Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/16/10
Janel Folkomer made 15 saves, Shannon Burns scored three goals and Kimmy McCormick led the defense as visiting Springfield-Delco defeated Strath Haven, 12-10, in a Central League girls’ lacrosse showdown.
The win helped Springfield-Delco – ranked No. 3 in the PA Media Rankings – improve to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the Central League. The Panthers – ranked No. 5 – fell to 4-1 and 3-1.
The Panthers led, 5-2, at one point late in the first half, but Springfield-Delco notched five consecutive goals and took the momentum early in the second half. Valerie Paolucci, Maddy Lynch and Lindsey Mace each scored two goals for the Cougars.
Lexi Mazur led Strath Haven with three goals and an assist and Molly Dienno and Ana White each scored twice. Alex Duckenfield and Summer O”Donnell led the defense and Lela Meunier made nine saves.
Harriton 17, Penncrest 6
Maddy Pisani had six goals and an assist and Carli Sukonik added five goals and one assists while Laura Walzer scored three goals and had two assists to pace the Rams in the Central League win.
Caroline Moore led the Lions with four goals.
Radnor 12, Garnet Valley 8
Kelyn Freedman scored four goals and Courtney Campbell and Allie Martin each had three as the Red Raiders – ranked No. 1 in the PA Media Rankings – saved off a strong effort from the Jaguars in a Central League win.
Tori Mitros scored two goals for the Jags, who never trailed by more than five goals.
Haverford 13, Marple Newtown 9
Katrina Geiger pumped in seven goals and Liz Bassani added five goals for the Fords.
Ridley 17, Upper Darby 6
Carly McColgan, Kelsey Yori and Becky Donkin each scored three goals to lead the Green Raiders.
Unionville 16, Downingtown East 8
Lizzy Carney had four goals and an assist and Lindsey Smith collected three goals and three assists while Erin Linthicum added three goals to pace the No. 2 Indians (7-0, 3-0) to the key Ches-Mont win over the Cougars.
Hannah Haskell and Kathleen Insetta (two goals) also were strong at midfield transition and Melissa Lloyd made 19 saves.
The Indians will host Strath Haven – the team they lost to in the state semifinals last year – on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Great Valley 17, WC East 5
Jess Nawojski scored five goals and Colleen O’Malley added four while Lauren Binstein had a strong game defensively to pace the Patriots to the Ches-Mont League win.
the win gave GV coach Joe Tornetta his 300th career win. Tornetta, coaching in his 20th season, is 300-86-14 overall.
Bishop Shanahan 13, Bayard Rustin 10
Hannah Goforth scored six goals and Colleen Holmes had three goals and four assists for the Eagles in the Ches-Mont win.
Julie Tatios led Rustin with three goals and three assists while Meg Watkin added three goals and two assists.
Downingtown West 15, Kennett 12
Eva Winiarski scored five goals and Jillian sanders added four to pace the Whippets.
Germantown Academy 18, Academy of the New Church 7
Mia Jordan had six goals and Brooke Kiley added four to lead the Patriots to the non-league win.
Archbishop Wood 17, Archbishop Ryan 4
Nicole Hayes collected three goals and six assists to lead the Vikings to the Catholic League win.
Sacred Heart 19, Nazareth Academy 0
Stephanie Finley scored seven goals to pace the Lions to the Catholic Academies win.
Villa Maria 19, Mount St. Joseph 13
Chelsea Fay poured in 10 goals to pace the Hurricanes.