From Staff Reports
FROSTBURG — Jacob Brode scored in the first half and Canyon Lohnas and Tyler Sisler scored in the second as top-ranked Mountain Ridge pulled away from third-ranked Fort Hill for a 3-0 victory and won the Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference boys soccer championship Thursday evening.
The win makes coach Tim Nightengale’s team 8-1-2 overall. The Miners went unbeaten in winning the AMAC at 6-0-1, the tie being a 1-1 match with Northern. Fort Hill had a six-game unbeaten streak snapped and is 7-3-1 overall and 4-2 in the conference.
Brode scored on an assist from Dylan Shimko just 10 minutes into the match to give Mountain Ridge an early lead. It remained 1-0 until Lohnas scored unassisted with 19:57 left in the second half. Sisler’s goal, on an assist from Hunter Africa on a free kick, completed the scoring with 11:56 remaining.
The Miners led in shots 12-7 and in corner kicks 7-4. Jake Hafer made five saves as Mountain Ridge posted its sixth shutout of the year. Dalton Gaus had four saves and Bradley Stotler two for Fort Hill.
Mountain Ridge won the jayvee game 1-0. Andrew Shimko got the goal on an assist from Allan Green. Caleb Ryan made four stops in goal for the Miners and Parker Twigg had two for the Sentinels.
Mountain Ridge plays at Northern on Tuesday while Fort Hill entertains Bishop Walsh on Thursday.
No. 2 Allegany 6, Hampshire 0
CUMBERLAND — Second-ranked Allegany picked up its sixth shutout of the season Thursday evening, blanking Hampshire 6-0 to improve to 9-1 with five games remaining on its schedule.
Tiago Silva spotted the Campers to a 1-0 lead on a Josh Marchini assist, and Dakota Beirman stretched the advantage to 2-0 on an assist by Tim Carpenter.
Marchini assisted Silva to make it 3-0, followed by a Carpenter goal on an assist from Blake Geatz. Max Phillips and Carter Willets finished scoring with one unassisted goal apiece.
Nate Condor played most of the night without seeing a shot come his way, and Isaac Bucy recorded one save near the end of the evening as the pair combined for the shutout.
Isaak Lambert had five saves for the Trojans.
The Campers play Northern on Saturday in Accident. Hampshire (5-10) is home against Elkins on Saturday.
No. 3 Fort Hill 1
OAKLAND — Fort Hill and Southern battled through 100 minutes of play before settling for a 1-1 draw on a chilly Wednesday night at Southern.
Third-ranked Fort Hill, which took a 7-2-1 record into last night’s game at Mountain Ridge, got on the board first on an unassisted goal by Austin Heavner in the first half.
Southern, unranked but now 4-2-1 in its last seven games, tied it later in the half on an unassisted goal by Alex Anderson.
Fort Hill held a 29-11 edge in shots and had a 6-3 advantage in corner kicks. Southern goalie Logan Hinebaugh had 13 saves and Fort Hill’s Bradley Stotler had five.
The Sentinels won the jayvee game 6-0.
On Saturday, Southern won at Keyser 3-0 with Ben Reichard scoring two goals.
Austin Graham scored first, on a feed from Alex Meyer, and Reichard made it 2-0 later in the first half on an assist from Joe Mousch.
Reichard got the only second-half goal with Camden Nichols getting an assist.
Southern led in shots, 30-10. Hinebaugh made seven saves in goal and Keyser’s Justice Courrier had 13.
The Rams host Bishop Walsh on Tuesday. The jayvees play at 5:30 and the varsity at 7. Keyser visits Frankfort on Saturday.
Hope for Hyndman 2
HYNDMAN, Pa. — Micah Stair broke a tie game by scoring in the final minutes to lift Hope for Hyndman past visiting Salisbury on Thursday.
Tied 1-1, Stair took a pass from Trenton Shoemaker and scored the go-ahead goal wit hjust 3:17 to play.
All the scoring came in the second half. The Hornets to a 1-0 lead midway through the half when Josh Cosgrove scored on a feed from Dalton Lowery. Salisbury tied it with an unassisted goal by Josh Arnold three minutes later.
Josh Hiquet made 10 saves in goal for Hyndman. Zach Stewart had seven for Salisbury.
Hyndman (6-9) plays at Forbes Road today at 4 p.m.