Alle-Kiski Valley high school roundup: Freeport boys soccer suffers 1st loss
The Freeport boys soccer struggled to find the net and lost its hold on a first-place tie in Section 2-2A as the Yellowjackets lost to Mt. Pleasant, 2-0.
Goalkeeper Giovanni Pugliese had eight saves for the Yellowjackets (5-1, 3-1), and the Vikings improved to 5-2, 5-0.
Mars 3, Highlands 0 — Dane Beller scored a pair of goals, and Cory Heim added another as Mars ( 2-3-1, 2-1) shut out Section 1-3A rival Highlands (4-4, 2-2).
Goalkeepeer Gabe Anthony had eight saves for the Rams.
Deer Lakes 1, Shady Side Academy 0 (2OT) — Eric Franciscus headed in a Colton Spence corner kick with 4 minutes remaining in the second overtime to avoid the tie and get the Lancers a big win over Section 2-2A rival Shady Side Academy (3-3, 2-3).
Goalkeeper Jesse Greyshock had 10 saves for Deer Lakes (3-1-1, 3-1).
Springdale 4, Vincentian Academy 1 — Jared Demore scored three second-half goals to lead the Dynamos past Section 3-A rival Vincentian Academy (2-4, 1-4) and extend Springdale's win streak to four games.
Nick Taliani assisted on two goals, and Mike Krason added another assist. Keeper Mike Zolnierczyk tallied 15 saves for Springdale (5-1, 4-1).
Freeport 3, Hickory 0 — Hickory was no match for the WPIAL's No. 1-ranked Class 2A team as the Yellowjackets kept rolling.
Allison Dejidas led Freeport (5-1, 4-0) with 10 kills and 15 service points, Hannah Mason added eight kills, Haley Graham chipped in with 10 service points, Sarah Hettich finished with five blocks and setter Courtney Grubbs had 22 assists.
Freeport 9, Derry 0 — Sidney Shemanski had a hat trick, and Kaylee Comperatore added a pair of goals as the WPIAL Class 2A No. 2-ranked Yellowjackets beat Derry (0-7, 0-4) in a nonsection match.
Brianna Sutara, Lexi Dell, Sarah Lipniskis and Piper Claypool chipped in with a goal apiece for Freeport (6-1, 3-0). Zoe Fair had two saves for the Yellowjackets.