Boys Soccer sectionals Bethany defends title; Penn shuts out Riley

Bethany Christian and Penn win boys soccer sectionals.
Posted on Oct. 7, 2012 at 1:00 a.m.

Truth Staff

Bethany Christian spread the wealth, with six players figuring in three goals, as the Bruins blanked the host team 3-0 in Saturday afternoon’s Class 1A Marian Sectional boys soccer championship game.

Josh Stolzfus, Nate Nussbaum and Tyler Brenneman each potted first-half scores as the Bruins, under first-year coach Mark Yoder, captured their third-straight sectional crown. Andrew Snyder, Lucas Morgan and Caleb Morris contributed the assists.

Bethany (14-5) earned a spot in Thursday’s LaVille Regional semifinals at Newton Park.

In the 2A South Bend Adams Sectional, Edson Zamora scored twice to lead Penn to a 2-0 victory over South Bend Riley. Andrew Costello had eight saves to post the shutout for the Kingsmen

Penn, now 10-8, advances to play Central Thursday in the Mishawaka Regional.

1A Marian Sectional


Bethany Christian 3, Marian 0


B — Josh Stoltzfus (Andrew Snyder assist) 15th minute.

B — Nate Nussbaum (Lucas Morgan) 32nd.

B — Tyler Brenneman (Caleb Morris) 37th.

Records: Bethany 14-5,

Next: Boone Grove Sectional winner vs. Hammond Noll Sectional winner, 6 p.m., followed by Bethany Christian vs. Rensselaer Central Sectional winner, approximately 8 p.m., Thursday in semifinals of Class 1A LaVille Regional at Newton Park; championship Saturday, 7 p.m.

2a SB Adams Sectional


Penn 2, SB Riley 0


P — Edson Zamora (unassisted) 34th minute.

P — Zamora (Rhiley McIntire) 66th.

Shots on goal: Penn 8, Riley 8. Saves: Penn — Andrew Costello 8; Riley — Jose Sarmiento 6. Corners: Penn 7, Riley 4.

Records: Penn 10-8, Riley 9-7-3.

Next: Warsaw vs. SB St. Joseph, 5 p.m., followed by Central vs. Penn, approximately 7 p.m., Thursday in semifinals of Class 2A Mishawaka Regional at Ward Baker Park; championship Saturday, 7 p.m.

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