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Tuesday’s girls’ roundup: Radnor nips undefeated Calif. squad; Harriton wins in Florida

Wednesday, 27th March 2013

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 3/27/13

Sara Curley scored the game-winner as visiting Radnor notched the game’s final three goals and dealt Carondelet (CA) its first loss of the year, 11-10, on Tuesday on girls’ lacrosse action in Concord, Calif.

Grace Collins made 13 saves for Radnor – ranked No. 20 by – while Shannon Quinn scored four goals and Brooke Pancoast had two goals and two assists. Radnor held the Cougars scoreless for the final 16 minutes of play.

Carondelet (7-1) was up 8-7 at half, but was held to two goals in the second half, partly due to the play of Collins and also defender Lyndsey Britton (two groundballs, two caused turnovers, two draw controls, one goal).

Carondelet’s Erin Jeffery lead all scorers with four goals and three assists, but some key turnovers by the Cougars were crucial.

“It went back and fourth all the way,” said Carondelete coach Rick Jeffery, whose team was the Northern California state champs the past two years. “They (The Raiders) are awfully good and their goalie was amazing.

“We had not played against that type of competition. We weren’t tested all year. Hopefully games like this will prepare us for the games ahead.”

Carondelet host St.Stephen’s & St. Agnes, ranked No. 2 in several national polls, on Thursday.

Upper Dublin 16, Norristown 3

Julie Cross had four goals and four assists and Taylor d’Ginto added four goals and two assists while Anna Trentini had four goals and an assist for the Cards in their Subruban One victory.
Megan Grande scored twice for Norristown.

Hatboro-Horsham 11, Central Bucks East 9

Rachel Rausa led the Hatters with six goals while Maria Guerra added two in their Suburban One opener.

Annette DeSipio, Jane Henry and Casey Swezey each contributed a goal and Hatters coach Duncan Swezey credited Colby Eldridge and Jenna Cutilli for their defense and groundballs.

Mary Kate Schwartz led the Patriots with four goals and two assists and Julia Norek scored five goals.

Central Bucks South 13, Pennridge 7

The Titans used a 9-2 halftime lead to earn the SOL win.

Leah Alcott, Taylor Dachowski and Aerin McHugh scored two goals each for Pennridge.

Pennsbury 13, Bayard Rustin 9

Jen Sweeney had five goals and one assist and Kelsy Gumbert added two goals and two assists to lead the Falcons.

Parkland 20, Liberty 3

Sophia Castillo had four goals and three assists and Megan Hower added three goals and three assists for Parkland.

Southern Lehigh 9, Emmaus 8

Lilly Shields had three goals and an assist to lead Southern Lehigh.

Harriton 13, Barron Collier (FL) 8

The visiting Rams (3-0) scored six straight goals to break open a 6-6 game and deal the Cougars (11-1) their first defeat of the year.

Sabrina Tabasso scored four goals and Katie Melvin and Maura Henderson each added three for Harriton, while Sam Jaffe led Barron Collier with three goals.

Haverford High 16, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy (VA) 3

Amanda Case exploded for eight goals and an assist and Mairead Janzer added three goals to help the Fords (1-1) in their Spring Break trip. Nikki Harnwell added 10 saves.

Springfield-Delco 16, Cape Henry Collegiate (VA) 4

Aly Gormley had four goals and Alex Poplawski added three to help the Cougars (3-0).

Henderson 14, Ridley 13

Morgan Daugherty (three goals) had the game-winning goal in overtime and Katie O’Donnell had six goals and the game-tying tally late in regulation to lead the Warriors (2-0).

Jamie Hills and Annemarie Cericola each had two goals and three assists for the Green Raiders. contributed to this article


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