DISTRICT 2 FIELD HOCKEY: Crestwood Shuts Out Wallenpaupack
At Crestwood, the Comets earned their most lopsided shutout win of a challenging year in which they’ve been hobbled by injuries, as they battled to a 6-0 win against Wallenpaupack in the District 2 Class 2A quarterfinals Wednesday.
Chloe Greene finished with three assists and Mackenzie Kile had two assists for the No. 4 Comets, who led 4-0 at halftime.
Alexis Armstrong, Emma Janosczyk, Alex Lipski and Abby Davis each scored a goal in the first half for Crestwood. Davis later assisted one of Aubrey Colo’s two goals in the second half.
Crestwood goalkeeper Olivia Novrocki made four saves in a shutout performance. No. 5 Wallenpaupack goalkeeper Madison Kier had five saves.
Crestwood (6-13-1) advances to play at No. 1 seed and reigning district champion Valley West in the semifinals at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
FIRST HALF: Alexis Armstrong (Cre) from Mackenzie Kile, 24:01; Emma Janosczyk (Cre) from Chloe Greene, 8:38; Alex Lipinski (Cre) from Greene, 7:46; Abby Davis (Cre) from Kile, 0:00. SECOND HALF: Aubrey Colo (Cre) from Davis, 10:27; Colo (Cre) from Greene, 1:31.
Shots: Cre 17, Wal 13. Corners: Cre 8, Wal 4. Saves: Cre (Olivia Novrocki 4, 3 defensive saves) 7, Wal (Madison Kier) 5.