Sept. 6 District 9 soccer and volleyball recaps.
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(Cover photo: Karns City’s Hannah Knoll. Photo by Howie Dittman)
KARNS CITY 7, CLARION 0
CLARION, Pa. – Karns City exploded for six second-half goals led by a hat trick from Hannah Knoll to knock off Clarion, 7-0.
Hunter Dittman netted the game-winner for the Lady Gremlins in the 33rd minute, and Karns City led 1-0 at halftime.
Haley Scherer gave Karns City a 2-0 lead in the 48th minute and then Knoll scored three of the next four goals – one early in the 54th minute, another midway through the 58th minute and a third late in the 71st minute. Scherer scored a second goal late in the 57th minute, and Kendall Collwell finished the scoring in the 77th minute.
The hat trick is the second in as many games for Knoll.
Clarion keeper Wendy Beveridge played a strong game despite the final score.
RIDGWAY 11, SMETHPORT 0
RIDGWAY, Pa. – Madeline Cowan recorded a hat trick, as Ridgway rolled past visiting Smethport, 11-0.
Cowan scored twice in the first half and then added an early second-half marker for the Lady Elkers, who led 4-0 at the break.
Amanda Williams added a pair of goals for Ridgway, while Andi Parana, Jovana Marzella, Rylee Casilio, Cassidy King, Cassie Redmond and Rachel Schiafone each had one.
ERIE CATHEDRAL PREP 6, BRADFORD 1
BRADFORD, Pa. – Erie Cathedral Prep got goals from six different players to get a 6-1 road win at Bradford.
Zach Hein, Jack Foht, Jack Hilbrich, Shaine Pletz, Jack Peterson and Tommy Russo all scored for the Ramblers.
SHARPSVILLE 3, KEYSTONE 0
SHARPSVILLE, Pa. – Despite seven service points, including an ace, as well as a kill from Makenzie Byerley, Keystone dropped a 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-22) decision at Sharpsville.
Tessa Weaver added a pair of kills for the Lady Panthers, who also got one each from McKenzie Hovis, Danica Hurrelbrink and Alyssa Dunlap. Hurrelbrink also served four points.