Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/29/12
Freshman Gianna Bowe scored with 22.5 seconds left in the second overtime period to lift Clearview Regional to a 7-6 victory over defending champion Washington Township and its first South Jersey Group 4 girls’ lacrosse championship last week.
Senior Kim Tumolo added two goals as Clearview (17-4) advanced to face North Jersey champion Ridge or Ridgewood in the Group 4 state final on Thursday.
Clearview Regional won all three meetings with Washington Township (13-6) in overtime this year, also winning, 10-9 and 8-7 (two overtimes).
Washington Township was making its fourth consecutive appearance in the sectional final. The Minutemaids won the crown in 2009 and 2011.
Clearview goalie Lexi Lomanno (nine saves) and Washington Township goalie Meredith Bechler (six saves) had strong games.
Tumolo put Clearview ahead, 6-5, early in the first three-minute overtime. Washington Township senior Brittany Bollendorf (two goals) tied it with 1:26 left in the second overtime.
Clearview then won the draw and Bowe dodged a defender and fired a low shot past Bechler.
Clearview Regional 7, Washington Township 6
Clearview 3 2 1 1 – 7
Washington Twp. 4 1 0 1 – 6
Gianna Bowe 2g
Kim Tumolo 2g
Julie Sutton 1g
Megan Donnelly 1g
Sara Kramer 1g
Lexi Lomanno 9 saves
Christina Brennan 2g
Brittany Bollendorf 2g
Kylie Calandra 1g
Megan Tiernan 1g
Meredith Bechler 6 saves
Moorestown 19, Shawnee 8
The Quakers improved to 23-0 as they claimed their second straight S.J. Group 3 title.
Steph Toy and Marie McCool led the onslaught with five goals apiece, while Nikki McMonagle (three assists) registered four first half goals. Mary Flick and Megan Kelly led with five legal checks and Toy added four ground balls and five assists. Amanda Currell (four saves) earned the win behind a defense led by Elizabeth Johnson, Marissa Randazzo and Frankie Angeleri.
The Quakers shoot for the State title on Thursday at Hunterdon Central HS vs. Mendham (19-4).
Moorestown 12-7- 19
Shawnee 6-2- 8
Carly Demato 1a
Shannon Nugent 4g
Nicole Troost 3g, 1a
Keri White 1g
Marie McCool 5g, 1a
Nikki McMonagle 4g, 3a
Carly Taglienti 2g, 2a
Stephanie Toy 5g, 4a
Haleigh Dalmass 1a
Sydney Dalmass 1g
Mary Flick 1a
Lindsay Goldblatt 2g
Amanda Currell 4 saves
Egg Harbor Township boys win 1st Cape-Atlantic League title
Chris Baumgratel had two goals while Doug McKenna scored once and Christian Custodio made 12 saves as the Eagles downed Mainland Regional, 3-2, ended their season with a 13-1 league record and their first Cape-Atlantic League boys lacrosse title on Friday.
Tyler Stangle and Chris Kaczmarski each scored one goal for Mainland Regional (12-5).
Egg Harbor Township 2-0-1-0 — 3
Mainland Regional 1-0-0-1— 2
Custodio 12 saves
Sykora 11 saves