Ryan VanDorick used his head with spectacular results in a boys’ nonleague soccer game Wednesday.
VanDorick headed two balls into the goal and led Abington past host Upper Dublin, 3-1. The Galloping Ghosts are ranked fourth in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association poll, and the Cardinals are unranked.
VanDorick scored his goals five minutes apart in the first half to give Abington a 2-0 lead. His first goal came off a direct kick by Matt Monheit and his second converted a throw-in by Ian McMillan.
Ian Smith scored for Upper Dublin.
In another nonleague game, Kory Reddick converted a header by Remi Mark into a goal 1 minute into the second half, and Pottsgrove held on to beat visiting Octorara, 2-1.
Austin Ewars also scored for the Falcons, who grabbed a 2-0 lead. Kyle Ferrier tallied for the Braves, who got seven saves from Josh Wolff. Brandon Novitski stopped eight shots for Pottsgrove.
Alex Martins scored the last of his two goals with seven minutes left in a second overtime period and boosted Lower Moreland to a 2-1 win over host Springfield (Montgomery County).
Martins scored his first goal in the first half after Kenny Ng scored for the Spartans. Pavo Szcznesiak stopped 16 shots for the Lions, while Bardia Nabate stopped 14 shots for Springfield.
Ben Holl accounted for three goals and an assist for Friends Select in a 5-0 win over visiting Morrisville.
Holl scored his final goal in the 55th minute on a penalty kick. Danny Muri added a goal and two assists, and Sam Winnard contributed a goal for the Falcons, who got five saves from Eric Gottschauck.
Willie Geebli scored in the first half, and Alpha Moseray added a second-half goal to lift Bartram to a 2-1 win over host Masterman.
Moseray scored 10 minutes into the second half to give the Maroon Wave a 2-0 lead. Ty Martin scored a goal, and Julian Melchiore turned aside nine shots for the Blue Dragons.
Nuri Bokreta picked up a goal and an assist to lead Central past visiting Northeast, 3-0.
Ari Fish and Spradji Ongari added goals, Adam Hoskins chipped in with an assist, and Andrew Wescowski stopped six shots for the Lancers, who held a 1-0 halftime lead.
John Arguedas scored from 18 yards out with five minutes left in the game and handed Philadelphia Academy Charter a 2-1 win over host Fels.
Kevin Galm also scored for the Chargers, who got five saves from Evan Solitran.
Lincoln spread the scoring around and downed visiting Southern, 7-1.
Oliver Quispe paced the Railsplitters with a pair of goals and was joined in the scoring column by Gonseh Karto with a goal and an assist along with Washington Kimber, Danny Montano, Event Morris and Ed Tomaszewski, who notched single goals.
Min Do found the range for the Rams.
CATHOLIC LEAGUE BLUE
Emmitt Filipelli scored with five minutes remaining in a second overtime period and handed Archbishop Carroll a 3-2 win over visiting Bishop McDevitt.
Andrew Bulman and Mike Pevlo also scored for the Patriots, while Steve Bomineilo and Brenden Dwyer scored for the Lancers.
In other Catholic Blue games:
Brian Esterle scored 30 minutes into the game, and Sean Rooney converted a penalty kick in the 50th minmute to give Lansdale Catholic a 2-0 win over host Kennedy-Kenrick.
Cameron Takermori picked up the shutout in goal after he stopped a pair of shots. Nick Gremminger stopped five shots for the Wolverines.
Matt Diliergro notched a hat trick and Eric Rodriguez collected three assists to lift Conwell-Egan past visiting Cardinal Dougherty, 9-0.
Ryan Adiletto collected a pair of goals and Mike Murray contributed a goal and an assist while teammates Tykel Habte, Paul Rambo and Charlie Rodenberger came through with single goals for the Eagles.
Cardinals’ goalie Mike Dowling turned aside 11 shots.
Mike Trodden stunned visiting Neumann-Goretti with a hat trick and two assists as Archbishop Wood dumped the Saints, 11-0.
Chris Rosica added a pair of goals and three assists, John Strecker chipped in with two goals and an assist, Tom Baker came through with two goals and Ryan Joyce along with Giovanni Lancelloti picked up a goal each for the Vikings who raced to a 6-0 halftime lead.
Tom Dejohn, Steve McGee and Lawrence Sobah each scored goals for Upper Darby in a 3-0 win over visiting Harriton.
Andrew Flood earned the shut out in goal after stopping one shot while Rams goalie Brandon Olsen turned aside 12 shots.
PIONEER ATHLETIC LEAGUE
Scott Shelton scored six minutes into the first of two overtime periods and handed Methacton a 2-1 win over visiting Perkiomen Valley.
Ricky Griffith assisted on the goal and scored one of his own with less than 10 minutes left in regulation to tie the game, 1-1. Todd Charlton scored midway through the second half to give the Vikings a 1-0 lead.
In other Pioneer games, Drew Gray scored late in the first half and Paul Slegelmitch stopped six shots to give St. Pius X a 1-0 win over visiting Upper Perkiomen.
Efrain Govea earned a hat trick and sparked Phoenixville to an 8-0 win over visiting Pottstown.
Jose Sandoval and Chris Onder contributed a goal and an assist each while teammates Brendan Farrell, Tanner Johnson and Mike Potts chipped in with goals for the Phantoms who scored four goals in each half. Ryan Lantzy preserved the shutout with three saves.
Clayton Harris assisted on a pair of goals and Will Ruppenthal stopped eight shots to lead Plymouth Whitemarsh past host Chichester, 5-1.
Scoring goals for the Colonials, who exploded for four goals in the second half, were Kastro Fazliu, Jimmy Garrison, Matt Mondimore, Sam Negley and Paul Waszelna.