Monday, January 22, 2018
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PK Lifts Mounts

With the sun down and the lights on at Talon Field in Denver on Thursday, Cocalico and Ephrata found themselves locked in a defensive slog, tightly called and tightly contested, as their Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Two boys soccer clash pushed on well into the night.

The visiting Mountaineers, with an unblemished record on the line, outlasted their rivals, clinching the game on an Andrey Patrushev penalty kick with 6:16 remaining in the second overtime period. As the Mounts turned back the Eagles 1-0.

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Red-Hot Mounts win 11th Straight

Yes, the Lampeter-Strasburg girls soccer team is on a hot streak — the Pioneers won their sixth straight match Thursday with a 2-1 victory over Manheim Central.

And that win pulled L-S into a tie with the Barons for second place in Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League.

However, Ephrata is en fuego.

The Lady Mountaineers won their 11th straight match Thursday, defeating host Cocalico 2-0 to further solidify their hold on first place in the section.

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Warriors retain Male Trophy

Warwick senior quarterback Grayson Kline hooked up with wide receiver Carter Forney for three first-quarter touchdowns and Nick Fucci ran for two more in the quarter, as the Warriors rolled to a 61-0 victory [boxscore] over host Ephrata on Friday night at War Memorial Stadium.

For Warwick (2-1), the victory was its 12th straight over rival Ephrata (0-3) to retain the George Male Trophy.

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Falcons run past Mounts

The only thing stopping the Cedar Crest onslaught Friday night was a temporary delay at the start of the second half to escort a laser-pointing fan off the premises.

The Falcons’ laser-like rushing attack, however, could not be stopped.

Cedar Crest (4-0) used a 21-point second-quarter explosion to soar past Ephrata 41-7 [boxscore] in the Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Two opener for both teams.

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Putting it all on the Line

It hasn’t been uncommon for a girl to don a helmet and shoulder pads and play football for their respective Lancaster-Lebanon League school.

It’s just that the handful of girls who have played pigskin over the years in the L-L have been kickers. Not all of them, mind you. But certainly a majority of them.

Jenna Lang is not a kicker.

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