High school roundup: Shutout lifts Peters Township boys soccer team into PIAA final
Mario Mastrangelo scored three goals to lead Peters Township past Lower Dauphin, 3-0, in a PIAA Class AAA semifinal playoff game at Mansion Park Stadium in Altoona.
Mastrangelo has scored five goals in his team’s past two contests.
Sean Harrison, Rylen Faloni and Jake Valley each had an assist for Peters Township (21-2). Goalkeeper Josh Deyarmin recorded the Indians’ 19th shutout of the season.
Peters Township advanced to the PIAA championship game, where it will face Great Valley (19-5-2) at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Hersheypark Stadium.
Lancaster Mennonite 2, South Fayette 1 (2OT) — Basti Alejos scored the game-winning goal for Lancaster Mennonite (24-2) 16 seconds into second overtime to upend South Fayette (18-5-1) in a PIAA Class AA semifinal at Mansion Park Stadium in Altoona.
Erik Peachey scored the first goal for Lancaster at the 24-minute mark. Jeremy Zura netted the game-tying goal in the 60th minute for the Lions.
Lancaster Mennonite moved on to the PIAA championship, where it will face Holy Ghost Prep (18-4-1) at 1:30 p.m. at Hersheypark Stadium.
Canon-McMillan 2, Central Bucks East 1 — Sabrina Bryan and Aideen O’Donoghue each scored a goal to power Canon-McMillan past CB East in a PIAA Class AAA semifinal.
Bryan gave the Big Macs a 1-0 lead in the 27th minute with a breakaway goal. O’Donoghue headed in a corner kick in the 44th minute to extend Canon-McMillan’s lead. Emma Loving scored the lone goal for CB East (19-4-2).
Canon-McMillan (19-4-1) will take on Central Bucks West (19-6-1) in the PIAA championship at 4 p.m. Saturday in Hershey.
Villa Maria 3, Montour 0 — Villa Maria (20-1-1) shut out Montour (22-3) in PIAA Class AA semifinal at Slippery Rock High School.
Villa Maria advanced to the PIAA championship game and will take on Villa Joseph Marie (21-1) at 11 a.m. Saturday in Hershey.
Hempfield (District 3) 3, Baldwin 1 — Hempfield (District 3) defeated Baldwin, 25-14, 25-20, 20-25, 25-13, in a PIAA Class AAA semifinal match to secure the program’s fifth straight trip to the PIAA finals.
Hempfield advanced to the PIAA championship, where it will play Parkland at Richland High School in Johnstown at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Greensburg Central Catholic 3, Clarion 2 — Greensburg Central Catholic overcame a two-set deficit against Clarion and won three straight games to win 23-25, 17-25, 25-20, 25-23, 15-12 in a PIAA Class A semifinal playoff game. Leah Bisignani led the Centurions with 30 kills. Megan Stunja had 10 kills in the win. Greensburg Central Catholic moved on to face Marian Catholic in the PIAA championship game at 11 a.m. Saturday at Richland High School in Johnstown.
Kiski School 4, Shipley 3 (PK) — In Philadelphia, Kiski School freshman David Egbo scored his team’s only goal in regulation and made the winning kick in the overtime shootout to advance to the semifinals of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Schools Athletic Association boys soccer tournament. Kiski School (14-2-1) will face The Hill School at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in Philadelphia.