Finally! Coughlin girls soccer wins District 2 title after 15 rounds of penalties

KINGSTON — Fifteen rounds. Fifteen rounds of penalty kicks. One-hundred-ten minutes. That’s what was needed to decide the District 2 Class 2A girls soccer championship. Coughlin won the crown 2-2 (12-11 PKs) over Scranton Prep Wednesday at Nesbitt Stadium. It was the Crusaders’ first title since the spring 2004 season. Coughlin’s victory ends a four-game […]

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Wyoming Seminary wins D2 Class A crown on penalties

SCRANTON — During Wyoming Seminary’s run to a district championship last year, Sujay Murthy did not play on the team. After playing as a freshman and sophomore, Murthy took off his junior season. Now a senior, he decided to get back involved. Then there he was on Wednesday night with the team’s hopes of repeating […]

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H.S. Boys Soccer: Wyoming Valley West uses 1st-half flurry to defeat Abington Heights

KINGSTON — Both teams had several quality scoring chances in the first half, but Wyoming Valley West was the only team to convert them into goals. The second-seeded Spartans scored all three of their goals in the first 40 minutes and held on to defeat third-seeded Abington Heights, 3-1, in the semifinals of the District […]

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H.S. girls soccer: Pittston Area falls to Wallenpaupack in District 2 semifinal

Pittston Area fell to Wallenpaupack, 2-0 in the District 2 3A Semifinal. Skylar Wirth scored both goals for the Buckhorns and Rachel Speak collected an assist during the game. Patriot goalie Taryn Ashby made seven saves during the contest as Wallenpaupack out shot Pittston Area 12-1. Wallenpaupack moves on to play Williamsport in the 3A […]

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District 2 Class 2A Boys Soccer: Crestwood rolls to final; Coughlin’s Havard achieves milestone

WRIGHT TWP. — Entering the postseason, Crestwood had reached the District 2 Class 2A semifinals in boys soccer six straight seasons. But the Comets had come up short in all six years. The seventh time turned out to be lucky for Crestwood. The Comets dominated Valley View on Tuesday night and ran through the Cougars […]

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Wyoming Seminary reaches District 2 Class A final for 2nd straight year

KINGSTON — Mountain View came out firing in Monday’s District 2 Class A semifinal at Wyoming Seminary. Seminary keeper Kyle Hall came out fired up, and set the tone. The senior Hall made two key saves off corner kicks just seven minutes into Monday’s match. From there, the Blue Knights took momentum and never gave […]

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H.S. soccer playoffs: Coughlin scores 4 straight to advance in District 2 playoffs

Despite Tunkhannock scoring first, No. 2 Coughlin blasted four-unanswered goals, including two from George Oko, to get the 4-1 win and advance to the District 2 2A boys soccer semifinal on Friday night. Junior Martinez and David Cortez had the other goals for the Crusaders as they out shot the seventh-seeded Tigers 9-3. Coughlin goalie […]

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H.S. Girls Soccer: Ruby Mattson scores game winner in District 2 quarterfinals

WRIGHT TWP. — Maybe it was a gut feeling in a pregame speech. Maybe Ruby Mattson is secretly a prognosticator. Maybe it was nothing and she’s simply a talented a soccer player. Whatever means she used to forecast, the Dallas captain surmised the golden goal that happened 86 minutes later. Prior to the game, Mattson […]

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H.S. boys soccer: Wyoming Seminary wins rubber match vs. Holy Redeemer

KINGSTON — Wyoming Seminary won the rubber match against Holy Redeemer in the District 2 Class A boys soccer quarterfinals winning 4-0 at Nesbitt Stadium on Thursday night. Andrew Kim assisted on the first goal of the game and then scored three of his own as Wyoming Seminary shut out the Royals. In two previous […]

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2015 WVC All-State Selections

Nanticoke’s all-time leading scorer Edward Lukowski, Coughlin defender Matt Davison and Wyoming Valley West forward Michael Bazadona were 2015 Wyoming Valley Conference All-State boys soccer selections. **** 2015 Wyoming Valley Conference All-State Selections Edward Lukowski – Forward – Nanticoke Matt Davison – Defender – Coughlin Michael Bazadona – Forward – Wyoming Valley West 2015 Single […]

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