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Finals are set at county soccer tournaments

September 11, 2005|By JACK HILL III

WILLIAMSPORT

Senior forward Phillip Jordan had a hat trick to lead the Williamsport boys soccer team to a 3-1 victory over North Hagerstown in the semifinals of the Washington County Tournament on Saturday.

Williamsport (2-0) will play defending champ Boonsboro (3-0) - a 7-0 winner over Clear Spring in the other semifinal -in the championship game Sept. 24 at School Stadium.

"My team had the hard part of getting the ball to me," Jordan said. "I had the easy part, because all I had to do was finish it off by putting it in the goal. My teammates made it easy for me. If we can keep on working hard in practice, then we can go far. Hopefully, we can make it back to the states this year."

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Senior goalkeeper Sony Hines had nine saves for the Wildcats.

"Our defense played well," Jordan said. "Our goalkeeper, Sony Hines, has really been working hard in practice. It has really showed off in the games, because he has been making a lot of saves."

Jordan scored his first goal in the 22nd minute on an assist by Steven Nunnally as Williamsport took a 1-0 halftime lead.

Jordan scored his second goal in the 44th minute on assists from Matt Oliver and Charlie Spoonire. Jordan put Williamsport ahead 3-0 in the 71st minute with an unassisted score.

Senior striker Freddie Kreiger scored unassisted in the 76th minute for North's lone goal. Josh Borland had 12 saves for the Hubs (1-1).

The Wildcats outshot the Hubs, 18-15.

In the other semifinal, Tyler McKenrick and Ryan Alick scored twice, while Lionel Moser, Ryan Robinson and Mark Connelly also scored for Boonsboro. Alick, Nick Stenersen and Eric Fries had assists, while Evan Lowery earned the shutout with six saves.

In the fifth-place game, Josh Edwards scored two unassisted goals to help Smithsburg snap a scoreless halftime tie and get a 3-0 win over South Hagerstown (0-2).

Mark Vomend scored the Leopards' third goal on an assist by Ryan Keller.

Sophomore keeper Jake Staebler recorded the shutout for Smithsburg (1-1).

n In the semifinals of the girls tournament at Clear Spring, defending champ North Hagerstown beat Smithsburg 1-0 and Boonsboro topped Williamsport 4-2 to set up a rematch of last year's title game.

The Hubs (2-0) and Warriors (3-0) will play for the title on Sept. 24 at School Stadium.

Courtney Whorten scored unassisted in the second half for North's lone goal, while Hillary Grove made three saves for the shutout.

Danielle Daughtridge and Katie Reese each had two goals and Whitney Sheppard had two assists to lead Boonsboro. Warriors keeper Annie Meyers had seven saves.

Julie Hancock and Morggan McGill scored Williamsport's goals.

In the fifth-place game, Clear Spring beat South Hagerstown, 2-1.

Alisha Commer scored on an assist from Wendy Lucas to break a 1-1 tie in the second half.

Lucas also had a first-half goal, assisted by Sarah Dice for Clear Spring (1-1).

Megan Sensenbaugh scored the lone goal for South (0-2) on an assist from Mar'ke Cosley.

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