STATE COLLEGE — The State College boys’ soccer team scored twice into Carlisle’s net and once into its own but was able to hold on to preserve a 2-1 win on Saturday.
Joe Thomas got the scoring started with an unassisted goal in the 14th minute. The Little Lions tied the game by scoring into their own net early in the second half. Harry Baker got the game-winning goal in the 54th minute off a feed from Thomas.
Ty Leway made five saves for the Little Lions.
BEA romps over Central
WINGATE — Behind a prolific offensive outing and their goalie’s third shutout of the season, Bald Eagle Area rolled to a 6-0 triumph over Central.
Jared Maurer scored twice and set up two more BEA goals while keeper Ben Leskovansky turned aside all three shots he faced to preserve his team’s win. In four games, Leskovansky has allowed just two goals.
L.J. Flood, Eric Henderson, Doug Rogers and Nathan Styles added goals for Bald Eagle Area (3-1) while Brandon Gettig notched two assists. BEA fired 19 shots at Central’s goal.
Bonness, Montross lead way for State College
BLOOMSBURG — State College pulled way from Central Columbia early, scoring often in the first half to secure a 5-0 rout on the road.
Lauren Bonness started the scoring with an unassisted tally with just over 15 minutes left in the first half.Taylor Montross followed with a pair of goals in the next 12 minutes to put State College up 3-0.
Megan Wandrisco and Katherine Henry added second-half goals to the Lady Little LIons’ lead and Caroline Moore turned aside all seven shots she faced to hold on to the shutout.
Bonness and Taylor Meily chipped in assists for State College.
Boys’ cross country
State College cruises at Invite
UNIVERSITY PARK — State College finished first out of 23 teams in a rainy Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational at the Penn State golf course on Saturday.
Will Cather finished third to lead State College with a time of 16:22. Four other State College runners finished in the Top 30.Kyle Adams, Kevin Dargo, Chris Golembeski, Alex Crutze, Matt Beyerle and Eric Heatwole all fiinished in under 18 minutes.
“The guys ran extremely well. They had a nice pack,” State College coach Dave Felice said. “Our first two runners were out pretty good and the other guys packed it up and really did a great job of scoring the points.”
The Little LIons resume their season with home meet against Mifflin County at home on Tuesday.
Girls’ cross county
Lady Little Lions finish third
STATE COLLEGE —Natashia Fedkina and Emma Cousinsran to top 10 finishes on Saturday as State College finished third at the Spiked Shoe Invitaional on Penn State’s White Course.
Fedkina paced the Lady Little Lions with a seventh-place finish in a time of 19 minutes, 55 seconds. Cousins finished 10th in 19:57. State College’s Hannah Grubb (20:31) finished 17th, Kaelyn Yoder (21:05) was 26th and Hannah Catalano (21:33) finished 40th to round out its scoring in the 18-school event.
Emilia Paladino of University (W. Va.) High School won the girls’ individual title in 18:18. Governor Mifflin took home the team title with 47 points, followed second-place Daniel Boone (81), State College (98), fourth-place Wilson (125) and University (152) to round out the top five.
State College shines in tourney
NEW HOLLAND — State College finished 7-1 in pool play at the Garden Spot Tournament on Saturday.
Kyla Irwin, Jackie Horner and Suzanne Horner notched 17, 14 and 14 kills, respectively. Irwin and Suzanne Horner also turned in 16 and 20 blocks.
Christine Irwin led all State College players with 27 digs. Suzanne Horner and Sydney McNulty each notched seven aces for the Lady Little Lions.
State College will take on Central Dauphin in a home match on Tuesday.