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WYOMING – Ryan Murphy and Charlie Johnson each scored to lead Wyoming Area to a 2-1 victory over Hanover Area on Friday afternoon in the season-opening Wyoming Valley Conference Division III boys soccer match.

The Warriors defeated the Hawkeyes, who won the last two division championships and got the deciding goal from Johnson, who scored with just under seven minutes left in the game.

Hanover Area

Wyoming Area


First half: 1. Ryan Murphy (Brian Wisowaty), 23:34

Second half: 2. Charlie Johnson (Mark O'Malley), 6:50

Shots: HAN 8, WA 19; Saves: HAN 16 (Joe Gagliardi), WA 8 (Aaron Carter); Corners: HAN 8, WA 19.

Lake-Lehman 3, Pittston Area 0

Chris Edkins scored twice and Austin Harry netted a goal and an assist to help the Black Knights pull out the victory on the road scoring all the tallies in the second half.

Lehman keeper Colin Masters posted the shutout, while PA keeper Zack McKitish stopped seven shots.


Pittston Area


Second half: 1. LL, Chris Edkins (Austin Harry) 44th; 2. LL, Edkins (Mike Symeon) 49th; 3. LL, Harry (Symeon) 60th

Shots: LL 14, PA 3; Saves: LL 2 (Colin Masters), PA 7 (Zack McKitish); Corners: LL 6, PA

Berwick 2, Nanticoke 1

A goal by Richard Umana with under two minutes left in the match helped Berwick to the victory.

Anthony Ramos scored late in the first half for the Bulldogs. Nanticoke tied it at 1-1 in the second half on a score by Ed Lukowski.




First half: 1. BER, Anthony Ramos (Richard Umana) 2:30

Second half: 1. NAN, Ed Lukowski (Wiston Godoy) 8:46; 2. BER, Richard Umana (Arlinson Reyes) 1:55

Shots: NAN 7, BER 11; Saves: NAN 8 (Carmelo Pioquinto), BER 7 (Erickson Dasqudz); Corners: NAN 6, BER 2.

GAR 4, MMI 3 (2OT)

Paige Elmy scored twice for GAR, including the game-winner with 6:50 left in the second overtime.

Edwin Vergara and Katie Oldziejewski also scored for the Grenadiers.

Noah Beltrami netted a hat trick for the Preppers.


First half: 1. GAR Paige Elmy (Luke Height) 9:02; 2. GAR, Edwin Vergara 10:21; 3. GAR, Katie Oldziejewski 35:50

Second half: 4. MMI, Noah Beltrami, 1:06; 5. Noah Beltrami 2:15; 6. Noah Beltrami, 10:52

Overtime: No scores

Double Overtime: GAR, Paige Elmy 6:50

Tunkhannock 4, Holy Redeemer 0

The Tigers opened the scoring early three minutes into the match on a Dean Mirabelli unassisted goal and opened a 2-0 lead at the end of the first half on another goal by Mirabelli.

Aidan Cronin and Colton Brown found the back of the net in the second half for Tunkhannock.

Holy Redeemer










First half: 1. TUN, Dean Mirabelli 3rd minute; 2. TUN, Mirabelli (Justin Hill) 38th

Second half: 1. TUN, Aidan Cronin (Brian Ly) 58th; 2. TUN, Colton Brown (Sean Andres) 59th

Shots: HR 8, TUN 27; Saves: HR 22 (Ian McGrane), TUN 6 (Zac Daniels); Corners: HR 4, TUN 8.

Wyoming Valley West 4, Hazleton Area 3

Tristan Williams scored a hat trick for Hazleton Area, but the Spartans' Nick Singer scored the final goal in the victory.

Ryan Wisnewski, Eric Whited and Paul Owens also scored for Valley West.

Wyoming Valley West

Hazleton Area


First half: 1. HAZ, Tristan Williams (Robert McCaffrey) 2. HAZ, Williams (Mauro Notaro); 3. WVW, Ryan Wisnewski (Eddie Thomas); 4. WVW, Eric Whited (Wisnewski); 5. HAZ, Williams (Danny Mendoza); 6. WVW, Paul Owens (Wisnewski); 7. WVW, Nick Singer

Shots: WVW 29, HAZ 7; Saves: WVW 4 (n/a), HAZ Caleb Ancharaski (22); Corners: WVW 6, HAZ 3.

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