WVC SOCCER ROUNDUP: Coughlin Girls Hold Off Wyoming Area
At Coughlin, the Crusaders got a pair of goals and an assist from Esa Mendola as they held off a late Wyoming Area charge for a 4-3 win.
Coughlin never trailed and enjoyed a two-goal lead before Wyoming Area’s Christina Kosco scored with under four minutes to play. The Warriors couldn’t find an equalizer in the final minutes.
Krystal Haertter had a goal and an assist for Coughlin while Emilia Serpico also scored. Aleah Kranson and Sarah McCormick added goals for Wyoming Area.
FIRST HALF: Krystal Haertter (COU) from Esa Mendola, 8:17; Aleah Kranson (WA) from Carley Yuhas, 9:48; Mendola (COU) from Haertter, 33:47.
SECOND HALF: Emilia Serpico (COU) from Ryleigh Kopiak, 42:17; Sarah McCormick (WA) from Nicole Donvito, 45:37; Mendola (COU) from Allyse Filipovich, 59:16; Christina Kosco (WA) 76:10.
SHOTS: WA 10, Cou 12. SAVES: WA 8 (Lauren Kelly), Cou 8 (Courtney Wartella). CORNERS: WA 2, Cou 1.
At Wyoming Area, the Warriors scored twice in the first half, only to see Coughlin answer with two in the second and the teams settled for a 2-2 tie.
Damien Bronsburg and Brett Kostik scored for Wyoming Area while Christian Kosik and Matt Anstett scored for Coughlin.
FIRST HALF: Damien Bronsburg (WA) unassisted, Brett Kostik (WA) from Zach Kostik.
SECOND HALF: Christian Kosik (COU), Matt Anstett (COU).
SHOTS: Cou 10, WA 17. SAVES: Cou 11, WA 8. CORNERS: Cou 3, WA 8.
Meyers 5, Hanover Area 1
At Hanover Area, Tanner Nilon earned his second hat trick in as many days as the Mohawks scored five unanswered after an early Hawkeye goal.
Kenny Dewey and Aiden McFarlane also scored for Meyers. Hunter Ravert had Hanover Area’s goal.
FIRST HALF: Hunter Ravert (HAN) unassisted, 5:00; Tanner Nilon (MEY) from Aiden McFarlane, 23:00; Nilon (MEY) from Ryan Casey, 37:00.
SECOND HALF: Kenny Dewey (MEY) from Casey, 45:00; McFarlane (MEY) from Nilon, 55:00; Nilon (MEY) from Logan Schneikart, 78:00.
SHOTS: Mey 17, Han 9. SAVES: Mey 5 (Blake Bynon), Han 15 (Zack Evans). CORNERS: Mey 7, Han 5.
Wyoming Area 4, MMI Prep 1
At MMI Prep on Friday, Gavin Lahart had two second-half goals for Wyoming Area in the win. Luke Coolbaugh and Eddie Golushka also scored.
WYOMING AREA GOALS: Luke Coolbaugh from Riley Gerhardt, Eddie Golushka unassisted, Gavin Lahart from Coolbaugh, Lahart unassisted.
Tunkhannock 4, Mountain View 1
At Mountain View, the Tigers spotted the hosts an early goal before tying it early in the first half. Three second half goals carried Tunkhannock to the win.
Eddie Melan, Tyler Berkhimer, Alex Paduck and Jaxon Montross all scored.
Ethan Munley made six saves in goal.
FIRST HALF: Nathan Ofalt (MV) from Mike DeWolfe, 7:00; Eddie Melan (TUN) from Alex Paduck, 15:00.
SECOND HALF: Tyler Berkhimer (TUN) from Melan, 60:00; Paduck (TUN) from Drew DiMeolo, 71:00; Jaxon Montross (TUN) unassisted, 76:00.
SHOTS: Tun 10, MV 8. SAVES: Tun 6 (Ethan Munley), MV 6 (Connor Richmond). CORNERS: Tun 3, MV 3.