High school roundup: No. 2 Canon-McMillan rolls to victory in section opener
By Staff Reports
Published: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, 10:18 p.m.
Junior Josh Krucvek scored four goals and added an assist to lead Class AAA No. 2 Canon-McMillan to a 9-1 win over Brashear (0-1, 0-1) in Section 5 play.
Jake Wilcox also scored a hat trick for the Big Macs (3-0, 1-0). Next up, Canon-McMillan — which is outscoring its opponents, 16-1, through three games — will meet top-ranked Upper St. Clair on Sept. 10.
Mt. Lebanon 7, Albert Gallatin 0 — Ryan Caste had three goals to lead the Blue Devils (2-1, 1-0) in Section 4-AAA. Matt Collins, Austin Johnson, Les McElhaney and Brent Saxton all scored for Mt. Lebanon.
Central Catholic 4, Plum 1 — Jared McDowell, Matt O'Donnell and Patrick Duggan scored second-half goals to guide Central Catholic (3-0-1, 1-0) to a Section 3-AAA win.
Gateway 3, Woodland Hi lls 0 — Jared Jenkins scored twice and Matt Reynolds also scored to lead Gateway (1-1, 1-0) to a Section 3-AAA victory. Matt Shapiro earned the shutout.
Thomas Jefferson 2, Belle Vernon 1 (OT) — Sophomore Matt Prezioso scored the winning goal in overtime to lead Thomas Jefferson (1-0) to a Section 3-AA victory.
South Fayette 1, Montour 0 (OT) — Brian Coyne scored with a minute left in overtime to lift South Fayette (1-0, 1-0) to a win in Section 5-AA.
McGuffey 5, Waynesburg 1 — Aaron Harris and Nate Stout each scored twice for McGuffey (1-0, 1-0) in its Section 6-AA opener.
Bishop Canevin 1, Carlynton 0 — Jonah Bayer scored the game-winning goal with 34 minutes remaining in the second half to lift the Crusaders (3-0, 1-0) to a win in their Section 3-A opener.
Eden Christian 8, North Catholic 3 — Austin Plantz scored three goals and A.J. Cooke had two to lead Eden Christian (1-0-1, 1-0) in a Section 3-A match.
Freeport 3, Slippery Rock 1 — Dylan Kersten, Patrick McNulty, Mario Borino scored to lead the Yellowjackets' (1-0) nonsection win.
Chartiers Valley 1, Elizabeth Forward 0 — Morgan Henderson scored 20 minutes into the first half and Chartiers Valley (1-0) was able to hold on to win a nonsection game.
Mt. Pleasant 7, Laurel Highlands 4 — Jordan Toohey scored four goals and eclipsed the 100-goal mark in her career, as Mt. Pleasant (1-0) won a nonsection game. Rachel Salai added three goals for the Vikings.
Greensburg C.C. 9, Thomas Jefferson 0 — Fran Crouse led the Centurions (1-0) with three goals in a nonsection win.
Canon-McMillan 1, Yough 0 (OT) — Sophomore forward Ally Walker scored the game-winning goal 1½ minutes into overtime to lift the Big Macs (1-0) to a nonsection win.
Penn-Trafford 209, Gateway 212 — Evan Astley shot a team-low 40 and Dom Cervone and Grady Zagoric each shot 41 for the Warriors in their nonsection match.
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