Bishop Shanahan played a solid second half and knocked off host Spring-Ford, 11-9, in a District 1 Girls Lacrosse first-round playoff game on Tuesday.

The 19th-seeded Eagles trailed 6-4 at halftime, but surged into the lead with a second-half burst.

Maddie Staska and Alyssa Manley both finished with two goals and one assist. Mary Theresa Corcoran and Shannon McFalls added two goals apiece, and Alex Wendig had a goal and three assists.

Shanahan (12-5) will travel to face third-seeded Great Valley on Thursday in a second-round game.

Bishop Shanahan 4 7 -- 11

Spring-Ford 6 3 -- 9Bishop Shanahan goals: Staska 2, Corcoran 2, McFalls 2, Manley 2, O'Donnell, Wendig, Riddell.

Spring-Ford goals: unavailable.

Goalie saves: Christina DeCesaris (BS) 11; Spring-Ford 15.

W.C. Henderson 20, North Penn 3: West Chester Henderson breezed to the District 1 playoff win as Katie Heisman registered five goals and two assists.

Katie O'Donnell netted five goals, while Ryann Bauer and Sara Laudermilch both scored three goals and added one assist.

Julianna Cantor made nine saves in goal.

The ninth-seeded Warriors will host 25th-seeded Villa Maria in a second-round game on Thursday.

North Penn 0 3 -- 3

W.C. Henderson 13 7 -- 20North Penn goals: Lassen 2, Schulze.

W.C. Henderson goals: O'Donnell 5, Heisman 5, Laudermilch 3, Bauer 3, Lampe 2, Hagan, DeAgostine.

Goalie saves: Cantor (H) 9; Dyck (NP) 10.


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Great Valley 18, Jenkintown 4: Great Valley advanced in the District 1 Playoffs as Brittany Edwards totaled four goals and two assists.

Jessica Boyle added three goals and two assists, while Linnea Hughes had two goals and two assists.

Ashlyn Smith netted a pair of goals.

The third-seeded Patriots will host 19th-seeded Bishop Shanahan on Thursday at 4 p.m.

Jenkintown 1 3 -- 4

Great Valley 13 5 -- 18Jenkintown goals: Dorshimmer 3, Satterthwaite.

Great Valley goals: Edwards 4, J. Boyle 3, Hughes 2, Smith 2, Muscella, Buettner, Keith, Verrecchia, Knaff, DeHaven, D'Ginto.

Goalie saves: Robbins (J) 11; Tornetta (GV) 5, K. Boyle (GV) 2.

Downingtown East 20, Phoenixville 8: Nicole Barretta and Caroline Ambrogi both scored six goals and handed out two assists for Downingtown East in the District 1 playoff win.

Victoria Barretta netted three goals.

The fourth-seeded Cougars will host Merion Mercy at Downingtown West in the second round on Thursday.

Phoenixville 3 5 -- 8

Downingtown East 10 10 -- 20Phoenixville goals: Matson 2, Greener 2, Bullotta, Neppach, Delaney.

Downingtown East goals: N. Barretta 6, Ambrogi 6, V. Barretta 3, Kollhoff 2, Callaghan, Lawson, Wilcox.

Goalie saves: Nemeth (P) 4; Wurzel (DE) 11.

Conestoga 18, Methacton 7: Conestoga cruised to the District 1 playoff victory behind Abby Lord's six goals and one assist.

Sondra Dickey fired in three goals, while Kate Nalevanko, Monica Borzillo and Maggie Friel had two apiece.

Lexy King recorded one goal and four assists.

The seventh-seeded Pioneers will host 10th-seeded Hatboro-Horsham in a second-round game on Thursday.

Methacton 3 4 -- 7

Conestoga 13 5 -- 18Methacton goals: unavailable.

Conestoga goals: Lord 6, Dickey 3, Nalevanko 2, Borzillo 2, Friel 2, King, Scott, Growney.

Goalie saves: Methacton unavailable; Horning (C) 12.

Merion Mercy 17, Kennett 13: The Blue Demons (11-7 overall) were outscored 11-4 in the second half in suffering the opening round loss in the District 1 playoffs.

Kristin Schaen led Kennett with four goals, and Krissy Gallivan added three.

Kennett 9 4 -- 13

Merion Mercy 6 11 -- 17

Kennett goals: Schaen 4, Gallivan 3, Robinson 2, Tanderich, DeVoe, Cziraky, Staley.

Merion Mercy goals: Nostrant 5, Benedict 4, Fitzpatrick 3, Carzel 2, Stellar 2, Heath.

Goalie saves: Coyle (K) 19; Heath (MM) 14.

BOYS LACROSSE

Avon Grove 14, Plymouth Whitemarsh 0: Avon Grove notched the District 1 playoff shutout by playing a strong game on attack.

Even goalie Will Schreiner got in on the act as he netted one of the Red Devils' goals.

Tanner Peck was top scorer with four goals and two assists. Stephen Cyron netted three goals, and Ryan Cook had three assists.

Avon Grove, seeded fifth, will host 12th-seeded Spring-Ford on Thursday.

Plymouth Whitemarsh 0 0 0 0 -- 0

Avon Grove 6 4 3 1 -- 14Avon Grove goals: Peck 4, Cyron 3, Reid 2, Russo, Rafferty, Moroz, Borkey, Schreiner.

Goalie saves: White (PW) 8; Schreiner (AG) 4, Brodie (AG) 2.

Holy Ghost Prep 12, W.C. Henderson 6: West Chester Henderson's season came to an end with the District 1 playoff setback.

Noah Richard scored three goals for the Warriors (8-11), and Jack Twohig had two goals. Cody Pascale handed out two assists.

W.C. Henderson 0 0 2 4 -- 6

Holy Ghost Prep 2 2 2 6 2 -- 12W.C. Henderson goals: Richard 3, Twohig 2, McGowan.

Holy Ghost Prep goals: unavailable.

Goalie saves: Beren (H) 9; Holy Ghost 10.

Westtown 16, Shipley 8: Clay McKee and Matt Munts combined for 15 goals to lead Westtown in the Friends League semifinal playoff victory.

McKee had eight goals and one assist, while Muntz pumped in seven goals. Jeff Novak completed the scoring with a goal and five assists.

Westtown (9-3) registered its second win of the season over Shipley, a team the Quakers had never beaten before.

They will seek their first league championship on Friday at Academy of the New Church.

Shipley 2 1 4 1 -- 8

Westtown 5 4 4 3 -- 16Shipley goals: Gallagher 3, Verder 3, Tilson 2.

Westtown goals: McKee 8, Munts 7, Novak.

Goalie saves: Shipley 6; Pankake (W) 5.

Wissahickon 6, Great Valley 2: Chris Hueston and Scott Wagner scored for the Patriots (13-4) in the District 1 first-round playff loss.

Great Valley 1 1 0 0--2

Wissahickon 2 0 2 2--6Great Valley goals: Hueston, Wagner.

Wissahickon goals: Shea 3, Degroat 2, Monahan.

Goalie saves: McAneney (GV) 8; Myers (W) 7.

BASEBALL

Oxford 9, Sun Valley 5: Oxford (6-13, 6-13) wrapped up its Ches-Mont League season with the victory as Kyle Price led the way.

Price went 4-for-4 with two triples, a double, five RBIs and two runs scored.

Eric Silvestri contributed a triple, two walks and scored three runs, while Ryan Swearer had a hit, three walks and three runs scored.

Sun Valley finished 4-15 in the league.

Sun Valley 000 050 0 -- 5

Oxford 310 230 x -- 9WP--Axelsson. LP--Michaels.

2B--Skwirit (SV), Blanda (SV) Wiest (SV), Pruitt (SV), Price (O). 3B--Silvestri (O), Price 2 (O).

SOFTBALL

W.C. East 13, Sun Valley 0, 5 innings: Olivia Francomano went 3-for-4 with a triple, double, six RBIs and three runs scored to help West Chester East (12-7, 12-7) finish its Ches-Mont season on a positive note.

Amy Atwell finished 4-for-4 with three stolen bases and three runs scored, and Maddy Coady hit a two-run homer.

Olivia Rogers gave up one hit in five innings.

Sun Valley finished 1-18.

W.C. East 004 54 -- 13

Sun Valley 000 00 -- 0WP--Rogers. LP--Moreland.

2B--Francomano (E). 3B--Francomano (E), Andraos (E). HR--Coady (E).

Conestoga 15, Haverford High 12: Conestoga banged out 15 hits in the Central League win.

Jenna Wilson was 4-for-5 with a double, four runs scored and one RBI.

Emily Conoway had three hits, including a double, three RBIs and two runs scored, while Brittany Myers tripled, singled and drove in two runs.

Conestoga 410 800 2 -- 15

Haverford High 602 030 1 -- 12WP--Wang. LP--Walsh.

2B--Wilson (C), Reagan (C), Conoway (C) Donato (H). 3B--Myers (C).

BOYS TENNIS

Conestoga 5, Hempfield 0: Conestoga took the first step toward its fourth straight PIAA Class AAA team title with the solid victory.

Brian Grodecki, Eric Yen and Mike Blank all posted singles wins in straight sets for the District 1 champion Pioneers.

Steven Yang and Nick Ruth cruised at first doubles, while Ryan Swope and Max Howarth prevailed at second doubles.

Hempfield was the third seed out of District 3.

The Pioneers will face Mt. Lebanon or Carrick in a quarterfinal match on Friday (2 p.m.) at Hershey Racquet Club.

Singles

1. Grodecki (C) def. Hagino 6-3, 6-4; 2. Yen (C) def. T. Athey 6-2, 6-0; 3. Blank (C) def. C. Athey 7-5, 6-2.

Doubles

1. Yang-Ruth (C) def. Watson-Cooke 6-2, 6-2; 2. Swope-Howarth (C) def. Aksu-Virts 6-3, 6-2.

GOLF

Tower Hill (Del.) 176, Westtown 183: The Quakers (11-4) suffered the narrow nonleague loss at White Manor Country Club.

Cole Berger led Westtown, shooting a three-over 39.