Lancaster Mennonite came up with a goal in the second overtime period and slipped past Christopher Dock, 2-1, yesterday at Exeter Township in the quarterfinals of the PIAA state Class AA girls' soccer tournament.
Dock (12-7-2), the runner-up in District 1, took a 1-0 halftime lead before Mennonite tied the game in the second half.
District 1 champion new Hope-Solebury (16-4-1) also suffered a one-goal quarterfinal loss in the second game of the doubleheader at Exeter, bowing to District 3 runner-up Donegal (16-5-2), 1-0.
Class AAA. In quarterfinal action, Hempfield eliminated Red Land, 4-2, and Hershey squeezed past Manheim Township, 2-1, in a doubleheader at HersheyPark Stadium.
District 1 teams failed to advance to today's PIAA state semifinals as Pennsbury and Masterman each lost two of three matches in pool play at Penn State University.
Pennsbury, the District 1 champ, won its opening match in Class AAA, 26-24, 25-16, 21-25, against Hempfield, but suffered losses to Parkland and North Allegheny, each of which qualified for the semifinals.
In Class AA, Masterman managed a 25-20, 30-28, 25-19 sweep of Holy Redeemer, but dropped earlier matches against semifinal qualifiers Northeastern and Deer Lakes.
Today's Volleyball Schedule
PIAA STATE TOURNAMENT
At Penn State:
Class AAA Semifinals
Central Dauphin vs. North
Allegheny, 11 a.m.
Parkland vs. Penn Hills, 11
Class AAA Championship
Teams to be determined, 3
Class AA Semifinals
Northeastern vs. Maplewood, 9 a.m.
Ambridge vs. Deer Lakes, 9
Class AA Championship