MOUNT CARMEL - Ali Varano scored three goals and Mount Carmel Area scored its first victory ever over Loyalsock Township, 6-2 in Heartland II girls soccer action Thursday afternoon.

Varano staked the Red Tornadoes to a 2-0 goal early in the first half, then added her third score early in the second half.

Sami Zigarski, Hannah Hornung and Marissa Kleman also scored for Mount Carmel (6-2).

Loyalsock 1 1 - 2

Mount Carmel 4 2 - 6

Lourdes 3 Nativity 2

COAL TOWNSHIP - Jessica Trell scored two goals and the Raiders added an own goal off Nativity's Chloe Prezelski in recording the Schuylkill League victory.

Nativity 1 1 - 2

Lourdes 1 2 - 3

Boys Soccer Southern Columbia 3 Sullivan County 0

CATAWISSA RR - Tyler Keiser scored twice off assists from Nate Mitchell to lead the Tigers (6-2) past the Griffins.

Sullivan 0 0 - 0

Southern 2 1 - 3

Field hockey Hazleton 2 Southern 1

CATAWISSA R.R. - Karen Danforth's goal with 9:16 left in the game lifted the Cougars over the Tigers in a non-conference game.

McKenna Lupold scored for Southern, which hosts Muncy Saturday at 11 a.m.

Hazleton 1 1 - 2

Southern (2-4) 0 1 - 1

Volleyball Tamaqua 3 Lourdes 2

TAMAQUA - Tamaqua lost a 2-0 lead in games, but rallied in the fifth game to outlast Lourdes Regional, 25-23, 25-13, 15-25, 17-25, 18-16.

Carly Trovinger led Tamaqua with four aces, 17 assists, eight kills and four digs. Jaclin Valasek added nine kills and two blocks. Rylee Devlin served two aces and posted eight kills and five digs.

Tamaqua won JV, 2-1.