cZachary Vanhorn scored on a header off a corner kick with 4:21 left to send Wheeling Park past Charleston Catholic 3-2 at Wheeling Island Stadium in a showdown of top-ranked teams Saturday in boys high school soccer.
Vanhorn's first goal gave the Class AAA No. 1 Patriots a 1-0 halftime lead. Thad Jameson booted a goal to knot it at 1-all in the second half for the AA-A No. 1 and four-time defending state champion Fighting Irish (7-2-2). Park (9-1-2) retook the lead on a corner kick header from Braedon Carroll, but Catholic's Anthony Cipollone answered with a header on a free kick from Lucas Gocke with 15:52 to go.
Catholic saw its 64-match unbeaten streak come to and end in a 2-1 loss to Linsly on Friday night. The last time the Irish had back-to-back losses was in 2008.GW 2, UNIVERSITY 0: Despite playing a man down for the final 70 minutes, George Washington remained unbeaten. Drew Davis and Andrew Wells scored for the AAA No. 2 Patriots (10-0), who had a player sent off for a red card 10 minutes into the game. The Hawks (2-7) were unable to take advantage against GW goalie Garrett Phillips, who has yet to allow a goal in 10 games.SISSONVILLE 10, MINGO CENTRAL 0: Josh Rawson and Dylan Asbury netted two goals apiece for the No. 5 AA-A Indians (9-1-2).ST. JOE 3, HOOVER 0: Vincent Mays, Brian Conaty and Spencer Mays each tallied a goal for host St. Joseph. Torin Walters made two stops for the Fighting Irish.RIPLEY 4, PRINCETON 0: JoJo Greely-Faye tallied twice for the host Vikings. Remy Boyce and Ryan Faber tacked on one each for Ripley (5-5-2) and Caleb Jennings had 15 saves for the shutout.
Girls soccerGW 0, UNIVERSITY 0: Olivia Miller turned in four saves as AAA No. 4 George Washington (8-2-1) settled for a tie. Tessa Chafin made three stops for the AAA No. 12 Hawks (6-4-3). The teams combined for 25 fouls but just 14 shots.WINFIELD 8, MIDLAND 0: Mary Lawman netted a pair of goals as the AAA No. 1 Generals blanked Cabell Midland.
Jayne Lawman, Josee Erlandson, Jordan Pauley, Mackenzie Pritt, Claire Miller and Charlotte Karnes also had single tallies for Winfield (12-0) and Braiden Maddox registered the shutout.
CATHOLIC 3, GREEN. EAST 0: Sophie Bumgarner donated two goals for AA-A No. 1 Charleston Catholic in a road win over AAA No. 18 Greenbrier East. Peyton Keener added a goal for the Fighting Irish. (13-0).HOOVER 2, ST. JOE 1: Caroline Thornburg headed in a goal off Meg Allen's direct kick with about 14 minutes left for the home win.
The AA-A No. 11 Huskies (8-2) held off St. Joseph (3-8) a man down after a red-card ejection. Emilee Henry pitched in a goal for Hoover and Bailey Aab turned in 10 saves. Lindsay Bates scored for the Fighting Irish. WOODROW 6, CAPITAL 2: Rebekah Cook scored three goals and Sarah Akers put home two for host AAA No. 20 Woodrow Wilson. Elizabeth Gramling also scored for the Flying Eagles (6-3-4). Ally Reeves and Josie Barnhart tallied a goal apiece for the Cougars (5-7-1).
FootballHAYSI 50, TUG VALLEY 6: Tanner O'Quinn and Jeffery Bowen accounted for three touchdowns apiece as Haysi, Va., rolled past visiting Tug Valley Friday night. Haysi (4-0) rushed for 284 yards and had more than 400 yards of total offense. Tyler Conley threw for 82 yards and had a rushing touchdown for the Panthers (2-2).
BOWLING: Galaxy Lanes will be starting it's three-person adult league at 6:20 p.m. Thursday. For more information, call Galaxy Lanes at 304-415-7467.nn
WVU FAN CLUB: The Kanawha Valley WVU Fan Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Harding's Restaurant. The speaker will be assistant basketball coach Larry Harrison.