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September 1, 2012

Area roundup: Aurand leads Seals to tourney title

BOYS SOCCER

LOCK HAVEN — Behind four goals on the day from David Aurand, Selinsgrove would go on to beat Central Mountain 2-0 to claim the Commissioner’s Cup Tournament played Saturday at the West Branch Soccer Fields.

Selinsgrove (2-0), which beat Altoona 4-3 in the first round, got an own-goal against Central Mountain in the 12th minute before Aurand scored unassisted at the 21-minute mark.

A Chuck Pealer corner kick resulted in the own-goal for the Seals.

“We had a very good day,” said Selinsgrove coach Chris Lupolt. “it was hot out, but our kids pulled through and they played tough.”

Against Altoona in the first round, Aurand scored the game-winning goal off an Ian Gemberling assist with four minutes left in regulation.

Bald Eagle Area Tourn.

n Mifflinburg 4,

Bellefonte 0

n Mifflinburg 2,

Bald Eagle Area 1

WINGATE — Gordy DeFacis and Clair Ferguson combined for five goals as the Wildcats claimed the tournament championship. Ferguson also added an assist for Mifflinburg (2-0) on the day.

Line Mountain Tournament

n Northumberland Chr. 7,

Mount Carmel 2

n Northumberland Chr. 4,

Sunbury Christian 2

MANDATA — Zach Newbury scored a total of five goals on the day to help lead the Warriors to the tournament championship over their ACAA rivals.

Against Sunbury Christian in the final, Northumberland (5-0) led just 1-0 at the half on a goal from David Mahoney. Newbury then scored twice in the opening 20 minutes of the second half to give the Warriors a 3-1 lead.

Newbury had a first-half hat trick against Mount Carmel in the semifinals. David Mahoney added two goals and an assist in both wins for Northumberland.

East Juniata Tournament

n East Juniata 8,

Huntingdon 0

n Lewisburg 4,

East Juniata 3

COCOLAMUS — Udoka Eze and Nick Janesh both scored twice to lift the Green Dragons to the tournament championship and ruin a good day for the Tigers and Landon Sheaffer.

Sheaffer scored four goals in the first-round win over Huntingdon, before he tallied all three goals for East Juniata in the final against Lewisburg (2-0).

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