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Brockway, Prep, Fairview Boys Advance to PIAA Soccer Semifinals

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Brockway powered past Belleville Mennonite 4-0 on Saturday to advance to the PIAA Class 1A boys soccer semifinals.

Noah Bash scored a pair of goals on assists from Ryan Lin and Dylan Antonuccio.

Dom Inzana also scored off a Nolan Swanson assist and Antonuccio scored on an assist from Marcus Bennett.

Keeper Lewis Painter and the defense had the clean sheet.

With the win, the Rovers move on to face Greensburg Central Catholic, a 3-2 winner over Rockwood, in the semifinals on Tuesday.

CATHEDRAL PREP 13, DUBOIS 2

ERIE, Pa. – Jack Foht scored six goals as Cathedral Prep rolled past DuBois, 13-2 in the PIAA Class 3A quarterfinals.

Saul Parr Plasha scored a pair of goals for the Ramblers, while Reece Johnson and Daniel Harrington had one goal and two assists apiece.

Gabe Rosenberg, Noah Handzel and Luke Trocki also scored for Prep (13-3)

Nicholas Graeca and Justin Kalgren scored for DuBois.

FAIRVIEW 3, WESTMONT HILLTOP 1

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – Drew Smith’s goal late in the first half proved to be the game-winner as Fairview advanced to the PIAA Class 2A semifinals with a 3-1 win over Westmont Hilltop.

Josh Howell scored early in the first half to give the Tigers (19-0-1) a 1-0 lead.

Connor Oeschlin tied the game midway through the half before Smith’s goal off a Aiden Piazza assist.

Piazza scored the insurance goal in the second half at the 22:50 mark for the Tigers.

Fairview will face Deer Lakes, a 2-0 winner over Karns City, in the semifinals.

DEER LAKES 2, KARNS CITY 0

CHESWICK, Pa. – Ronan Renter and Ryan Rodgers scored within two minutes of each other in the second half to lift Deer Lakes to a 2-0 win over Karns City in the PIAA Class 2A quarterfinals.

Devin Murray and Mike Sullivan added the assists.

Karns City finishes the season at 13-2-1.

GIRLS SOCCER

NORTH ALLEGHENY 5, MCDOWELL 1

WEXFORD, Pa. – Sarah Schupansky and Lucia Wells scored two goals each to lead North Allegheny in the Class 4A quarterfinals.

Abby Faulhaber scored for McDowell, which finishes the season 9-1-1.

BEDFORD 5, VILLA MARIA 0

ERIE, Pa. – Grace Sarver recorded a hat trick to send Bedford past Villa, 5-0 in the PIAA Class 2A quarterfinals.

NORTH CATHOLIC 5, CLEARFIELD 2

CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. – Jayden Sharpless’ hat trick helped WPIAL champion North Catholic beat District 9 champion Clearfield, 5-2, in the PIAA Class 2A quarterfinals at North Catholic.

Clearfield went into halftime with momentum after Elle Smith scored with just four seconds left in the half to get the Lady Bison within a goal, 2-1, at the break.

But back-to-back goals by Tori Michalski (55th minute) and Sharpless (59th minutes) put the game away for the Trojans.

North Catholic struck quickly in the game on a goal by Lauren McDonald just 28 seconds into the contest before Sharpless found the back of the net in the 36th minute to expand the lead to 2-0.

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