NANTICOKE – Nanticoke scored two second-half goals to break open a tie and down GAR 5-3 on Thursday in a Wyoming Valley Conference boys soccer match.
Ed Lukowski collected a hat trick, including Nanticoke's final goal, and assisted on Mike Mihneski's score.
Edwin Sosa scored and passed out an assist for GAR.
First half: 1. NAN Mike Mihneski (Ed Lukowski); 2. NAN Lukowski (Andrew Blank); 3. NAN Lukowski (Mihneski); 4. GAR Edwin Sosa (Bre Mosier); 5. GAR Luke Height; 6. GAR Katie Oldziejewski (Sosa)
Second half: 1. NAN Rees Roberts (Tyler Roboczewski); 2. NAN Lukowski
Shots: GAR 24, NAN 21; Saves: GAR 14 (Tony Tlatenchi), NAN 13 (Carmelo Pioquinto); Corners: GAR 3, NAN 5.
The Comets received two goals and an assist from Matt Wimpheimer en route to the Division I victory.
Nick Dopko and Aaron Wrobleski also scored for Crestwood, while Vince Hornak and Robert Vitagliano found the back of the net for the Cougars.
First half: 1. CRE, Matt Wimpheimer32:48; 2. CRE, Wimpheimer (Alex Buchholz) 14:43; 3. CRE, Nick Dopko (Wimpheimer) 11:25
Second half: 1. HAZ, Vince Hornak (PK) 22:35; 2. CRE, Aaron Wrobleski 18:58; 3. HAZ, Robert Vitagliano (Tyler Bicking) 15:08
Shots: CRE 28, HAZ 7; Saves: CRE 5 (Steven Rerick), HAZ 22 (Logan Yacowatz); Corners: CRE 10, HAZ 1.