A-K Valley roundup: Riverview boys soccer rallies for big win
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After a first half in which little went right, Riverview's boys soccer team recovered in a Section 2-A win Tuesday afternoon.
The Raiders (7-4-1, 6-1-1) remain in the hunt for a section title after scoring eight unanswered goals to defeat visiting St. Joseph, 8-2. They trailed, 2-1, at halftime but overwhelmed the Spartans (3-8-2, 1-4-1) in the second half.
Cole Wilson had three goals and two assists, and Christian Snyder and Josh Killian each scored twice.
Tyler Protivnak and Aaron Fuesting scored for St. Joseph.
Kiski Area 1, H empfield 1 — Kiski Area's Matt Dziadosz scored on a goal set up by Dakota Lange to tie the Section 1-AAA game about 12 minutes into the first half. The Cavaliers (8-4-1, 6-2-1) played all of overtime down two players due to red cards. Hempfield moved to 6-4-3 overall, 4-4-2 in the section.
Indiana 4, Valley 3 (2OT) — David Zimmerman scored the second of his two goals on a cross with 3:40 left in double overtime to push Indiana (11-3, 6-3) past Valley (5-3-1) in Section 1-AA. Adam Hines scored twice, Cody Schrecongost had a goal, and Dominic Guzzi recorded two assists for Valley, which led, 3-2, until 10:30 remained in the second half.
Highlands 1, Freeport 1 — Bob Reesman made 16 saves in goal for Highlands (4-7-1, 2-6-1) in the Section 2-AA tie with Freeport (4-8-1, 2-6-1).
Greensburg Salem 2, Burrell 1 — Burrell (9-3, 7-1) remained atop the Section 1-AA standings despite the loss to Greensburg Salem (6-6, 5-5).
Knoch 1, Highlands 0 — Knoch (10-3-1, 8-2-1) distanced itself from Highlands (8-6, 7-4) in the Section 2-AA standings with the win.
Fox Chapel wins Section 4-AAA boys mega-meet — Senior twins Ethan and Colin Martin crossed the finish line within a second of each other to claim the top two places for the Foxes, who secured eight section wins in one race. The Martins finished with times of 16:34.
Kiski Area dominates Section 4-AAA girls field — Morgan Kiebler led Kiski Area's banner day in the nine-team meet with a first-place finish; her time was 20:09. Teammates Lauren Smeltzer, Megan Aller and Stephanie Lednak took second through fourth, respectively. All four crossed the finish line within 14 seconds of each other.
Kennedy sets course record — Riverview sophomore Molly Kennedy set a course record at Kittanning during a Section 4-AA girls tri-meet between the Raiders, Wildcats and Southmoreland. Kennedy won with a time of 20:19, and Riverview's girls team improved to 6-0, as it defeated Kittanning, 18-37, and Southmoreland, 19-50. The boys team also improved to 6-0, as the Raiders, led by second-place finisher Will Gonsowski, edged Southmoreland, 27-28, and beat Kittanning, 25-30.
Ford City 3, Apollo-Ridge 0 — Justine Lasher hit 12 kills, and Ally Cujas added seven for Ford City (4-5, 3-3) in the Section 3-AA match.
Freeport 3, Burrell 0 — Morgan Ruppersberger finished with seven blocks and five kills, and Maddie Christy contributed two aces, three kills and two blocks for Freeport (9-0, 7-0) in the Section 4-AA win.
Knoch 3, Highlands 0 — Mary Zellhart served 16 points, while Katie Bozzo and Taylor Tabacchi each served 14 for Knoch (8-2, 6-1) in the Section 4-AA win.
Deer Lakes 3, Valley 0 — Sarah Trocki had six kills and eight service points, and Jenna Evorsky finished with five kills and 15 service points for Deer Lakes (4-4, 4-4) in the Section 4-AA win.
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