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 Mt. St. Joe
Alyssa Drisscoll Mt. St. Joe
Maggie Gottschalk Mt. St. Joe
Emily Irons Gwynedd
Merideth Jones Gwynedd
Brianne Lazevnick Gwynedd
Kasey Schiavoni Villa Maria
Julie Mongan Villa Maria
Katie Higgins Villa Maria
Molly Nawalinski Villa Maria
Dominique Ponente Villa Joe
Breanna Pletnick Villa Joe
Taylor Antolino Villa Joe
Meghan Ledwith Villa Joe
Lindsey King Villa Joe
Kelsey McAnelly Villa Maria Goal Keeper
Courtney Sullivan Gwynedd Goal Keeper
League MVP - Breanna Pletnik
Council Rock North’s Carly Everett got hit in the eye in pregame warm-ups, requiring stitches, but she went onto to score two goals ice as many goals as she had all year in a 3-1 Suburban One National Conference field hockey win over visiting William Tennent.
Everett’s two first-half goals helped the Indians (9-4-1 overall, 7-2-1 league) take a commanding 3-1 lead at halftime.
First-half goals by Cara Deola, Colleen Diviny and Sam Facciola gave host Council Rock South a 3-0 win over Bensalem.
Suburban One Continental.
Mentioned: Upper Dublin High School | Wissahickon High School | Ridley High School | Cardinal O'Hara High School | Council Rock High School South | Bensalem Township High School | Archbishop Ryan High School | Pennridge High School | Plymouth Whitemarsh High School | Bishop McDevitt | Central Bucks East | Council Rock North | Garnet Valley | Gwynedd-Mercy | Hill School | Kennett | Mount St. Joseph | Upper Moreland | William Tennent | Sacred Heart | Villa Maria
Gwynedd-Mercy Academy needed a second-half goal by Morgan Sheridan to break a tie and win, 1-0, over visiting St. Basil in an Athletic Association of Catholic Academies soccer game Tuesday.
Goalie Courtney Sullivan, a freshman, prevented the Panthers from getting the equalizer by turning back all nine shots she faced. It was Sullivan’s fourth shutout of the season.
Catholic. Megan Poiesz scored three goals and added an assist for host Lansdale Catholic in its 6-0 win over Cardinal O’Hara.
Mentioned: Academy of Notre Dame de Namur | Conestoga High School | Ridley High School | Cardinal Dougherty High School | Archbishop Wood High School | Cardinal O'Hara High School | Archbishop Ryan High School | St. Hubert High School | Abington Friends School | St. Basil Academy | Springside School | Archbishop Carroll | Conwell-Egan | Delco Christian | Girard College | Gwynedd-Mercy | Harriton | Lansdale Catholic | Little Flower | Marple Newtown | Nazareth Academy | Neumann-Goretti | Phil-Mont Christian | Pottsgrove | Westtown
Kate Hopkins barely broke a sweat as Unionville’s first-half goalie in an 8-0 Ches-Mont League win at Oxford, but got plenty of exercise in the second half by scoring a pair of goals for the Indians. Hopkins had no saves because the Indians (10-2-1 overall, 9-0 league) handcuffed the Hornets to no shots.
The same was true for Hopkins’ backup goalie, Dana Robidoux, who subbed in the second half and also had no saves.
First-half goals by Laura Davidson and Emily Heitzman gave host Kennett a 2-0 win over Great Valley.
Pioneer Athletic. Raelynn Mikell scored a goal and assisted on the other as Boyertown survived, 2-1, at Perkiomen Valley. The Bears (11-2, 9-0) got three saves from goalie Lizzie Kish. Amie Cross scored a second-half goal for the Vikings.
Duke-bound Kaitlyn Kerr, who lives in Bensalem, scored all three goals for host Pennington (N.J.) in a 3-3 tie with Downingtown West.
The Whippets (9-0-1) remained unbeaten thanks to goals from Stephanie Myers, Ali Whitney and Jenn Wittick.
Madeline Romig, Emily Steiger and Meghan Toohey scored for
Phil-Mont Christian in a 3-0 win at Doane Academy (N.J.).
Priscilla Wiggins scored three goals and Aly Passanante added three assists for George School in a 7-0 win at Friends Select.
Mentioned: Baldwin School | George School | Perkiomen Valley High School | Shipley School, The | Agnes Irwin | Downingtown West | Friends Select | Gwynedd-Mercy | Methacton | Nazareth Academy | Penn Charter | Phil-Mont Christian | Pottsgrove | Upper Perkiomen | Westtown | Episcopal Academy | West Chester Henderson
Phil-Mont Christian rallied for three second-half goals, two by Soraya Toppin, to beat visiting Germantown Friends, 5-3, in a nonleague game.
Toppin finished with three goals on the afternoon. Also contributing for the Falcons (8-2) was Madeline Romig, who had a goal and two assists.
Interboro’s Dana Froio had a hat trick in an 8-1 win over visiting Academy of the New Church.
Camy Anderson scored twice for host Friends Select in a 4-0 win over Girard College.
Mentioned: Phoenixville Area High School | Germantown Friends School | Perkiomen Valley High School | Boyertown | Chichester | Friends Select | Girard College | Gwynedd-Mercy | Interboro | Methacton | Mount St. Joseph | Neumann-Goretti | Phil-Mont Christian | Pottsgrove | St. Pius X | Academy of New Church
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
Katie Buohl, Corey Meanix, and Devin Simpson scored two goals apiece for host Octorara in a 13-0 Ches-Mont League win over Oxford.
The Braves led, 9-0, at the half.
Catholic Academies. Emily Waschenko scored and her sister, Tori, assisted in Gwynedd-Mercy’s 3-1 win over visiting Merion Mercy. Erin Casey and Maria Fabrizio also scored.
Mentioned: Oxford Area High School | Germantown Friends School | Ridley High School | Archbishop Wood High School | Perkiomen Valley High School | Shipley School, The | Agnes Irwin | Archbishop Carroll | Boyertown | Chichester | Delco Christian | Gwynedd-Mercy | Harriton | Hill School | Lower Merion | Marple Newtown | Merion Mercy | Octorara | Episcopal Academy | Springfield (D) | Villa Maria
Archbishop Ryan got goals from Lauren Smith and Kristine Visco in a 2-1 Catholic League win over visiting St. Hubert.
Kelsey Byrne and Katie Kelly each had a pair of goals and assists to lead Archbishop Carroll to a 6-2 win over visiting Kennedy-Kenrick.
Inter-Ac. Katie Gerzabek scored three goals for Notre Dame in a 7-0 win at Penn Charter.
Mentioned: Hatboro-Horsham High School | Wissahickon High School | Germantown Friends School | George School | Academy of Notre Dame de Namur | Perkiomen School | Council Rock High School South | Upper Darby High School | Bensalem Township High School | Archbishop Ryan High School | St. Hubert High School | Shipley School, The | Pennridge High School | Cheltenham High School | North Penn High School | Friends Central Upper School | Penn Wood High School | East High School | Archbishop Carroll | Chichester | Council Rock North | Delco Christian | Germantown Academy | Great Valley | Gwynedd-Mercy | Harriton | Hill School | Interboro | Jenkintown | Kennedy-Kenrick | Marple Newtown | Morrisville | Mount St. Joseph | Nazareth Academy | Neshaminy | Penn Charter | Penncrest | Pennsbury | Plumstead Christian | Quakertown | Westtown | William Tennent | Villa Maria
Here is the girls' soccer roundup:
It was Maura Gifford’s birthday, but Lansdale Catholic’s soccer team was doing the receiving and not the giving.
Gifford’s goal in the game’s 74th minute clinched the 2-0 nonleague win at rival Gwynedd-Mercy.
Most of the game was a scoreless tie until the 67th minute when freshman Hannah Whitby scored.
Seven minutes later, Gifford, a senior, put the game away with the insurance goal.
Kelly McGlynn scored 20 minutes into the first half for the game-winner in Abington Friends’ 2-0 win at Bishop McDevitt.
The Kangaroos got a second-half insurance goal from Robyn Harding.
Mentioned: Pottstown High School | Wissahickon High School | Phoenixville Area High School | Unionville High School | Perkiomen Valley High School | Norristown Area High School | Archbishop Ryan High School | Abington Friends School | Spring-Ford Area High School | Friends Central Upper School | Bishop McDevitt | Boyertown | Delco Christian | Friends Select | Germantown Academy | Gwynedd-Mercy | Kennett | Lansdale Catholic | Little Flower | Mercy Vocational | Methacton | Morrisville | Owen J. Roberts | Pottsgrove | St. Pius X | Upper Perkiomen