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Sept. 9, 2021 Soccer: Forest Area Girls Hold Off Clarion; Shutouts Rule the Day on Boys’ Side

Shawna Pack, Forest Area.

CLARION, Pa. – Forest Area grabbed a 3-0 lead less than two minutes into the second half then held off a late rally by Clarion to get a 3-2 win over the Lady Cats at Clarion.

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Oliva Siegel (10:35) and Emily Best (28:45) scored in the first half to give the Lady Fires a 2-0 halftime lead.

Shawna Pack then added a goal 1:55 into the second half to put Forest Area up 3-0.

The score remained that way until there were just under 20 minutes to play when Lexi Coull, who had a number of good chances in the first half, beat Forest Area keeper Emma McFarland to get Clarion back in the game down 3-1.

It became a game about nine minutes late when Anna Gribik scored off a corner shot with 11:18 to play. Gribik’s corner was high and went off McFarland’s hands before going into the net.

Best, who also had an assist in the contest, had a chance to put the game away with about five minutes to play but missed just wide on a breakaway, but Clarion wasn’t able to get the equalizer.

Pack, who was all over the field, was named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game.

McFarland made 22 saves, including a diving stop along the goal line in the first half, to help Forest Area get the win.

PORT ALLEGANY 5, RIDGWAY 1

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa – Alliyah Penick and Evin Stauffer scored two goals each as Port Allegany beat Ridgway, 5-1.

Olivia Schott had the other goal for Port.

CLEARFIELD 7, HOLLIDAYSBURG 4

HYDE, Pa. – Elle Smith scored four goals as Clearfield beat Hollidaysburg, 7-4.

Emma Hipps (header), Alayna Winters, Abby Ryan also scored for Clearfield. Riley Ryan tallied three assists for the Lady Bison and Hipps added two helpers and McKenna Lanager one.

Natalie Despot and Abby Bell scored two goals each for Hollidaysburg.

Jaylee Grills made three stops in net for Clearfield.

BROCKWAY 1, BROOKVILLE 0

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Amanda Decker had the only goal of the game in a 1-0 Brockway victory over Brookville.

Josie Orinko had the shutout in net.

KARNS CITY 9, REDBANK VALLEY 3

KARNS CITY, Pa. – McKenna Martin scored five goals as Karns City beat Redbank Valley, 9-3.

Emma Dailey tallied three goals and five assists in the victory.

Reagan Beamer scored a pair of goals for Redbank Valley, while Ember Hetrick added the other Bulldogs tally. Alexandra Shoemaker added an assist.

MCDOWELL 3, NICHOLS 0

BUFFALO – Jenna Devore, Gabby Ellsworth and Abby Falhaber all scored to lead McDowell to a 3-0 win over the Nichols School.

Olivia Whatamore got the shutout in net.

HARBOR CREEK 2, WARREN 1

HARBORCREEK, Pa. – Leya Bretz scored both of Harbor Creek’s goals in a 2-1 victory over Warren.

Aubrey Smith had the lone tally for the Dragons.

WILMINGTON 3, HICKORY 0

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Lindsey Martineau and Analise Hendrickson both scored to help Wilmington to a 3-0 victory over Hickory.

Taylor Kendall had the clean sheet in net.
BROCKWAY 9, BROOKVILLE 0

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Nine different Brockway players scored as the Rovers blanked Brookville, 9-0.

Dylan Coder, Eric Young, Marcus Bennett, Jared Marchiori, Noah Adams, Evan Botwright, Johnny Knox, Alex Carlson and Dylan Antonuccio all found the back of the net for Brockway. Coder added three assists, Bennett and Adams two each and Nolan Swanson, Jacob Maze and Garrett Park one each

Park and Maze combined for the shutout in net.

BOYS

KANE 4, ST. MARYS 1

KANE, Pa. – Justin Mishic scored two goals and Jon Mishic one as Kane bested St. Marys, 4-1.

The Wolves got their other tally via an own goal. Josh Greville Jon Mishic, Aaron Mishic and Illerbrun tallied assists for the Wolves.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 8, FOREST AREA 1

STRATANVILLE, Pa. – Bailee Verdill scored three goals and had two assists as Clarion-Limestone earned an 8-1 win over Forest Area.

Cody Whitling, Thomas Uckert, Wyatt Boyden, Nate Megnin and Brock Smith also found the back of the net for the Lions. Whittling added an assist, as did Jameson McIlwain and Carter Brown.

CATHEDRAL PREP 4, BRADFORD 0

ERIE, Pa. – Reece Johnson, Sidney Abogunde, Chris Morphy and Noah Handzel all scored goals as Cathedral Prep blanked Bradford, 4-0.

Ethan Baker and Tyler Chermak combined for the clean sheet in net.

KARNS CITY 3, REDBANK VALLEY 0

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Colson Ritzert, Adam Smith and Myles McCully all scored to lead Karns City to a 3-0 win over Redbank Valley.

Lathan Price had two assists and Smith another for the Gremlins.

COUDERSPORT 6, NORTHERN POTTER 0

ULYSSES, Pa. – Nash Delp and Micah Baston scored two goals each to send Coudersport to a 6-0 win over Northern Potter.

Mason Roessner and Connor Vanwagonen had the other goals for the Falcons.

Trent Thompson made 22 stops for NoPo and Christian Furman two for Coudy.

FORT LEBOEUF 14, CORRY 0

CORRY, Pa. – Nathan Feltmeyer, Mason Verdecchia, Elliott Reuling and Colin McMahon scored two goals each to lead Fort LeBoeuf past Corry.

Sam Kightlinger, Cas Espeso, Nick Thiemann, Carter Frants, Wade Atkins and Hayden Daubenspeck had one each for the Bison.

Nathan Troyer and Aidan Suroviec combined on the shutout in net.

ERIE 8, MEADVILLE 0

ERIE, Pa. – Ahmed Saadoon, Pasco Kakoji and Amar Al Balkhi scored two goals apiece to lead Erie to an 8-0 win over Meadville.

Mitchell Hamm and Espoir Mayele also scored for the Royals, while Hamm and Paul Katende added two assists each.

GROVE CITY 7, MERCER 0

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Pierson Badowski recorded a hat trick as Grove City blanked Mercer, 7-0.

Jacob Irani had two goals and Jimmy Irani and Colson Frank added one each.

WARREN 5, EISENHOWER 0

WARREN, Pa. – Parks Ordiway scored four of Warren’s five goals as the Dragons shut out cross-county rival Eisenhower, 5-0, at War Memorial Field Thursday.

Ethan Best tallied the fifth goal. JT Blum had a pair of assists and Jack Darling added another helper in the win.

HARBOR CREEK 2, MERCYHURST PREP 1

ERIE, Pa. – Luke Stanyard’s goal off an assist from Sam Parente in the second half lifted Harbor Creek to a 2-1 win over Mercyhurst Prep.

Stanyard had both goals for the Huskies, with Brandon Konieczki.

HICKORY 8, SHARPSVILLE 0

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Michael Orendi and Logan Gordon scored two goals each to help lead Hickory to an 8-0 win over Sharpsville.

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