Local roundup: Penns Valley girls fall to Central, 1-0
Penns Valley lost a tough contest in girls soccer against Central, 1-0. Alyssa Bartley scored the game’s only goal five minutes into the second half.
“This was just one of those nights where we weren’t at our best and Central punished a big mistake of ours in the back. Overall it was a close game, back and forth, but in the end we just weren’t good enough to win tonight,” Penns Valley coach Andrew Beverely said. “If we showed some more composure on the ball and looked to play a little simpler, then we could have seen a different result.”
Penns Valley out-shot Central, 19-9. Kylie Auman had five saves for Penns Valley (11-3, 9-3 Mountain League).
“Despite not playing our best, we were still in the game and pushing for an equalizer all the way to the end but it just wasn’t our night,” Beverely said.
Bald Eagle Area blanked Tyrone, 4-0, as Falen McHenry recorded a hat trick and Heather Leskovansky had a goal and assist.
“Great team effort today. The defense played well and didn’t allow their forwards any room to move,” BEA coach Jared Moore said. “The midfield was strong and won the 50/50 balls. We were aggressive in the attacking third led by Falen McHenry’s hat trick and Heather Leskovansky.”
Bellefonte beat Philipsburg-Osceola, 2-0, thanks to a goal each from Madalyn Morelli and Liberty Fike. Mia Johnson had two assists.
• Penns Valley defeated Tyrone, 7-3, in boys soccer. Michael Johnson scored four goals and Caleb Narber and Kyle Niewinski both had two assists.
“We came off a 3-0 week last week and that fierce OT win on Thursday night and kept rolling today. Our scoring distribution is excellent, our passing is perceptive, our control is solid,” Penns Valley coach Ken Gore said. “This group of guys is just an extraordinary family and really I love them.”
Central 1, Penns Valley 0
C–Alyssa Bartley (Averey Black), 45:10.
Shots: PV 19, C 9. Corners: PV 4, C 0. Saves: PV 5 (Kylie Auman), C 11 (Katryn Longenecker).
Records: Penns Valley (11-3, 9-3 Mountain League).
BEA 4, Tyrone 0
BEA–Falen McHenry, 18:35. BEA–McHenry (Heather Leskovansky), 20:15. BEA–McHenry (penalty kick), 47:47. BEA–Leskovansky (McHenry), 57:24.
Shots: BEA 18, T 8. Corners: BEA 5, T 2. Saves: BEA 8 (Mackenzie Vozniak) 8, T 9 (Rayann Walls).
Records: BEA (8-4-2, 6-4-2 Mountain League).
Bellefonte goals: Liberty Fike 1, Madalyn Morelli 1. Bellefonte assists: Mia Johnson 2.
Shots: B 12, PO 6. Saves: B 6 (Emily Culp), PO 10.
Records: Bellefonte (4-9, 4-9 Mountain League).
Penns Valley 7, Tyrone 3
T–Kelton Raabe, 5:20. PV–MIchael Johnson (Kyle Niewinski), 10:29. PV–Aidan Culver (Johnson), 35:16. PV–Johnson (Niewinski), 45:52. PV–Johnson (Heckman), 49:52. T–Raabe, 52:)3. PV–Connor Martz (Caleb Narber), 63:34. PV–Danny Gray, 54:02. PV–Johnson (Narber), 65:11. T–Mason Thomas, 78:10.
Shots: PV 18, T 5. Saves: T 5 (Landon Bungo), PV 3 (Dristen Wolfe).
Records: Penns Valley (10-3).