Roundup: Wellsboro boys defeat Galeton

Tanner Runyan and Josiah Hill both scored goals to lift Wellsboro to a quarterfinal win in the District 4 Class A playoffs over Galeton, 2-0. With the victory, the Green Hornets advance to face East Juniata in a rematch of last year’s district semifinals.

East Juniata is a defending Class A state finalist.

“I’m very proud of the boys tonight. They really implemented our game plan. We limited Galeton of clear chances and we created a lot of quality chances,” Wellsboro coach John Shaffer said. “Our attackers movement is a handful to deal wtih and in the back, the defense is really coming together. Cam Tennis had an amazing goal-line clearance tonight in second half to keep the shutout going.”

In goal, Casey Hoover recorded four saves for Wellsboro.

East Juniata blanked Muncy, 5-0, in the District 4 Class A quarterfinals. Muncy kept it close in the first half, only trailing by a goal by halftime.

Austin Stipcak recorded 16 saves for the Indians. The Tigers held a 32-1 shots on goal advantage. Gabe Coder scored twice and had two assists for East Juniata.

Williamson fell to Central Columbia, 5-0, in the District 4 Class AA quarterfinals. The Blue Jays’ Alan Krug scored twice. Matt Yoder, Chris Kern and Jesse Wendell all scored as well.

Justin Robin had seven saves in goal for Williamson, which was out-shot, 12-2.

In girls soccer, Line Mountain defeated Sullivan County, 1-0, in the District 4 Class AA quarterfinals. With the win, Line Mountain advances to face Warrior Run in the semifinals on Tuesday at Midd-West at 6 p.m.

Bethany Weinhardt recorded four saves in goal for Sullivan County, which was held to no shots on goal despite a solid offensive duo in Macy McCarthy and Kaiti Beinlich.

BOYS SOCCER

Wellsboro 2, Galeton 0

(District 4 Class A quarterfinals)

W–Tanner Runyan, 19:23. W–Josiah Hill, 49:36.

Shots: W 8, G 4. Corners: W 0, G 8. Saves: W (Casey Hoover) 4, G (David Steadman) 7.

Central Columbia 5, Williamson 0

(District 4 Class AA quarterfinals)

CC–Alan Krug, 2:00. CC–Matt Yoder (Conor Ryan), 29:32. CC–Chris Kern, 39:10. CC–Alan Krug, 46:42. CC–Jesse Wendell, 75:32.

Shots: CC 12, W 2. Corners: CC 7, W 2. Saves: CC (Mike Norotneck) 2, W (Justin Robin) 7.

GIRLS SOCCER

(District 4 Class A quarterfinals)

Line Mountain 1, Sullivan County 0

(Goal not available)

Shots: LM 5, SC 0. Corners: LM 10, SC 1. Saves: LM (Nicole Adams) 0, SC (Bethany Weinhardt) 4.

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