Eagles roll into semis

The Mountain View boys’ soccer team had no trouble in its District 2 Class A quarterfinal match with Meyers at home Friday, easily winning 13-0.

The Colby Thomas-Zeb Cross connection continued to dominate, combining for seven goals for the Eagles.

Thomas’ four goals came off Cross assists, while two of Cross’s three goals came from Thomas. Goalie Bob Pfahl provided the third assist en route to three saves and the shutout.

James Goodenough also chipped in with two goals and Ed Bognatz, Chris White, Matt Lavin and Jeff Virbitsky added a goal apiece, as Mt. View outshot Meyers 32-3.

The Eagles have now won 30 consecutive games, which ranks 8th on the Pennsylvania all-time list. Thomas’s 154 goals ranks him fifth on the all-time list in career goals, while Cross’s 42 assists this season ranks him sixth all-time.

Mountain View hosted Wyoming Seminary at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the semifinals. Because of deadlines, game results were not available for this week’s issue.

The Elk Lake boys’ soccer team advanced to the semifinals after winning 1-0 over Forest City in the District 2 Class A quarterfinals at home Friday.
Tanner Ryan scored off a pass from Tyler Arnold in the 62nd minute of the second half to lead the Warriors.

Nick Dudock earned seven saves in the shutout.

Elk Lake advanced to play at Holy Cross in the semifinals at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Because of deadlines, semifinals results were unavailable for this week’s issue.


In the loss to Elk Lake, Jordan Hicks recorded 13 saves for the Foresters, who finished the season with a 6-6 record.