White's long-range rip propelled No. 16-seeded Wyomissing to a 2-1 victory, sending No. 9 Fairfield to the exit ramp.
The Green Knights (15-4-1) authored one of the best seasons in program history, garnering a berth in the district tournament after falling short the previous year.
In Saturday's game, Fairfield's Liz Myers got free in the open field, turning a dish from Toni Harbaugh into point-blank pop as Wyomissing goalie Katy Landis closed on her with 12:39 remaining.
Roughly 30 seconds later, a foul was issued to the Green Knights' Katie Fitzgerald, who collapsed to the turf following a blink-quick collision. Down and tended by trainers during a tense game-halting moment, Fitzgerald was serenaded with cheers from the crowd as she departed.
"I didn't really know (the foul) was called," Fairfield head coach Jackie Suchanek said.
Wyomissing capitalized on the prolonged possession. White pocketed the deep game-sealer with 11:28 remaining. White accounted for both of Wyomissing's goals.
Fairfield netminder Nicole Small, who stoned four shots in the first half and yanked in a perilous moon shot at 25:42, couldn't get her hands on the final, high-arching dagger.
"I can't be disappointed in them," said Suchanek, as her players embraced
Wyomissing knocked off top-seeded Berks Catholic in a 2-1 first-round thriller last week at Exeter. It was a signature win, as the Spartans sent a top-tier team, that won the regular season series 2-0, home.
Wyomissing assistant coach Rachel Hoffman refused to label the win an upset.
Wyomissing, bolstered by a rigid strength of schedule that included larger, more established opponents such as Lancaster Mennonite and Fleetwood, was eager to avenge the regular-season losses.
"I don't think they really took (the Berks Catholic game) as playing to beat the number-one seed," Hoffman said. "I thought our strength of schedule was pretty good. It's not like we were losing to teams that came into districts and lost by seven goals. The Berks Catholic game wasn't an upset in our eyes. They weren't playing with that 'upset' mindset."
Now Wyomissing is playing with house money, employing a thorough kick-and-run game with emphasis on spreading the wealth methodically.
Wyomissing stuck to that course in the second half Saturday, bleeding out the clock by whipping passes and methodically setting up isolation plays.
Wyomissing outshot Fairfield by an 8-5 margin. Wyomissing held a 7-3 edge in corner kicks.
At halftime, Hoffman had looked into her players' eyes, but received only empty and unassuming stares in return.
"Do you guys want this?" Hoffman asked.
She demanded they play with a sense of fervor. She immediately sold the Spartans on chasing down 50-50 balls, contesting every shot and transitioning from offense to defense in quicker fashion. Those were the essential ingredients for sustaining a 1-0 halftime edge.
Wyomissing outshot the Green Knights by a 5-2 count in the first half, though the Spartan coaching staff felt the Spartans were disengaged and stagnant.
"I don't think we were attacking very aggressively," Hoffman said. "We were really slow on our transition from offense to defense."
They tightened up in the second half, strapping up on Fairfield's featured scorer, Lexy Junker.
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