WVC SOCCER ROUNDUP: Glynn, Garino Lead Crestwood In Shutout Of Coughlin
At Crestwood, Payton Glynn scored twice, and Max Gariano had a goal and two assists in the Comets’ sixth shutout of the season, 5-0 over Coughlin in Wyoming Valley Conference boys soccer Wednesday night.
Sean Murphy and Nick Ruggeri also scored for Crestwood (9-0, 8-0 Division 1). Justin Sterling and Hubert Herrera both tallied an assist.
CRESTWOOD GOALS: Payton Glynn 2, Max Gariano, Sean Murphy, Nick Ruggeri.
CRESTWOOD ASSISTS: Max Gariano 2, Justin Sterling, Hubert Herrera
Dallas 6, Pittston Area 0
At Dallas, Zach Holthaus set the tone with two quick goals, and the Mountaineers kept up the pace.
Joey Nardone, Beaudyn Lewis, T.J. Herron and Bryan Osipower also scored goals for Dallas (8-1 Division 1).
Kyle Mlodzienski tallied 12 saves for Pittston Area (0-9-1, 0-8-1 Division 1).
FIRST HALF: Zach Holthaus (Dal) unassisted, 36:06; Holthaus (Dal) from Vlad Gingo, 31:56; Joey Nardone (Dal) from Gingo, 12:05; Beaudyn Lewis (Dal) from Holthaus, 8:06.
SECOND HALF: T.J. Herron (Dal) from Alex Solano, 15:50; Bryan Osipower (Dal) from Colin Marshall, 0:24.
SHOTS: PA 6, Dal 27. CORNERS: PA 2, Dal 3. SAVES: PA (Kyle Mlodzienski) 12, Dal (Kyle Greenwood) 2.
Valley West 2, Berwick 0
At Berwick, Nate Naugle and Scott Nilson found the net as the Spartans (6-3, 5-2 Division 1) won for the sixth time in seven matches.
Though Valley West out-shot Berwick (1-6-2, 1-5-2 Divsion 1), 11-0, Luis Garcia kept the Bulldogs competitive with nine saves.
FIRST HALF: Nate Naugle (VW) unassisted, 23:26.
SECOND HALF: Scott Nilson (VW) unassisted, 37:32.
SHOTS: VW 11, Ber 0. CORNERS: VW 12, Ber 0. SAVES: VW (Chris Stoodley) 0, Ber (Luis Garcia) 9.
At Dallas, Megan MacNeely’s goal in the second half on an assist from Ali Francis was the only score in a defensive battle that the Mountaineers won, 1-0, against Pittston Area in WVC girls soccer Wednesday.
Pittston Area goalkeeper Caroline Wesp made 20 saves and nearly kept Dallas’ high-scoring offense off the board entirely. Dallas’ Sarah Krokos made 10 saves in a shutout.
SECOND HALF: Megan MacNeely (Dal) from Ali Francis, 61:38.
Shots: Dal 22, PA 12. Corners: Dal 3, PA 0. Saves: Dal (Sarah Krokos) 10, PA (Caroline Wesp) 20.
Berwick 2, Valley West 1
At Valley West, Berwick’s Abbie Seely answered an early goal for a 1-all tie before halftime, and Sarina DeFinnis scored the winner seven minutes into the second half.
Kennadi Josefowicz initially gave the Spartans a 1-0 lead with her goal at the 9:49 mark of the match.
FIRST HALF: Kennadi Josefowicz (VW) from Chloe Chipego, 9:49; Abbie Seely (Ber) from Katy Starr, 14:27.
SECOND HALF: Sarina DeFinnis (Ber) unassisted, 46:17.
SHOTS: Ber 19, VW 9.CORNERS: Ber 5, VW 3. SAVES: Ber (Jadyn Michael) 6, VW (Emma Grimes) 11.