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Area roundup: Wheeling Park downs Charleston Catholic 3-2

Chip Ellis
The first Jack D. Woolwine Jr. Memorial golf tournament was held at Little Creek Country Club Saturday despite a heavy rain and winds. Players (from left) Rick Whitman, Matt Hindman, Brian Hopkins and Jeff Whitman muddled through the standing water and constant rain for the charity event.

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 soccer

  • GW 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).
  • Football

  • HAYSI 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).
  • Other sports

    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.

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  • 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.

     


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