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Saturday’s girls’ roundup: Moorestown pulls away from stubborn Strath Haven; Agnes Irwin’s Keating hits 100 goals

Sunday, 4th May 2014

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 5/4/14

Host Moorestown went on an 8-2 surge to end the game and claim a hard-fought 12-6 win over Strath Haven Saturday in inter-state girls’ lacrosse.

The Quakers – ranked No. 1 by – are 15-0 with 66 straight wins. The Panthers, ranked No. 11, are 11-5.

Strath Haven tied the game, 4-4, a minute into the second half when Kathryn Restrepo fed Suzanna Penikis
But Moorestown responded with three goals before Bri Irons (three goals) closed the gap to 7-5 with 11:34 to play on a free position.

But the Quakers reeled off the next five goals.

Mikaela Carzo was brilliant for the Panthers with more than 10 saves.

Moorestown, which did not take its their first lead of the game until 1:15 remained in the first half, got two goals each from Melanie Becker, Alex O’Donnell and Adriana Pendino.

The defense was led by Jess Button, Frankie Angeleri and Maggie Handlan and Gabby Cooper made five saves.

Agnes Irwin 20, Central Bucks West 15

Hannah Keating poured in 10 goals and hit 100 for the season while grabbing 11 draw controls as the Owls improved to 16-1.

Bryn Boylan had four goals and an assist for CB West, which fought back after trailing, 12-4, at halftime.

Downingtown East 13, Haverford High 11

Nicole Barrett had five goals and an assist and Caroluin Ambrogi added four goals for the Cougars (14-2).

Mairead Janzer had six goals and an assist for the Fords (11-6).

Incomplete – Great Valley 12, Henderson 8 (game suspended in 2nd half)

Brittany Edwards had six goals to help stake the visiting Patriots to the lead as the game was halted early in the second half due to lightning.

The game will be resumed Monday afternoon at 3:45 at J. Oscar Dicks Stadium.

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