Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/8/10
Visiting Strath Haven rallied from a 5-0 deficit and earned a hard-fought 11-9 victory over Harriton Thursday in Central league girls’ lacrosse.
The Panthers (3-0, 2-0), ranked No. 5 in the PA Media Lacrosse Rankings, got three goals and two assists from Lafayette-bound Ana White and two goals and two assists from Alex Duckenfield. Molly DiEnno added two goals.
The Panther defense was led by Caroline Kelley, Summer O’Donnell, Lexi Mazur and Duckenfield. Goalie Lela Meunier recorded five saves.
Betsy Hurtado scored three goals to pace the Rams (4-1, 1-1) while Carli Sukonik had two goals and an assist,
Strath Haven scored the first two goals of the second half before Harriton scored three unanswered goals in 38 seconds to move out in front 8-4 with 19:17 left. Haven chipped away, finally tying it at 9-9 with 7:28 on a free position goal by Duckenfield.
Another free position shot at 6:19 by Ana White gave the Panthers the lead for the first time. DiEnno scored an insurance goal with just over 2 minutes left.
“Our girls played their hearts out,” said Harriton coach George Dick. “Give Strath Haven credit for the comeback. it was a great game.”
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