Thursday, May 28, 2015

Girls' soccer: Eastern beats Lenape

Girls' soccer: Eastern beats Lenape

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Junior Maxine Turchin recorded the first goal to set off a scoring run for Eastern as the Vikings beat Lenape 3-0 Monday in a clash of the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in The Inquirer girls' soccer Top 10.

Turchin, a junior midfielder, scored on a half-serve, half-shot from about 30 yardfs away with 17:16 remaining in the first half.

"I couldn't believe it went in," Turchin said.

It started an Eastern surge that included goals by freshman Jaelyn Thompson of a nice feed from senior Jamee Simone and junior midfielder Cristina Padovani.

All three goals came in a stretch of 2:38 seconds.

"Other than that, it was a pretty even game," Eastern coach Jamie McGroarty said.

Eastern, the No. 1 team in the rankings, improved to 10-0 overall and 6-0 in the Olympic American.

Lenape, the five-time defending state Group 4 and SJ coaches tournament champions, fell to 7-3 overall and 3-3 in the division.

"We need to work to improve and hopefully we'll see them again in the coaches tournament and the playoffs," Lenape coach Kevin Meder said.

Eastern 3 0 -- 3

Lenape 0 0 -- 0

Goals: Maxine Turchin, Jaelyn Thompson, Cristina Padovani.

Saves: E-Imani Taylor, 9; L-Alicia Hampton, 3.

-- Phil Anastasia

 

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Born and raised in South Jersey, Phil Anastasia prefers standing on the sidelines at high school football games on Friday nights to sitting in the press box at Eagles games on Sunday afternoons. He’s a graduate of Rowan University with a degree in English. Reach Phil at panastasia@phillynews.com.

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