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September 3, 2013

Frndak scores twice, leads Lady Bulldogs to 3-2 OT win

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LINESVILLE — MASH bounces Bison

WATERFORD — The Meadville boys soccer team broke open a 1-0 game with three tallies in the second half, besting non-region opponent Fort LeBoeuf 4-0 on Tuesday.

Dane Cessna got the Bulldogs (2-0-0) on the board with a goal in the 39th minute of a tightly played first half. Logan Zimmerman had the assist.

The flood gates opened in the second half as Troy Hovis, Cottrell McDonald and Zimmerman all found the back of LeBoeuf’s net. Duncan Zanie had assists on the goals by Hovis and McDonald.

Tanner Stanton and Connor Johns combined for the shutout in goal for Meadville. The Bulldogs keepers needed to turn away just two shots total in the match.

Prep edges McLane in OT

ERIE — Cathedral Prep’s Ted Martin recorded a hat trick, enabling the Ramblers to slip by General McLane 3-2 in overtime in a non-region thriller on Thursday.

Matt McCallion gave McLane (0-1-0) a 1-0 lead with a goal in the first half. But then Martin scored back-to-back goals to put his team in front 2-1 before the half.

McLane’s Brett Farley tied the game up with a goal halfway through the second period.

However, with a couple minutes left in the overtime period, Martin rang up his third to give Prep the victory.

Calvary drops opener

PITTSBURGH — The injury depleted Calvary Baptist boys soccer team dropped its 2013 season opener to Robinson Township Christian School 5-0 on Tuesday.

Robinson led 3-0 at the half and scored two more goals in the second half against a Thursder squad that was short four starters.

Calvary goalkeeper Matthew Shaffer made 16 saves in the loss.

Calvary (0-1) goes back to work on Thursday at 4 p.m. at Portersville Christian.

Cross Country

MASH boys, girls open with wins

OIL CITY — Kyle Rose and Meredith Prather both brought home first place finishes to lead the Meadville boys and girls cross country teams to a pair of victories over Oil City in a non-region meet on Tuesday.

The Meadville girls were dominant in their 16-46 win over the Lady Oilers while the MASH boys edged Oil City 22-35 thanks to a tight three-through-five.

For the girls (1-0), Meadville claimed the first four position. Prather led the way in 21:38, followed by Libby Volna in second (22:50), Paige Whitney in third (23:39) and Sammy Whitney in fourth (23:40).

For the boys (1-0), Rose was first in 17:35, 45 seconds ahead of Oil City’s Austin King in second (18:20). After that it was three straight Bulldogs across the finish line. Matt Svetz was third (18:40), Lewis McUmber was fourth (18:54) and Jack Stevens was fifth (19:42).

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