Montrose remained in the hunt and Mountain View climbed back into the Lackawanna Division II race after posting three wins during girls’ soccer action.
Mountain View expanded on a 2-0 lead in the first two minutes of the second half and Natalie Cross had a hat trick to lead the Lady Eagles to an 8-0 shutout of Forest City.
Cross put Mountain View on the board with just under 10 minutes to play in first half with a goal off a Reagan White assist. She scored unassisted six minutes later to give Mountain View the 2-0 advantage.
White then scored 17 seconds into the second half and was soon followed by goals from Sydney Barhite and Cross. Lexie Turner tacked on another score and Maressa Salansky added two late goals scoring unassisted and off an assist from Cross.
Mountain View dominated the ball with a 53-6 shot advantage. Lady Forester Goalkeeper Maddie Bailer had 24 saves. Morgan Hammond recorded one save for Mountain View.
Cross had another hat trick in the first half and Salansky had her own hat trick in the second half as Mountain View cruised to 9-0 win over West Scranton.
The Mountain View Junior scored put the Lady Eagles on the board with a goal just over four minutes into the game off a feed from Rebecca Plomchok and scored twice unassisted for a 3-0 halftime advantage.
Salansky scored the first of her three goals to open the second half scoring on an assist from Cross. Plomchok scored twice in a span of 14 seconds getting an unassisted goal and burying an assist from Neri in the back of the net extend the lead.
Mountain View added three goals in the final ten minutes with Barhite scoring off a Salansky assist with White and Salansky adding two more goals.
The Lady Eagles outshot West 57-1 with Michaela Hammond earning the lone save for Mountain View.
Mountain View blanked Carbondale 7-0 behind Cross’s four goals.
Cross scored three of her four goals in the first half and Regan Cameron added another as the Lady Eagles took control of the game. White and Neri each scored unassisted in the second half.
Morgan Hammond had eight saves for Mountain View who outshot Carbondale 32-8.
Montrose throttled Mid Valley 11-1 behind Chalice Guyette’s hat trick and a pair of goals from Lizzy Lathrop and Cici Adams.
Lathrop struck first scoring just under the seven-minute mark. Tangi Smith had two assists in a 1:21 span hitting Mia Snyder for the first goal and feeding Guyette 70 seconds later.
Hannah Aston and Smith each scored, and Adams had her two goals to give the Lady Meteors a 7-1 advantage going into halftime.
Guyette scored off another Smith assist to open the second half and added her an unassisted goal for her final score. Nichole Zahora scored off a Lathrop assist and Jewlia Ralston nailed a goal just before the buzzer for the final tally.
Montrose was efficient scoring the 11 goals off 21 shots and Goalkeeper had three saves on the four Mid Valley shots.
Guyette added two more goals on the week in Montrose’s 2-0 win over West Scranton.
Smith assisted on Guyette’s first goal just over the 13-minute mark and Adams fed Guyette for a second goal late in the first half to account for the Lady Meteor scoring.
Goalkeeper Mya Snyder had a save for Montrose and the Lady Meteors held a 16-4 shot advantage.
Montrose also had 7-0 shut out of Elk Lake to begin the week.
Despite being outshot 57-7 Elk Lake hung on to force two overtimes and end in a 1-1 tie with Dunmore.
Kaleigh Mayer scored the game’s first goal at the 13:57 mark of the first half. After Dunmore tied the game later in the first half neither team could finish with a score.
Lady Warrior Goalkeeper Tamara Voda recorded 39 saves to thwart the Lady Bucks and preserve the tie.
Elk Lake was not as fortunate in their match with Holy Cross falling 4-0 in the Division II-III crossover match.
Voda earned 17 saves as the Lady Warriors were outshot 25-3
Forest City also fell to Holy Cross 1-0. Bailer had 10 saves and Haylee Hermann had one.