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Girls scholastic wrap: Penikis scores 100th as Strath Haven girls cruise; Harriton, Henderson, LC earn wins

Friday, 20th March 2009

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 3/20/09

Annalise Penikis amassed three goals and four assists and tallied the 100th goal of her career to lead host Strath Haven to an 18-8 girls’ lacrosse victory over Kennett Friday as the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association season opened.

Emily Garrity led the Panthers – ranked second in the Pennsylvania Lacrosse Media Rankings – with three goals and nine assists. Alex Duckenfield and Ana White also scored three goals and Kelly Ruffini, Julie Hayward and Molly DiEnno had two each.

Strath Haven led, 15-2, at halftime. Olivia Kerrigan (one save) and Lela Meumer (three saves) split the goaltending duties

Katie Ferree paced Kennett with four goals while Cana Richmond had two and Caitlyn Ferry and Casey Bond added one apiece. Michelle Greenhand had three assists while Faith Kohman posted seven saves.

Notre Dame 14, Springfield-Delco 9

Kelly McCallion and Bridget Burns scored three goals apiece as the Fighting Irish defeated the Cougars, the No. 4 team in the Pennsylvania Lacrosse Media Rankings. Kristen Bandos, Katie Blumenthal and Maggie Corcoran added two goals each.

Henderson 13, Ridley 7

Nicole Pyle scored five goals and Lauren Glassey scored four for Henderson. Ashley Henderson and Sam Bartow had two goals each for Ridley and Shaela Allen, Kelsey Yori, and Becky Donkin had one apiece. Megan Pitts had 6 saves in defeat.

Harriton 19, Archbishop Prendergast 0

Betsy Hurtado scored four goals while Laura Walzer, Kala Dalahan, and Jess Rothstein (one assist) added three to power the Rams to the shutout. Chrissy Pasquariello added two goals and two assists and Jess Schwab had two goals and one assist for Harriton, which bolted to a 7-0 lead after five minutes.

Allison Wortley and Carli Sukonik had a goal and an assist each while Ally McLaughlin and Shannon Trudgeon also scored. Jaclyn Marshall posted the shutout.

Lansdale Catholic 8, Norristown 3

Kristen Smart scored three goals, Kelsey Koorey and Kelly Saladik had two each and Marrisa Lighter added one as the Crusaders won their opener. Nicole Lobban had one goal and five groundballs while Christina DiPietro and Kelley Cooney added one goal apiece for visiting Norristown.

Jenkintown 15, Penn Wood 7

Karly Eyre had four goals, two assists, three caused turnovers and one interception to lead the Drakes to victory.  Carolyn Smith added four goals, two assists, three draw controls and one interception while Audrey Asher had two goals and two caused turnovers.

Garnet Valley 9, Bishop Shanahan 8

Allie Henry had three goals, including the game-winner with 47 seconds left to lift the Jaguars. Jaime Snyder and Halley Barnes had two goals each while Jenna VanWyk and Natalie Lang had one goal apiece. Kate Stroup (seven saves) and Kerri Anderson (two saves) were the goalies.

Colleen Holmes had four goals and Hannah Goforth three for Shanahan. Liz Duke notched a goal and an assist while Megan Dunn made 10 saves.

Pennridge 12, Perkiomen Valley 5

Jacqui Berke had three goals and an assist while Roxy Brown had two goals and two assists and Jess Roy added two goals and one assist to lift the Rams. Ellen Applegate was the winning goalie.

Antonia Falcone paced PV with two goals and an assist while Amber Gansz, Kelsy Metzler and Emily Beisswenger had one tally apiece.

Unionville 16, Central Bucks East 3

Lindsey Smith pumped in four goals while Lizzy Carney, Kathleen Insetta, Erin Linthicum and Julie Moran had two each. Erica Midiri contributed a goal and four assists Lindsey Smith and Erin Linthicum were strong through the midfield and on draw controls. Melissa Lloyd (four saves) earned the win in goal behind a solid Unionville defense.

Abington 14, Upper Dublin 5

Kailee Ashby netted six goals and Carli Fitzgerald added three while Molly Seefried had one goal and three assists for the Ghosts. Jen Kelly (four caused turnovers) and Liz Wilson (four groundballs paced the Abington defense) and Alisha Aquilino made 12 saves.

Amy Cross had three goals for UD.

Cardinal O’Hara 10, Lower Merion 9

Alicia Govannici scored the game-winner in overtime to win it for the Lions. Katie Killeen, Stephanie McCoy, Michelle Amicone and Alyssa Tracy added two goals each.

Marple Newtown 12, Interboro 10

Jackie Roebuck netted six goals and Melanie Sarcinello added three to lead MN. Steph Parcell led the Bucs with five goals and Danielle Haney added three.

Penncrest 8, West Chester East 6

Marissa Restaino scored three goals while Tori Adami and Caroline Moore added two each for Penncrest.

Upper Darby 15, Chichester 13

The Royals spoiled a brilliant day by Chichester’s Kellee Pace (eight goals, two assists) as Christy Hild scored six and Christina Zambrana added three.

Downingtown East 22, Sun Valley 3

Emily Solenberger scored five goals and Kelli Joran added four while Ashley Poli had a goal and four assists to power the Cougars.

Episcopal Academy 15, Sidwell Friends School, D.C. 4

Avery Curley notched four goals and Taylor Trimble scored three while Sammi Arbitman had a goal and six assists for EA in its opener. Kate Ivory (two assists), Megan Spagnola, Kelley Moore, Alexa Buckley, Alexa Machikas, Ashley McCormick, Katie Fell and Grace Baena all scored once. Senior goalie Caitlin Powers made three saves.

Central Bucks West 13, Neshaminy 5

Morgan Ashworth scored four goals for CBW while Emily Savini had two for Neshaminy.

Central Bucks South 16, Upper Merion 7

Deanna Giorno pumped in eight goals and Natalie Rube had four for CBS. Devin Bowes and Chris Gaudio had three for Upper Merion.

Villa Maria 18, Villa Joseph Marie 11

Chelsea Fay collected eight goals and Molly Nawalinski had four to pace Villa Maria. Brigid Crane poured in five goals and Marisa Palombi four for VJM.

Merion Mercy 19, Sacred Heart 6

Margaret Corzel scored six goals and Emily Corcoran had five to pace the Bears (1-0). Stephanie Finley led Sacred Heart with three goals and two assists and Haley Ciccarelli, Claire Fitzpatrick and Katie Dempsey had one apiece. Amy Robinson made 18 saves for Sacred Heart.

Penn Charter 11, Mount St. Joseph’s 7

Springfield (M) 13, Spring-Ford 2

Pottstown 15, Coatesvile 4

Germantown Friends 13, Little Flower 4

Photos courtesy of Philadelphia Lacrosse Association



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