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Philly girls’ high school lacrosse previews: PAC-10’s Pottstown, Upper Perkiomen, Methacton

Thursday, 22nd March 2012

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 3/22/12
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Coach: Andrew Bachman 18th Season

2011 Record: 7-11 overall, 7-6 PAC-10 Frontier

Top returnees/players to watch:
Midfield: Milan White (12) – 1stteam all-league
Midfield: Danae Perrymond (12) – honorable mention all-league
Midfield: Sidney Sanford (10)
Attack: Alyssa Maldonado (12)
Attack: Kelsey Shumaker (11)
Defense: Alyssa Hewlett (12)
Defense: Janisia Brinkley (12)
Defense: Gina Moore (12)
Goalie: Morgan Wambold (11)

Coach Andy Bachman’s comments: “We have the same team back with the addition of several newcomers to the high school team. We are working on improving from last year’s level of play and performance. We actually have enough players this year to have competition for playing time and to run a full field scrimmage in practice. Finally, we are looking at fighting for our spot in the Final Four and making it back to the district playoffs.”

Upper Perkiomen

Coach: Melissa Furey (6th season)

2011 Record: 9-10 overall; 7-6 PAC-10, Lost to eventual champion Boyertown, 14-5, in PAC-10 Final Four semifinals

Top Returnees/players to watch:
Mia Baringer Sr. Midfield (1stteam PAC-10)
Tiffany Sullivan Sr. Defense (1stteam PAC-10)
Allison Ortlip Sr. Defense
Morgan Weinstein Sr. Midfield (1stteam PAC-10)
Lauren Bonar Sr. Defense (PAC-10 honorable mention)
Katie Lederer Jr. Goalie
Devon Kriebel Jr. Attack
Kayla Smith Soph. Attack
Emily Leight Soph. Attack

Coach Melissa Furey’s comments: “I have high hopes for the team this year. We are returning a large number of starters but it will be difficult to replace what we lost to graduation.”


Coach: Laurie Markle (6th season)

2011 Record: 14-7 overall, 11-2 PAC-10, defeated Phoenixville 15-3 in the semifinals before losing to Boyertown, 13-7, for the championship.

Top Returnees/players to watch:
Gabby Numerato, Defense, 1st team all-area (2 years); Anna Marie Warrington, Attack; Alexa Maloney, Attack; Megan Gehret, midfield; Alyssa Rothman, goalie

Coach Laurie Markle’s comments: “We are in a rebuilding year in that we lost a large leadership group of seniors both on and off the field. We need to rebuild our offense that had been dominated by a core group of players that knew how to score. We are anchored by some starters from last year who will step up and lead the way.”

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