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Girls’ wrap: Garrity reaches 600 career points to lead Strath Haven past Conestoga; Unionville cruises

Monday, 4th May 2009

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 5/5/09

Emily Garrity collected seven goals and two assists and went over the 600-point mark in her career as Strath Haven toppled Conestoga, 15-7, Tuesday in Central League girls’ lacrosse.

    Garrity, headed to North Carolina, now has 363 career goals and 246 assists for 609 points.

    The win improved the Panthers’ record to 14-2 overall and 9-1 in the league. SH is ranked No. 4 in the PA Media Rankings. Conestoga, which got three goals and two assists from Kaitlin Hildebrand, fell to 8-6 and 6-4.

    SH: Emily Garrity 7 g, 3 a; Julie Hayward 2 g, 1a; Annalise Penikis 2 g, 1a; Kelly Ruffini 2 g; Ana White 1 gg, 3a; Lexi Mazur 1 a; Jenna Frost 1 g. Lela Meunier 8 saves.

    Conestoga:  Kaitlin Hildebrand 3g, 2a; Taylor Mallory 2g, 2a; Rachel Hanscom 1g; Britta Hjelm 1g. Sarah Priem 9 saves

Radnor 19, Harriton 6  

    Allie Martin scored six goals and Kelyn freedman added four as the No. 1 red Raiders (16-0, 10-0) clinched at least a tie for the Central League crown. They need a win or tie against Strath Haven Thursday to win it outright.

Marple Newtown 16, Lower Merion 12

    Jackie Roebuck collected four goals and six assists and Melanie Sarcinello had five goals and three assists to lead the Tigers


Ridley 11, Garnet Valley 9 

    Shaela Allen pumped in five goals and Jenna Massimo added three for the Green raiders. Tori Mitris had three goals, including the 100th of her career, for the Jaguars. Allie Henry also scored three goals.

Springfield-Delco 15, Upper Darby 2

    Shannon burns scored four goals for the No. 2 Cougars (15-2, 9-1), who need Strath Haven to defeat Radnor to give them a chance at a share of a Central League title.

Unionville 10, Sun Valley 2

    Lindsey Smith had three goals and two assists and Erica Midiri added two goals and two assists to pace the fifth-ranked Indians (14-2, 10-0) to the Ches-Mont win. Unionville can win the Ches-Mont (there is only one conference this year) outright crown with a win at Henderson Thursday.

   Uv: Lindsey Smith 3g, 2a; Erica Midiri 2g, 2a; Erin Linthicum 2g, 1a; Frattura 1g; Moran 1g; Insetta 1g. Melissa Lloyd 11 saves.

    Sun Valley: Finn 2 goals. DiCamillo 8 saves

Great Valley 21, Bishop Shanahan 10

    Kristina Hahn collected five goals and three assists and Colleen O’Malley had five goals and two assists while Haley Sheehan had four goals and three assists as the Patriots rolled to the Ches-Mont win. Liz Duke and Jackie Donato each scored four goals for the Eagles.

 GV: 12 – 9 – 21

  BS:  6 – 4 – 10

    GV:  Kristina Hahn 5g, 3a; Colleen O’Malley 5g, 2a; Haley Sheehan  4g, 3a; Sara McBride 3g; Jess Nawojski  2g; Lauren Binstein  1g, 1a; Jill Jablonski 1g.

    BS:  Liz Duke 4g; Jackie Donato  4g, 1a; Hannah Goforth 1g;

Bayard Rustin 18, Kennett 9  

    Carolyn Adams, Leanna Brewer and Tori Dugan scored four goals apiece as the Golden Knights (14-2, 9-1) claimed the Ches-Mont win. Katie Ferree and Ally Outten each scored three goals for the Demons.

Downingtown East 24, Coatesville 3

    Kelli Joran notched eight goals while Kristen Blye had four goals and six assists as the Cougars (10-7, 7-3) won the Ches-Mont contest.

North Penn 16, Souderton 8

    Lauren McDermott had seven goals and Abbie Hartman collected four goals and two assists as the No. 7 Maidens (16-0, 9-0) clinched outright the Suburban One Continental championship.

    Ali Green added two goals for NP while Alyssa Culp had a goal and three assists and Dani Horn had a goal and two assists and Macie Hauck had a goal and an assist. Lyndsay Hepler made five saves and and the defense of Caley Britton, Lauren Hummell, Dianna Milano and Brittany Hanrahan came up with several big stops. 

Plymouth Whitemarsh 13, Norristown 4

     Meg Piotrowicz scored five goals and Kelly Moyer had four to lead the Colonials. Christina DiPietro and Trisha Taylor each scored two goals for the Eagles.

     PW: Meg Piotrowicz  5 g; Kelly Moyer 4 g; Denise Cotteta 1 g; Hannah Harltage 1g; g; Mollie Getzfried 2 g. Norr: Trisha Taylor 2g; Christina DiPietro 2g.

Pennridge 12, Hatboro-Horsham 6

    Sam Myers and Jess Roy each tallied three goals to lead the Rams. Lauren Purvis had four goals for the Hatters.

    Pennridge: Sam Myers 3g; Jess Roy 3g; Jacquie Burke 2g, 2a; Brittany Wright 1g; Dayna Erdman 1g; Emily Maher 1g; Julia Colyar 1g; Ken Moyer 2a; Roxanne Brown 2a. Eileen Applegate  15 saves.

    H-H: Lauren Purvis 4g; Sarah Tustin 1g; Hannah Vogel 1g. Jackie Kimmel 6 saves.

Council Rock North 18, Neshaminy 4

    Hannah Plappert had seven goals and two assists to lead the Indians.

Upper Dublin 16, Upper Moreland 3

    Amy Cross collected five goals and two assists and Liz Chatbum had three goals and assists while Kathleen Speese scored two goals and Jenn Branner had one goal and two assists for the Cardinals. Christi Torres had a goal and an assist for the Bears while Sarah Baumgardner had four saves and Lauren Connelly had six stops.

Germantown Academy 18, Springside 6

   Maggie Ebbott had five goals, Kate Henrich and Olivia Mann each added four goals and one assist and Sidney Jacobs contributed three goals and two assists to pace GA (12-10, 4-5) to the Inter-Ac win. Courtney Caputo led Springside with three goals.

    GA- Maggie Ebbott 5g, 1a; Kate Henrich 4g, 1a; Olivia Mann 4g, 1a; Sidney Jacobs 3g, 2a; Stephanie LaMont 1g, Alex Farris 1g; Mia Jordan 1a. Isabel Mann 8 saves.

    SS- Courtney Caputo 3, Libbie Maine, Lindsay Yang, Nicole Lombardo

Episcopal Academy 18, Penn Charter 5

    Taylor Trimble had five goals and two assists and Kate Ivory, Avery Curley, Alexa Buckley and Blake McHugh had three goals each to lead sixth-ranked EA (16-4).

    EA: Taylor Trimble (5g, 2a), Kate Ivory(3g, 1a), Alexa Buckley (3g, 1a), Blake McHugh (3g,1a); Avery Curley (3g). Ashley McCormick (1g, 7 GB, 4DC); Sammi Arbitman (1a, 1 INT). Caitlin Powers 5 saves.

Baldwin 15,  Agnes Irwin 11  

     Sloan Waren had six goals and an assist and Alice Matthai had four goals to lead the Bears (10-2, 8-2) to the Inter-Ac wn.

    Baldwin: Sloan Warren 6 g, 1a; Alice Matthai: 4 g; Stephanie Salvitti 3 g; Maggie Mae Shields  2 g; Emily Acker: 1 a. Ali Pedersen 10 saves.

Villa Joseph Marie 17, Sacred Heart 12

    Brigid Crane scored four goals to help VJM claim the final playoff berth in the Catholic Academies League. Villa Joe Marie will face top-seeded Merion Mercy in the league semifinals Thursday while Villa Maria Academy (which tied MM and lost the tiebreaker) will meet No. 3 seed Mount St. Joseph. Sophomore Stephanie Finley led Sacred Heart (7-8) with six goals and finished the year with 78 overall, whicl also reaching 101 in her career.

    SH: Stephanie Finley 6g, 1a; Haley Ciccarelli 2g, 1a; Claire Fitzpatrick 1g; Kara Shields 1g; Annie O’Donnell 1g; Eileen Dombroski 1g. Amy Robinson 18 saves.

   VJM: B. Crane 4g; M. Walsh 3g, 1a; M. Palombi 3g; P. Sandoro 2g, 1a; B. Fely 1g; K. Kenney 1g; M. Cosgrove 1g; M. Greed 1g; O. Dipendino 1g.

Villa Maria 17, Mount St. Joseph 4

    Kathy Young pumped in seven goals and Kyrstin Mackrides and Chelsea Fay added four apiece as the third-ranked Hurricanes wrapped (14-1, 11-1) finished in a regular-season tie atop the Catholic Academies league with Merion Mercy.

Germantown Friends 16, Abington Friends 2

    GFS celebrated Senior Day with a Friends Schools League win. Lucy Rabinowitz scored four goals while Annie Morrissey and Lyles Swift-Farley each added three. Lilly Tyson, Shelby Tucker and Camilla Warren each had a goal in the second half. Seniors Avery Williamson, Camilla Warren and Lydia Kring were honored. Ava Samuels and Zoe Feingold played strong defense while protecting goalkeeper, Samie Francis. GFS will host a FSL semifinal May 12.

Methacton 14, Pottstown 12

    Jess Schmidt (four goals, two assists) scored the game-winner with less than three minutes to play and Abby Devlin (four goals) and Melissa Bonenberger (20 saves) had big games to lead the Warriors into the Pioneer Athletic Conference finals with the semifinal win at Owen J. Roberts. The Warriors (9-5) will face five-time defending champion Boyertown in the title game 5 p.m. Thursday at Spring-Ford. Devon Yocom had six goals and Kasey Mock five for the Trojans.

Boyertown 18, Pottsgrove 5

    Emily Austerberry tallied four goals and three assists as the Bears coasted into the PAC-10 finals. Sam Mazzie added four goals and Lyndsay Babilon contributed three goals. Ashley Delaney led Pottsgrove with two goals.

Archbishop Carroll 15, Lansdale Catholic 1

Friends’ Central 15, Academy of the New Church 3  

Shipley 16, George School 7

Perkiomen School 12, Del-Val Friends 11

Pottstown 15, Upper Perkiomen 7



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