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Scholastic’ roundup: Germantown Friends moves into league finals

Wednesday, 14th May 2008

Categories Boy's/Men's, Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 5/14/08

Lydia Kring scored two of her eight goals in overtime Tuesday to lift host Germantown Friends to a thrilling 18-17 victory over Shipley in the semifinals of the Friends Schools League girls’ tournament.

The win advances the second-seeded Tigers (10-7) into the Friends League finals Saturday (1:00) at George School. The top-seeded Cougars downed Westtown, 15-9.

Betsy Sachs added four goals for Germantown Friends while Mariah Barstow collected three goals, two assists and nine groundballs. Goalie Rebecca Williams had 10 saves for the Tigers – one from point-blank as time ran out in regulation – and Cate Barrett had six groundballs to pace the defense.

Tara Stokes led Shipley with six goals and three assists.

In George School’s win, Lisa Bernardini and Stephanie Feinman each pumped in six goals for the Cougars. Curry D’Ignazio led Westtown with five goals.

Strath Haven 18, Penncrest 5

Emily Garrity collected four goals and six assists, while Kelly Ruffini and Courtney DeVinney had five goals and an assist each to spark the host Panthers (15-3, 7-2) to a Central League rout of the Lions.

Conestoga 19, Garnet Valley 5

Brooke Campbell scored four goals and Kaitlin Hildebrand added three as the host Pioneers (12-6, 7-3) closed their Central League season with an easy win. Allie Henry led the Jaguars (4-14, 2-8) with a pair of goals.

Germantown Academy 13, Baldwin 11

Kate Hrnrich pumped in six goals to pace the host Patriots (10-8, 5-5) past the Bears (13-5, 6-5) in the Inter-Ac league. Maggie Mae Shields led Baldwin with four goals and Alice Matthai added three.

Ridley 15 Harriton 7

Maryann Miller scored five goals and Jackie McDermott added four and Jenna Massino three as the host Raiders claimed the non-league win over the Rams. Carly Sukonik paced Harriton with four goals and Jess Rothstein notched three.

St. Joseph’s Prep 14, Archbishop Wood 4

Brendan Glynn tallied five goals and Ian Correia added three as the host Hawks (20-3) advanced to the Catholic League finals with an easy semifinal win over the Vikings (16-6).

Brendan O’Donnell added two goals and strong work on face-offs for The Prep, which will face La Salle in the title game Thursday at Plymouth Whitemarsh at 7:30. Wood and Roman Catholic meet in the consolation game at 5:30 for the league’s third berth in the Eastern Pennsylvania Scholastic Lacrosse Association playoffs.

Sophomore defender Stephen O’Hara also had a strong game for the Hawks and goalie Mike Zikoski had several key saves.



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