Mechanicsburg edges Gettysburg

Matt Steele’s penalty kick with five minutes to play — awarded when a Gettysburg player used his hand to swat away a loose ball — lifted Mechanicsburg to a 2-1 victory over the visiting Warriors in a Mid-Penn Keystone Division scrap at the Northside Cage.

Andrew Bohn also connected for the Wildcats, who spotted Gettysburg an early Zach Tarbox finish. Shane Cowoski made two stops in goal for Tony Lougee’s Mechanicsburg club, two fewer than Gettysburg’s Ben Szoke.

Greencastle-Antrim slipped past host Boiling Springs in a Capital Division scrap, turning Kyle Crider’s first-half score into a 1-0 victory. Seth Sprague made 13 stops in goal for the winning Blue Devils, one more than the Bubblers’ sizzling Brad Schaufert.

Schaufert has piled up 62 saves in his last three outings.

Halifax pinned up its fifth straight victory, routing Schuylkill 2 playmate Williams Valley 5-1 behind a pair of Matt Schwalm goals. Sean Weir, Alex Erdman and Austin Sacks also found the goal for the Wildcats; Corey Merwine netted the Valley’s lone score.

Scott Sajac’s penalty kick with 8:31 gone in overtime lifted Trinity over Bishop McDevitt 2-1 in a non-leaguer at Skyline Sports Complex. Breton Asken buried a direct for the Shamrocks, matching an early McDevitt score posted by Devin Bolton.

Greenwood downed Bermudian Springs, riding second-half scores from Kyle Fronk, Jordann Ferguson and David Myers to a 3-1 victory. Gilberto Zuniga potted the lone finish for the Eagles, who grabbed a 1-0 lead early in the second stanza.

And Tri-Valley dropped a 5-2 non-league decision at Shamokin despite goals from Anthony Tran and Nick Harman.

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