Local roundup: Wellsboro takes home 1st-place finish at CM tourna

From staff reports

The Wellsboro volleyball team took home a first-place finish in the Silver Bracket of the Central Mountain tournament on Saturday.

“CM puts on a great tournament with teams from all over, which creates various levels of competition,” said head coach Sharon Zuchowski.

In pool play the Lady Hornets swept Central Mountain, 25-20 and 25-23. In game two, they split with St. Mary’s 25-11 and 12-25. In their third game, they fell to Canton, 25-18 and, 25-23.

In the Silver Bracket, Wellsboro was matched up against NTL Large School Division rival Troy in the semifinals. The Hornets swept the Trojans, 25-15 and, 25-16 to advance to the finals against Glendale. In the finals, Wellsboro won, 25-18 and, 25-10.

Caitlyn Callahan led Wellsboro with 43 kills and 13 aces. Heidi Zuchowski had 18 kills, and Shiloh Duff pitched in with eight kills. Megan Starkweather had 29 assists, Jordan Judlin had 21 assists and eight aces, Kathryn Burnett had 13 assists and Alaina Goetsch recorded six aces.

• In men’s soccer, Lock Haven looked poised to break through on the scoresheet late in the second half, but the Bald Eagles couldn’t find the back of the net, and LHU and West Virginia Wesleyan battled to a 0-0 double-overtime draw.

Lock Haven goalkeeper Camden Cook finished with six saves.

Bucknell suffered its first defeat of the 2018 season, falling 2-0 to Saint Francis (Pa.). Powered by two goals in the final 10 minutes of the first half, the Red Flash improved to 2-1 on the campaign, while the Bison fell to 1-1.

• The Bucknell women’s soccer team has been outstanding defensively throughout the first three weeks of the 2018 season, and that trend continued on Sunday with a 0-0 draw at Saint Francis (Pa.). Combined with a 1-0 win over Towson on Friday night, the Bison went 200 minutes without conceding on the weekend, and the four goals allowed through six games are tied for the second-fewest at the start of a season in team history.

Men’s Soccer

Lock Haven 0,

West Virginia Wesleyan 0

WVW 0 0 0 0- 0

LH 0 0 0 0- 0

Shots: WVW 18, LHU 17. Corner kicks: WVW 8, LHU 9. Saves: WVW 6, LHU 6.

Saint Francis 2, Bucknell 0

Bucknell 0 0- 0

SFU 2 0- 2

Goals: SFU- Lucas Rosa (Kevin Smolyn), 35:00; Mario Mastrangelo (PK), 41:25.

Shots: B 5, SFU 19. Corner kicks: B 3, SFU 4. Saves: B 4, SFU 1.

Women’s Soccer

Bucknell 0, Saint Francis 0 (2OT)

Bucknell 0 0 0 0- 0

SFU 0 0 0 0- 0

Shots: B 21, SFU 12. Corner kicks: B 12, SFU 1. Saves: B 5, SFU 4.

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