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High school roundup: No. 2 Canon-McMillan rolls to victory in section opener

| Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, 10:18 p.m.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Quaker Valley's Landon Narkevic battles Keystone Oaks' Eddie O'Conner for a header during the first half Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Dormont Stadium.
Erica Dietz | Valley News Disp
Kiski Area's Dakota Lange fends off Penn-Trafford's Zach Schwartz during the first half on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Davis Field in Vandergrift.

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 Hills 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.

Girls soccer

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.

Boys golf

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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