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Westhill claims soccer showdown with Marcellus

Warriors score twice in one-minute span

— With 11:20 to play, Westhill doubled its margin to 3-1 when Emily Mizer, denied on a point-blank shot seconds earlier, took a perfectly timed pass from Lindsay Lippert and streaked in alone, easily beating Choroser with a low shot.

Marcellus battled to the end, moving within one with 34.5 seconds left when Jackie Epp's corner kick glanced off the heel of a defender into the Warriors' net. And Peebles had to make a scrambling save on one last Mustang charge just before time ran out.

This result only adds to the intrigue of the Westhill-Marcellus rivalry, and the two sides will meet again Oct. 17 on the Mustangs' home turf during the last week of the regular season.

In the simultaneous boys soccer game played between the two sides Wednesday night, Westhill went to Marcellus and beat the Mustangs 4-2.

The key was a first half where Westhill seized a 2-0 lead. Following that, it matched all of the Mustangs' charges - namely, goals by Sean Dunn and Keenan Vaughn - to maintain its margin.

Kyle Hunt, Anthony Scaravillo and Conor Powell each had one goal and one assist to aid Westhill's cause, with Barak BenYehuda earning the other goal. Alex Conway had six saves, two less than Mustang counterpart Eric Degget.

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