Hickory Girls Soccer falls in Western Final

MEADVILLE, Pa. (WYTV) – Hickory fell to Mercyhurst Prep 1-0 in overtime in the PIAA Class 2A Western Final Tuesday night at Meadville’s Bender Field.

Kaitlyn Kneidinger scored the game-winning goal for the Lakers with just over six minutes left in the first overtime period.

The game was a rematch of the District 10 Final which Hickory recently won, 2-1.

The Hornets end the season with a record of 20-3-1.

Mercyhurst Prep improves to 20-5 overall on the season, and advances to face Trinity in the PIAA State Class 2A State Final Saturday at 11 a.m. in Hershey.