Monday, January 22, 2018
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Vikings top Mounts

Ephrata traveled to Northern Lebanon Friday night hoping to notch its first victory of the 2015 campaign, but the Vikings wouldn’t hear of it, as they scored early and often to beat the Mounts, 57-26.

The Vikings, led by quarterback Isaac Wengert and Dylan Weaver, built a 43-7 lead.

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Warwick stops Mounts

For the 10th straight season, Warwick toppled rival Ephrata, scoring 30 unanswered points en route to a 30-7 victory on Friday night.

After falling behind 7-0 early, the Warwick defense toughened up and shut down the Ephrata offence, while the Warwick offense was sparked by big plays in the passing game.

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Indians top Mounts

The stakes were clear for Donegal: Win or go home for the Indians, who were on the bubble as the No. 16 team in District Three Class AAA prior to Friday.

Donegal (4-2 LL, 7-3 overall) made sure its season would continue for at least another week in a rut of Ephrata (0-6, 0-10) in an LL Section Three football game. The 67-21 [box score] win guarantees the Indians a spot in next week's district playoffs.

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Lady Mounts bow out of States

There hadn’t been a corner kick all game. So, when Central Bucks East found itself with three in succession with just under 17 minutes remaining and the scored tied in its PIAA Class AAA first-round girls soccer game, it knew the opportunity had arrived to win the game.

And the Patriots did just that, as Paige Weiss’ third corner in 30 seconds was knocked back and forth in front of the goal, and teammate Maddie Myrtetus finished it off for the game-winner.

East held on to defeat District Three’s Ephrata 2-1 at William Tennent on Tuesday night, and advanced to Saturday’s quarterfinal round.

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Eagles Soar Past Mounts

It’s been 14 years since Cumberland Valley and Ephrata met in the District Three girls’ soccer tournament.

A history marked with four victories by the Eagles in four starts, including a 1-0 victory in the 1998 championship game and 1-0 in the ’99 semifinals, added a new chapter Tuesday evening at Cedar Crest’s Earl Boltz Stadium with a convincing 8-0 win over the Mounts in the semifinal match.

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