Devon Prep defeated Philmont Christian Academy, 3-1, Monday. Tide goals were scored by Andrew Shannon (two) and Mike McKenna. Assists were dished out by Tanner Daggett and Drew Brekus. Stellar defense was contributed by Matt Sidor, Gabe Pallante, Sean Bevan and Andrew Kramer. Jimmy Loftus was a standout in goal for the Tide (7-3, 5-1), saving a penalty kick.Episcopal Academy tied Friends' Central, 1-1, Sept. 28. For EA, Cole Grims scored a goal and goalie Matt Freese had three saves. For Friends' Central, Nicolas Harris scored on a penalty kick and Jerome Allen had six saves.Radnor defeated Haverford High, 1-0, Sept. 27 with a goal from Fernando Sommo and three saves from goalie Ryan Freedman.Shipley defeated host Moorestown Friends, 3-0, Sept. 27. After 30 minutes Shipley finally got on the board with a clinical finish from junior striker Konrad Bulanowksi. The ball was played across the right side of the field, where sophomore Josh Liss took a touch and whipped in across that found its way over the Moorestown backline and Bulanowski took it on the full volley to give the visitors the lead. Moorestown tried to strike back when they got a long throw and it found the head of the Moorestown striker. Just as it was headed into the lower corner, Shipley sophomore goalkeeper Ben Tirjan scrambled across and made a diving save.
In the second half Shipley got on the board again in the 55th minute to go up 2-0 when Bulanowski fired home a ball from close range off of a throw in. Bulanoskwi was outnumbered around the ball but managed to get his foot on it to create the half chance into his second goal of the afternoon. Just minutes later, the Gators were able to convert a third goal off of a throw in from freshman striker Austin Wylie. The ball was thrown into the near post where senior captain defender Dan Leone made his well-timed run and headed the ball past the onrushing Moorestown goalkeeper to make it 3-0 for the Gators (6-1-1, 2-0).
Academy of Notre Dame tied Agnes Irwin, 3-3, Sept. 27. The Irish were led by Phoebe McClernon (two goals), Julia Dambley (one goal) and goalie Katie McCullough (14 saves). For the Owls, the leaders were Hannah Keating (two goals, one assist), Kristin Burnetta (one goal) and Julie Fryer (eight saves).Agnes Irwin defeated host Shipley 3-1 in a non-league match up Saturday. Sophomore Hannah Keating led the Owls (7-1-1) with two goals, including the game winner. Freshman Annie McConnon also scored for Irwins. Julie Fryer had six saves for AIS, including a penalty kick, to hold Shipley to one goal.
Baldwin defeated Westtown, 2-1, Sept. 27. Maddy Brill-Edwards and Ellie Greenberg scored Baldwin goals. The Bears' Kayla Watkins had her debut in goal and had a fine game. Barrack Hebrew Academy defeated Kohelet Yeshiva, 10-5, Sunday. The Cougars had a 7-2 lead by the end of the first half, with goals by Sarah Levin, Lindsay Chevlin, Tamar Cahana and Talia Koltun-Fromm. The Cougars kept up the intensity in the second half and scored three more goals, one from Nora Abel and two from sophomore/ center-mid Lindsay Chevlin (who finished with four goals).
Conestoga tied Strath Haven, 2-2, Monday. The Pioneers went head 1-0 on a goal by Paige Kozlowski, fell behind 2-1, then Lilly Shaner tied it up with about three minutes left to send it into overtime. Conestoga's Aly Maneri and Laney Stenson combined for eight saves.
The Pioneers defeated Marple, 3-0, Sept. 28. Alice Regan, assisted by Anna Tellefson, scored, and Grace Edgarton and Anna Tellefson tallied unassisted goals. Aly Maneri and Laney Stenson combined for five saves.
Academy of Notre Dame defeated Agnes Irwin, 4-1, Sept. 27. For the Irish, Moira Putsch scored her 100th goal, and other scorers were Mary Kate Neff, Maddie Snider and Amanda Odgers. Assists were dished out by Taylor Leonhardt and Quinn Maguire (two). Goalie Gabby Carlini had three saves.Archbishop Carroll defeated Phoenixville, 2-1, Monday. Patriot goals were scored by Sam Swart (assist from Alyssa Lemons) and Gabby Sutter (assist from Grace Midgley). Carroll keeper Kerri Mountz had nine saves for the Patriots (7-3, 5-0).
Baldwin lost to Westtown, 3-0, Saturday. The Bears received outstanding defense from sophomore goalie Maddy Carre and senior defender Carolyn Wong.Conestoga defeated Marple Newtown, 3-1, Sept. 27. Goal scorers for Conestoga were Meghan Connors, Meredith Ross and Maggie Friel. Chloe Johnson and Rachel Maneri both played in goal for Conestoga.
Episcopal Academy defeated Germantown Academy, 5-1, Sept. 27. The Churchwomen were led by Maddie Bacskai (two goals, one assist), Lexie Curry (one goal, three assists), Margaux Paolino (one goal) and Christy Palazzese (one goal, one assist). EA received sound defense from Maddie Bacskai, Ali Rushton and Carinne Kneizys. EA goalie Gianna Pileggi had three saves.Harriton defeated Ridley, 1-0, Sept. 28. Sydney Handel scored unassisted in the second half. Goalie Laura Lasprogata had 22 saves for Harriton (6-3, 4-1) and center mid Taylor Streko also had a standout game.
Sacred Heart tied Villa Joe, 2-2, Monday. Lion goals were scored by Allie Subers and Hannah Kerns (assisted by Grace Parker). SHA goalie Natalie Hrabrick recorded 12 saves.
Villa Maria Academy defeated St. Basil, 12-0, Sept. 27. Goals were scored by Amelia Iacobucci (three), Megan Parsons (two), Abby Siana (two), Addy Delgatto (three), Morgan Bosken and Caroline Zielinski.
Agnes Irwin defeated host Shipley, 7-0, Saturday. At first singles, Ryshena Providence defeated Jill Nehrbas 7-5, 6-2. At second singles, Camille Smukler defeated Britt Lovett 6-4, 7-6(2). At third singles, Catie Burkhart defeated Mckinley Lovett 6-2, 4-6, 10-7 (super tiebreaker). In doubles, Charlotte Buck and Callie Burkhart defeated Rachael Grobman & Niki Slap 6-1, 6-0; Caroline Greco and Emma Hill defeated Jordan Gottlieb and Elizabeth Menkowitz 6-1, 6-0; Chase Robinson and Dorrie Greenfield defeated Sophie Pilkington and Sophia Korfmann 6-1,6-1; and Kate Wahl and Lei Lei Lui defeated Julie Svigals and Taylor Dumas 6-4, 6-7(5), 10-8 (super tiebreak).
Barrack Hebrew Academy defeated host Girard College, 5-0, Monday. Singles winners were Wendy Woods (first), Sanyyah Ricketts (second) and Talia Raikin (third). Doubles winners were Maya Shapiro and Alexandria Gutierez (first) and Gabrielle Hoessly and Debbie Spivak (second).
Lower Merion defeated Ridley, 7-0, Monday. At first singles, Rachel Golland defeated Allie Sage 6-0,6-1. At second singles, Rotem Blat defeated Nnenna Ukpong 6-0,6-0. At third singles, Maria AuBuchon defeated Ela Sirin 6-0,6-2. At first doubles, Noa Seligsohn and Sam Wakeley defeated Kelly Colflesh and Ria Polo, 6-1,6-0. At second doubles, Julia Heyman and Niki Snyder defeated Brianne Benning and Jess Gumeinny, 6-1,6-0. At third doubles, Elyssa Clauson and Alison Epstein defeated Marital Yurchenko and Amelia Czwalina 6-0,6-0. At fourth doubles, Olivia Daophars and Sarah Sitkoff defeated Caitlin Kersinski and Alexis Gallagher 6-0,6-0.
Radnor defeated Marple Newtown, 5-2, Monday to finish its Central League campaign at 7-4. The Red Raiders won all their doubles matches. At second singles, Kara O'Malley beat Emma Clancy 6-1, 6-1. The first doubles duo of Kelsey Movsowitz and Amelia Updike beat Devon Picampli and Chelsea Martin 6-2, 6-4; the second doubles team of Amber Song and Nanako Yaguchi beat Sarah Anderson and Taylor Anderson 6-2, 7-5; the third doubles duo of Margot Farren and Norah Xiong beat Idy Ping and Sophia Patroness 6-1, 6-2; and the fourth doubles pair of Cassidy Brown and Quinn Flannery won easily over Anita Shim and Caroline Van Son 6-1, 6-0.
Lower Merion defeated host Harriton, 3-0, Monday, posting scores of 25-15, 25-14, and 25-12. The Aces were led by Liv King's 16 kills and 14 digs, Jess Larkin's 14 assists and Gabby Richardson's four aces.
Radnor (boys) placed third out of 47 teams at the Carlisle Invitational Saturday. Connor Holm was the overall champion in the race. Watty Hanson was close behind in third place. Patrick Dwyer, Henry Minning, and Andre Kelly rounded out the scoring for Radnor. The Red Raider girls placed 17th out of more than 50 schools. Kathryn Dougherty, Emma Bickhart, Jane Pereira-Ogan, Sarah Rosenblum, and Eva Civitella were the top five finishers for Radnor.
Episcopal Academy (girls) lost to Lawrenceville, 15-6, Saturday. Although there were several attacks on goal from Episcopal, freshman Maddie O'Reilly was the only one able to get past Lawrenceville's goalie, scoring all six of the Churchwomen's goals. On defense, junior Emma Vadot led the team with six steals. Haverford School lost to Malvern Prep, 11-5, Sept. 27. The Fords were led by goalie Colin Moran (four saves), Jake Pechet (one goal), Alex Heldring (two drawn ejections), John Zipf (four goals, one assist, one steal, three drawn ejections), Luke Ryan (two assists) and Dan McGrath (one block).Malvern Prep defeated Haverford School, 11-5, Sept. 27. Jeff Hagen powered the Friars, firing in a season-high nine goals for Malvern (10-4). Brandon Butz scored the first goal of the contest for Malvern on its first possession. Alex Yablonski scored the other goal for the Friars. Malvern Prep played outstanding team defense and held Haverford to just 11 shots. Pat Coffey made six saves in goal. Peter Calvaresi (five assists, five steals) and Magnus Sims (four assists, five steals) were defensive standouts.
Harriton had a solid performance at the Kings Head Regatta on the Schuykill, which included 344 entries from 60 clubs, 45 cities and 10 states. The Rams brough five boats to the races, whose members had been working with coaches Casey Klein, Dan Abrams, Lauren Ritger and Nora Kenty.
In the A Mens High School/Youth Varsity 4+, Harriton's Mats Terwiesch, Sebastiaan Van Wieren, Michael Yaron, Edvard Foss and coxswain Marisa Cohen placed fourth out of 14. In the B Mens High School/Youth Varsity 4+, the Rams' Tyler Nichols, Jared Fagan, Emrick Rurange, Keeghan Hendricks, with coxswain Lily Seward placed 10th out of 14.
In the A Womens High School/Youth JV/JR 4+, Harriton's Melissa Grossman, Sami Amadio, Julia Glazer, Sophia Jenssen with coxswain Lauren Baumholtz placed fifth out of 19. In the A Womens High School/Youth Varsity/Sr 4+, Harriton's Kathleen O'Neill, Rachel Zamsky, Sarah Fuchs , Rachel Meyers with Sydney Soll as coxswain placed 15th out of 18.
In the A Mens High School/Youth JV/JR 4+, Harriton's Michael DePetris, Harrison Hughes, Jacob Berger, Guilhem Combet and coxswain Lily Stein placed seventh out of 15.
Shipley had a solid performances at its first regatta of the season at The Kings Head Regatta in Bridgeport on the Schuylkill River.
The team started out the day with junior Davis Grubman finishing fifth in the Varsity Single, with an excellent time for only having been in the single a few times. Next up was the Varsity Boy's Quad, with Will Verdeur, Campbell Taylor, Henry Goodhart and Chase Shamlian, who won silver medals with a time just three seconds shy of first place and edging out the Haverford School.
The girls began their day with novices Giulia Acchione and Katrina Moore in the girls Varsity Double, and they placed fourth out of 16 boats. The Girls Varsity Four was next to compete, with Lauren Semerjian, Amanda Semerjian, Annie Neilson, Emma Scornavacchi and coxswain Jill Davis, and they had a close fourth-place finish against some tough competition.
The Boys Junior Varsity Four was the following race, with Harrison Rusk, Doug Ramsey, Vincent Fumo, Sam Brandt, and coxswain Micah Salamon bringing home a first place medal, beating their rivals from last year, Haverford, by tenths of a second. The boys finished out their day with Harrison Callahan and Bailey Pollack having a good first race in the Varsity Double.
To finish off the day, the Girls Varsity Quad, comprised of Regina Sterge, Addison Leavy, Alexa Gordon, and Anisa Iqbal, raced to a fourth-place finish.
Conestoga had a number of golfers advance to Districts at the Central League Qualifier Monday. John Miller, Robert Olseski, Andrew Willner, Mike Cook and Steve Hildebrand qualified for the District 1 Championship Oct. 7-8. For the Conestoga girls, Tessa Posey, Tory Lewandowski and Dana Lee qualified for the District One girls championship. Conestoga remained unbeaten with a 189-123 victory over Lower Merion at Philadelphia CC Sept. 27. Conestoga was led by senior John Miller, who finished with back to back birdies to finish with a even par round of 35. Junior Sam Friedman also had back to back birdies to post a 37. Other top scorers were Andrew Willner (37), Robert Olseski (40) and Steve Hildebrand (41).
Harriton golfers did well at the Central League Championship at Turtle Creek GC Monday. The Rams' Erik Reisner placed first among the 66 golfers with an even-par 72 on the 6,700-yard Turtle Creek track. Harriton's Will Daly tied for second with a 74. Jack Hirsh tied for 19th place with a 79. Ryan Keefe tied for 29th with a 81, Stefan Troilo tied for 35th with an 82, and Max Wallace tied for 41st with an 84. In the girls division, out of 15 girls, Harriton's Eva Jodar placed seventh with an 83. Erik Reisner, Will Daly, Jack Hirsh, and Eva Jodar all advanced to the District Championship Oct. 7-8 at Turtle Creek GC.