Jenna Mertz scored four goals and Erin Kelly had three goals and an assist to help visiting Villa Maria Academy earn a 16-7 victory over Sacred Heart Wednesday in Atheltic Association of Catholic Academies girls’ lacrosse.
The win moved the Hurricanes into first place by half a game in the AACA with a 9-1 mark (12-3 overall). Villa Maria hosts Narareth Academy today and then closes its regular season Saturday with a key home game against Mount St. Joseph (8-1 in league).
Elise Bendinelli and Carolyn Carolyn Griesser each scored three goals for Villa Maria.
Eileen Dombrowski led Sacred Heart (9-6, 6-6) with three goals and Stephanie Finley added a pair of goals.
Episcopal Academy 14, Agnes Irwin 8
Taylor Trimble poured in six goals and Brigit Knaus added three while Allie Clark led the defense with four interceptions to help EA earn the Inter-Ac League victory.
Chloe Chou led Agnes Irwin with two goals and an assist while Campbell Crochiere added two goals.
Downingtown West 14, Germantown Academy 13
Eva Winiarski pumped in seven goals and Rhyan Bofinger added four to lead the Whippets to the non-league win.
Brooke Kiley tossed in eight goals for GA while Caroline Haynie added four more.
Barrack HA 11, Collegium Charter 3
Dani Levin scored seven goals and Gracie Gottlieb made 12 saves for Barrack in the Tri-County League win.
Shipley 19, Lawrenceville (NJ) 8
Kelley Hardon had four goals and two assists and Avery Safford contgributed four goals and one assist to lead the Gators to the non-league win.
Sophie Cummins and Sophie Katz each added three goals and an assist for Shipley while Brianna Blumenthal had two goals and three assists.
Germantown Friends 15, Moorestown Friends (NJ) 4
Lyles Swift-Farley had six goals and an assist and Iris Williamson collected four goals, eight groundballs and six draw controls to lead GFS to the Friends Schools League win.
Spring-Ford 13, Owen J. Roberts 2
Maddie Ward connected for four goals and added an assist and cassidy Novotny made nine saves to power the Rams to the PAC-10 win over the Wildcats.
Pottsgrove 22, Pope John Paul II 18
The Falcons outgunned the Golden Panthers behind Rochelle Mewshaw (seven goals), Becca Dolenti (six goals), Lauren Edmunds (four goals) and Libs Sitko (two goals).
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