Boys’ soccer: Penns Valley edges Tyrone

September 24, 2013 

Penns Valley triumphs

Dalton Ulmanic scored in the second half as Penns Valley secured its first Mountain League win of the season with a 2-1 trumph over Tyrone.

The Rams’ Andrew Deardorff and Tyrone’s Noah D’Angelo scored as the teams were deadlocked 1-1 at the half.

About 14 1/2 minutes into the second half, Lakotah Waltz crossed the ball in front of the Tyrone goal to Ulmanic, who tapped in the game-winner. Ben Kupp stopped eight shots to preserve the win for the Rams (2-7).

“It was our first win in Mountain League and it was nice,” Penns Valley coach Scott Case said. “We put together 80 minutes of good soccer.”

Boys’ golf

State College wins invite

Christian Friberg tied for medalist honors to lead State College to its third win in the last four seasons in the Wheeling Invitational on Monday.

The Little Lions finished with a 651 team score in the 36-hole event, which was held at the par-70 Sunnehanna Country Club. Hollidaysburg (657) was second, while Central Cambria (659) and Richland (667) followed.

Friberg fired a 153 total to tie with Hollidaysburg’s Hunter Shields for medalist honors. Teammate Tyrus Gates tied for third with St. Joseph’s Garrett Bastardi at 154. Ben Gelenberg was tied for fifth at 155, while Kevin Zuercher had a 179.

“They all managed the conditions very well, which was important since every score counts on a tough course,” Little Lion coach Keith Bless said.

Girls’ volleyball

West Branch drops BEA

West Branch rallied from dropping the opening set to knock off Bald Eagle Area 19-25, 25-15, 15-19, 25-18 on Monday.

Nicole Doroschenko had a big night for the Lady Eagles (3-4) with six kills, 10 digs, four aces and three blocks. Chelsea Eisenhuth led BEA with six blocks. Tylor Yarrison added 12 digs and Jessica Bressler had 18 assists.

Field hockey

State College tumbles

State College scored on its only shot, but the Lady Little Lions fell 4-1 to unbeaten Cumberland Valley on Monday.

Olivia Watkins converted on a pass from Annie Vidunas to help State College play to a 1-1 first-half tie.

Cumberland Valley, which outshot the Lady Little Lions 16-1, pulled away with three straight goals in the second half.

“We played a strong first half,” State College coach Karin Johnson said. “I was proud of the way we played against a very strong team.”

Girls’ soccer

Grace Prep blanked

Northumberland County Christian’s Bethany Severn had a hat trick in the first half in an 8-0 rout of Grace Prep on Monday.

The Storm (4-4) did not have a shot in the contest. Goalie Laryssa Tricou stopped 12 shots.

CCCA suffers loss

Mifflin County Christian scored twice in the first half and held off Centre County Christian 3-1 on Monday.

Alyssa Maurer’s unassisted goal brought the Lady Bulldogs to within 2-1 10 minutes into the second half, but Julee Hoffman’s second goal of the game clinched it for Mifflin County Christian.

Rachel Campbell had 12 saves for CCCA, which outshot the winners 22-14.

Girls’ tennis

Lady Little Lions sweep Herd

State College won four of its five matches in straight sets in a 5-0 sweep of Carlisle on Monday in Mid-Penn Conference action.

Juliette Greer was pushed in her second singles match, beating Amelia Win 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (5). Amy Poissant also won a tie breaker in her two-set win, and Cathy Badding finished her singles win in straight sets as well.

Also winning were the doubles teams of Caitlin McGlaughlin and Callan Glover, and Caroline Whitman and Cassie Walter.

“Carlisle is a very good team and we were fortunate to win all of the matches,” Lady Little Lions coach Jane Borden said. “The girls stayed focused and played until the end of each match. They finished strong today.”

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