Radnor High School
Emma Husted-Sherman scored twice for Strath Haven in a 6-0 nonleague win at Great Valley.
Kim Shoup scored on a through ball off a Tori DiRico assist to give host Conestoga a 1-0 win over West Chester Rustin. Conestoga, the No. 2 team in the Inquirer Top 10, is now 10-1.
Baldwin got three saves from goalie Claire Henkel in a 3-0 win over visiting Friends’ Central.
Mentioned: Baldwin School | Conestoga High School | Ridley High School | Archbishop Wood High School | Perkiomen Valley High School | Radnor High School | Strath Haven High School | Spring-Ford Area High School | Friends Central Upper School | Germantown Academy | Great Valley | Interboro | Lansdale Catholic | Methacton | Nazareth Academy | Pottsgrove | Springfield (D) | West Chester Rustin
The bracket ran true to form at the Central League Singles Championships as top-seeded Tessa Lyons of Strath Haven defeated Lower Merion’s Devi Jadeja, 6-2, 6-1, for the title at the Heathplex in Springfield (Delaware County).
Third place went to Radnor’s third-seeded Lauren Bridges, who topped teammate Jasmine Merali, 7-5, 6-2, who was the fourth seed.
Eight advanced to Friday and Saturday’s District One Singles Championships at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Center.
Penncrest stunned Ridley with three goals in the second half, but the Green Raiders chipped away at the lead, forced overtime, and finally beat the visiting Lions, 4-3, in a Central League game.
Sydney Mitchell, Caroline Moore and Maura Waldron scored to give Penncrest a 3-0 lead, but Julia DiiGiacomo scored for Ridley off an assist by Courtney Najmola with 5 minutes, 41 seconds left in regulation to tie the game, 3-3.
Najmola scored the last of her two goals on a penalty kick 1:22 into overtime to complete the comeback started by a goal from Annemarie Cericola.
Gabrielle Petrancuri stopped four shots for the Green Raiders and Alex Mitchell turned aside nine shots for the Lions.
Jackie Glanfield scored with 30 seconds remaining in the second of two overtime periods and gave Garnet Valley a 1-0 win over visiting Harriton.
Brianna Fecando assisted on the goal and Carly Plasha turned aside six shots. Alexa Hoffman stopped nine shots for the Rams.
Freshman goalie Krissy Walsh earned her first shutout and Michaela Whitelaw added a goal in the 67th minute to boost Strath Haven past visiting Lower Merion, 1-0.
Strath Haven (7-2-1, 5-1-1) is ranked seventh in The Inquirer’s top 10 poll and Lower Merion (7-3, 3-3) is ranked ninth in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association poll.
Whitelaw scored off a pass from Jenna Frost. Katie Balmer, a junior center back, played excellent defense in front of Welsh who stopped eight shots.
Mentioned: Haverford High School | Conestoga High School | Ridley High School | Cardinal Dougherty High School | Archbishop Wood High School | Cardinal O'Hara High School | Upper Darby High School | Archbishop Ryan High School | Radnor High School | St. Hubert High School | Abington Friends School | Strath Haven High School | Archbishop Carroll | Archbishop Prendergast | Bishop McDevitt | Bishop Shanahan | Conwell-Egan | Garnet Valley | Harriton | Kennedy-Kenrick | Kennett | Lansdale Catholic | Little Flower | Lower Merion | Marple Newtown | Neumann-Goretti | Octorara | Penncrest | St. Pius X | Springfield (D) | West Chester Henderson
Juanila Velasquez stopped five shots including a breakaway in overtime and helped Northeast tie host Girls High, 0-0, in a Public League game.
Nadira Holliman turned aside three shots for Girls High.
Yazmin Malter led a potent Washington scoring attack with a hat trick and the Eagles tripped visiting Rhodes, 9-0.
Barbara Danhart added a pair of goals while Kale Carrero, Carissa Domingo, Kelsey Palmer and Selena Powers contributed single goals. Liz Miller and Julianna Garcia each made a save in goal for Washington.
Mentioned: Pottstown High School | Haverford High School | Conestoga High School | Central Bucks South High School | Ridley High School | Upper Darby High School | Radnor High School | Strath Haven High School | Spring-Ford Area High School | St. Basil Academy | Friends Central Upper School | Penn Wood High School | Bristol | Central Bucks East | Chichester | Delco Christian | Great Valley | Jenkintown | Little Flower | Lower Merion | Lower Moreland | Mount St. Joseph | Northeast | Penncrest | Washington | Rhodes | Sacred Heart | Villa Maria | West Chester Rustin
Avery Curley helped Episcopal Academy open up the Inter-Ac League portion of its schedule on a strong note by scoring three goals in a 6-0 win over visiting Germantown Academy.
Curley also added an assist for the Churchwomen (3-4 overall, 1-0 league).
Penn Charter got a pair of second-half goals to break a tie and win, 4-2, at Springside. Dani Bembry, Grace McInerney, Ali Rosen, and Allison Thompson scored for the Quakers.
Katie Gerzabek scored half of Notre Dame’s goals in an 8-1 win over visiting Agnes Irwin.
Mentioned: Baldwin School | Unionville High School | Germantown Friends School | Haverford High School | George School | Conestoga High School | Ridley High School | Perkiomen School | Radnor High School | Calvary Christian Academy | Shipley School, The | Strath Haven High School | St. Basil Academy | Avon Grove High School | Friends Central Upper School | Academy Park | Bishop Shanahan | Bristol | Delco Christian | Friends Select | Garnet Valley | Germantown Academy | Great Valley | Gwynedd-Mercy | Harriton | Kennett | Lansdale Catholic | Marple Newtown | Merion Mercy | Mount St. Joseph | Nazareth Academy | Northeast | Penn Charter | Pottsgrove | Villa Joseph Marie | Westtown | Episcopal Academy | Sacred Heart | Villa Maria | West Chester Rustin
Archbishop Ryan pushed up stopper Mark Vogelman into the attack area and the move paid off in a 1-0 Catholic League win over visiting Archbishop Wood. Vogelman made the most of a free ball 25 yards away from the goal and blasted a hard shot that found the net with 10 minutes left.
The Raiders (6-2-1 overall, 2-2-1 league) also played good defense in front of goalie Kyle Murphy, who needed to make only four saves for the shutout.
Darius Madison scored twice as La Salle topped visiting Roman Catholic, 3-0.
Mentioned: New Hope-Solebury High School | Oxford Area High School | Germantown Friends School | Haverford High School | La Salle College High School | Archbishop Wood High School | Perkiomen Valley High School | Springside Chestnut Hill Academy | Archbishop Ryan High School | Radnor High School | Shipley School, The | Strath Haven High School | East High School | Boyertown | Central Bucks East | Christopher Dock | Delco Christian | Downingtown East | Friends Select | Germantown Academy | Great Valley | Hill School | Interboro | Octorara | Penn Charter | Penncrest | Roman Catholic | Souderton | Upper Moreland | Episcopal Academy | Springfield (D)
At Chester Park, Yah Barleh of Academy Park topped Megan Urban of Chichester, 6-3, 6-4, in the final of the Del-Val League Singles Championships.
Barleh and Urban had split their earlier two matches.
Central. Alyssa Norton and Erin Reid outlasted Yuei Zhou and Ali Mancuso at fourth doubles, 3-6, 7-6 (7-2), 6-1, to highlight host Radnor’s 4-3 rare win over Lower Merion.
Here is the Friday football roundup:
There’s no way to get around it. Upper Dublin simply has Upper Moreland’s number on the football field.
No matter what kind of a season the Golden Bears have had over the last six seasons, the Cardinals found a way to win.
In a Suburban One American Conference game, Anthony Williams rushed for over 130 yards and two touchdowns to boost Upper Dublin past Upper Moreland, 20-13.
The Golden Bears (2-2, 0-1), playing without injured star Chris Smallwood, took a 13-10 lead in the third quarter on Greg Adamson’s second touchdown. But the Cardinals (1-3, 1-0) rallied behind a 5-yard touchdown run by Williams and a 32-yard field goal by Casey Boyd.
Norristown 28, Cheltenham 0 — Tracey Presley scored the first and last touchdowns of the game and helped the Eagles (4-0, 1-0) beat the Panthers (1-3, 0-1) at Roosevelt Field.
Presley opened the scoring for Norristown with a 4-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, then closed it in the third quarter with a 13-yard scamper. In between, Sheldon Mayer took a punt 80 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter and Anthony Robey caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Shannon Mayer in the third quarter.
Mentioned: Upper Dublin High School | Wissahickon High School | Phoenixville Area High School | Haverford High School | Conestoga High School | Norristown Area High School | Radnor High School | Cheltenham High School | Plymouth Whitemarsh High School | Roxborough High School | Bishop McDevitt | Bok | Bristol | Central | Del-Val Charter | Dobbins | Fels | Garnet Valley | Glen Mills | Haverford School | Jenkintown | Kennedy-Kenrick | Kennett | Lincoln | Marple Newtown | Mastbaum | Neumann-Goretti | North Catholic | Owen J. Roberts | Penncrest | Prep Charter | Quakertown | Simon Gratz | Sun Valley | Upper Merion | Upper Moreland | Academy of New Church | Communications Tech | High School of the Future | Imhotep Charter | Springfield (M)