With a goal early in overtime, Greencastle-Antrim’s boys soccer team escaped a non-league game against Cedar Cliff with a 3-2 victory on Saturday afternoon.
Less than a minute into the overtime period, Jared Rohrbaugh found Jason Freeman, who netted the golden goal. The win is the third straight for the Blue Devils (10-4).
Rohrbaugh had the game’s opening goal, as well, scoring with 10 minutes left in the opening half. But Cedar Cliff immediately responded with a late goal of its own.
In the second half, the roles reversed, as the Colts got a goal with 10 minutes remaining. But Luke Herman sent it to overtime with a tally with 4:50 left in regulation; Ian Gelsinger was credited with the game-tying assist.
Greencastle out-shot Cedar Cliff, 11-3, and had a 7-1 advantage in corner kicks.
State College 5, Chambersburg 2: After leading 2-0 early in the second half, Chambersburg saw that slip away in a Mid Penn Commonwealth Division loss to State College.
The Trojans (4-9, 1-8 MPC) came out on fire and took a lead when Layne Kimple found Gabriella Lecuona, who buried a goal just 15 minutes into the game. Chambersburg held onto the momentum in the second half, and less than a minute in, Lecuona scored her second goal of the day. Ashlynn Swanger was credited with the assist.
The rest of the game was all State College, as the Little Lions scored five times in the final 33 minutes of the game. Erica Feese led the way with a pair of goals.
Chambersburg finished with five shots on goal and six corners. It held State College to just two corner kicks.
Mercersburg 2, Lawrenceville 1: Felix Eckert scored with eight minutes to go to lift Mercersburg Academy over Lawrenceville in Mid-Atlantic Prep League action. Bass Diakhoumpa had the only other goal of the game for Mercersburg (8-3, 1-0 MAPL).
Waynesboro 1, Spring Grove 0, OT: Morgan French scored a golden goal for Waynesboro in a non-league victory over Spring Grove. Skylar Lambert and Megan Painter both had assists for the Maidens (8-6).
Fairfield 6, McConnellsburg 0: A six-game winning streak came to an end for McConnellsburg, as it just couldn’t keep up with Fairfield’s offense in a non-league game. Hannah Logue had two goals and three assists for Fairfield. The Spartans (7-3-1) managed just two shots on goal and had no corner kicks. Goalkeeper Kellyn Perry racked up 17 saves.
Lawrenceville 4, Mercersburg 0: Mercersburg Academy fell in its first Mid-Atlantic Prep League game of the season. The Blue Storm are now 1-7 (0-1 MAPL).
Greencastle 1, Red Land 0, OT: Despite earning 19 shots on goal and 19 penalty corners, Greencastle-Antrim needed overtime to defeat Red Land in a non-league game. With 3:16 left in the extra frame, Racheal Marconi scored off an assist from Lauren Cole. MacKenzie Oberholzer needed just four saves for the Blue Devils (8-7).
“Today, we played with heart, and that is the reason we won,” G-A coach Becca Rice said.
Lawrenceville 6, Mercersburg 0: Lawrenceville scored three goals in each half of a Mid-Atlantic Prep League victory over Mercersburg. The Blue Storm are now 1-6 (0-1 MAPL).
Lawrenceville 7, Mercersburg 0: Mercersburg Academy couldn’t keep up with Mid-Atlantic Prep League powerhouse Lawrenceville. The Blue Storm (4-2, 2-1) got a good fight from Alexandra Zhukova and Eliza Smith at Nos. 2 and 5 singles, respectively. Both girls lost just 8-6.