Cronin sparks Tunkhannock to boys soccer victory

June 26th, 2015 10:46 pm

First Posted: 9/9/2013

BERWICK - Aiden Cronin scored three goals and Pat Cronin added two assists as Tunkhannock blitzed Berwick, 8-1 in a boys soccer game Monday.

Pat Casey added two goals in the second half to ice the game for the Tigers.

Jose Mona scored Berwick’s lone goal at the 25-minute mark of the second half.

By that time, Cronin had put up three goals in a 17-minute span of the first half, and Damian Williams and Adam Billings scored goals to give the Tigers a 5-0 halftime lead. Billings also added an assist on Cronin’s third goal.

Holy Redeemer 1, Wyoming Area 0

Holy Redeemer’s Brandon Povilitis scored the game’s only goal in the 61st minute on a header in the box with an assist from Robert Dougherty. Ian McGrane made 14 saves to pick up a win despite the Royals being outshot 15-5.

Aaron Carter stopped four shots for the Warriors.

Crestwood 3, Lake-Lehman 0

John Andrews totaled two goals for Crestwood in a shutout. Kyle Gegaris kicked the Comets’ other goal in the 72nd minute. Lance Slysiak earned a clean sheet with two saves.

Lake-Lehman goalkeeper Collin Masters had 13 saves.

Pittston Area 11, MMI Prep 0

Matt Tavaglione scored the first goal of the game and also contributed two assists. Colin Tracy scored twice and added an assist. Jordan Consagra added a three-point effort with a goal and an assist.

Tunkhannock 8, Berwick 1



First half — 1. TUN Aiden Cronin (Dan Tinna), 23:07; 2. TUN Damian Williams (Patrick Cronin), 18:48; 3. TUN Aiden Cronin, 8:30; 4. TUN Aiden Cronin (Adam Billings), 6:02; 5. TUN Billings (Sean Andress), 3:04. Second half — 6. TUN Pat Casey (Brian Ly), 33:46; 7. BER Joe Mona (Christian Watts), 25:00; 8. TUN Casey (Patrick Cronin), 19:30; TUN Luke Cruver (Avery Newhart), 9:00.

Shots — TUN 30; BER 10. Saves — TUN 4 (Zack Daniels), BER 10 (Morgan Broyan). Corners kicks — TUN 3; BER 1.

Holy Redeemer 1, Wyoming Area 0

Holy Redeemer`0`1`—`1

Wyoming Area`0`0`—`0

First half — No Scoring. Second half — 1. HR Brandon Povilitis (Robert Dougherty), 61st minute.

Shots — HR 5; WA 15. Saves — HR 14 (Ian McGrane), WA 4 (Aaron Carter). Corners kicks — HR 3, WA 2

Crestwood 3, Lake-Lehman 0



First half — 1. CRE John Andrews (Casey Ritsick), 10th minute. Second half — 2. CRE Kyle Gegaris (Sammy Skonieczki), 72nd; 3. CRE Andrews, 77th.

Shots — CRE 18, LL 5. Saves — CRE 2 (Lance Slysiak), LL 13 (Collin Masters). Corners kicks — CRE 12, LL 2

Pittston Area 11, MMI Prep 0

MMI Prep`0`0`—`0

Pittston Area`5`6`—`11

First half — 1. PA Matt Tavaglione (Colin Tracy), 9th; 2. PA Tracy (Tavaglione), 12th; 3. PA Jordan Consagra (Tracy), 12th); 4. PA Brandon Shannoski, 34th; 5. PA Consagra, 35th. Second half — 6. PA Shannoski (Tavaglione), 44th; 7. PA Consagra (Nick Allardyce), 47th; 8. PA Julian Kester (Consagra), 48th; 9. PA Jimmy Pliska, 50th; 10. PA Mike Barney, 71st; 11. PA Steve Pugliese, 77th

Shots — MMI 10, PA 27. Saves — MMI 18 (Jankouskas), PA 8 (Roberts). Corners kicks — MMI 2, PA 7