FC boys clinch division, take first loss

Wayde Loomis scored off a Jake Fedak assist in the 95th minute to lift Forest City over Carbondale, 3-2, as the Foresters clinched the boys Lackawanna Soccer League Division III title.

However, a day later on Thursday, the Foresters faced their first loss of the season, dropping a 2-1 heartbreaker at Lakeland.

On Tuesday, Loomis opened the scoring at the 7:44 mark off Brian Nebzydoski’s assist, but Carbondale’s Jeff Frias assisted Zach Kovaleski’s goal in the 11th minute to tie the game at 1.

Dave Cavalieri connected with Ryan Long in the second half to put the Foresters ahead, 2-1, but Brian Boyle’s scored off Jason McGovern’s assist to tie the game again, setting up two overtime periods.

Zack Sosnowski made eight saves for Forest City, while Ben Gardus made nine stops for Carbondale.

The Foresters had 12 shots on goal with four corner kicks.

In the game with Lakeland, Forest City’s only goal came from Cavalieri, who found the net off an assist from Loomis in the second half to make it 2-1.

The Foresters had nine shots on goal and three corners while Sosnowski had seven saves.

Blue Ridge

The Blue Ridge boys’ soccer team grabbed a 3-2 win over Old Forge at home on Thursday after taking a 6-0 victory over Dunmore in a home game on Tuesday afternoon.

Against Old Forge, the Raiders overtook the Blue Devils in double overtime off a goal from Kevin McCarey with an assist from Levi Schmidt at 98:31.

Joey Zawiski also found the net for the Raiders with an assist from Wes Ward in the first half, while Stephen Jesse knocked in a goal unassisted in the second half to send the game into overtime.

Goalie Tama Galu-Edgar had five saves while the Raiders took 21 shots on goal with seven corners.

On Tuesday, Ward scored a hat trick and Zawiski added two first-half goals to lead the Raiders to victory.

Also chipping in with a goal for Blue Ridge was Zach Ord, with a second half goal.

Blue Ridge took 17 shots on goal in the game with four corner kicks. Galu-Edgar had seven saves.

Mountain View

The Mountain View boys’ soccer team took a 4-0 victory over Scranton Prep on the road on Thursday after the team handed Honesdale a 5-2 loss on the road on Tuesday afternoon.

Against Prep, the Eagles started off scoring with a coal from Zeb Cross off an assist from Colby Thomas, before Thomas went on to score a hat trick with assists from Cross, Colin Davis and Joe Jarrow to complete the shutout.

The Eagles had 10 shots on goal and four corners while goalie Nathan Moyer had five saves.

On Tuesday, Thomas scored a hat trick and had one assist while Cross added a goal and an assist for the Eagles in the win.

Also scoring for the Eagles was Chris White with a first half goal off Thomas’ assist.

The Eagles took 19 shots on goal with three corner kicks while Moyer had three saves.

Elk Lake

Elk Lake’s boys’ soccer team handed St. Gregory’s a 3-0 shutout loss in Dimock on Tuesday.

Tanner Reyan had one goal and an assist while Alex Manzek and Cody Franssen chipped in with one goal apiece.

Ryan Wilson and Matt Cuomo added assists in the game.

Elk Lake had 11 shots on goal and two corners while goalie Nick Dudock had four saves.


Montrose’ Area’s boys’ soccer team defeated Elk Lake 4-0 at home on Thursday after the team faced a 3-2 loss to West Scranton on the road on Tuesday.

Facing Elk Lake, the Meteors had a pair of goals in the first half from Joey Zuber off an assist from Alex Rodino and from Zach Myer with an assist from Zuber to hold a 2-0 lead at the half.

In the second half, Matt Lewis found the goal with an assist from Zuber before Erik Burgh would cap off scoring with an unassisted goal at 72:07.

Montrose had 18 shots on goal and five corners while Elk Lake had six shots and three corners.

Montrose goalie Justin Hartman had five saves while Elk Lake’s Nick Dudock notched 12 on the day.

On Tuesday, the Invaders got on the board first with a goal in the first half before Montrose’s Corey Adams would add a goal in the first half and another in the second half to make it 2-1.

West Scranton evened up the score in the second half to send the game into overtime where Noe Herrera lifted the Invaders to a victory.

Montrose had six shots on goal and seven corners while goalie Justin Hartman picked up 10 saves on the day.