Philipsburg-Osceola rode goals from senior defender Skyler Krise and junior midfielder Anthony Cassler to a 2-0 shutout of Penns Valley on Thursday.
The Krise goal was bundled in off Zach Ament’s corner kick at 35:16, and Cassler scored on a throw-in from sophomore Christian Snyder at 67:27.
The game was played largely between the boxes with the difference being the range from which the shots were taken.
“Our shots, while ugly, were from inside the six (-yard box),” Mounties coach Shawn Inlow said. “The Rams’ two best efforts were nice shots that were laced up from outside the penalty area that our keeper handled well.”
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Tiger Welch stopped three shots for the Rams (3-9-2).
Mitch Winters made two saves for his fifth shutout of the season, accounting for all the wins for P-O (5-5-1), which has a showdown at Bellefonte on Tuesday.