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Kranson, Wisnewski lead White

Wyoming Area players combined for three goals, including the two most important of the game, Nov. 10 while leading the White to a 5-2 victory over the Black in the Wyoming Valley Conference girls soccer senior all-star game.

The game opened a doubleheader, including a boys senior all-star game, at Wyoming Seminary’s Nesbitt Stadium.

Anna Wisnewski from Wyoming Area broke a 1-1 halftime tie by scoring with 36:45 remaining. Her goal put the White head to stay.

Wyoming Area teammate Halle Kranson scored the first of her two goals and what proved to be the game-winner 2:38 later, creating a 3-1 lead.

“Tonight was super fun,” Kranson said. “I don’t think I’ve ever had this much fun on the soccer field.”

Kranson scored again with 7:07 left for a 5-1 lead. The daughter of Wyoming Area coach Chad Kranson, who guided the White team, was the only player in the doubleheader to score twice.

“We all just put it together, had fun and got the result we wanted, which is even better,” Halle Kranson said.

Olivia Allen and Sofia Sabatini also represented Wyoming Area.

Wyoming Area players were joined on the White squad by seniors from Crestwood, Wilkes-Barre Area, Nanticoke, Wyoming Seminary and Hanover Area.

Savannah Atkins from Nanticoke opened the scoring just under eight minutes into the first 45-minute half.

Crestwood’s Kennedie Huber scored the goal that made it 4-1.

Huber was one of seven players from Division 1 champion Crestwood, the most represented team in the game. The others were Maddie Jolie, Kayla Kresge, Mia Pollack, Hayley Selfe, Emma Sheloski and Rebecca Tirpak.

Wilkes-Barre Area had Shelby Ardo-Boyko, Katherin Brito, Jaylin Cazares, Ella Farrell, Jyanna Mendola and Lyndsey Syms in the game.

Atkins was joined by Nanticoke teammates Sophia Lukowski and Jamee Mazonis.

Cate Griffin, Helena Prusak and Cassidy Skoranski represented Wyoming Seminary.

McKenna Nay was the Hanover Area player.

Wyoming Valley West players scored both Black goals.

Mackenzie Bowling tied the game 1-1 with 11:46 left in the first half.

Lauren Richie scored with 3:49 left to cut into the four-goal margin.

Bea Davis, Devaeh Greene and Elise Ginochetti also represented Wyoming Valley West in the game.

The Black also had players from Lake-Lehman, Dallas, Holy Redeemer and Tunkhannock.

Lake-Lehman had six players on the team – Giana Antonello, Marissa Brdaric, Hailey Kline, Amanda McGurk, Autumn Palka and Kalee Raczkowski.

The Dallas players were Natalie Conrad, Madison Fleschut, Caelan Gallagher, Jordyn Meade and Kira Pomrinke.

Holy Redeemer had Avery Cole, Morgan Crake, Janessa Ferro, Kendall Makowski and Lauren Whitman in the game.

Tunkhannock was represented by Kendra Brosius, Sophia Mancuso and Malana Nestor.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was created from the reporting and photo of Ben Magnotta.

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