Girls soccer roundup: Roman’s hat trick moves Canon-Mac to first place in 2-AAAA

October 4, 2017

Addie Roman scored three first half goals to lead Canon-McMillan to a 4-2 win over Baldwin Wednesday night as the Big Macs moved into first place in Section 2-AAAA, a half-game ahead of Peters Township, which lost 2-1 at Mt. Lebanon.

Before Roman’s hat trick, Jaiden Williams started the Big Macs’ scoring with a goal within the first five minutes of the match.

Roman then scored three goals in a 22-minute span to give Canon-Mac (5-1-1, 7-3-2) a big lead.

Baldwin’s Alina Stahl scored both Highlanders goals.

• Section 3-AA leader Waynesburg rolled, behind three goals and one assist from Madison Clayton, to a 6-0 victory over visiting Charleroi.

Waynesburg (8-0, 11-1) won its ninth consecutive match. Jillian Kijowski scored two goals and assisted on another, and Rhea Kijowski had the other tally and two assists for the Raiders, who have scored at least seven goals in five consecutive matches. Elle Hampson also had an assist.

Charleroi, which is battling for a WPIAL playoff spot, fell to 3-5 in section and 5-7 overall.

• After going 54 minutes without a goal to start the match, Bentworth scored three times in the final 26 minutes to beat host Monessen 3-0 in Section 2-A.

Rori Schreibner had the game-winner against the defensive-minded Monessen (1-6-1, 3-7-1). Paige Marshalek and Jocelyn Timlin followed Schreibner to add to Bentworth’s lead.

Bentworth is 7-1-1 in section and 8-3-1 overall.

• Two first half goals led Chartiers-Houston to a Section 2-A win over Geibel Catholic, 2-0.

Alyssa Dougherty struck quickly, netting a goal for C-H six minutes into the game. Haley Williamson then added on with a goal late in the first half.

Bucs goalie Kasey Scears saved five shots.

Chartiers-Houston is 3-5-1 in section and 4-9-1 overall.

• South Fayette had six different players score six different goals on assists from six different passers in a 6-1 Section 4-AAA win over Hopewell.

Emily Battistone started the match’s scoring for the Lions (7-3-1, 8-3-3) with an assist from Autumn Heineman, who then scored the next goal six minutes later on an assist from Rachel Helbling.

Rachel Weis then took a pass from Maddy Burnside and netted, and Brenna McGuire followed five minutes later with another goal on a pass from Faith Falick before halftime.

After Helbling scored on a pass from Battistone to start the second half, Hopewell’s Rachel Speicher scored her team’s lone goal.

With two seconds left in the match, Helina VanBibber capped of the scoring off a pass from Weis.



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