High school roundup for Sept. 21, 2019: Freeport boys soccer stays hot
Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 11:20 PM
Hunter Hardin scored the game’s lone goal off an assist from Dan Lynch via corner kick as Freeport earned its fourth straight shutout victory with a 1-0 win over Burrell (3-5-0, 5-6-0) in a Section 2-AA boys soccer game.
The Yellowjackets (7-2-1, 5-2-1) have won three straight section games.
Bentworth 9, California 3 — In Section 4-A, Brian Hustava scored five goals to lead Bentworth (7-3-0, 5-2-0) to victory against California (2-8-0, 0-7-0). Josh Ambrose tallied six assists while Jerzy Timlin added two goals.
Carlynton 1, Springdale 0 — Timmy Smith scored the game’s only goal and Nick Hunter picked up the shutout as Carlynton (8-2, 5-2) defeated Springdale (6-3-0, 5-2-0) in Section 3-A. The loss ended Springdale’s five-game winning streak.
Elizabeth Forward 9, South Allegheny 1 — Dakota Woytsek scored three goals and Max Salankiewicz added two as Elizabeth Forward (5-3-1, 5-1-1) downed South Allegheny (0-10, 0-7) in Class 1-AA.
Moon 4, Blackhawk 3 — Four players picked up goals for Moon (9-1-0, 7-0-0) in its Section 2-AAA win against Blackhawk (4-3-2, 3-2-2). Moon has won six straight.
Mt. Lebanon 3, West Allegheny 2 — In nonsection play, John Delvaux scored on a header in double overtime to give Mt. Lebanon (7-1-1) the win against West Allegheny (6-4-1).
Thomas Jefferson 1, Chartiers Valley 0 — Jack Sella scored in the first half off an assist from Marshall Richter as Thomas Jefferson (6-1-3, 4-1-2) shut out Chartiers Valley (3-5-2, 3-3-1) in Section 4-AAA. A.J. Getsy had the shutout in goal.
Belle Vernon 1, Ringgold 0 — Niko Apodiakos scored on a penalty kick with 13 minutes, 27 seconds left in the second half and T.J. Watson picked up his third straight shutout as Belle Vernon (10-0-0, 7-0-0) beat Ringgold (6-5-0, 4-3-0) in Section 3-AAA.
Deer Lakes 6, Derry 0 — Devin Murray had two goals and two assists to lead Deer Lakes (7-3-0, 7-1-0) to victory over Derry (0-6-1, 0-6-1) in Section 2-AA. Scott Rothrauff added two goals.
Elizabeth Forward 9, South Allegheny 1 — Dakota Woytsek scored three goals, and Max Salankiewicz added two as Elizabeth Forward (5-3-1, 5-1-1) downed South Allegheny (0-10, 0-7) in Class 1-AA.
Franklin Regional 6, Gateway 0 — Anthony DiFalco scored twice to lead Franklin Regional (7-0-1, 6-0-1) to the Section 4-AAA win against Gateway (2-8-0, 2-5-0). Franklin Regional has allowed only two goals this season while scoring 36.
Norwin 6, Penn Hills 1 — Ethan Snyder netted a hat trick as the Knights (10-0-1, 7-0-1) scored five first-half goals in a Section 3-AAAA victory over Penn Hills (2-8-0, 1-7-0). Norwin has not lost a regular-season game since Oct. 13, 2018.
Waynesburg 4, Yough 0 — Gavin Benson scored twice, and Chase Henkins recorded the shutout in goal as the Raiders (6-4-0, 5-2-0) defeated Yough (1-6-0, 1-6-0) in Section 3-AA. The Cougars have been shut out six times this season.
Woodland Hills 4, Penn-Trafford 2 — Despite two goals on first-half penalty kicks by Reno Kearns, Penn-Trafford (3-7-0, 3-5-0) lost to Woodland Hills (5-3-0, 5-3-0) in Section 3-AAAA.
Hampton 1, Knoch 0 — Luke Staggers scored in the first half for Hampton (5-2-1, 5-1-1) with an assist from Zach Panza as the Talbots held off Knoch (1-6-1, 1-9-1) for the Section 3-AAA win. The Knights are on a five-game winless streak.
Mars 7, Kiski Area 0 — Austin Rocke scored four times as the Fighting Planets (8-1-1, 7-0-1) earned a Section 1-AAA win over section foe Kiski Area (4-4-2, 3-3-2). Dane Beller, Gabe Singh and Trent Wick also added goals for Mars.
Moon 3, Bethel Park 0 — Alayshja Bable recorded the shutout as Moon (7-0-1, 6-0-1) defeated Bethel Park (4-5-0, 2-5-0) in Section 2-AAAA.
Deer Lakes 3, Avonworth 0 — Maddy Boulos scored two goals and younger sister Abigail tallied a third as the Lancers (6-1-1, 4-1-0) earned a nonsection victory over Avonworth (2-7-0, 2-3-0). Lily Litrun and Ashley McAdams each had assists, and Gabby Weber made five stops for the shutout.
Fox Chapel 6, North Hills 0 — Blair Echnat scored twice along with four other Foxes (5-4-0. 4-3-0) to the earn a Section 1-AAAA victory over North Hills (2-5-1, 1-5-0), snapping a three-game home losing streak. Molly McNaughton recorded the shutout with two saves.
Shady Side Academy 4, Western Reserve Academy (Ohio) 0 — Callie Davis tallied three goals as Shady Side Academy (6-1-0, 3-1-0) triumphed at Hudson, Ohio. The Indians own a four-game winning streak, shutting out opponents five times in victories this season.
Canon-McMillan 2, Penn-Trafford 0 — Lexi Twaddle scored both goals for Canon-McMillan (7-2-0) in its nonconference win against Penn-Trafford (7-2-0). The loss snapped Penn-Trafford’s seven-game winning streak.
Waynesburg 4, Belle Vernon 2 — Belle Vernon (6-2-0, 5-0-0) lost for the first time since Aug. 31.