Towanda edges Mansfield in OT; Athens, Troy, NEB pick up wins
A breakaway overtime goal by Towanda's Lauren Risch helped the Knights upend previously undefeated Mansfield 1-0 in NTL girls' soccer action Monday.
"Mansfield came out flat in the overtime and Towanda had some momentum," Mansfield coach Corey Johnson said. "They got a break away and got a good shot off and that was that."
The goal came at the 83:10 mark of the game.
Towanda goalie Kylie Garris made 20 stops on the day as the Tigers out shot the Knights 26-4 and had a 7-1 corner kick advantage.
Mansfield goalie Kasey Powlison made three saves.
Athens 3, Wellsboro 0
WELLSBORO - The Wildcats remained undefeated on the season as they picked up the shutout win.
Less than 10 minutes into the game Lizzie Reid to put Athens up 1-0. Then at the 43:08 mark Mackenzie Warner found the back of the net to make it 2-0 Wildcats at the half.
Late in the second half Rachael Donnelly made it 3-0 with a goal.
Athens edged out Wellsboro in shots 11-10 as Wildcat keeper Morgan Westbrook had nine saves in the shut out. Meghan Bodine had six saves for Wellsboro.
Athens won the JV game 4-1.
Troy 10, Williamson 0
The Trojans picked up the NTL girls' soccer win Monday.
Faith Ceely, Justice Brown, Taylor Johnston, Kayla Stephani, Casey Baxter and Gloria Torres scored for Troy as they out shot Williamson 24-0.
Samantha Harrington had five saves for the Warriors.
Troy will travel to Towanda Wednesday with a 6 p.m. start.
Northeast Bradford 1, Elk Lake 0
The Panthers picked up a non-league girls' soccer win Monday.
The lone goal came from Jenna Jacobs, her first varsity score, off a Bridget Haverly assist a the 16:40 mark.
"Elk Lake came out to play tonight and wanted the game more than we did in the beginning," Northeast coach Larry Jennings said. "Both of their shots came in the first several minutes. After that our defense buckled down and limited their opportunities. Our offense had many opportunities but were unable to connect with the all but one of them. We had 13 of our 20 shots on goal but Elk Lake's keeper was in the right place at the right time and made some nice saves."
The Panthers had a 9-1 edge in corner kicks while Angelia Laudermilch made one save in goal.
Northeast travels to Wellsboro Wednesday.
Odessa-Montour 5, Waverly 0
The Wolverines weren't able to get much offense going in their IAC boys' soccer loss Monday.
"We didn't come to play," Waverly coach Tara Franklin said. "Odessa wanted it more. With the low energy we weren't able to piece together plays to help us move up the field as a unit. We were playing out of position and crowding the defense."
Odessa got their first goal with 15:54 left in the opening half as Collin Povoski found the back of the net.
The Wolverines were down just 1-0 at the break but the flood gates opened in the second half.
In a 10 minute stretch Odessa got goals from Tanner Depuy, Tyler Goossen and Billy Bacon to jump up 4-0. A Chris Husted goal late in the game made it a 5-0 final.
OM out shot Waverly 26-3 and had an edge in corner kicks 9-1. Tanner Cantrell made eight stops in goal for the Wolverines while Ben Cowles had three.
There were a lot of little mistakes but we learned from them and improved in the second half," Franklin remarked. "We started slow and OM was able to capitalize on getting a lot of shots inside the box. We just need to communicate more on defense and work together instead of as individual units. Newcomer Ramon Garcia and Schea Turkay stood out today as improving as individuals. As always, we couldn't do anything without our defensive line, we just rely on them entirely too much. We have all the right pieces, we just haven't found a way to fit them all together just yet."