Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/30/21
Mackenzie Hand made 12 saves and Rachel Familetti (Pitt commit) collected three goals and an assist as Cardinal O’Hara defeated host Springfield-Delco, 10-5 today in non-league girls’ action.
O’Hara (1-0) trailed 2-0 in the first half but tied it before intermission and used balanced scoring and strong defense from Ana Ciminera (Temple), Em Camuti (La Salle), Kristen Kutufaris and Maddy Sharkey and freshman Lily Marquis to deal the defending PIAA Class AA champions a loss in their season opener.
Junior midfielder Mia Scarduzio (Catholic) added two goals and one assist for Cardinal O’Hara while Lexi Culp (Temple) had two goals, Ellie Miller one goal and three assists, Claire Natoli one goal and one assist and Kellie McCarthy one goal.
“The team stepped up and learned how to win, had each other’s backs, exploited their strengths and depended on one another for a balanced and forceful true team win,” said O’Hara coach Jen Duckenfield.
Erin DeStefano led 11th-ranked Springfield-Delco with two goals.
Cardinal O’Hara 10, Springfield-Delco 5
Springfield-D 2-3- 5
Rachel Familetti 3g, 1a
Lexi Culp 2g
Mia Scarduzio 2g, 1a
Ellie Miller 1g, 3a
Claire Natoli 1g, 1a
Maddie Ellie 1a
Kellie McCarthy 1g
Mackenzie Hand 12 saves on 16 Shots
Casey McCullough 0-1
Erin DeStefano 2g
Claire Lynch 1g
Gabby Rizzio 1g
Mia Valerio 1g
Rachel Conran 9 saves
Tags: Cardinal O'Hara