Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/5/11
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If Norristown needed a boost in the season’s early weeks, the Eagles got it Monday when – sparked by the four-goal efforts of Precious Evans and Beverly Pate as well as the hat trick from Charmaze Banks – they earned their first win of the season with a 15-12 triumph over Upper Moreland in Suburban One American Conference girls’ lacrosse action.
Janelle Scruggs added a pair of goals while Amelia Schunder (one assist) and Morgan Heist both scored single goals for the Eagles, who led 8-5 at halftime.
The win was McLoughlin’s first since taking over the helm. She is hardly a stranger to the program since she has been with the Eagles for three years as an assistant.
Amie Adame turned away 11 shots in goal for the Eagles while Upper Moreland’s Emma Joyce was credited with nine saves.
Kathryn Brunner led the Golden Bears with three goals and one assist. Maddie Mauro, Chelsea Mills, Amanda Nowell and Alexa Schuck each scored two goals while Brandi Weaver had one goal and one assist.
Central Bucks West 11, Central Bucks East 9
Jane Savard led a balanced West attack, contributing three goals and one assist in the Bucks’ win over their neighboring rivals. Elena Romesburg, Tara Shugars (one assist) and Amanda Parker each added a pair of goals while both Jess Circuit and Steph Cooper scored singled goals.
In addition scoring three goals, Savard also had three draw controls and four groundballs as well as one caused turnover. Sammie Hogan had 10 saves in goal for the Bucks.
Jamie Burns led the Patriots with four goals.
Council Rock South 16, Villa Joseph Marie 4
The Golden Hawks earned a much-needed win, exploding for 10 second-half goals to turn a 6-2 halftime lead into the lopsided win.
Becca Cocco led a balanced attack with four goals while Alexis Vanderslice, Gabi Rosenfeld (one assist) and Jamie Damirgian each added the hat trick. Damirgian also had two assists. Christine Besselman had a pair of goals and Meg Sheehy added a single goal.
Alanna Cochrane had a pair of assists while Devin Cochrane and Cara Deola each had one assist.
The win was the first of the season for the Golden Hawks, who suffered a tightly-contested loss to Central Bucks West to open the season.
MaryClaire Walsh had three goals and an assist for VJM.
In goal, Rock South’s Taylor Hurwitz turned away 10 shots in a strong outing.
Council Rock North 11, Archbishop Wood 2
Lindsey Rheiner scored five goals and also contributed an assist while Kara Magley and Becky Ely each had two goals. Magley also had an assist while Ely had a pair. Jackie Strange also had a goal and an assist. Rock North’s final goal came on an own goal by Wood.
Caitlin McCartney scored both of Wood’s goals.
CR North’s defense was led by Ely, Magley, Rheiner, Bridget Doyle, Kara Le, Nora Simcox, Caitlin Hannagen and Beck.
North Penn 10, Central Bucks South 8
The Titans threw a scare into the Maidens, jumping out to a 6-3 first-half lead. The Maidens rallied to knot the score by halftime and then outscored the Titans 4-2 in the second half to earn the win.
Senior Macie Hauck and Brenda McDermott led the Maidens with three goals each. McDermott also had two assists. Maddy Humphrey, Garrie Grenfell, Kaitlin Suzuki and Rachel Shaw (one assist) each scored single goals.
The Titans received a pair of goals from Kristen Lawlor, Kelly Hamilton (one assist) and Casey Haegele (one assist). Kayla Kenney (one assist) and Taylor Michener (two assists) both added single goals.
Neshaminy 13, Archbishop Ryan 9
Caitlin Carrezola turned in a monster performance to lead the Redskins to the big win. The senior captain contributed six goals, but that was just the tip of the iceberg. She also had eight groundballs, two draw controls and one turnover.
Teammate Kimber Kisselback added four goals to go along with four groundballs and one draw control.
Hatboro-Horsham 19, Pennridge 9
Junior Cortnee Daly contributed six goals and an assist on a day that saw nine Hatters contribute goals. Lizzy Carr, Nicole Beck (one assist), Rachel Rauza, Annett Dedisipio each added two goals. Hanna Vogel, Caroline Hagan, Julie McKay, Laura Cresta and Marie Guerra each contributed single goals. Hagan also had a pair of assists while Hagan, McKay and Cresta all had one assist.
Goalie Jackie Giovinazzo turned away nine shots for the Hatters, who took a 10-3 lead into halftime.
Nikki Beck had three goals and Taylor Dachowski and Sarah Wiley each had two for the Rams.
Assists: Julia Colyar (1)
Saves: Danielle Nichols (16)
Upper Merion 19, Cheltenham 10
Amanda McAteer scored four goals and contributed three assists to lead the Vikings to the big win. Teammates Mel Ryan, Casey Griffith, Liz Botto and Jackie Schauble each added three goals. Ryan also had three assists and Griffith, one assist. Brooke Dubin contributed two goals and an assist while Dominique Gambone added one goal and one assist.
In goal, Ally Frymoyer turned away 17 shots for the Vikings, who improved to 2-1 in league play (3-1 overall).
Abington 9, Springfield-Montco 8, OT
The Ghosts needed overtime to win a thriller over the Spartans. Carli Fitzgerald led the Ghosts with four goals while Carli Fitzgerald scored three, including the game winner in OT. Elisa Macall and Hannah Sholjolm each added single goals. Fitzgerald also had an assist while Sholjolm had two.
Abington goalie Emily Towey had 16 saves in a solid outing.
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