The University of Charleston's improved to 7-0-2 with a 2-0 men's soccer win Thursday at Pitt-Johnstown.The teams were scoreless at the half prior to UC scoring twice in the late stages of the game. Brett Elliott found the back of the net on a pass from teammate Renan Ramos in the 66th minute from the top of the penalty box. UC also benefited from a Pitt-Johnstown own goal in the 77th minute.UC goalkeeper Sean Teepen was not tested often and only had to make two saves.High school boys
SISSONVILLE 3, PIKEVIEW 1: Anthony Rinehart scored twice for Sissonville in a home win over Pikeview. Josh Rawson had the other Sissonville goal and an assist, and goalkeeper Sam Gary made 17 saves. Alec White scored for PikeView and Austin Cordell made 11 saves.RIVERSIDE 6, CAPITAL 2: Cameron Norris tallied four goals and Jake Lavender and Cole Goode chipped in one score apiece for Riverside (5-10-2) while Austin Ballengee turned aside eight shots. Josh Hardy and C.J. Harvey scored for the Cougars (5-8-2).HOOVER 7, INDEPENDENCE 0: Six different players scored in the road win for Herbert Hoover at Independence. Jesse Weese led the Huskies with two goals and two assists. Troy Silber had a goal and an assist while Andrew Shamblin, Joel Thaxton, Brett Strickland and Thomas Cantebury each added goals for the Huskies (5-11-1). Josh Coleman also had an assist for Hoover.SC 4, SA 0: Myles Gist, Isaac Cosby, Devyn Harris and Chris Brown scored for South Charleston (11-4-1) in a win at Trace Fork. St. Albans fell to 4-10-1.
High school girlsWINFIELD 4, GW 1: Emily Cole scored three goals and Katie Bryant added a score as Winfield defeated visiting George Washington. Faith Burchet made three saves for the Generals. For GW, Haley Claudio scored and Olivia Miller made eight saves.CATHOLIC 2, CAPITAL 1: Caroline Dundervill scored the game-winning goal late on an assist from Payton Mullen to secure the win for visiting Charleston Catholic. Tracy Gibson gave Capital (8-9) an early lead on a free kick before Mullen evened the score in the second half for Catholic (10-4-2) on a penalty kick.HOOVER 3, POCA 1: Leslie Taylor and Hannah Schoolcraft each had a goal and an assist for Herbert Hoover in a win against visiting Poca (6-8-1). Cassie Hammes scored the other goal for Hoover (12-4-1). Marissa Perkins had Poca's lone goal on an assist from Harley Hutchins.RIVERSIDE 2, MIDLAND 0: Hannah Leftwich and Erin Hendricks netted one goal apiece for the visiting Warriors. Lauren Sparks made seven saves in posting the shutout for Riverside (9-7-1). Jesse Meade had six saves for Cabell Midland.
Wednesday's girls gameCHARLESTON CATHOLIC 4, RAVENSWOOD 2: Peyton Keener scored twice to lead Charleston Catholic to a win at Ravenswood. Sophie Bumgarner and Caroline Dundervill scored the other goals for the Irish (9-4-2) who had assists from Bumgarner, Dundervill and Sarah Joseck. Bess McNabb and Erica Cullen scored for Ravenswood (4-8-1).