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Zephyr Roundup Girls soccer, field hockey get victories

The Whitehall boys soccer team dropped a game to Northwestern to open their season. The team rallied from a three-goal deficit but came up short.

The Tigers came out on fire, scoring three goals in the first half.

Josh Zellner scored on a penalty kick and then Matt Johnson would score the next two goals, the last one on an assist from Caden Fish for a 3-0 Tiger lead.

The Zephs would cut it to 3-1 on a goal from Seth Marsteller, assisted by Elie Khalil.

Khalil would make it 3-2 on a penalty kick but it’s as close as the Zephs would get.

Whitehall outshot the Tigers 13-9. Northwestern keeper Mason Crocco had 11 saves while Whitehall’s Cole Guerney stopped seven.


The girls soccer team welcomed back former Zeph and star player Kayla Cunningham to open the season. Cunningham was named the Catasauqua girls soccer coach and brought her team to Whitehall for game one.

Alyssa Marsteller and Sarah Wakim scored for the Zephs for a 2-0 lead. Catty would answer with a goal from Faith Daku to make it 2-1.

But from there it was all Whitehall as they cruised to an 8-2 win - Ava Wells on an assist from Marsteller made it 3-1 before the half.

In the second half, Aubrey Vivian, Wells two more times, Kate Yadush and Sage Snyder increased the lead to 8-1 before Madison Harth scored Catty’s second goal.


The Whitehall field hockey team topped Freedom 3-1.

Emma Bonshak scored twice on the day and also picked up an assist, setting up Ally Cook for a goal.

Freedom’s Paige Jenkins scored on an assist from Paige Telatovich. Freedom had just three shots on goal while Whitehall had seven.

Lilly Trocki made two saves in the win. Pate goalie Lauren Jancsarics was busy making 10 saves.

Press photo by Linda Rothrock Ava Wells scored three goals against the Rough Riders.
Press photo by Linda Rothrock Emma Bonshak, shown here against Pen Argyl, had two goals and an assist against Freedom to open the season.
Press photo by Linda Rothrock Elie Khalil had a goal and an assist in a loss to the Tigers.