Here is the boys' soccer roundup:
One of the most unlikely goals ever seen led to victory for the Norristown boys’ soccer team Friday.
Gerard Fox scored off the tap to open the second half and the Eagles held on to beat host Upper Merion, 2-1, in a Suburban One American Conference game.
J.J. Natale scored for Norristown and Ian McGuire tallied for the Vikings to forge a 1-1 halftime tie. Then Fox took the opening tap and blasted the ball down the field. It bounced over the Upper Merion goalie’s head and went into the net three seconds into the second half.
Norristown improved its record to 5-1.
Aceon Davy contributed two goals and an assist and Nil-Cludly Pierre chipped in with a goal and two assists as Lamberton downed visiting Del-Val Charter, 4-1.
Jarvis Lynch also scored for the Blue Devils who got 11 saves from Fred Shields.
Isaac Quiah struck for two goals and an assist and helped University City beat visiting Germantown, 5-0.
Dane Lawrence also scored twice and Lusene Bonzo added a goal and two assists for the Jaguars. Mickyle Mitchell tossed the shutout in goal for University City.
Darius Madison converted a goal from 22 yards out nine minutes into the first of two overtime periods and handed La Salle a 3-2 win over visiting Archbishop Ryan.
The Raiders grabbed a 2-0 lead in the first half, but second-half goals by Tim Peifer - assisted by Madison - and Kevin Piotrowicz tied the game and sent it into overtime.
Steve Kelly got the win in goal for the Explorers with five saves.
In another league game, Khristian Hall and Ira Woodruff accounted for goals and lifted North Catholic past host Cardinal O’Hara, 2-0.
John McCarthy earned the shutout in goal for the Falcons with six saves while Lions’ goalie Christian Canavarro also stopped six shots.
Emmett Filipelli picked up two goals and an assist and led Archbishop Carroll past host West Catholic, 4-2.
Andrew Bulman and Pat Hanna also scored for the Patriots who got four saves from Andrew Brouwers. Jake Grogan stopped seven shots for the Burrs.
Archbishop Wood exploded for four goals in the second half and dropped Conwell-Egan, 5-0, at Lighthouse Field.
Mike Trodden led the Vikings with a hat trick and an assist while Ryan Joyce and John Strecker collected single goals. Nick Aglira picked up the shutout in goal with four saves for Wood while Eagles’ goalie Eric Rodriguez turned aside nine shots.
In another league game, Kennedy-Kenrick rallied from a 1-0 deficit to beat host Cardinal Dougherty, 2-1.
Colin Strapp gave the Cardinals a 1-0 lead in the first half, but Brian McCluskey tied the game 10 minutes into the second half and Matt Gratzinger scored the game-winning goal five minutes later.
Nick Gremminger posted the win in goal after stopping 10 shots.
Stephen Kilty scored eight minutes into the second half and led Downingtown West past host Great Valley, 1-0.
Kilty’s goal came off a scramble in front of the net. Pat Taylor stopped three shots and Stafford Schmidt made seven saves to preserve the shutout for the Whippets. Dan Shackleton stopped five shots for the Patriots.
Ron Geedey struck for two goals and Austen Kelso added a goal to boost Bishop Shanahan past visiting Oxford, 3-1.
Kevin Navarro gave up a goal to Jesus Garcia, but stopped nine other shots for the Eagles.
Ben Maurey picked up a goal in overtime and led Malvern Prep past host Lawrenceville (N.J.), 2-1.
Kenny Destefano tied the game in the first half off an assist from Ian McLarney.
Alex Martyn scored with five minutes left in a second overtime period and gave Penncrest a 3-2 win over visiting Kennett.
Martyn’s game-winner was a direct kick from 15 yards out. Adam Muetterties-Schultz and Wade Phillips also scored for the Lions while Mike Granger and Jamie Zavala tallied for the Blue Demons.
Ian Campbell stopped nine shots for Penncrest while Greg Danchik turned aside 12 shots.
Ibrahim Bio converted a goal from 25-yards out with 1 minute, 30 seconds left in the game and handed Academy Park a 2-1 win over host Plymouth Whitemarsh.
Bio’s shot went over Will Ruppenthal’s head and into the left side of the goal. Alex Penman stopped 16 shots for the Knights while Ruppenthal turned aside five shots.
Drew Hazzard and Terry Korinth each scored in the second half for Springfield (Delaware County) in a 2-1 win over visiting Interboro.
Frenc Baro assisted on Korinth’s goal and Gino Baro assisted on Hazzard’s goal. Ryan Rhodes allowed a goal by George Schill, but stopped five shots for the Cougars. Mike Whitam stopped 18 shots for the Bucs.
Efrain Govea and James Riggans scored in the second half to give Phoenixville a 2-0 win over host Upper Darby.
Michael Potts assisted on Govea’s goal and Ryan Lantzy stopped 10 shots to earn the shutout. Andrew Flood stopped one shot for the Royals.
Mike Gonzalez scored off an assist from his brother, Andrew, and helped Conestoga beat visiting Unionville, 2-0.
Ryan Richter also scored for the Pioneers off an assist from Nate Zipkin. Teammate R.J. Spargo turned aside a pair of shots to get the shutout while Indians goalie Cory White recorded eight saves.
Voltaire Escalona, Kevin Israel and Ben Wysocki scored goals to give Germantown Academy a 3-0 win over visiting Hill School.
Dan Hoy kept the Blues off the board with a pair of saves and Hill goalie Ted Wolter stopped six shots.
Ethan Baker scored twice, Caleb Samson added a goal and an assist and Jon Riles accounted for a goal to give Academy of the New Church a 4-0 win over visiting Perkiomen School.
Travis McCurdy assisted on a pair of goals and Kellen Ayers stopped three shots for the Lions. Jay Owens made nine saves for the Indians.
Episcopal Academy spread the scoring around and tripped visiting Penn Wood, 8-0.
Milton Ricco Berrera led the way with two goals while Bryson Craft, Andrew Gordan, Spencer Ivey, Tim Longen, Sean McIntyre and Zachery Wolfe contributed single goals. Hayden Walling made one save to earn his first shutout.