Ringgold shuts out McKeesport, 5-0
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Ringgold shut out host McKeesport, 5-0, in a Section 4 AAA boys' soccer contest Thursday night.
The win kept the Rams (10-3-1, 5-2-1) in the thick of the playoff chase in the section behind Bethel Park and Mt. Lebanon.
Jeremy Perez scored two goals, giving him 21 for the season, and teammate Nick Fowkes also added two for Ringgold. Ryan Colagiovanni also scored.
James Snyder picked up the shutout in goal.
“I thought we played a much better game in the second half,” said Ringgold coach Frank Perez. “McKeesport pretty much likes to pack it in and we didn't show much patience in the first half. But we talked about it at halftime and made some adjustments.
“In the second half, I though we did a lot better job controlling the ball and moving it around. We grew a little tonight from this game.”
Ringgold hosts Albert Gallatin in a section match Saturday.
Yough 3, BV Area 0
The Cougars (5-5-1, 4-4-1) kept their playoff hopes alive, but dealt the Leps' chances a serious blow with the Section 3 AA shutout.
BVA (4-8, 3-5) has lost three of its last four games.
Both teams return to the pitch Monday as Yough is at Steel Valley for a section tilt and BVA hosts Canon-McMillan in an exhibition match.
South Park 5, E. Forward 0
The Warriors (0-12-1, 0-8-1) fell to the Section 3 AA leading South Park (10-0, 7-0).
“South Park is a great team,” EF coach Dave King said. “We were down four goals at the half, but played much better in the second half.”
EF is at TJ Tuesday in a section match.
Charleroi 3, Brownsville 1
The Cougars (5-5, 3-4) remained in the thick of things for a playoff spot in Section 6 AA with its win.
Jake Watkins, Jeremiah Hyatt and Brock Shannon scored for the Cougars.
Charleroi hosts McGuffey 7:30 p.m. Saturday in a section match which also features the Charleroi Soccer Hall of Fame induction.
Ringgold 2, McKeesport 0
The Lady Rams (3-6, 3-4) Section 4 AAA.
Bailee Bove and Brooke Bollmer scored for Jordan Perry
“This was a good bounce back win for us,” Ringgold coach Tom Cameron said. “Hopefully we can keep it going.”
Yough 6, Derry 0
The Lady Cougars rebounded from a tough 1-0 loss to Elizabeth Forward by shutting out Derry in Section 1 AA as Shawna Zaken scored three goals, giving her 13 for the season.
Franki Berarducci added two goals and Natalie Luppold one for Yough (7-3, 5-1).
Leigh Appolonia and Ellie Balko shared the shutout in goal.
The two teams collide again Saturday at Derry.
Bentworth 6, Monessen 0
Bentworth (6-5, 5-3) had little trouble with winless Monessen (0-9, 0-8) in the Section 2 A contest.
No other information was available on the game.
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