There’s apparently something special about the number 12 for Maddie DiBrino.
The Central Bucks South junior – a second team all-league defender last season – not only wears the number 12 on her uniform, she matched that number by scoring a school record 12 goals in the Titans’ 20-11 Suburban One Continental win over neighboring Central Bucks East on Wednesday.
“What’s funny is she’s our top defender,” CBS coach Janique Craig said. “She’s a defensive midfield player, but she can play everything, and she can score.”
DiBrino – recently named the Phillylacrosse.com Scholar-Athlete of the Week – not only scored 12 goals, she also had a hand in two others as she finished with 12 goals and two assists for a total of 14 points.
Kelly Hamilton added four goals and three assists while Brynn Dietzal had two goals and two assists. Casey Haegele had one goal and three assists, and Taylor Michener had one goal and two assists. Kayla Kenney had three assists for the Titans.
“East is a very talented team,” Craig said. “They challenged us, and they had a great run at the end of the first half and the beginning of the second half.
“When they got the draw control, they had fast breaks, and we had to slow them down. They’re a great team.”
The Patriots were led by the six-goal, one-assist effort of Jamie Burns. Sam Axenroth and Carolyn Remmey both added two goals. Remmey also had three assists. Marissa Glatt added one goal and one assist.
North Penn 16, Souderton 3
Senior Garrie Grenfell scored six goals, and sophomore goalie Jenna Stover – who finished with a career-high 14 saves – had some big stops early as the Maidens opened up a 7-2 halftime lead on their way to the decisive win.
Emilie Ikeda sparked the Maidens’ defense with three draw controls, three groundballs and three caused turnovers.
In addition to Grenfell, Rachel Shaw and Macie Hauck contributed the hat trick for the Maidens. Shaw also had two assists and two draw controls. Brenda McDermott scored a pair of goals to go along with three draw controls while Kait Suzuki and Maddy Humphrey each added single goals.
Central Bucks West 12, Pennridge 11
Jane Savard scored four goals and while Tara Shugars, Steph Cooper and Elena Romesburg each added a pair of goals for the Bucks. Shugars also had four groundballs and three draw controls while Romesburg had five groundballs and three draw controls. Erica Schweibenz and Jess Circuit each added single goals while Amanda Parker contributed an assist.
Grezeszak was credited with six groundballs while Hogan had 10 saves – five crucial saves in the second half.
Pennridge was led by the five-goal effort of Julia Colyar while Nikki Beck added three goals. Sarah Wiley had a pair of goals, and Taylor Dachowski had one goal.
Wissahickon 16, Upper Moreland 1
Zoe Gomez scored six goals while teammate Laura Frankenfield had four goals and two assists to lead the Trojans. Jackie Hibbs and Taylor Myers each scored a pair of goals while Maddie Sharp (one assist) and Emily Croke each scored single goals.
Kathryn Brunner scored Upper Moreland’s lone goal.
Trojan goalie Jessica Scannapieco turned away five shots while the duo of Emma Joyce and Bridget Meade turned away seven shots for the Golden Gears.
Pottsgrove 16, Pope John Paul II 15
Liz Cossel’s goal with 1:17 remaining was the difference as Pottsgrove scored its first Pioneer Athletic Conference victory of the season.
Cossel (5 goals, assist) and Rachelle Mewshaw (6 goals) were double trouble for the Golden Panthers, who saw a 10-7 halftime lead evaporate in the midst of a 9-5 second-half surge by the Falcons.
Other multiple-point scorers for Pottsgrove were Ally Schurr (2 goals, 2 assists), Nicole Rohrbach (goal, 2 assists), Amy Cherico (goal, assist) and Libs Sitko (2 assists). Falcons goalie Lindsey Weaver had 21 saves on 36 shots (58 percent).
PJP (0-4, 0-4) got four goals apiece from Geena Bevenour and Amanda Sedak and five points from Lex Versak (3 goals, 2 assists).
Upper Perkiomen 16, Pottstown 9
Balanced scoring helped the Indians improve to 3-1 in the PAC-10 and 4-2 overall. Kayla Smith tallied four goals while Cassidy Arner, Kalyn Kates and Mia Baringer all had hat tricks for Upper Perk, backing a strong effort by goalie Katie Lederer (15 saves).
Pottstown (2-2, 3-3), which got six goals from Milan White, was within 11-9 before the Tribe put it away with five straight strikes down the stretch.
Spring-Ford 13, Perkiomen Valley 3
Spring-Ford got back to .500 (2-2 PAC-10, 3-3 overall) as Sascha Wozniak, Anna Charlebois, Ally Stevens, Maddie Ward and Leanne Shaw all scored two goals.
PV fell to 1-3 in the league, 2-4 overall despite two goals from Amber Gansz and one strike by Grace Malizia.
Conestoga 19, Upper Darby 0
Brooke McGillis and Britta Hjelm each collected five goals and two assists as the Pioneers cruised to the shutout win in the Central League.
Germantown Academy 10, Lawrenceville School 8
Alex Farris and Brooke Kiley each tallied four goals and Sammi Hurley made 13 saves as the Patriots earned the non-league victory.
Friends’ Central 10, Springside School 7
Emma Dahle had five goals and two assists to pace the Phoenix to the non-league win .
Libbie Maine had three goals for Springside.
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