WVC ROUNDUP: Coughlin Tops Crestwood In Girls Soccer
At Coughlin, Aby Davis and Esa Mendola each scored first-half goals and then Davis added another score in the second half, as they helped the Coughlin Crusaders beat Crestwood, 3-0, in WVC girls soccer Thursday.
Coughlin goalkeeper Courtney Wartella recorded a nine-save shutout. Crestwood’s Cortney Dushanko had 14 saves in the loss.
It is Crestwood’s first loss this season, as the Comets dropped to 12-1-1 in league play and Coughlin — which has won six in a row — improved to 12-4.
Coughlin’s regular season is over, but Crestwood still has two matches, including a Saturday showdown against Dallas.
FIRST HALF: Aby Davis (Cou) from Allyse Filipowich, 1:55; Esa Mendola (Cou) from Emilia Serpico, 25:24. SECOND HALF: Davis (Cou) unassisted, 73:06.
Shots: Cou 17, Cre 10. Corners: Cou 3, Cre 1. Saves: Cou (Courtney Wartella) 9, Cre (Cortney Dushanko) 14.
Wyoming Area 4, Holy Redeemer 0
At Holy Redeemer, Lauren Kelly played an outstanding game in goal, making 10 saves and helping Wyoming Area secure a shutout on defense.
Offensively, the Warriors scored three of their four goals in the second half, as Tierney Porfirio (three goals), Amanda McCormick (goal) and Aleah Kranson (two assists) led the way.
FIRST HALF: Tierney Porfirio (WA) from Aleah Kranson, 31:57. SECOND HALF: Amanda McCormick (WA) unassisted, 36:51; Porfirio (WA) from Kranson, 20:04; Porfirio (WA) unassisted, 3:28.
Shots: WA 14, HR 10. Corners: WA 7, HR 8. Saves: WA (Lauren Kelly) 10, HR (Makaylee Crake, Marie Lombardi) 8.
Dallas 7, Hazleton Area 0
At Hazleton Area on Wednesday, Ali Francis scored four goals with two assists in Dallas’ rout of the Cougars.
Olivia Delevan added two goals for the Mountaineers. Emma Sweitzer had a goal and two assists.
FIRST HALF: Olivia Delevan (Dal) from Ali Francis, 20:00; Francis (Dal) from Kanisha Cheshire, 19:33. SECOND HALF: Francis (Dal) from Emma Sweitzer, 18:02; Sweitzer (Dal) from Francis, 10:13; Francis (Dal) from Sweitzer, 8:44; Francis (Dal) unassisted, 7:22; Delevan (Dal) from Francis, 6:43.
Shots: Dal 20, Haz 6. Corners: Dal 4, Haz 7. Saves: Dal (Sarah Krokos 5, Jensen Meade 1) 6, Haz 6.
Wyoming Seminary 6, Meyers 2
At Wyoming Seminary on Tuesday, Emily Matthews scored three goals, Zahra Chittalia added two goals, and Akira Kopec also scored once to help the Blue Knights win.
Elizabeth Livingston scored both Meyers goals.
FIRST HALF: Akira Kopec (Sem) from Annemaaike Reitsma, 11:28; Elizabeth Livingston (Mey) from Ashley Bruno, 18:14; Livingston (Mey) unassisted, 20:10; Zahra Chittalia (Sem) unassisted, 30:19. SECOND HALF: Chittalia (Sem) from Reitsma, 2:00; Emily Matthews (Sem) from Reitsma, 9:01; Matthews (Sem) from Reitsma, 18:06; Matthews (Sem) from Mia Raineri.
Shots: Sem 19, Mey 11. Saves: Sem (Julia Iskra) 9, Mey 13.
At Valley West, Cameryn Forgash and Emily Latoski each recorded two goals and two assists in the Spartans’ 8-0 win over Hazleton Area.
Sydney Rusnock secured the shutout with six saves for Valley West. Chloe Pisack added two goals for Valley West. Karaline Stelma and Jillian Bonczewski each scored once.
FIRST HALF: Cameryn Forgash (VW) from Emily Latoski, 29:12; Latoski (VW) from Rina Tsioles, 21:36; Karaline Stelma (VW) from Tsioles, 19:40; Jillian Bonczewski (VW) from Latoski, 17:00; Chloe Pisack (VW) from Forgash, 5:52; Latoski (VW) unassisted, 3:25; Pisack (VW) from Forgash, 0:15. SECOND HALF: Forgash (VW) from Tsioles, 16:07.
Shots: VW 27, Haz 6. Corners: VW 7, Haz 6. Saves: VW (Sydney Rusnock) 6, VW 17.
Hanover Area 3, Meyers 0
At Meyers, Sara Whitesell scored two goals and Megan Davis added a score, as well, leading Hanover Area to a win on the road.
Ashleigh Carbohn had an assist on each Whitesell goal. Hanover Area goalie Alyssa Wivell had a two-save shutout.
FIRST HALF: Sara Whitesell (Han) from Ashleigh Carbohn, 19:33; Megan Davis (Han) from Whitesell, 2:20. SECOND HALF: Whitesell (Han) from Carbohn, 24:19.
Shots: Han 5, Mey 2. Corners: Han 6, Mey 3. Saves: Han (Alyssa Wivell) 2, Mey (Olyvia Jackson) 2.
Honesdale 1, Coughlin 0
At Honesdale, Megan O’Neill passed to Nicole Longman, who scored the only goal in a defensive battle in which the Hornets came out on top.
FIRST HALF: Nicole Longman (Hon) from Megan O’Neill, 24:48.
Shots: Hon 12, Cou 5. Corners: Hon 9, Cou 8. Saves: Hon 3, Cou 11.
Northwest 1, Hanover Area 1
At Northwest on Wednesday, Sydney Franchella scored in the final minutes of regulation to give the Rangers a late lead.
However, less than a minute later, at the 6:03 mark, Abby Korba countered with a goal of her own to tie the game for Hanover Area. The game remained 1-1 to the end.
Northwest goalkeeper Aleigha Parnell made five saves. Rebecca Merth had nine stops for Hanover Area.
SECOND HALF: Sydney Franchella (NW) from Ariana Walker, 7:00; Abby Korba (Han) from Sara Whitesell, 6:03.
Shots: NW 9, Han 5. Corners: NW 12, Han 6. Saves: NW (Aleigha Parnell) 5, Han (Rebecca Merth) 9.
Abington Heights 4, Crestwood 1
At Abington Heights, goalkeeper MaKenna Thorpe stopped nearly every shot that came her way, as she finished with nine saves in an Abington Heights win.
Caroline Kelly totaled a goal and two assists, while Ellie Smith, Dani Beamish and Sadie Henzes added a goal apiece to lead the home team. Abby Davis scored for Crestwood.
FIRST HALF: Ellie Smith (AH) from Caroline Kelly, 16:18; Kelly (AH) from Claudia Kozar, 6:35. SECOND HALF: Dani Beamish (AH) from Kelly, 25:48; Sadie Henzes (AH) from Clarke Kupinski, 13:55; Abby Davis (Cre) unassisted, 1:01.
Shots: AH 15, Cre 9. Corners: AH 5, Cre 5. Saves: AH (MaKenna Thorpe) 9, Cre (Olivia Novrocki) 11.
At Berwick, Jess Salus had 11 kills and 17 digs to pace Lake-Lehman in a 3-0 victory over the Bulldogs on Thursday in WVC girls volleyball.
Macenzi Barker had nine kills, and Casey Dale added 23 assists for the Black Knights.
Glorimar Guzman had 16 digs and Katie Spencer nine digs and five kills for Berwick.
LAKE-LEHMAN 25 25 25 — 3 BERWICK 21 15 20 — 0
Nanticoke Area 3, North Pocono 0
At North Pocono, Alyssa Lewis notched three aces, 15 kills, five blocks and eight digs to lead the Trojanettes.
Rielly Miller had 33 assists and one kill. Jilann Baron tallied two aces, four kills and four digs.
North Pocono’s Ava Craig had one ace, four kills and two blocks. Lilly Thompson notched four kills. Madison Opalka added 12 assists.
NANTICOKE AREA 25 25 25 — 3 NORTH POCONO 16 2 15 — 0
Wyoming Area 3, Hazleton Area 0
At Hazleton Area, Brandi Sorokin had 12 kills and Selena Forlenza chipped in with six aces to help the Warriors roll to a sweep. Alison Lynch had five service points.
Maddison Plesh led the Cougars with six kills and 11 digs.
WYOMING AREA 25 25 25 — 3 HAZLETON AREA 22 17 10 — 0