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THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Shutouts abound in Lackawanna girls soccer

All eight Thursday Lackawanna League girls soccer games ended in shutouts, including 1-0 victories by Montrose, Western Wayne and West Scranton.

Tangi Smith scored from in front 20 seconds before halftime when Dunmore was unable to clear a corner kick, lifting Montrose to victory in Division 2.

Western Wayne defeated Mountain View in another Division 2 game when Jaden Gregory sent home a shot from the top corner of the penalty area late in the game.

West Scranton defeated Elk Lake in Division 1.

Abington Heights returned to league action after a year away and defeated Honesdale, 3-0, in a Division 1 game.

Lauren Lefchak opened the scoring on a penalty kick. Maggie Seechock scored from 25 yards out and Karen Daly headed the ball in on a corner kick.

In other Division 1 games: Delaware Valley topped Valley View, 6-0, Scranton Prep beat North Pocono, 3-0, and Wallenpaupack defeated Scranton, 8-0.

Wallenpaupack’s Abby Kimler scored five goals.

Lakeland routed Holy Cross, 17-0, in Division 2.

Halle Kranson scored three goals and assisted the other three as Wyoming Area shut out Nanticoke in Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2.

Clare Griffin and Abby May scored for Wyoming Seminary, which defeated Hanover Area, 2-0, in another Division 2 game.

Holy Redeemer remained unscored upon through four games overall when it edged Tunkhannock, 1-0, in another Division 1 game.

Wyoming Valley West shut out Pittston Area, 5-0, in WVC Division 1.

Southern Columbia defeated Lake-Lehman, 1-0, in a non-league game.


Chris Tecoti had a hat trick and an assist as Wyoming Valley West defeated Pittston Area, 5-1, in a WVC Division 1 game.

Elsewhere in Division 1: Dallas and Wilkes-Barre Area played to a 1-1 tie and Crestwood edged Hazleton Area, 2-1.

Aiden Glasgow and Gavin Dissinger scored for Blue Ridge when it downed Elk Lake, 2-1, in Lackawanna Division 3 game.


Lackawanna Trail shut out Abington Heights, 3-0, in a non-league game.

The game was moved from afternoon at Lackawanna Trail to night at Abington Heights because of field conditions, making it the debut of the Comets on the school’s new artificial turf field. That, however, could not change the Lady Lions’ dominance of the series between the local rivals.

In other non-league games: Crestwood defeated Bloomsburg, 7-1, and Emmaus shut out Hazleton Area, 10-0.


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