The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


October 12, 2012

Reed's timely goal lifts Green Dragons

By The Daily Item


LEWISBURG -- With Lewisburg clinging onto a one-goal lead, Max Reed scored at just the right time to give the Green Dragons some much-needed insurance.

Reed scored the game's decisive goal with 1 minute, 13 seconds left in the game as Lewisburg beat Midd-West 3-2 in a Heartland-I contest Thursday.

The goal turned out to be huge as the Mustangs (8-7 overall) got back to within one as Jake Keister scored off a Devaughn Johns assist with 31 seconds remaining in regulation.

"It was a great game and there was a lot of energy," said Lewisburg coach Skip Kratzer. "The Midd-West goalie (Austin Hockenbrock) did a great job and I thought our defense played well today."

Reed finished with two goals and Nick Janesh also scored for Lewisburg (13-2-1, 9-2-1 HAC-I).

Colton Keister scored Midd-West's first goal off a Tyler Arbogast corner kick. Hockenbrock also finished with eight saves for the Mustangs.

n Danville 2, Milton 1

MILTON -- Although Chris Dempsey's 11th shutout of the season was thwarted in the waning minutes of the game, the Ironmen still held on for the HAC-I win.

Andrew Smith and Gage Reber scored in the first half for Danville (12-1-1 overall), the latter's coming in the 40th minute.

Wade Heidel scored for Milton in the 74th minute of the game.

n Mount Carmel 3,

Hughesville 2

MOUNT CARMEL -- Danny Fletcher scored both of his goals off assists from Nick Troutman midway through the second half to help the Red Tornadoes come back from a two-goal halftime deficit and get their first HAC-II win of the season.

n Shamokin 2,

Central Columbia 2 (OT)

ALMEDIA -- The Indians were out-gunned in the game, but Ryan Rompolski's penalty kick in the 79th minute tied the contest before it ended in a deadlock. Matt Gass also scored for Shamokin (9-5-1, 6-4-1 HAC-I), which trailed 2-0 at the half.

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