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High School Soccer Report


October 3, 2019

Central Boys

On Sept. 24, the Dragons hosted 6-1 Clearfield and fell 5-0. The visiting Bisons led 4-0 at intermission and coasted to the shutout win. Clearfield scored twice in the first ten minutes of the contest and broke open the game with two additional scores in the final 18 seconds of the half.

On Sept. 25, the battle was with Penns Valley and the teams played evenly throughout the first half. Early in the game Luke Trexler passed to Braden Kensinger who assisted Colin Rupert with the game’s first score. PV tied the game before halftime.

Trailing 2-1 late in the game, Benjamin Theys connected with Kensinger for the tying score and the game went into overtime. Neither team was able to dent the scoreboard in the first OT, but the visitors were able to score in the second overtime period to win the game.

Central Girls

The Lady Dragons fell to Clearfield and Penns Valley in league play and to Penn Cambria in a non-league affair. All three games were played on the road.

On Sept. 23 at Clearfield, the hosts built a 2-0 halftime lead and held on for a 2-1 victory. Alyssa Bartley took a pass from Madison Eicher to cut the deficit in half, but neither team was able to score the remainder of the game.

On Sept. 25, the team traveled to Spring Mills to battle Penns Valley. Again the Lady Dragons failed to dent the scoring column in the opening half and trailed 1-0 at the break.

After the Lady Rams added a pair of second half goals, Sarah Stern was able to connect for Central with an unassisted goal.

On Saturday, Sept. 28, Central visited Penn Cambria and trailed 2-1 at intermission. Central scored the opening goal and Leah Johnson knotted the score at 2-2 midway in the second half with an unassisted goal. Penns Valley scored twice in the final three minutes to claim the victory.

NB Boys

The Northern Bedford boys’ soccer team traveled to Warfordsburg Sept. 24 to battle Southern Fulton. The hosts scored a second-half goal on a corner kick to edge the Panthers, 1-0.

At McConnellsburg Sept. 26, the hosts remained undefeated (10-0) and atop District 5A. Eight different McConnellsburg players scored goals during a 9-0 victory over Northern Bedford.

The Panthers dropped to 2-6.

NB Girls

The Northern Bedford girls’ soccer team was knocked off by visiting Southern Fulton Sept. 24, 2-1. NB’s Emily Heck scored the game’s first goal, unassisted, with 38:01 to play in the first half. Southern Fulton scored once in each half, including the game-winner with 3:26 to play, to pick up the victory.

Host McConnellsburg blanked Northern Bedford, 2-0, Sept. 26. The hosts scored both goals in the second half. The Lady Panthers fell to 2-8.


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