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Tuesday’s girls’ scholastic roundup: Abington deals CR North its 1st loss; Sacred Heart clinches playoff berth

Wednesday, 5th May 2010

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 5/4/10

Carli Fitzgerald had four goals, including the game-winner with 1:06 to play as visiting Abington dealt Council Rock North its first defeat of the year in a 12-11 Suburban One National Conference victory.

Fitzgerald also had two assists, three draw controls and four groundballs for the Ghosts (9-4), who moved into first place in the conference with a 6-1 league mark. CR Nortrh (10-1), ranked No. 8 in the PA Media Rankings, fell to 5-1 in the conference despite getting five goals and two assists from Elly Plappert.

Molly Seefried added three goals and two assists for Abington and Courtney Cox had three goals and three groundballs. Liz Wilson led the defense with six groundballs and three caused turnovers while Emily Towey had a career-high 13 saves.

Sacred Heart 14, Villa Joseph Marie 7

The Lions clinched their first-ever Catholic Academies playoff game as Stephanie Finley collected six goals and four assists and Amy Robinson made 13 saves.

Sacred Heart will meet Merion Mercy Monday in the league semifinals. Lara Haab added three goals.

Pottstown 16, Upper Perkiomen 14

Kasey Mock had 10 goals and increased her career total to 299 as the Trojans prevailed. Milan White added three goals for the Trojans.

Jenn Pierson led Upper Perk with four goals while Leah High (two assists) and Stephanie Cabral also scored three apiece.

Boyertown 18, Phoenixville 5

Brooke Fisher notched four goals as the Bears claimed their 90th straight PAC-10 victory.

Germantown Friends 14, George School 6

Betsy Sachs had three goals and broke the school’s all-time scoring record with her 178th goal to help the Tigers claim the Friends’ Schools League win.

Sachs, who also had four groundballs, four draw controls and one caused turnover, bested the mark set 26 years ago by GFS great Kate Felsen (class of 1984). Lucy Rabinowitz added three goals for Germantown Friends while Lyles Swift-Farley scored a pair.

Penn Charter 19, Baldwin School 18, OT

Blaine Steinberg scored her 10th goal of the game in sudden death overtime as gthe Quakers edged the Bears in an Inter-Ac League game.

PC (9-5) was up, 16-11, with about five minutes to play until the Bears (3-7) scored five straight to tie the game. The game was tied, 17-17, after one overtime period and 18-18 after the second OT period. Kate Higgins added four goals for PC and Kellie Ragg had three goals and two assists.

Sloan Warren nearly matched Steinberg with nine goals and two assists and Jennie Wigrizer had three goals.

Wissahickon 14, Norristown 6

Laura Frankenfield collected three goals and an assist and Maddie Sharp had two goals and one assist to lead the Trojans to the Suburban One American win.

Bev Pate had two goals for the Eagles.

Boyertown 18, Phoenixville 5

Brooke Fisher had four goals while Rachel Rachel Engler and Sam Kochey each scored three for the Bears.

Great Valley 19, Bishop Shanahan 8

Colleen O’Malley had seven goals and one assist, Jessica Nawojski had four goals and two assists and Ali Karwoski added four goals and one assists to power the undefeated Patriots.

Hannah Goforth led the Eagles with three goals.

Radnor 21, Harriton 8

Allie Martin collected six goals and three assists and Kelyn Freedman had four goals and dished off eight assists for the Red Raiders.

Caleigh Foust scored three for Harriton.

Upper Dublin 14, Plymouth Whitemarsh 2

Sisters Amy and Kelly Cross each had four goals and two assists for the undefeated Cardinals.

Episcopal Academy 22, Germantown Academy 9

Blake McHugh had four goals and one assist and Alexa Buckley and Libby Eyre each garnered three goals and two assists for EA.

Brooke Kiley had three goals and an assist for GA.

Shipley 15, Abington Friends 3

Shipley’s defense of seniors Sam Wolfson, Kendall Roberts, and Jill Keeney as well as, juniors Marcella Heywood and Sara Adler and sophomores Teddy Chase and Alayna Harris enjoyed a strong game.

Senior goalie Ali Piltch had six saves and Tara Stokes upped her career goal total to 206 with three goals and two assists. Kelley Hardon added four goals.

Strath Haven 12, Conestoga 10

Ana White netted six goals for the Panthers. Brita Hjelm led the Pioneers with four goals.

Archbishop Wood 21, Bishop McDevitt 3

Meg Oczkowski led the Vigings with three goals.

Lizzy Carney notched four goals and four assists and Erin Linthicum scored four goals to pace the Indians.

Krissy Finn had two goals for the Vanguards.

North Penn 17, Pennridge 5

Stacey Pellechia collected five goals and three assists and Macie Hauck had four goals for the Maidens.

Upper Merion 15, Upper Moreland 2

Mel Ryan had four goals and one assist while Kellie Manoppello added three goals and two assists and Michelle Bowes had three goals and one assist for the Vikings. Allison Frymoyer added nine saves in goal.

Jenkintown 22, Lower Moreland 9

Carolyn Smith had six goals and two assists to lead the Drakes to the Bicentennial League win.

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