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Live blog of PIAA girls’ championship game: Harriton 8, Radnor 7 (FINAL OT)

Saturday, 8th June 2013

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/8/13

Chris Goldberg of Phillylacrosse.com is here at HersheyPark Stadium for the PIAA championship game between Harriton and Radnor, two Central League rivals.

The Harriton Rams (24-2) are making their first appearance in a PIAA title game. The Radnor Red Raiders (20-4) won the first and second PIAA title games ever played, in 2009 and 2010.

We are still waiting for the lineups to be announced…

First Half

Radnor wins the first draw

22:09 – Big save Harriton’s Melina Avery

Harriton – 20:22 – Caleigh Foust off the fast break makes it 1-0

Avery with a big save on Sydney Cowles off a free position – 16:39

Radnor – 15:23 – Shannon Quinn scores on a great individual effort to tie it, 1-1

Grace Collins with a big save for Radnor, 14:39

Radnor 11:05 – Sydney Cowles scores off a rebound, Radnor up 2-1
Radnor – 10:39 – Reilly Masterson scores to make it 3-1

Collins with another save – Radnor has won every draw and has had possession at least 80 percent of the game

Radnor -7:43 – Sara Curley scores off a free position. Harriton calls time – a 4-0 run for Raiders

Harriton finally gets the ball back and turns it over. The Rams are really struggling on offense

Radnor -4:01 – Brooke Pancoast scores on a free position and it’s 5-1 after 5 straight goals by Radnor

Harriton – 3:12 – Foust makes it 5-2 off a free position – much-needed for Rams

Avery saves the Rams again. It could be much worse than 5-2

Harriton – :09 – Maura Henderson scores on a free position after a 3-second call on Radnor

Half ends with score 5-3
Saves – Melina Avery 6, Grace Collins 3

2nd Half

Harriton – 24:00 – Jane Henderson scores to make it 5-4. Rams have three straight goals

Yellow card on Maura Henderson, Rams are man down
Penalty killed off

both teams playing sloppy lacrosse now

Harriton – 18:24 – Foust on the free position, tied up 5-5
Harriton – 17:26 – Jane Henderson scores off a free position and suddenly the Rams have the lead, 6-5
Harriton – 17:13 – Foust wins the draw and goes right down the field before beating Collins high for a 7-5 lead
Radnor calls TO

Radnor – 16:25 – Shannon Quinn breaks drought of 12:36 – now 7-6

Collins with a big save and Radnor gains possession, looking to tie it with less than 14 minutes to play

Radnor -13:31 – Kate Stanley ties it ona free position, 7-7 game!

Seven minutes left and Rams have possession

Collins makes a huge stop on a free position by Jane Henderson with 5:19 left!

Shannon Quinn hits the post on a FP

Harriton has possession with 1:45 left – but Radnor takes it away

Avery stops Sara Curley on a FP with :18 to play – following a yellow card on Hilary Lemonick for an illegal check – Harriton calls TO with :09 left

We will go overtime!

Harriton will be a man down for 1:34 more.

Overtime

Caleigh Foust wins it for Harriton with a shot from the middle 28 seconds into OT

Harriton 8, Radnor 7, OT

Harriton 3-4-1- 8
Radnor 5-2-0- 7

Harriton
Caleigh Foist 5g
Jane Henderson 2g
Maura Henderson 1g
Melina Avery 9 saves

Radnor
Shannon Quinn 2g
Kate Stanley 1g
Reilly Masterson 1g
Sara Curley 1g, 1a
Brooke Pancoast 1g
Sydney Cowles 1g
Grace Collins 7 saves

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