Mentioned: Conestoga High School | Ridley High School | La Salle College High School | Council Rock High School South | Norristown Area High School | North Penn High School | Bishop McDevitt | Council Rock North | Del-Val Charter | Downingtown East | Downingtown West | Garnet Valley | Glen Mills | Interboro | Lower Moreland | Marple Newtown | Neshaminy | Northeast | Owen J. Roberts | Penncrest | Pennsbury | Pottsgrove | Quakertown | St. Joseph's Prep | Upper Moreland | Upper Perkiomen | Washington | Academy of New Church | Overbrook (PA) | West Chester Rustin
Villa Maria needed 10 saves from goalie Anna Zarkoski to preserve a 3-1 Athletic Association of Catholic Academies win at Sacred Heart.
Marie Elena Bolles, Cassie Mullins and Caroline Troncelliti scored for the unbeaten Hurricanes (14-0 overall, 12-0 league). Stephanie Finley scored for the Lions, who trailed, 2-1, at the half.
Ann Burgoyne scored both of her goals in the first half, helping Mount St. Joseph to a five-goal lead in an 8-0 win at St. Basil. Caitlin Liberatore and Natalie Tacks also scored a pair of goals for the Magic (12-3-0).
Javier Delgado scored the last of his two goals midway through the second half and handed Kensington its first win of the season, a 3-2 decision over host Boys’ Latin, in a Public League game.
Alfonso Bac also scored for the Tigers (1-8 overall and league) while Nabieu Sesay scored twice for the Warriors (4-10, 3-8).
Playing the entire second half a man down, Frankford shook it off and beat visiting Bodine, 2-1.
Eric Salguero scored a goal in each half to give the Pioneers a 2-0 lead. Jeton Kupa scored for the Ambassadors with four minutes left in the game. Angel Paulino stopped six shots for Frankford.
Harry Bun scored twice as Furness beat visiting Franklin Learning Center, 3-1.
David Corona added a goal and Salmon Kahn stopped wight shots for the Falcons.
Kervens Mertus notched a hat trick and two assists to lead Martin Luther King to a 7-1 win over visiting Engineering Science.
Kervens Begin, Duckens Gabriel, Tyler Sampson and Qumer Winfield also scored for the Golden Cougars who also got five saves from Edwin Sanon. Ben Brewer scored for the Engineers.
Connor Waraksa scored in the third minute and Kelsey Beck-Cullen turned aside 10 shots to lead Strath Haven past visiting Conestoga, 1-0.
R.J. Spargo stopped six shots for the Pioneers.end new
Jordan Wolf scored in the first half and Sasha Safadi tallied in the second half to give Lower Merion a 2-0 win over host Marple Newtown.
Mark Krantz assisted on Wolf’s goal and Nate Diehl assisted on Safadi’s score. Jake Van Adelsberg stopped three shots to got the shutout for the Aces and Austin Severino saved nine shots for the Tigers.
Mentioned: Haverford High School | Conestoga High School | Perkiomen School | Abington Senior High School | Coatesville Area Senior High School | Delaware Valley Friends School | Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy | East High School | Academy Park | Bodine | Chichester | Delco Christian | Fels | Frankford | Franklin Learning Center | Furness | Great Valley | Lower Moreland | Marple Newtown | Mercy Vocational | Octorara | Penncrest | Pennsbury | West-Mont Christian | Woodlynde | Boy's Latin | Engineering & Science | Kimberton Waldorf | Springfield (D)
Zeborah Flippen handled all of the scoring for Girls High in a 4-0 Public win over visiting Central.
Madira Holliman stopped two shots to earn the shutout in goal.
Kelsey Palmer notched a hat trick and boosted Washington past visiting Lincoln, 7-0.
Also scoring for the Eagles were Kale Carrero, Lyndsey Hoban, Yazmin Malter and Hilary McFillin.
Northeast spread the scoring around and tripped visiting Rhodes, 10-0.
Steph Candoi scored twice and was joined by teammates Jen Alcalde, Sarah Barbakoff, Sandi Chaziaras, Ashley Harkins, Steph Hughes, Paula Sitek, Erica Thompson and Julianne Timcho who collected single goals.
Pennsbury (5-0), 610 points earned, 122 average
Abington (4-0), 460, 115
Mentioned: Hatboro-Horsham High School | Wissahickon High School | Conestoga High School | Ridley High School | Cardinal Dougherty High School | Perkiomen Valley High School | Council Rock High School South | Norristown Area High School | Calvary Christian Academy | Benjamin Franklin High School | Abington Friends School | West Philadelphia Catholic High School | Strath Haven High School | North Penn High School | Avon Grove High School | Penn Wood High School | Academy Park | Bishop McDevitt | Bok | Boyertown | Bristol | Council Rock North | Del-Val Charter | Downingtown East | Downingtown West | Furness | Garnet Valley | Interboro | Lower Moreland | Marple Newtown | Morrisville | Neshaminy | Owen J. Roberts | Penncrest | Pennsbury | Pottsgrove | Quakertown | St. Pius X | Upper Merion | Upper Perkiomen | High School of the Future | Imhotep Charter | West Chester Henderson | West Chester Rustin
Delco Christian and Upper Darby played 60 minutes of nonleague field hockey without a goal yesterday but needed only 27 seconds after that to decide it.
Brittney Weidemann scored 27 seconds into the overtime to give Delco Christian a 1-0 road win.
Emily Lindemuth had 12 saves in goal to earn the shutout for the Knights (4-5).
In other nonleague games:
Haley Smith’s first-half goal gave Jenkintown a 1-0 win at Nazareth Academy.
Mentioned: Upper Dublin High School | Baldwin School | Wissahickon High School | Haverford High School | Archbishop Wood High School | Cardinal O'Hara High School | Upper Darby High School | St. Hubert High School | North Penn High School | Springside School | Agnes Irwin | Delco Christian | Germantown Academy | Interboro | Jenkintown | Nazareth Academy | Neshaminy | Penn Charter | Penncrest | Pottsgrove | Quakertown | Souderton | Sun Valley | Upper Merion | Upper Moreland | Episcopal Academy
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
In a battle befitting a pair of soccer teams that had yet to lose in the Central League, only one goal was needed to decide the outcome.
Joe Raymond scored with 13 minutes left in the game and Strath Haven held on to beat host Lower Merion, 1-0. The Panthers (8-1-2, 7-0) is ranked 11th in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association poll. The Aces (9-2, 6-1) are ranked second in the coaches poll and fourth in The Inquirer’s top 10 poll.
Conor Waraksa assisted on the goal and Kelsey Beck-Cullen tossed the shutout in goal with an 11-save performance. Jack Van Adelsberg stopped 10 shots for Lower Merion.
Moshue Wamulume picked up a hat trick and led Penncrest past visiting Ridley, 6-1.
Wamulume converted a penalty kick to give the Lions a 2-0 lead. His third goal gave Penncrest a 3-1 halftime lead.
Louis Cumberland, Ben Davis and Ryan Trerotola added single goals and Ian Campbell stopped eight shots for the Lions. David Simpson scored and Chris Raudabaugh turned aside 15 shots for the Green Raiders.
Mentioned: Ridley High School | La Salle College High School | Perkiomen School | Cardinal O'Hara High School | Abington Friends School | Delaware Valley Friends School | Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy | Strath Haven High School | Roxborough High School | Christopher Dock | Delco Christian | Devon Prep | Frankford | Lower Merion | Mercy Vocational | Penncrest | Solebury School | Holy Ghost Prep