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HS Girls’ Previews: Central League’s Harriton, Radnor

Wednesday, 11th March 2020

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Previews  
 

(This is one of a series of previews for the 2020 scholastic season)

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/11/20

Radnor High School Girls

League: Central League

Head Coach: Kristin (Hopson) Addis, First Year

2019 Season: 18-6

Season begins: First scrimmage on March 14 and first game on March 20

Key returnees/newcomers: Strong returning group of seniors and juniors

Coach’s outlook for 2020 season: “We’re looking forward to an exciting season ahead and are striving to bring a championship mentality in all that we do.”

High School: Harriton

League: Central League 

Head Coach: Becky Cartee-Haring, 1st year at Harriton. Last year was Head Coach at Central Bucks High School West- record 14-6, 5 years prior was assistant coach at Central Bucks High School West.  Assistants: Kelli Romano and Teresa Roy were assistants at CB West last season. 

Record, Highlights from 2019 season: Harriton 24-2, PIAA 3A State Champs, District Runner-Up , Central League Co-Champs

Season begins: 3/20 game @ Avon Grove, First Central League match-up 3/24 home v. Conestoga 

Key returnees/newcomers: 

  • Returners: Lucy Dwyer- senior (2nd team All Central League, Cornell commit), Maddie Henderson-senior (HM- all central league, La Salle commit), Alex Turner-senior goalie (HM- All Central League), Ashton Odiorne-junior (North Carolina field hockey commit), Alexia Luoca-junior (Drexel commit), Grace Dwyer-sophomore (HM- All Central League)
  • Players to watch: Annie Aspesi- sophomore, Rachel Kolton-sophomore

Coach’s outlook for 2020 season: “This team comes from a winning tradition and a disciplined foundation under coach George Dick. I expect last year’s success to fuel the team this season. Our returning players have kept the culture of family in place that was so important to them last year and each brings leadership to this team helping with new players or players in a new role, as well as a new coaching staff. While the team lost some key players, other players are beginning to step up and gain confidence to fill those positions. “

I have been impressed with the level of athleticism and grit in these players and how open they have been to changes put into place by the coaching staff.  They play moment to moment, they dig in and work hard and they care about each other and with that we expect to repeat appearances in both districts and states.

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