Conestoga secured its hold on first place in the Central League boys' soccer standings on Wednesday with a 1-0 thriller over host Strath Haven.

Ryan Balfour, a senior, scored off a crossing pass from Andrew Conners with just 2 minutes, 20 seconds left in the second half.

Clarke Fox made two saves in his eighth shutout this fall to keep the Pioneers (11-0 overall, 8-0 league) unbeaten.

Also in the Central League, Zac Furia curved a corner kick into the goal in the first half for the lone goal as Springfield (Delco) defeated visiting Upper Darby, 1-0. Goalie Dave Sousa made five saves in his eighth shutout this fall.

Casey Michaelis headed a cross from Teddy Thorogood into the goal 10 minutes into the second half and later added an insurance score

Lower Merion knocked off host Marple Newtown, 2-0, with goals by Roberto Bonilla and Ben Hriscu, and eight saves by goalie Connor Yu.

Suburban One. Central Bucks East goalie Jacob Nesteruk registered his seventh shutout, stopping visiting Pennridge, 2-0. Sean Jenkins and Ben Marks scored goals.

Public. Franklin Towne Charter freshman Steven Gassmen scored his first goal in a 2-0 victory at Prep Charter.

Frankford's first win was a 2-1 overtime verdict over visiting Central in which Eric Salguero netted the winner on a 40-yard direct kick midway through the first extra period.

Jeff Schwartz of Science Leadership and Jarret Johnson of visiting Douglas traded goals in a 1-1 draw.

Lamberton's Travis Smith scored on a 16-yard shot from the left wing with 10 seconds left in overtime to beat host Kensington, 2-1. Pierre Nal-Coudly tied the game for the Blue Devils with 3 seconds to go in regulation.

Single goals by Kevin Kureta, Richard Laurent and Shavar Shepherd carried Northeast past host Swenson, 3-0.

Pioneer Athletic. With 6 minutes left in the second overtime period, Spring-Ford's Steve Sharon scored to beat host Methacton, 1-0.

Chad Craig scored twice off assists by Chris Chung and assisted Chung's goal as Boyertown notched its 10th win, 3-1, over visiting Perkiomen Valley.

Nonleague. Tyler Gottlieb scored off Cole Brown's assist in the 29th minute as Penn Charter edged host Archbishop Wood, 1-0.

Rich Gallo's second goal of the game was scored 3 minutes into overtime off an assist by Andrew Shannon, making Devon Prep a 4-3 winner over visiting Church Farm.

Evan Needs tied the game 4 minutes before his brother, Robby, netted a penalty kick for the game-winner with 5 minutes to go in Christian Academy's 5-4 win over visiting Phil-Mont Christian.