Thursday's roundup: soccer, field hockey, volleyball, tennis

Here is Thursday's roundup:


Dennis Zonchor scored a goal in each half and lifted Strath Haven past visiting Haverford High, 2-0, in a Central League game Thursday.
Zonchor’s first goal came in the 30th minute off an assist from Nick Maillet. He then closed out the scoring 8 minutes into the second half with an unassisted goal.
Kelsey Beck-Cullen earned the shutout in goal without facing a shot while C.J. O’Fria stopped eight shots for the Fords.

Public League

Kervens Mertus scored from 30 yards out with three minutes left in a second overtime period and handed Martin Luther King a 3-2 win over host Boys’ Latin.
The Warriors held a 2-0 lead in the first half on goals by Oumar Diawara, but Eric Anoh and Keith Starks tied the game for the Golden Cougars before halftime.
King goalie Edwin Sanon stopped breakaways at the end of regulation and in the first overtime session and picked up seven saves. Boys’ Latin goalie Jonathan McDowell stopped 10 shots.

Jerome Horton scored twice to lead Prep Charter past visiting Bodine, 5-0.
George Eastwood, Solomon Goeger and Redion Xhoxhi notched single goals and Peter DelVecchio turned aside six shots for the Huskies.

Edinjo Stroka and Koboi Warkpawolo each struck for hat tricks and led Franklin Learning Center past visiting Kensington, 9-2.
Tarek Kerbag added a pair of goals and Martin Quinn collected a goal for the Bobcats, who got four saves from Kirolos Sevarous. John Crevey stopped weight shots for the Tigers, who got goals from Alfonzo Bac and Frank Soto.
FLC built a 5-0 lead in the first half.

Eric Salguero notched a hat trick and helped Frankford ease past visiting Furness, 9-1.
Eric Cooper added a pair of goals while Winy Antoine, Rucleese Blanc, Quy Huynh and Luong Thoi accounted for goals for the Pioneers who scored six goals in the second half.

Catholic League Red

Pat McGlynn picked up a goal and two assists as St. Joseph’s Prep downed visiting Cardinal O’Hara, 3-0.
Tolani Ibikunle added a goal and an assist and Pat Kardish accounted for a goal for the Hawks who got five saves from Charlie Lewis.

Ches-Mont League

 Nate Josephs scored with 7:56 left in a second-overtime period and boosted Great Valley to a 1-0 win over host Kennett.
Dan Shackelton kept the Blue Demons off the scoreboard by stopping five shots while Kennett goalie Greg Danchik stopped seven shots.

In other league games:
Jake Kippel, Tom McCutcheon and Rob Mason each scored goals to give West Chester Rustin a 3-0 win over visiting Sun Valley.
Eric Anderko turned aside a pair of shots on goal for the Golden Knights while Vanguards’ goalie John Becker stopped eight shots.

Chaim O’Deens scored the game-winning goal with 20 seconds left in the first half and Coatesville held on to beat host Bishop Shanahan, 2-1.
T.J. Jappah also scored in the first half for the Red Raiders who got six saves from Yanni Sitsis. Sam Diffendall scored a goal and Mike Thompson stopped six shots for the Eagles.

Tri-County League

Evan Levingston and Daniel Saltz scored goals for Barrack Hebrew in a 2-0 win over host Collegium.
Ivan Benedict stopped five shots for the Cougars while Collegium goalie Bubba Arroyo stopped 15 shots.


Norristown parlayed second-half goals by Dova Forlano, Shane Franzone and J.J. Natale into a 3-0 win over host Glen Mills.
Brandon Parker turned aside three shots to earn the shutout in goal for the Eagles. Laquan Hayes stopped 16 shots for the Battling Bulls.

Chris Matusik picked up an unassisted goal with 11 minutes left in the game and boosted Academy Park to a 3-2 win over visiting Neumann-Goretti.
Matusik, who scored twice, hit the upper right corner of the net from 20 yards out. Stanley Amah scored off an assist from John Nowacki and goalie Alex Penman stopped six shots for the Knights. Joseh Hatton and Austin West scored to give the Saints a 2-1 lead and goalie Mike Gallagher stopped nine shots.


Megan Corcoran, Adrienne McKeon and Katie O’Brien each scored goals to lift West Chester Rustin to a 3-1 win over host Sun Valley in a Ches-Mont League game.
Sarah Leiby earned the win in goal for the Golden Knights after stopping three shots and Rianna Doane contributed a pair of assists. Vanguards’ goalie Morgan Murphy stopped nine shots.

In another league game, Kelsey McDonald and Lindsey Smith each scored twice in the first half and Unionville went on to beat visiting Oxford, 7-0.
Kris Abens, Kate Hopkins and Abbey Lathrop also scored for the Indians who got a combined three saves from Hopkins and Allison Bernstein. Emily Ekbahl turned back 21 shots for the Hornets.

Central League

Gina Ditaranto and Chelsea Johnson scored in the second half to pull Strath Haven into a 2-2 double-overtime tie with host Haverford High.
Allison Hackman and Jill Root tallied for the Fords who got 18 saves from Leah Cesanek and assists from Alanna Daniels and Katrina Geiger.

Julie Reiff scored two of her three goals in the first half and sparked Lower Merion to a 4-0 win over visiting Springfield (Delaware County).
Patricia Neckowicz also scored for the Aces, who used seven saves by Rachel Newell to earn the shutout. Cougars’ goalie Stacy Porter stopped 10 shots.

Catholic Academies League

Maggie Gottschalk the game-winning goal with just under 20 minutes left in the game and Mount St. Joseph held on to beat host Gwynedd-Mercy.
Priscilla Donnalley also scored for the Magic who got nine saves from Tara Barr.

On Wednesday, Notre Dame co-captain Erica Gosnell earned a natural hat trick to lead the Irish past visiting Hill School, 4-1.


Kacie Kergiges scored the only goal Germantown Academy would need two minutes into the second half and the Patriots downed host Upper Darby, 1-0.
Natalie Toner picked up the shutout in goal after stopping three shots.


Samie Christopher, Charlotte Mabon and Abby Wheble picked up goals to give Avon Grove a 3-1 win over visiting West Chester East in a Ches-Mont League game.
Ellie Gould stopped three shots to earn the win in goal to help keep the Red Devils undefeated (3-0, 2-0).

Central League

Taylor Sticklin scored with 27 seconds left in overtime and handed Conestoga a 3-2 win over host Garnet Valley.
Molly Kane and Candice Stefano added second-half goals for the Pioneers, who got 11 saves from Rachel Tannenbaum. Eleanor Kirby and Katelyn Loughery scored goals and Anna Petrucci saved 16 shots for the Jaguars.

Emily Faught and Meghan McCullough collected second-half goals to lift Notre Dame to a 2-0 win over host Sacred Heart.
Lions’ goalie Colleen McClatchey stopped 16 shots.


Amira Warrick struck for six aces and five kills for Freire Charter in a 25-16, 25-9, 25-15 in a Public League win at Kensington.

In another league encounter, Palumbo got 15 aces from Laura Schad and dropped visiting Delaware Valley Charter, 25-13, 25-13, 25-16. Laura Schad had 15 aces for at Palumbo.

Suburban One League

Lauren Pisauro earned seven kills and four aces for Pennsbury in a 25-7, 25-9, 25-14 win over visiting Bensalem.

Ches-Mont League

Nicole Lott picked up six kills, three blocks and a pair of aces for Bishop Shanahan in a 25-9, 25-10, 25-5 win over host Coatesville.


Deanna McGough recorded 10 kills and Nikki Breccia had nine digs for Spring-Ford, but the Rams lost to host Downingtown East, 25-18, 25-14, 25-19.


Morgan Frechie came through with a three-set win at No. 2 singles and helped Harriton beat visiting Strath Haven, 6-1, in a Central League match.
Frechie won her match, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1.

Public League

Alex Lawall won her match at No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-1, for Central in a 5-0 win over hsot Northeast.

Catholic Academies League

Casey Borish won her match at No. 1 singles and helped Nazareth Academy beat visiting St. Basil, 5-0.
Borish won in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2.

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