10, MU 11. Saves: ESU 11, MU 23.
Records: East Stroudsburg (11-3, 5-1 PSAC), Mansfield (1-12, 0-5 PSAC)
Messiah 9, Lycoming 0
M-Sunny Gelnovatch (Kayla Deckert), 2:55. M-Gelnovatch (UA), 13:18. M-Erin Sollenberger (Marissa Weaver), 15:00. M-Julia Kyne (Emily Lockwood), 34:24. M-Marisa Weaver (UA), 45:21. M-Weaver (DJ Cole), 53:17. M-Lockwood (Sollenberger), 57:24. M-Gelnovatch (Courtney Wagner), 70:15. M-Ellie Lengacher (Sarah Strachan), 73:06.
Shots: L 2, M 34. Saves: L 6 (Joelle Winey), M 2 (Sarah Yunez, Maddy Heistand).
Records: Lycoming (6-7-2), Messiah (12-0).