The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

October 19, 2013

H.S. roundup: Meadowbrook Christian earns second straight ACAA championship

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BELLEFONTE -- A win took extra time but Shanae Bomberger scored with 1:30 remaining in the first overtime period to give Meadowbrook Christian the lead and the Lions held on to defeat Northumberland Christian, 1-0, to win their second-consecutive ACAA league title.

Bomberger scored on a pass from Kyla Bordner to keep the Lions (19-0-2) unbeaten on the year.

Sara Marks made three saves in the shutout win and Meadowbrook held a 14-8 advantage in shots. Northumberland Christian had four members of their team selected to the tournament all-star team.

Bethany Conklin, Alexis Daku-treas, Bethany Severn and Calista Ulmer received the nod for Northumberland Christian.

Midd-West 2,

Wyalusing 0

MIDDLEBURG -- Kennedy Moyer scored both goals for Midd-West in a 2-0 win over Wyalusing in the Mustangs' finale.

Moyer scored an unassisted goal in the first half and scored on an assist from Amanda Stroup in the second half. The Mustangs (8-9-1) held a 19-3 advantage in shots.

Hughesville 3,

Milton 2

MILTON -- Hughesville scored with 11 seconds left and added two goals in the second half to beat Milton, 3-2, in the Black Panthers' last regular-season game. Mackenna Miller and Courtney Kovilaritch scored for Milton and Miller assisted on Kovilartich's goal.


ACAA Tournament

Championship game

Meadowbrook Christian 1,

Norry Christian 0

BELLEFONTE -- Meadowbrook Christian lived up to its top seed in the ACAA tournament, beating Northumberland Christian, 1-0, in the championship game. The Lions (18-3-1) finished a perfect league season with 14 straight wins including the league tournament.


n Milton 3, Benton 2

BENTON -- The Black Panthers picked up their first win of the season after getting goals from Curtis Weaver, Shea Williams and Elena Fraboni.

Brooke Swartz made 14 saves to get the win for Milton.


District 4 Doubles tournament

WILLIAMSPORT -- Three Valley teams won first-round matches in the District 4 Doubles tournament before falling in the second round.

Selinsgrove's top pairing of Sara Moyer and Liza Smith defeated Milton's number one team of Jenna Bowersox and Hunter Metzger, 6-3, 6-3. Milton turned the tables on Selinsgrove as the number two teams from each school played each other, with Milton's Leah Tillinghast and Julia Spear beating Selinsgrove's Brittney Auker and Jess Kerstetter, 6-4, 6-3.

Danville's top team, Christina Murphy and Amber Renz outlasted Lewisburg's number two squad, Rachel Lipski and Erin Devine in three sets, 6-7, 6-2, 6-2.

Due to rain, the second round and quarterfinals will conclude Monday. The semifinals and finals will be played at West Branch Tennis Club Wednesday.