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High School Extra: South girls beat East in soccer

South girls soccer beats rival East

Jamie Boyar had the go-ahead goal and handed out an assist as the undefeated Williamsville South girls soccer team beat rival Williamsville East, 3-1. South, the No. 1 ranked team in Western New York at 9-0 overall, remains in first place in ECIC II at 8-0.

Elsewhere, freshman Abby Krug scored in the 15th minute on a cross as Mount Mercy handed host Immaculata a 1-0 loss, its first in the Monsignor Martin Association’s South Division. “It was Abby’s first goal of the year and it couldn’t have come at a better time,” said coach John Glose. “She’s really been working hard and has been close a lot.”

Lockport volleyball keeps winning

Shawn Moore had seven kills and seven blocks as the Lockport boys volleyball team beat Kenmore East to finish 6-0 after the first round of play in the Niagara Frontier League. The Lions (11-3 overall) are coming off a win in the Williamsville South Tournament on Saturday.

Gioia goal powers Canisius soccer

Canisius sophomore Alex Gioia scored his second game-wining goal of the year in a 2-1 win over visiting St. Francis. Mike Anders had the original shot and Gioia got the rebound and scored into the far post. St. Francis had just tied the game a minute earlier. It was only the third goal scored on Canisius this year.

“Alex normally plays defense, but I put him up at striker because of the energy he brings. He’s one of the hardest workers on the team,” said coach Sam Belsito.