Karns City boys, girls bounced from PIAA playoffs
Nate Hodder scored the only goal of the game to lead Vincentian to a 1-0 win over District 9 Karns City in a PIAA Class A first-round playoff game at Clarion University.
Hodder’s blast to the top right corner of the net was assisted on by Alex Sharpe. Keeper Cam Fuller made five saves to record the shutout. The Royals (19-3-1) move on to the quarterfinal round to play WPIAL runner-up Sewickley Academy in Saturday’s quarterfinals at a time and site to be determined.
Shady Side Academy 3, Karns City 2 (OT) — Sarah Hacke scored the game-winning-goal in the first overtime to lead Shady Side Academy (18-4) past Karns City in a PIAA Class A first-round game at Clarion University.
Emily Lopresti scored twice for Karns City (19-2), which held a 2-1 lead midway through the second half.
SSA’s Jackie Cepizka scored the tying goal with 13 minutes left in regulation. Elizabeth Harper scored the first goal for the Indians. Goalkeeper Samantha Morlacci recorded 12 saves. Shady Side Academy will play WPIAL champion Greensburg Central Catholic on Saturday in the quarterfinals.