H.S. soccer: Brendan Lee’s overtime goal lifts Wyoming Area past Pittston Area


Lee’s OT goal lifts Wyoming Area in rivalry

By Nick Wagner - nwagner@timesleader.com



Wyoming Area’s Gavin Lehart, left, and Pittston Area’s Billy Periles get a little physical going after the ball in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown.


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Pittston Area goalkeeper Charlie Dudek makes a save against Wyoming Area in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown.


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Wyoming Area’s Anthony DeAngelo, left, battles Pittston Area’s David Butler for the ball in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown.


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Wyoming Area’s Luke Coolbaugh, left, goes to steal the ball from Pittston Area’s Nick Barbieri in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown.


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Wyoming Area goalkeeper Peter Butera (44) and his Warrior teammates defend against a Pittston Area corner in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown.


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Pittston Area’s Blake Brown, left, and Wyoming Area’s Mike Wall chase down the ball in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown.


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Just two minutes into overtime, Wyoming Area’s Brendan Lee scored the game-winner as the Warriors took down cross-river rivals Pittston Area, 3-2, in Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 boys soccer action on Thursday in Hughestown.

The winner was Lee’s second goal of the afternoon. He scored to tie the game at one early in the second half. Casey Orlando would cash in on a penalty kick midway through the half to put WA up 2-1.

Lee’s heroics came at the start of overtime, and moved the Warriors to 1-4 in WVC play. With the loss, Pittston Area dropped to 0-4 in league play.

The Patriots will be back in action on Monday, Sept. 19 with a match at Wyoming Valley West. The Warriors will host Tunkhannock.

Wyoming Valley West 8,

Wyoming Area 0

Claus Nemitz scored a goal and made two assists in the first half as the Spartans jumped out quickly and handled Wyoming Area on Tuesday.

Dallas 7,

Pittston Area 0

Beaudyn Lewis scored twice in the first half and Ricky Wooditch converted a goal and dished out an assist to lead the Mountaineers attack on Tuesday.

GIRLS SOCCER

Nanticoke 3,

Wyoming Area 2

Nanticoke defeated Wyoming Area in a Wyoming Valley Conference matchup on Monday.

Dallas 7,

Pittston Area 0

Pittston Area’s Taryn Ashby made 13 saves in the loss to Dallas on Tuesday. The Patriots got off four corners against the Mountaineers, but couldn’t get one past keeper Rachel Nelligan.

Wyoming Area’s Gavin Lehart, left, and Pittston Area’s Billy Periles get a little physical going after the ball in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD091816BoysSoccer_spt_2.jpgWyoming Area’s Gavin Lehart, left, and Pittston Area’s Billy Periles get a little physical going after the ball in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area goalkeeper Charlie Dudek makes a save against Wyoming Area in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD091816BoysSoccer_spt_3.jpgPittston Area goalkeeper Charlie Dudek makes a save against Wyoming Area in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area’s Anthony DeAngelo, left, battles Pittston Area’s David Butler for the ball in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD091816BoysSoccer_spt_4.jpgWyoming Area’s Anthony DeAngelo, left, battles Pittston Area’s David Butler for the ball in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area’s Luke Coolbaugh, left, goes to steal the ball from Pittston Area’s Nick Barbieri in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD091816BoysSoccer_spt_5.jpgWyoming Area’s Luke Coolbaugh, left, goes to steal the ball from Pittston Area’s Nick Barbieri in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area goalkeeper Peter Butera (44) and his Warrior teammates defend against a Pittston Area corner in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD091816BoysSoccer_spt_6.jpgWyoming Area goalkeeper Peter Butera (44) and his Warrior teammates defend against a Pittston Area corner in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Blake Brown, left, and Wyoming Area’s Mike Wall chase down the ball in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD091816BoysSoccer_spt_1.jpgPittston Area’s Blake Brown, left, and Wyoming Area’s Mike Wall chase down the ball in WVC boys soccer action Thursday afternoon in Hughestown. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Lee’s OT goal lifts Wyoming Area in rivalry

By Nick Wagner

nwagner@timesleader.com

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