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Tuesday’s Philly girls’ scholastic roundup: Hatters win one in honor of ‘Play 4 the Cure’ and coach Schmucker

Wednesday, 21st April 2010

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 4/21/10

Lauren Purvis collected six goals and two assists and Nicole Beck had four goals while Sarah Tustin added three goals and two assists as host Hatboro-Horsham defeated Pennridge, 20-8, today in a Suburban One League Continental Conference girls’ lacrosse benefit game called “Play 4 the Cure.”

The event raised money for “Marie’s Mission,” an effort to support Hatters coach Marie Schmucker, who has returned to the sidelines to coach while recovering from breast cancer. Schmucker is supporting the Susan G. Komen 3-day walk.

The Hatters (3-2, 2-1) used aggressive defense to stymie the Rams. Cortnee Daley added two goals and an assist for Hatboro-Horsham and Kristen O’Brien, Kelly McCartin, Caroline Hagan, Lizzie Carr and Julie McKay each scored once.

Jess Roy and Emily Maher each had two goals for Pennridge (8-3, 2-2).

Shipley School 17, George School 3

Shipley’s girls’ lacrosse team beat George School by a score of 17-3 to pick up their first league victory of the season. The Gators jumped out to a 12-2 lead at halftime and never looked back.

Senior Tara Stokes had a season high 11 points on five goals and six assists, followed by junior Kelley Hardon with four goals and three assists for seven points. Also contributing to the offense were: junior Brie Blumenthal (three goals, one assist), freshman Sophie Katz (two goals, one assist), senior Brooke Truskey (one goal, two assists), sophomore Sophie Cummins (two goals) and sophomore Alayna Harris (one assist).

The Gator defense, comprised of seniors Jill Keeney, Kendall Roberts, and Sam Wolfson as well as junior Marcela Heywood, and sophomores Teddy Chase and Alayna Harris, was standout. Senior goalie Ali Piltch turned away nine shots for a 75% save percentage.

Agnes Irwin 19, Germantown Academy 18, 2OT

Campbell Crochiere had seven goals, including the game-tying and game-winning tallies, while Katie Nelligan and Chloe Chou added four goals and two assists apiece as the Owls won their first Inter-Ac game.

Crochiere scored in the last 40 seconds of regulation time to send it into OT and also Campbell scored with 25 seconds left in OT to send it in to sudden death OT, before winning it.

Lauren Wilcox contributed nine groundballs and four caused turnovers and played strong defense. Julia Pierce and Nelligan (eight groundballs and five caused turnovers) also had strong all-around games and freshman goalie Lindsey Reder made 15 saves.

Mia Jordan led GA with four goals and two assists while Maggie Ebbott, Stephanie LaMont, Alex Farris and Brooke Kiley each had three goals and an assist.

Springfield-Delco 11, Conestoga 10

Shannon Burns scored the game-winner with 1:27 to play, helping the Cougars (9-0, 4-0) rally past the Pioneers in the Central League.

Burns scored five goals and Valerie Paolucci, who tied the game late in regulation, added
three tallies. Michelle Gildea won several key draws in the second half to fuel the comeback and goalie Janel Folkomer (10 saves) was clutch, saving several point-blank shots.

Liz Lynch and Kimmy McCormick led the Cougars’ defense. Meghan McGillis had three goals and two assists for the Pioneers (6-3, 4-1), whose losses this year are all by one goal.

Strath Haven 14, Ridley 9

Alex Duckenfield had four goals and three assists and Sara Carzo scored four goals and added an assist while Lexi Mazur added three goal and one assist for the Panthers in the Central League win.

Ana White contributed four draw controls and one goal while goalie Olivia Kerrian was strong with nine saves and Jenna Frost (one goal), Caroline Kelly, Summer O’Donnell, Caroline Murphy and Clare Sherry led the defense.

Harriton 21, Marple Newtown 6

Jess Schwab had seven goals and Maddy Pisani and Carli Sukonic each had four goals for the Rams.

Renee D’Angelo and Brigid Kyne had got two each apiece for the host Tigers.

Haverford 18, Lower Merion 6

Liz Bassani had six goals and Katrina Geiger fired in five to lead the Fords.

Garnet Valley 10, Penncrest 8

Tori Mitros, Natalie Lang and Annaelise Morello each scored two goals for the Jaguars.

Caroline Moore led the Lions with four goals.

Radnor 23, Upper Darby 1

Leah Gallagher had four goals and four assists and Allie Martin added three goals and five assists as the No. 1 Red Raiders rolled.

Cheltenham 17, Norristown 4

Lorraine Oliver and Liz Heimann each had three goals to lead the Panthers to the Suburban One American win

Abington 14, CB East 7

Carli Fitzgerald scored four goals and Molly Seefried added three goals and two assists to help the Ghosts claim the win. Emily Towey made eight saves.

Archbishop Wood 22, Cardinal Dougherty 6

Alyssa Andress scored four goals and Meghan Oczkowski added three goals and an assist while Caitlyn McCartney had two goals and two assists for the Vikings in the Catholic League win.

Downingtown East 9, Downingtown West 8

Emily Solenberger tallied four goals and Kelly Devlin added two goals and two assists to help the Cougars edge the Whippets in the Ches-Mont League.

Jaymie Tabor led the Whippets with three goals and two assists and Eva Winiarski scored three goals.

North Penn 11, Souderton 8

Abbie Hartman scored three goals and Rachel Shaw added two goals and an assist to hep the Maidens remain undefeated with the key Suburban One Continental win over the Indians.

Danielle Notvest had four goals for Souderton.

Merion Mercy 11, Sacred Heart 5

Emily Corcoran scored four goals and Madison Connor had three as the Bears defeated Sacred Heart in a Catholic Academies game.

Kelsey Kershner led Sacred Heart with two goals and Amy Robinson made 13 saves.

Archbishop Carroll 19, Cardinal O’Hara 0

Carroll improved to 3-0 in the Catholic League and 4-3 overall.

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