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Lebanon County H.S. Highlights: Sept. 8

Player of the day

Nyah Combs, Palmyra girls soccer

Nyah Combs is only a freshman, but that hasn't kept her from making an impact in her first season with the Palmyra girls soccer team.

Combs certainly left her mark on the Cougars' 6-1 win at Central Dauphin East on Thursday, tallying two goals and an assist in the lopsided victory.

The freshman forward scored a goal in each half as Palmyra remained unbeaten in the early going.

Game of the day

Palmyra boys soccer 3, Central Dauphin East 3

There wasn't a winner, but that doesn't mean it wasn't a great game.

Behind a hat trick from Sean Bordner, the Palmyra boys soccer team battled CD East to a hard-fought 3-3 draw at In The Net on Thursday night.

The draw, which came after two scoreless overtime sessions, left the Cougars 1-2-1 overall and 0-1-1 in the Mid-Penn Keystone.

Boys Soccer

Cedar Crest 2, Solanco 1

In South Lebanon, the Falcons rode first half goals from Cole Laney and Josh Donnachie to their initial Section Two win of the season.

Owen Gonzales added an assist for Cedar Crest, now 2-0-1 overall and 1-0-1 in the section.

Warwick 8, Lebanon 0

At Lebanon, the Cedars were simply no match for the visitors, getting outshot 26-2 in the lopsided loss.

Girls Soccer

Palmyra 6, Central Dauphin East !

In Harrisburg, the Cougars continued their hot start, improving to 2-0-1 overall and 2-0 in the Mid-Penn Keystone with the easy win.

In addition to Combs' two goals and an assist, Palmyra got scores from Kenzie Yingst, Mara Bowman, Nikki Bowman and Olivia Wagner, while Camryn Simpson pitched in with three assists. With eight saves, Sierra Harris picked up the win in goal.

Warwick 2, Cedar Crest 1

Under the lights in South Lebanon, the Falcons dropped a heartbreaker when Warwick's Rene Ross broke a 1-1 tie in the 78th minute.

Emma Moreland scored in the 21st minute off an assist from Alex Burrows to stake Cedar Crest to a 1-0 lead, but that was as good as it would get for the home team.

Solanco 5, Lebanon 1

In Quarryville, the Cedars fell in a 4-0 halftime hole and couldn't recover. Katelyn Roth scored the lone goal for Lebanon, now 1-2 overall and 0-2 in Section Two.

Girls Tennis

Lancaster Mennonite 5, Annville-Cleona 2

At Lancaster Mennonite, A-C  remained winless but won its first two matches of the season, courtesy of Olivia Mowery at No. 2 singles and the No. 3 doubles tandem of Alyssia Rivera and Sasha Bretous.

Hempfield 7, Cedar Crest 0

In Landisville, the Falcons absorbed their first Section One defeat of the season. Amanda Hagino led the way for Hempfield with a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No.1 singles.

Manheim Central 5, Elco 1

In Manheim, the Barons took care of Elco in this Section 2 encounter. No details were reported.

Ephrata 6, Lebanon 1

In Ephrata, the Cedars went down to defeat, but averted a shutout thanks to a three-set win by Jackie Checo at No.4 singles.

Mechanicsburg 3, Palmyra 2

At Palmyra, the Cougars lost a tough one, but got some consolation from Alli Lynn's 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles.

Girls Volleyball

Manheim Township 3, Cedar Crest 1

In Neffsville, the Falcons went down in four sets but got a big effort from Grace Miller, who posted 13 kills, three aces and 15 digs.

Northern Lebanon 3, Lancaster Catholic 1

In Fredericksburg, the Vikings gave Hannah Brown her first win as head coach with the help of six kills, three assists and eight digs from Kacey Smith.

Wyomissing 3, Lebanon 0

In Wyomissing, the Cedars dropped this non-league clash despite 7 kills and 10 digs from Sharlyn Yambo.


Section 3 Match

At Pine Meadows, Elco continued a strong season by placing second behind Lancaster Catholic thanks to a pair of 80s from Cody Tobias and Ryan Woelfling.

The Raiders totaled 340 strokes to Catholic's 287. Northern Lebanon was fourth and Annville-Cleona took sixth and Lebanon Catholic took 7th.