Archive: September, 2009
Howard Linn played all but the final 10 minutes in goal for Northeast in a 6-0 Public League win over visiting Southern, then moved up to forward and scored a goal to provide the highlight of the day for the Vikings (5-1).
Linn, a senior, scored Northeast’s sixth goal. It was the first of his career, making for some happy teammates.
“The team went wild,” was Northeast coach John Psoras said. Linn was one of six goal-scorers for the Vikings.
Freshman Joey Powell played a big part in Masterman’s 3-2 comeback with over visiting Olney.
The Blue Dragons (2-4) were down, 2-0, at the half when Powell assisted on Ty Martin’s two goals. Then Tyler Hunt delivered the game-winning goal with six minutes left off a feed from Zach Plona.
David Casasola and Brice Joseph scored first-half goals for the Trojans.
Leroy Mombo’s first-half goal stood up for Washington in a 1-0 win at Lincoln.
Emmanuel Acquoi assisted on the goal and the story of the game after that was the Eagles’ defense in front of goalie Tim McCrossen, who needed to make only one save for the shutout.
Washington is now 4-1-1 overall, 4-0-1 league.
Mentioned: Pottstown High School | Hatboro-Horsham High School | Wissahickon High School | Phoenixville Area High School | George School | Archbishop Wood High School | Perkiomen Valley High School | Abington Senior High School | Abington Friends School | Central Bucks West High School | Friends Central Upper School | Academy Park | Archbishop Carroll | Bishop McDevitt | Boyertown | Central Bucks East | Christian Academy | Conwell-Egan | Council Rock North | Father Judge | Fels | Girard College | Hill School | Kennedy-Kenrick | Lansdale Catholic | Lincoln | Malvern Prep | Masterman | Methacton | Neumann-Goretti | North Catholic | Northeast | Olney | Owen J. Roberts | Pottsgrove | Quakertown | Southern | St. Pius X | Upper Merion | Washington | West-Mont Christian | Episcopal Academy | Franklin Towne Charter
Shawnee survived being a player short for the last five minutes of yesterday’s Olympic Conference boys’ soccer game as it battled visiting Cherokee to a 1-1 standoff in a meeting of top 10 teams.
The Renegades (6-1-1), ranked No. 7 in South Jersey by The Inquirer, got on the board first with a 25-yard goal from Jesse Shea.
Ninth-ranked Cherokee (3-2-1) came back and knotted the score with 12 minutes remaining as Brandon Tarzy headed in a cross from Dave Schlatter.
Shawnee lost a player to a red card late in the second half but goalie Mike Hartman kept the Chiefs from scoring again.
Also in the Olympic, Shea McGee’s second goal of the game was a header off a throw-in in overtime that wrapped up Seneca’s 3-2 thriller at Winslow Township. The Eagles tied the game with 10 minutes left in regulation on Pat Nelson’s goal.
Cherry Hill West turned second-half goals by Ramadan Dayyan and Connor Quigley into a 2-0 triumph at Paul VI.
Lenape rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 6-1 win at Triton in which Rocco Gambino and Marc Ruggia contributed two goals apiece.
Mentioned: Holy Cross High School | Cherry Hill High School East | Cherry Hill High School West | Cherokee High School | Kingsway Regional High School | Shawnee High School | Bishop Eustace | Bordentown | Cape May Tech | Clayton | Gloucester | Gloucester Catholic | Highland | Middle Township | Paul VI | Pemberton | Pennsville | Pleasantville | Salem | Schalick | Seneca | Timber Creek | Triton | Wildwood | Wildwood Catholic | Winslow Township
Holy Ghost Prep dominated the Bicentennial League Golf Championships at the Linfield National Golf Course in Royersford Wednesday.
The Firebirds’ Ed Fenton led a group of four teammates who shot in the 70s, carding a 2-over-par 73.
Teammates Joe Gunerman (77), Chris Crawford (77), and Frank Fulginiti (79) finished in the top five.
Avery Safford saved her best game for when her team needed it most, scoring all three goals as Shipley beat host Baldwin, 3-2, in a nonleague battle of field hockey unbeatens.
Safford has seven goals and three assists on the season and her third goal, all in the first half, gave the Gators (7-0) a 3-0 lead.
The Bears (3-1-2) came roaring back to make it a game on goals by Brooke Simone and Nicole Wells, but the Gators’ defense prevented the equalizer.
Central needed overtime to beat visiting Franklin Towne Charter on Tuesday. Wednesday, the Lancers traveled to Franklin Towne Charter and had a much easier time, coming away with a 3-0 win.
Talia Fish, who had a pair of assists in a 2-1 overtime win on Tuesday, scored one of the three goals Wednesday.
The Lancers also got goals from Robyn Freedman and Genna Kachur.
Mentioned: Upper Dublin High School | Baldwin School | Pottstown High School | Wissahickon High School | Central Bucks South High School | Archbishop Wood High School | Perkiomen Valley High School | Abington Senior High School | Bensalem Township High School | Norristown Area High School | Archbishop Ryan High School | Coatesville Area Senior High School | St. Hubert High School | Shipley School, The | Cheltenham High School | North Penn High School | Avon Grove High School | Plymouth Whitemarsh High School | Penn Wood High School | Bishop McDevitt | Central | Chichester | Conwell-Egan | Council Rock North | Kennedy-Kenrick | Lansdale Catholic | Little Flower | Neshaminy | Owen J. Roberts | Pennsbury | St. Pius X | Truman | Upper Merion | Franklin Towne Charter
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
Kelsey Mitchell tied a school single-game scoring record, established by Meghan Bain in 2003, by pumping in six goals to power top-ranked Eastern past visiting Camden Catholic, 7-1, in Olympic Conference play.
Mitchell, a senior forward, set up the Vikings’ seventh score, by Cori Allen, and Alyssa McFerren added a pair of assists.
In other Olympic action:
Moira Penza broke the scoring drought two minutes into the second half, Elise DiDonato added an insurance goal, and Megan Comunale stopped seven shots, sealing fourth-ranked Bishop Eustace’s 2-0 triumph at Cherry Hill East.
The Cherry Hill East girls’ soccer team picked up its first victory of the season yesterday — at the expense of fourth-ranked Bishop Eustace.
A trio of juniors played key roles in helping the host Cougars (1-5) prevail, 2-0, in an Olympic Conference match.
Rachel Sindoni opened the scoring on a direct free kick from 35 yards out late in the first half, and Kaity Hartkopf added the clinching goal with 14 minutes to go in the game. Goalie Lauren Minkoff made seven saves to keep the Crusaders off the scoreboard.
It was the second loss in two days and the third consecutive road defeat for Bishop Eustace (3-3).
In other Olympic Conference matches:
Jill Hampton scored twice, and Katie Rigby produced a goal and two assists to lead second-ranked Lenape over visiting Triton, 5-0.
Mentioned: Clearview Regional High School | Deptford Township High School | Camden Catholic High School | Lenape High School | Glassboro High School | Cherry Hill High School East | Pitman High School | Kingsway Regional High School | Bishop Eustace | Buena | Clayton | Cumberland | Delsea | Eastern | Gloucester | Highland | Pennsville | Salem | Schalick | St. Joseph | Triton | Wildwood | Williamstown | Washington Twp.
Senior goalie Dani Buonacuore made 15 saves today as Shawnee tied Cherokee, 1-1, in an Olympic Conference inter-division girls' soccer game.
Cherokee (3-3-1), the No. 7 team in The Inquirer Top 10, dominatedplay for long stretches but couldn't get anything past Buonacuore after Ashley Graham gave the Chiefs a 1-0 lead just four minutes into the game.
Cherokee defender Kim Lane played a terrific game.