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Philly girls help teams win in first round of Champion Girls’ All-American Showcase

Monday, 23rd July 2012

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 7/23/12

Garnet Valley’s Allyson Heavens (headed to Penn State), recently named Co-Player of the Year, scored once to help Team Freedom down Team Spirit, 14-5, Sunday in the first round of play at the Champion Girls’ All-American Showcase, a US Lacrosse event being held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

Team Spirit features Kelly Cross (Upper Dublin, Syracuse).

Meanwhile, Liberty toppled Pride, 9-7, as Nicole Troost (Shawnee, UMass) scored once. Katrina Geiger (Haverford High, Loyola), also named a Co-Player of the Year, also is a member of Liberty. Stephanie Toy (Moorestown, Notre Dame) had a goal and an assist for Pride.

Monday’s games begin at 9 a.m.

Liberty 9, Pride 7
Goals: Liberty – Emma Lazaroff 3, Kelly Dolan 2, Lauren Wackerle 2, Nicole Troost, Lydia Cassada. Pride – Cortney Fortunato 3, Gabriella Starkey 2, Rachelle Mariner, Stephanie Toy.
Assists: Liberty – Maggie Bill 2, Emma Lazaroff. Pride – Gabriella Starkey 2, Hannah Saris, Stephanie Toy, Bernadette Leone.

Freedom 14, Spirit 5
Goals: Freedom – Bridget Instrum 3, Kelci Smesko 3, Madison Acton 2, Aislinn Probst 2, Campbell Probert 2, Allyson Heavens, Caroline Fitzgerald. Spirit – Mackenzie Smith 2, Kristina Coppolino, Kelsey Murray, Dene Di Martino.
Assists: Freedom – Carly Palmucci, Christine Easton, Tyler Thomas, Lisa Rogers, Malia Stephens, Aislinn Probst, Adrienne Anderson. Spirit – Stephanie Peragallo.


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