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Tuesday’s Suburban One girls’ roundup: U. Moreland claims first win; Cheltenham, U. Dublin, CBE gain victories

Wednesday, 27th April 2011

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 4/27/11
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Freshman Chelsea Mills scored at the 1:05 mark in the first overtime, propelling host Upper Moreland to an 11-10 overtime win over Norristown for its first win of the season on Tuesday in Suburban One American Conference girls’ lacrosse.

The win avenged a 15-12 loss to the Eagles earlier in the season.

Alexa Schuck led the Golden Bears’ attack with four goals. Maddie Mauro had two goals and one assist, and Sarah Reice had one goal and one assist. Deanna Schwartz and Sami Wojciechowski both added one goal. Kathryn Brunner had three assists.

For the Eagles, Beverly Pate scored five goals, and Precious Evans connected for the hat trick. Daniele Douglas and Abigail Swan each had one goal. Janelle Scruggs had one assist.

The Golden Hawks are 1-7 overall and in the league while Upper Moreland improved to 1-5 in league play (1-8 overall).

Cheltenham 7, Upper Merion 6

The Lady Panthers sprinted to a 6-1 halftime lead and then withstood a furious second-half comeback by the Vikings to earn the big win. Tuesday’s win avenged an early-season 19-10 loss at the hands of the Vikings.

Cheltenham coach Dave Burton lauded the standout efforts of siblings Sammie McManus and Rachel McManus as well as his deep defense – Lauren Freeman, Emily Lebovitz and Steena Chantharath.

Madi Brunk led the attack with three goals and two assists. Olivia Dudo had two goals and two assists. Sammie McManus and Allison Hawkins both added single goals to close out the scoring.

For the Vikings, Amanda McAteer contributed two goals and one assist. Mel Ryan, Casey Griffith, Liz Botto and Dominique Gambone each added one goal.

Upper Dublin 11, Plymouth Whitemarsh 2

Kelly Cross scored four goals and contributed five assists, and teammate Brooke Callahan had a hand in seven goals, contributing three goals and four assists. Kaley Weinstein added the hat trick. Emily Hitchings scored two goals and had an assist while Taylor D’Ginto, Rachel DiFrangia and Anna Trenini each added one goal.

For the Colonials, Sammi Heller and Amy Fink each scored a goal.
Upper Dublin goalie Anna Lauer turned away two shots while her counterpart, Jordyn Dumasky, had nine saves.

Central Bucks East 14, Central Bucks West 9

Madie Steuber might only be a sophomore, but she certainly did her part to ensure that CB East’s Senior Night celebration would be a good one. The Patriots’ sophomore goalie turned away 14 shots, many in a pivotal second half that saw the Patriots outscore the Bucks 8-3 after the neighboring rivals battled to a 6-6 halftime tie.

Carrie Gillen and Caroline Remmey each added the hat trick. Remmey also had a pair of assists. Marissa Glatt and Lauren Wicks both had two goals to close out the scoring for East.

For the Bucks, Elena Romesburg scored four goals while Tara Shugars had two goals. Sarah Gebre and Steph Cooper each added one goal.

North Penn 20, Central Bucks South 3

What a difference 22 days came make.

In the April 4 meeting between the two teams, the Titans led for the better part of 50 minutes before the Maidens rallied for a 10-8 win. On Tuesday, the Maidens seized early control of their game against the Titans and never looked back.

The Maidens jumped out to a 12-3 halftime lead and then shut out the Titans in the second half on their way to the big win.

Rachel Shaw led the Maidens with five goals and two assists, and Steph Knauer – who was sidelined with an ankle injury since that early season CB South game – celebrated her return to the lineup by contributing four goals and one assist.

Brenda McDermott and Kaitlin Suzuki both contributed the hat trick.

McDermott also had three assists and Suzuki had one assist. Macie Hauck added two goals and one assist while Garrie Grenfell (one assist), Laura Delongis and Tara Rogers each scored one goal. Maddy Humphrey and Aubrie Stoufer both had an assist.

In goal for the Maidens, sophomore Jenna Stover turned away seven shots, and teammate Lauren Smith was credited with four saves.

Hatboro-Horsham 18, Pennridge 10

The Rams battled the Hatters to an 8-8 halftime tie and still trailed by only one (9-8) with 18 minutes remaining when the Hatters lost junior Courtnee Daley to a yellow card for the remainder of the game. The Hatters picked up the slack in her absence, outscoring the Rams 9-2 the rest of the way.

Nicole Beck led the way with five goals and two assists, and Julie McKay had four goals and one assist. Contributing two goals were Daley (one assist), Lizzy Carr (two assists) and Rachel Rausa. Caroline Hagan (two assists), Laura Cresta and Katie McKay each added one goal.

In goal, Jackie Giovinazzo turned away nine shots for the Hatters.

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