Warriors hold off Colts
Cary Robertson recored a hat trick to lead Pocahontas County to a 3-2 win over Philip Barbour Tuesday night at George Byrer Field.
Robertson gave the Warriors the lead for good on a goal with 15:00 left in the second half to break a 1-1 deadlock.
The junior added another score before the Colts made it a one-goal deficit on a shot by junior forward Cody Everson off an assist from senior midfielder Scott Nesland from 15 yards out at the 5:00 mark.
Saige Cline tallied an unassisted goal in the first half for Philip Barbour, which held a 15-12 advantage on shots on goal.
The Colts (1-1) will travel to Notre Dame at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Pocahontas County (1-0) will host Greenbrier East at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
Elkins 5, Liberty 0
Cord Elmer and Chris Bodkin scored two goals each to lead Elkins to a 5-0 win over Liberty Tuesday night in Big 10 Conference action.
Cameron Wilson also found the net for the Tigers, who held a 21-0 advantage in shots on goal.
Mason Schoonover and Kollin Hopwood tallied one assist each for Elkins.
“We really looked for our shots tonight and controlled the pace of play,” Tiger coach Andy Montgomery said. “I was especially proud of the efforts of Aaron Lee, Mason Schoonover, Chris Bodkin and Cord Elmer, but the whole team contributed to this victory.”
Elkins will entertain Petersburg at 6 p.m. on Thursday.
Morgantown 3, B-U 1
TENNERTON?- Zach Kilwein turned in a hat trick to lift Morgantown to a 3-1 win over Buckhannon-Upshur on Tuesday.
Kilwein started the scoring at the 16:00 mark off an assist from ?Nathan Bolles. His second goal, just 2:00 into the second half, once again was aided by Bolles and gave the Mohigans a 2-0 edge.
The Bucs cut the deficit to 2-1 at the 47:00 mark when Marty Elliot took a pass from Josh Tenney, dribbled past a defender and found the far post.
Kilwein’s third and final goal was assisted by Akshay Chandran at the 71:00 juncture.
Morgantown held a 9-6 edge on shots on goal. Chris Orwig recorded six stops for B-U, while Daniel Berrebi had five saves for the winners.
“We just didn’t do enough things right tonight,” B-U coach Mike Donato said. “It wasn’t because we didn’t play well. Morgantown defended us tight and had a quick step to every ball.”
The Bucs (1-1) will travel to Musselman for a 1 p.m. match on Saturday.
Elkins 0, Liberty 0
Elkins and Liberty battled to a scoreless draw Tuesday night in Big 10 Conference action.
Tiger goalkeeper Charlie George helped keep the Mountaineers off the scoreboard when she made a save on a penalty shot midway through the second half.
“Charlie had an outstanding night,” Elkins coach Scott Cutright said. “We’re just having problems putting the ball into the net on offense.
“Liberty took us out of what we wanted to do offensively in the first half but we came out and played with a lot more composure in the second half.”
Elkins (1-1-1) will host Petersburg at 8 p.m. on Thursday.