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Selinsgrove beats Midd-West behind strong second half

Selinsgrove beats Midd-West behind strong second half

By: Selinsgrove Athletics | PIAA District IV | October 19, 2020

SELINSGROVE - Owen Magee scored two goals and added an assist, while Selinsgrove broke open a tie game in the second half of a 4-2 victory over Midd-West in Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference-Division I action.

Nick Eppley scored an unassisted goal for Midd-West just 2:07 into the game, before Magee tied it up off an assist from Josh Pontius with 14:05 left in the first half.

Matt Gilfert gave Selinsgrove (12-2 overall, 9-2 PHAC-I) the lead 13:06 into the second half off an assist from Kyle Ruhl. Magee scored off an assist from Jamison Bohner with 18:12 left in the contest. 

Stefan Leitzel cut the Selinsgrove lead to 3-2 a little over 30 seconds later for the Mustangs (11-3-1, 6-3-1), but Nick Ritter added an insurance goal for Selinsgrove with 22 seconds left in the game off an assist from Magee.

Cole Catherman made seven saves for Selinsgrove.



Selinsgrove 4, Midd-West 2

First half

MW-Nick Eppley, 2:07; S-Owen Magee (Josh Pontius), 25:55.

Second half

S-Matt Gilfert (Kyle Ruhl), 53:06; S-Magee (Jamison Bohner), 61:48; MW-Stefan Leitzel (Preston Arbogast), 62:27; S-Nick Ritter (Magee), 79:38.

Shots: S, 12-9. Corners: S, 5-4. Cards: Selinsgrove (Gilfert, 2nd half, 3:12, red). Saves: Midd-West 7 (Josh Horst); Selinsgrove 7 (Cole Catherman).