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October 20, 2012

HS roundup: Meadowbrook, Northumberland Christian girls reach final

BELLEFONTE — GIRLS SOCCER

n Meadowbrook Christian 9,

Columbia Co. Christian 4

BELLEFONTE — Madison Burrows had a hat trick and Katie Benfer had a hand in four goals as Meadowbrook rolled into the ACAA championship game with its 17th victory.

The Lions (17-3) scored six times in the first half and added three more in the second half to pull away. Burrows scored two of her three goals in the first half. Katie Benfer scored twice and assisted on two others, while her sister Emily had two goals and an assist. Shanae Bomberger also scored for the winners.

Meadowbrook meets Northumberland Christian today in the championship game at 12:30.

n Northumberland Christian 3,

Great Commission 2

BELLEFONTE — Alyssa Wesner scored twice, including the game-winner 10 minutes into the second half to put the Warriors into today’s ACAA title game.

Bethany Conklin got Northumberland Christian (21-4) on the board in the first half and Wesner scored four minutes later to put the Warriors back in front.

Great Commission (14-5) tied the game open early in the second half and Wesner scored the game-winner unassisted two minutes later.

The Warriors meet rival Meadowbrook Christian at 12:30 today in the final.

n Milton 1, Williamsport 0 (2 OT)

MILTON — Mackenna Miller scored a goal in double overtmie to give Milton the win over the Millionaires. Miller’s goal was assisted from Emily Mollica n a free kick with seven seconds left in the game.

BOYS SOCCER

n Northumberland Christian 4,

Sunbury Christian 0

BELLEFONTE —Zach Newbury scored two goals and David Mahoney scored his 32nd goal of the year to break program’s freshman scoring record as the Warriors advanced to the ACAA final with a shutout.

Newbury scored the only goal in the first half for the Northumberland Christian (21-3-1), then Micah Scanzillo, Newbury and Mahoney scored second-half goals.

The Warriors will meet Meadowbrook Christian in today’s championship game.

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