Sayre tops Wyalusing; Mansfield, Waverly
WYALUSING - Becca McNamara was able to keep a clean sheet as Sayre defeated Wyalusing 3-0 in NTL girls' soccer action Monday.
The Redskins started the scoring in the 20th minute as Chelsea Haiges found the back of the net off a free kick. One minute later Elyse Skerpon made it 2-0 off a Jess Hickey assist.
Late in the half Wyalusing had a loose ball in front of the net but McNamara and the Sayre defense were able to clear it.
The final goal came in the 35th minute of the second half as Kourtney McCarter scored her first career goal off a Hickey assist.
Sayre out shot Wyalusing 17-10 while the Rams had a 6-3 edge in corner kicks. McNamara had 10 saves for Sayre while Wyalusing had 14 saves.
The Rams travel to Athens Wednesday with a 5:30 p.m. start.
Athens 1, Wellsboro 0
With 14:32 remaining in the game Mackenzie Warner was able to find the back of the net and give the Wildcats an NTL girls' soccer win Monday.
"It was a tight game tonight," Athens coach Duane Hafer said. "Wellsboro came to play."
Hafer credited his defense of Makenzie Hafer, Emily Casterline, Jensen Dunkling, Danielle Dougherty and Haley Priester for keeping the clean sheet.
"We bent but did not break," he said. "Of course they had Morgan (Westbrook) behind supporting them."
Westbrook had 11 saves in the game as Athens out shot Wellsboro 14-11 and had a 4-3 corner kick advantage.
Meghan Bodine made seven saves for Wellsboro.
Athens won the JV game 3-0 behind goals from Sarah Cuno, Westbrook and Hannah Reid.
Athens hosts Wyalusing Wednesday.
Mansfield 3, Towanda 0
TOWANDA - Erin Dempsey scored twice and the Tigers were able to avenge a loss from earlier this season in NTL girls' soccer action Monday.
The scoring began 50 seconds into the game as Jenny Loher found the goal to put Mansfield up 1-0. Then at the 22:00 mark Dempsey scored her first goal off a Chelsea Repard assist.
In the second half Dempsey scored off a corner kick by Shaina Rogers to make it a 3-0 final.
"Again the tale of two entirely different halves," Towanda coach Dave Jurnack said. "We came out flat against a very good team. They took advantage of it early. I was very proud of how we turned things around and gave it a better fight in the second half. We showed a lot of heart and desire and fought hard until the end."
Mansfield out shot Towanda 11-3 and had a 5-2 edge in corner kicks. Kylie Garris made eight stops for the Knights while Kacey Powlison had three saves for Mansfield.
Waverly 3, Newark Valley 0
Kylie Newman scored twice as the Wolverines picked up an IAC girls' soccer win Monday.
Newman scored first at 23:22 in the first half off an Elle Nittinger assist while in the second half Newman found the back of the net again, this time off an Emiley Myers helper.
Newman exchanged the favor later in the half as she assisted Myers on her goal to make it a 3-0 final.
Waverly coach Brian Myers was pleased to see his team perform better this time against the Cardinals than in their 1-0 win earlier in the year.
"The first time we played them we really didn't play our style of soccer," he said. "I thought tonight, for the most part, we did a good job possessing the ball and took away some of the things they did to us. We were more dynamic up front with runs off the ball in the attacking third."
Waverly out shot Newark Valley 8-7 while the Cardinals boasted a 2-1 corner kick edge.
Allie Frutchey had three saves in her ninth shutout of the year for Waverly while Molly Graves made four stops for the Cardinals.
Waverly will host Notre Dame Wednesday with a 4:30 p.m. start.
Troy 7, Williamson 1
Kayla Stephani had a hat trick for the Trojans while Taylor Johnston had two goals. Becca Case and Brooke Mattocks scored as well.
Troy will host Towanda Thursday with a 4 p.m. start.
Notre Dame 9, Watkins Glen 0
Seven different players scored as the Crusaders picked up a girls' soccer IAC win Monday.
Emma Booth had two goals and two assists in the game while Megan Herrick also scored twice. Deborah Diarra, Allegra Dawes, Reilly Edgar, Jen Smithers and Arianna Buckley also had goals.
Dawes, Kaylan Curran and Emily Carson had one assist each.
Notre Dame out shot Watkins Glen 24-2 and had a 7-1 corner kick advantage.
Sheridan Heine made two saves in goal for the Crusaders while DeNaja Blanchard had 10 saves for the Senecas.
Newfield 3, Tioga 0
The Tigers fell in IAC girls' soccer action Monday.
Sierra Henry had two goals for the Trojans while Rhianna Mosher had the other.
Newfield had an 11-4 edge in shots and a 5-3 edge in corner kicks.
Rebekah Argetsinger made 10 stops for Tioga while Kari Hartman had three saves for Newfield.