Cumberland Times-News

September 27, 2013

No. 2 defeats No. 1, 2-0

Shimko’s goals lead Mountain Ridge over Allegany

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— CUMBERLAND — Dylan Shimko picked up two first half goals and the Mountain Ridge defense, led by goalkeeper Jake Hafer, held the top-rated Campers scoreless as the No. 2 Miners pulled off the mini-upset 2-0 over Allegany Thursday evening at Greenway Avenue Stadium.

The Miners got their first goal quickly, needing only two minutes and 12 seconds to take a 1-0 lead when Shimko converted a throw in. Things quieted down for the next 27 minutes until Shimko scored again with 10:12 left in the half off of a feed from Tyler Sisler.

Hafer made nine stops on 15 total shots for his third shutout of the year. Alco goalie Nate Condor saved nine of 11 shots from the Miners.

Allegany finished with a 6-3 edge in corner kicks.

“Mountain Ridge came out and played great in the first half,” said Allegany Head Coach Shawn Baker. “We came out much better in the second half, but it was a little too late. Both teams deserve credit for a well-played game.”

The Miners won the jayvee game 5-0.

Mountain Ridge improves to 5-0-2 overall and to 4-0-1 in the AMAC. It travels to play Keyser at 7 p.m. on Monday. Allegany (6-1, 3-1) plays at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at Bishop Walsh in the Spartans’ Homecoming.

No. 3 Fort Hill 8, Keyser 1

CUMBERLAND — Seven different players scored for Fort Hill as the Sentinels recorded eight goals in the first half of a shortened win over Keyser on Thursday.

Austin Parker had two goals, while Austin Heavner one goal and two assists. Jes Smith had a goal and one assist, while Shaolin Murray, Sydney Carroll, Bradley Stotler and Collin Cook all added one goal.

Tyler Michael, Austin Farrell, Josh James and Daniel Hott finished with one assist each.

Dalton Gaus started in goal, but did see a shot before he was replaced by River Riffey. Riffey had one save and allowed one goal.

Justin Courrier and Daniel Haupt split time as Keyser’s goalie and had seven saves apiece.

Fernando Torress scored an unassisted goal for Keyser’s only point.

Third-ranked Fort Hill (3-2, 3-2 AMAC) plays Southern at home on Tuesday at 7 o’clock for Spirit Night. Proceeds from the game will go to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure to fight against breast cancer.

Keyser (3-7-1, 0-4) hosts Mountain Ridge on Monday.

Martinsburg 6, Hampshire 1

ROMNEY, W.Va. — James Myers and Erik Ochoa had two goals each to lift Martinsburg to a 6-1 win over Hampshire Thursday evening.

Myers gave the Bulldogs a 2-0 lead and Ochoa pushed it to 3-0 in the 19th minute. Touissant Boulaz had the fourth goal of the first half.

Connor Belfield and Ochoa added the second half goals.

Alec Oates was assisted by Stephen Pugh to account for Hampshire’s goal.

Isaak Lambert had eight saves for the Trojans.

Hampshire (4-7) will play Saturday, 11 a.m., at Frankfort.

Bishop Walsh beats Salisbury, claims Bi-State championship

CUMBERLAND — Haven Mackie and Tony Russell scored two goals each and fifth-ranked Bishop Walsh knocked off Salisbury, 4-1, to win the Maryland/Pennsylvania Bi-State League boys soccer title Wednesday afternoon.

The win extended BW’s streak of winning a league or area championship to 31 consecutive seasons.

Mackie gave the Spartans an early lead with an unassisted goal in the sixth minute of play, and Russell made it 2-0 with 16:45 left.

Salisbury’s Daniel Lichty scored on an assist from Andrew Miller to chop the lead to 2-1, but Mackie got it back by scoring on a feed from Giles 7:15 before the half.

Russell had the only second-half goal, on an assist from Mackie, with just under 11 minutes left.

BW led in shots 15-7 and in corner kicks 11-1. Austin Crotts made six saves in goal for the Spartans and Hunter Wright had eight for the Elks.

Ryan Dunn was cited for continued strong play at sweeperback where he has filled in for injured Nick Mazzeo.

Bishop Walsh (8-3) will host Allegany in its Homecoming game on Saturday. The jayvees play at 11:45 a.m. and the varsity at 2 p.m.

Calvary 1, No. 3 Northern 0

CRESAPTOWN — Josh Snyder’s late goal was all Calvary would need in a home shutout of No. 3 Northern Thursday.

The schools played to a 73:00 stalemate before Snyder was assisted by Zack Nelson for the game-winner.

The Huskies attempted 13 shots to Calvary’s five. Matt Dillow had seven saves in the win.

Calvary (7-3) hosts Broadfording Tuesday at 4:30p.m. and Northern (3-1-1) plays at Bishop Walsh Monday at 4:00p.m.

North Star 6, Hope Hyndman 1

HYNDMAN, Pa. — Austin Swihura recorded a hat trick for North Star in a 6-1 win at Hope for Hyndman Thursday.

Swihura put in the first two goals. Josh Cosgrove had Hyndman’s lone score, on an assist from Trenton Shoemaker at 14:11 in the first half.

Swihura scored his third goal just :17 into the second half. Preston Miller had two goals and two assists and Anthony Divalepone added a goal.

Josh Hiquet stopped eight shots in the loss and Kyle Louthan haled six for North Star.

Hope for Hyndman (2-8) at Salisbury Friday at 7 p.m.

Southern 4, Frankfort 2

OAKLAND — Sam Jones and Zack Thomas each scored two goals as Southern pulled away from Frankfort in the second half to defeat the Falcons and win its second consecutive game Thursday night at Southern High School.

Jones first of two unassisted goals came at the 11-minute mark of the first half that gave the Rams (2-5) a 1-0 lead at halftime.

Thomas’s two goals in the second half, four minutes apart, put Southern ahead 3-0. Alex Anderson assisted on both goals, the first at 27:00 and the second at 23:00.

Frankfort scored with 17 minutes remaining on Robbie Yarborough’s goal assisted by Ryan Kenney.

Jones penalty kick at the 16:00 put the Rams back up three, 4-1.

Adam Greaser scored on a penalty kick for Frankfort with 11 minutes to play.

Southern outshot Frankfort 23-5 and led in corner kicks, 3-1.

The Falcons’ Stafford Cessna made 10 saves while the Rams’ Logan Hinebaugh stopped three shots.

Southern visits Fort Hill on Tuesday at 7 p.m. with the jayvee game starting at 5:30 p.m. and Frankfort (4-7) hosts Hampshire Saturday morning at 11 a.m.