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BOYS SOCCER ROUNDUP: Wyoming Seminary, Holy Cross capture district championships

Wyoming Seminary and Holy Cross took different approaches to winning District 2 boys soccer Small School championships Friday.

Wyoming Seminary went on the road where it needed overtime to retain its title with a 3-2 victory over Wyoming Area in the Class 2A final at 10th Street Field.

Holy Cross was home at Schautz Stadium in Dunmore for its Class A final where it ended Mountain View’s title reign with a 7-1 romp.

Thomas Iskra scored on a direct kick 2:55 into overtime to lift Wyoming Seminary to its victory.

Ron Prislupski became the school’s all-time leading scorer with 3 goals, giving him 109 for his career, in the Holy Cross victory.

Wyoming Seminary took a 2-0 halftime lead and held it until the final 15 minutes of regulation at Wyoming Area.

Matt Swartz scored 1:13 into the game and again with 3:27 left in the half. Iskra and Marco Magnotta assisted the goals.

Wyoming Area came charging back with goals 2:57 apart to tie it with 11:31 remaining.

Kendall Heck assisted a Braidon Kostik goal, then scored off a Liam Burke assist.

Iskra won it by lining a low, 35-yard direct kick that skipped off the ground once about six yards in front of the goal and made its way inside the right post.

Wyoming Area led in shots, 11-8, and corner kicks, 7-2.

Marc Jackett made seven saves for Wyoming Seminary, which lost twice in the regular season to the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 champions.

Wyoming Seminary opens the state tournament at home Tuesday at 6 at Nesbitt Stadium against Notre Dame Green Pond.

Andrew Smith added two goals for Holy Cross. Aidan Krieger and Shamus Sullivan added one each.

Prislupski reached the career record with 71 goals this season, the highest total nationally among schools that report their statistics to

Nathan Ofalt scored for Mountain View.

Holy Cross opens the state tournament Tuesday at District 3 champion Camp Hill at 6.

NOTE: NEPA Sports Nation Student Journalist Spencer Decker contributed to this report.

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