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#PIAA Scoreboard: @CanonMacSoccer Wins 1st Title in OT; Quakers Lose to Lewisburg on Late Goal

After flawless weather that reached the low 70s on Friday, things took a harsh turn back to reality of November for Saturday’s remaining Boys and Girls soccer finals in Hershey.
The two WPIAL teams in action on Saturday split their results, as Canon-McMillan girls (Girls 4A) finished off an impressive season with a Addie Roman goal in the 96th minute of the match beat Central Bucks South, 1-0, while Quaker Valley boys fell, 1-0, to Lewisburg in a tightly contested match earlier in the day.

GIRLS 4ACanon-McMillan 1 Central Bucks South 0 – OT

After losing in the PIAA finals two years ago to Central Bucks West, giving up a 1-0 lead late in regulation and then in overtime, Canon-McMillan girls turned the tables on Saturday to capture its first-ever state title.
The weather produce gale-like winds, rain and sleet in Hershey.   As both teams persevered in the conditions, it was Addie Roman‘s strike from a Jaiden Williams cross that won the game.

For full game recap, here’s Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Doug Gulasy’s report from Hershey

BOYS 2A – Lewisburg 1  Quaker Valley

In what was a tightly contested battle for the PIAA Boys 2A title, Quaker Valley, one of the highest scoring teams in PA High School soccer — couldn’t get a goal past Lewisburg as both teams exchanged a number of quality chances.

Finally, after 76 plus minutes of play, Lewisburg’s Joseph Bhangdia‘s shot found the back of the net,  lifting the Green Dragons to a 1-0 victory in the PIAA Class AA boys final Saturday at Hersheypark Stadium.

Dom Lagnese made eight saves for WPIAL champion and six-time PIAA champs Quaker Valley (20-5-1), which was seeking its first state title since 2000.

With the win, the Green Dragons have now won back-to-back 2A boys soccer titles.


John Krysinsky

John Krysinsky has covered soccer and other sports for many years for various publications and media outlets including Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, DK Pittsburgh Sports, Pittsburgh Sports Report, and more. Krysinsky also served as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at his alma mater, Point Park University, where he led the Pioneers to the first-ever winning seasons and playoff berths (1996-98); head coach of North Catholic boys (2007-08), associate head coach of Shady Side Academy boys (2009-2014).

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