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Oct. 27, 2021 D10 Soccer Playoffs: Slippery Rock, Seneca, Grove City, Fairview Notch 2A Boys’ Wins

Photo courtesy Slippery Rock Boys Soccer Twitter.

MEADVILLE, Pa. – In a game where neither team could penetrate the others’ stifling defense, it was Slippery Rock’s Hunter Berry that played the role of hero.

Berry’s overtime goal broke a scoreless tie and sent the fourth-seeded Rockets past No. 5 seed North East and into the District 10 Class 2A semifinals.

Colton Callen got the win in net.

Ethan Hammer was in net for North East with six saves.

With the win, the Rockets advance to play top seed Fairview in the semifinals.

(3) SENECA 6, (6) FRANKLIN 0

WATTSBURG, Pa. – Zach Nichols and Nick Dolph scored two goals each as Seneca rolled to a 6-0 quarterfinal win over Franklin.

The Bobcats led 3-0 at halftime.

Lee Hoover also found the back of the net for the Bobcats.

With the win, Seneca meets No. 2 seed Grove City in the semifinals.

(2) GROVE CITY 9, (7) GREENVILLE 0

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Pierson Badowski was on fire, scoring four goals as Grove City blanked Greenville to move into the D10 semifinals.

The Eagles led 3-0 at halftime and poured it on with six second-half goals.

Jimmy Irani scored a pair of goals, while Coldan Barr, Jacob Irani and John Hake had one each.

Jimmy and Jacob Irani and Hake all had two assists.

(1) FAIRVIEW 6, (8) MERCYHURST PREP 1

WATERFORD, Pa. – Drew Smith notched a hat trick as top-seeded Fairview took care of business with a 6-1 quarterfinal win over Mercyhurst Prep.

Mercyhurst Prep actually took a 1-0 lead in the first half, but Smith tied and Nathan George put the Tigers ahead for good later in the half.

George had a pair of goals for the Tigers as well.

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