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CLASS A GIRLS SOCCER RECAP: Montrose tops Lakeland in final

Chloe Diaz scored both goals Saturday when host Montrose claimed the District 2 Class A girls soccer title with a 2-1 overtime victory over Lakeland.

The Lady Chiefs had beaten the Lady Meteors out of the Lackawanna League Division 2 title in a close race, but Montrose gained the top seed and championship game home field with a better overall performance on the season.

Montrose avenged a loss in last year’s final when Aspen Smith set up Diaz for the overtime game-winner.

Riley Keihl had assisted a Diaz goal for a 1-0 halftime lead.

The championship sent Montrose (14-2) into the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association state tournament against District 4 runner-up Southern Columbia (14-6-1) Tuesday night at 6 at Scranton Memorial Stadium.

A recap of the earlier rounds:


Montrose 7, Elk Lake 0

Following a quarterfinal bye, Montrose began play in the seven-team bracket with Thursday’s semifinal win in which Smith and Gracie Dalton scored two goals each.

Lakeland 7, Dunmore 2

Nadia Gill, Brooke Hill and Kirsten Navich all scored two goals for Lakeland in Thursday’s semifinal victory.

Alisha Davis had both Dunmore goals.


Lakeland 12, Carbondale 0

Abby Davis and Gill each had hat tricks Wednesday in Lakeland’s quarterfinal rout.

Navich added two goals.

Elk Lake 4, Forest City 1

Elk Lake won at home in the Nov. 1 game.

Dunmore 8, Mountain View 3

Alisha Davis scored five times in the Nov. 1 game.

She had two goals and an assist in a 4-0 start in the first 11 minutes an completed her hat trick on the way to a 6-2 halftime lead.

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