The Solanco girls soccer team recorded its first victory of the season last week.
The Mules mauled Lebanon 7-1 last Wednesday.
Molly Briggs and Amanda Herr each tallied twice with one of Briggs' goals coming on a penalty.
Rauna Curry-Saner, Taylor Fabian, and Gia Cannizzaro each added a goal.
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The Solanco boys soccer team played its best game of the season Saturday morning, but it wasn't quite enough to defeat unbeaten Manheim Central.
The Barons scored off a corner kick with three minutes remaining to prevail 1-0.
The Solanco JV football team dropped a 28-6 decision to visiting Oxford Monday, September 16.
The Mules' Troy Berry returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown but that was the end of the offense. The Hornets used a strong running game to score four touchdowns.
Hayden Herr and Zeb Eshelman both turned in strong performances on defense for Solanco.
The loss evened the Mules record at 1-1 after an impressive win over Garden Spot in the opener.
"One of the big differences between the last two weeks was the level of energy and emotion the young Mules played with," coach Chris Lenhart said via email. "The energy level, passion and emotion must raise to a consistently higher level to see continued improvement."
The Solanco girls soccer team lost 5-1 to Cocalico last Tuesday.
"Cocalico is a good team," Mules' coach Rob Bramble said. "They were runners up in the county last year. They pass the ball around very nicely."
Anna Shoemaker scored the Mules goal off an assist from Rauna Saner-Curry.
Saner-Curry made a nice run down the right side and played a cross in front of the goal and Shoemaker was in perfect position to convert.
"It was an improvement over last year's games with Cocalico," Bramble said. "We had some other opportunities to score. It was good to be in position to score even if you don't always score."
The coach praised the play of Shoemaker, Amanda Schneider, and Amanda Herr.
The Mules managed to keep Cocalico off the scoreboard in the second half as both teams were able to use their reserves. "We played a little better in the second half," said Bramble. "And we got playing time for some of the other girls."
Last Thursday's scheduled game with Garden Spot was postponed and will be played Tuesday, September 17.
The Solanco JV football team opened its season with a 28-20 triumph over visiting Garden Spot Monday, September 9.
Prosper Eguzouwa returned a fumble and an interception for a touchdown to highlight a strong defensive performance. The defensive line was dominant, recording numerous sacks and tackles for losses. Hayden Herr, Dawson Gote, JJ Gamber, Billy Cooney, and Kodie Conrad anchored the defensive line.
An exclusive photograph and story will be printed in the September 17 issue of The Chronicle.
The Solanco boys soccer team tied Elizabethtown 1-1 and lost 4-1 to Lampeter-Strasburg last week.
The Solanco boys and girls cross country teams got off to a good start in a home meet Tuesday, September 3.
The Solanco boys secured three wins and the girls recorded two victories.
The Mule boys defeated Donegal (19 -36), Ephrata (20-39) and Warwick (21-34).Noah Brady led the boys with a first place finish in a time of 18:08. "Noah ran a strong race pulling away from his nearest competitor and flaming the victory by 50 seconds," coach Craig Ausel said. "Noah worked very hard this summer and his hard work is already paying dividends. "