The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


October 10, 2013

High school roundup: Burk's late goal lifts Shikellamy boys soccer

By The Daily Item


SUNBURY -- Better late than never is what they always say, and it certainly was true in the case of Shikellamy and Seth Burk in Wednesday's Heartland-I matchup versus Williamsport.

The Braves celebrated senior night against the Millionaires. However, Burk, a junior, got an assist from Anthony Velasquez, a freshman, to score the only goal the hosts needed with nine minutes remaining in the game to take a 1-0 victory.

Velasquez received a punt from goalkeeper Justin Engle before he dished the ball to Burk, who then buried it into the corner of the net.

"The guys were up to play the game. Williamsport goalkeeper (Brett Cavanaugh) had a good night. We hit him with a ton of shots," said Shikellamy coach Jon Steese. "We had a lot of opportunities to score, and the seniors had a good game."

Engle finished with two saves to get the shutout for Shikellamy (10-4-1, 8-3 HAC-I), while Cavanaugh stopped 14 shots in the loss for Williamsport.

n Lewisburg 4,

Selinsgrove 0

LEWISBURG -- Four different players scored goals to keep the Green Dragons undefeated with the HAC-I win over the Seals.

Calvin Reif and Luke Permyashkin both scored in the first half before Michael Tenedios and Steven Pavlov tallied second-half goals for Lewisburg (15-0, 11-0 HAC-I).

Lewisburg fired a total of 19 shots at Selinsgrove goalkeeper Zach Hendricks and he finished with 10 saves for the Seals (8-8, 6-6).

n Midd-West 4, Milton 1

MIDDLEBURG -- The Mustangs broke up a tied game at the half by getting two goals from Ty Ross and two assists from Tyler Arbogast in the second en route to the HAC-I win.

Logan Klinepeter assisted on a first-half goal by Malik Bethea for Midd-West (10-6, 8-4 HAC-I) before he scored the final goal for the Mustangs with 2:55 left in the game.

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