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AACA girls' soccer all-league team

Thursday, October 22, 2009, 12:48 PM
Here is the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies all-league girls' soccer team as decided by the league's coaches: Nicol Natale Merion Mercy Maggie Borski Nazareth Alex Sawicki Nazareth Jordann Smith St. Basil's Chelsea Czarnik St. Basil's Kelly Moran ... Read more

Girls' soccer: How many Central League teams will go to districts?

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 9:25 AM
This is the talk of most e-mailers and commenters here in the days leading up to the District 1 selections on Sunday for the 21-team girls' soccer tournament. The Central League is incredibly deep, with more than a few teams deserving of a bid to the playoffs.'s complicated. In the District... Read more

Inside the girls' soccer rankings

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 12:33 AM
Before the rankings, a public service announcement: When the brackets come out on Sunday, we'll post our AAA picks, game-by-game here on the Rally blog for both the girls' and boys' tournament. And I'll have the A and AA champs picked. Echoing what I said in the boys' post: I appreciate all the comments... Read more

Inside the boys' soccer rankings

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 12:25 AM
We're less than a week away from the playoffs and the debate about the top teams will only intensify leading up to Sunday's seeding meeting for District 1. One note: I appreciate all the comments and e-mails from last week's rankings. I hope we can get the pot stirring again as the playoffs begin... Read more

Friday is cutoff date for state tournament

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:55 PM
By Marc Narducci INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Friday is the cutoff date for the boys’ and girls’ state tournament. Teams will be seeded based on their winning percentage after Friday’s games. Ties don’t factor into a team’s record for seeding purposes. Unlike in the past, when... Read more

Sacred Heart boys' soccer visits Haddon Heights on Thursday

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:53 PM
By Marc Narducci INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Due to last week’s inclement weather, the Haddon Heights-Sacred Heart boys’ game in the first round of the Coaches Tournament has yet to be played. The teams will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday at Haddon Heights. If that isn’t difficult enough, the... Read more

Eastern welcomes Aiken's return

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:50 PM
By Marc Narducci INQUIRER STAF WRITER Eastern’s Keri Aiken, among the top midfielders in South Jersey, recently returned after missing a week with a quadriceps injury. To demonstrate the strength of the Vikings, they beat two quality teams, Cherokee and Washington Township, by 1-0 without Aiken... Read more

Cinnaminson's McGettigan is back and playing well

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:49 PM
By Marc Narducci INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Cinnaminson senior sweeper Keriann McGettigan missed little time after colliding with a Moorestown player during a 1-1 tie on Oct. 9. McGettigan didn’t play the final 18 minutes of regulation time or 20 minutes of overtime and said afterward that she was... Read more

District 1 soccer seedings announced Sunday

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:35 PM
By Matt Gelb INQUIRER STAFF WRITER The regular season wraps up this week. And on Sunday, District 1 teams will learn their postseason situation. The District 1 seeding committee meets Sunday morning to determine the matchups for the A, AA, AAA boys’ and the AA and AAA girls’ tournaments... Read more

Catholic League changes soccer playoff format

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:07 PM
By Matt Gelb INQUIRER STAFF WRITER After a year experimenting with a condensed playoff format, the Catholic League will expand it this time around in the name of fairness. In the first season as a part of the PIAA, the Catholic League played an eight-team league tournament last year, with six teams... Read more
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