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Girls’ wrap: Carroll extends Catholic League win streak to 111 with 9-8 thriller over previously-undefeated Wood

Wednesday, 22nd April 2009

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/22/09

Hannah Schmitt scored her fourth goal of the game with two seconds remaining to give visiting Archbishop Carroll a thrilling 9-8 victory over Archbishop Wood Wednesday in Catholic League girls’ action, extending the Patriots’ league streak to 111 consecutive wins.

The loss was the first this year for Wood (7-1, 2-1) while Carroll (4-3) improved to 3-0 in the league. The Pats have not lost a league game since May of 2000.

Schmitt tallied the game-winner after Jamie DePetris snared a key draw control and Carroll eventually worked the ball to Schmitt, who was fouled while shooting and converted the free position shot aganst Kate Smart (seven saves).

The Pats got a huge game in the cage from sophomore Nora McGeever, who posted 11 saves.

“It’s a great win for us,” said Caroll coach Lorraine Beers. “It was very important and hopefully we can have a tale of two seasons.

“Mcgeever played a great game. It was a dog fight.”

Carroll raced to a 4-0 lead in the first 10 minutes, but Wood came back to tie it, 5-5, at at halftime. The rest of the game went back-and-forth.

Aubrie Ahrens led the Vikings with four goals and Caitlyn McCartney added two while Alyssa Andress and Hayley Oczkowski added one apiece. Meg McKee contributed three goals for Carroll while Aimee Gennaro and Genni Hull also scored once each.

Cardinal O’Hara 16, Lansdale Catholic 3

Julia Costello scored five goals and Megan George added four to lead the Lions to the Catholic League win.

Phoenixville 14, Perkiomen Valley 12

Becky Porter and Liz Jones each scored five goals and Nora Gerstenberger added two as the Phantoms claimed the Pioneer Athletic Conference win. Heather Parris and Kierstin Schwagerl scored once each for Phoenixville.

Emily Beisswenger led PV with five goals while Antonia Falcone added four and Amber Gansz had two. Kelsey Metzler scored once.

Council Rock South 13, Pennsbury 5

Sarah Brotman had four goals and Madison Hurwitz contributed three goals and two assists while Sammy Hurley added three goals and Taylor Hurwitz made 12 saves to lead CB South. Jen Bulafka and Jenalise Taylor each scored twice for the Falcons while Lauren Gerity scored once.

Sacred Heart 11, Gwynedd Mercy Academy 7

Stephanie Finley fired in six goals and had three assists while Haley Ciccarelli collected four goals and three assists to lead Sacred Heart to the Catholic Academies win. Claire Fitzpatrick added one goal and Amy Robinson made 15 saves for SH. Jamie Baumgardner had three goals and Calli Foley added two goals for the Griffins while Katie Lamsback and Jenna Seybert scored once each. Megan Gillies had six saves.

Friends’ Central 17, George School 0

Emily Brodsky collected six goals and seven assists to lead FC to the Friends Schools League shutout.

Hill School 15, Springside 5

Callie Francis had four goals to pace the Blues to the non-league win. Courtney Caputo scord two goals for Springside.

Perkiomen School 20, Collegium Charter 4

Jen Pirri pumped in eight goals to pace the Indians.

Marple Newtown 15, Kennett 14

Jackie Roebuck netted eight goals while Melanie Sarcinello added three tallies and Emily Moccart had two for the Tigers. katie ferree had four goals and four assists for Kennett.

Chichester 13, Octorara 3

Kellee Pace and Emily Miller had three goals each for the Eagles in the non-league win,

Methacton 17, Upper Perkiomen 4

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