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PIAA girls’ quarterfinals: Unionville starts slow, then cruises past Penn Manor, 21-9

Saturday, 5th June 2010

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Posted 6/5/10

Lizzy Carney collected four goals and three assists and Lindsey Smith had four goals and one assist to lead Unionville to a 21-9 victory over Penn Manor today in the quarterfinals of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association quarterfinals.

The win advances the Indians (23-3), the third-place finisher from District 1, into the semifinals Tuesday against District 1 champion Radnor at a site and time to be determined. Radnor topped Downingtown East, 20-12.

Penn Manor (18-6), the third-place finisher from District 3, had taken a 2-1 lead early in the game as Unionville struggled to find its vaunted passing game. But the Indians called a time out and soon took control of the game. They led, 12-6, at halftime.

“We didn’t play our game in the first 15 minutes and our and we were slow to start,” said Unionville coach Wendy Landry. “We weren’t playing as a team or communicating.

“We regrouped in a time out and and then we were more on track.”

Lisa Riondet added three goals and four assists for Unionville while Erin Linthicum scored three goals. Kathleen Insetta and Hannah Haskell each scored twice. Melissa Lloyd had 17 saves in goal.

Alicia Burns led the Comets with four goals and Maddie Hess added three goals and two assists.



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