Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/10/10
Carlianne McCabe scored four goals and five draw controls and Kristen Bandos added three goals and two assists as host Notre Dame Academy defeated Merion Mercy, 15-11, today in a girls’ lacrosse game featuring two teams ranked in the PA Media Rankings.
The Irish (3-0), ranked No. 10 in the All-Teams poll, led, 9-7, at halftime and held on by winning 19 of 26 draws. The eighth-ranked Bears fell to 3-1.
MC McDonald had two goals, three groundballs and three draw controls while Katie Blumenthal added two goals and McCullough had three groundballs and three draw controls.
For Merion Mercy, Margaret Corzel scored four goals and Emily Corcoran added three goals and an assist. Caili Guilday was strong in the nets with 16 saves
“It was a great win for us today and helps get us ready for a very competitive schedule ahead,” said Notre Dame coach Erin Cook. “Possession and draw controls were key.”
Upper Dublin 11, Boyertown 8
Amy Cross notched four goals and sister Kelly Cross had three as the Cardinals remained undefeated at 4-0. Emily Austerberry led the Bears with two goals.
Pottstown 9, Springfield-Montco 8, OT
Milan White scored the game-winner with five seconds left in overtime to lift the Trojans.
Kasey Mock scored four goals, including two in the final two minutes or regulation for Pottstown. Kendra Barkas made 12 saves and Denae Perrymond added two goals.
Morgan Smith led the Spartans with four goals.
George School 14, Solebury School 4
Kate Harkins collected four goals, four draw controls, three groundballs and three caused trunovers, Mallory Carcia had seven caused turnovers, six groundballs and two goals while Ann Lemmo added four caused turnovers and five groundballs for GS.
Avon Grove 11, Owen J. Roberts 6
Kasey Calloway scored four goals to lead the Red Devils. Emly Kolsevich had three goals and four assists and Nicole Miller added a goal and an assists for the Wildcats. Kristen Gregory made 11 saves.
Germantown Friends 19, Springside School 7
Betsy Sachs scored seven goals while Iris Williamson and Lyles Swift-Farley (11 groundballs) each added five while Shelby Tucker (two interceptions) led the defense to help the Lions improve to 4-0.
Great Valley 18, Haverford High 7
Colleen O’Malley fired in eight goals to lead the Patriots to the non-league win.
Unionville 20, Ridley 7
Lindsey Smith had four goals and one assist while Lisa Riondet, Lizzy Carney and
Erin Linthicum each had three goals and three assists for the Indians (5-0) in the non-league win. Hannah Haskell played strong in the midfield and Melissa Lloyd recorded eight saves.
Kelsey Yori had two goals and two assists for the Green Raiders.
Downingtown West 12, Souderton 8
Jaymie Tabor collected seven goals and two assists for the Whippets in the non-league win. Emily Murdaugh made 12 saves while Trish Yeoll, Sally Clark, Katie Bauer and Christie Coper led the defense.