Wed. Pa. boys' roundup: Late goal lifts Holy Ghost

Posted: September 06, 2012

Tim French and Colin O'Neill completed a smooth give-and-go to give Holy Ghost Prep a 2-1 win at Council Rock South in a nonleague boys' soccer game on Wednesday.

With five minutes left in regulation, O'Neill dished the ball to French before receiving the pass back and firing in the game winner from 12 yards out.

Steve Kersten posted the win with five saves and Tom Timmerman scored in the first half.

In other nonleague action, David Jones recorded a pair of assists and Matt Sinnott made seven saves as Conwell-Egan blanked Abington Friends, 2-0. Evan Balas and Colin Kudler scored once each to lead the Eagles.

Chris McCrea's header in the first half was all La Salle needed to knock off host George School, 1-0.

The senior defender leaped above the crowded defense and headed in Frank Russomano's corner in the 25th minute. Anthony D'Angelo posted the shutout with four saves and the support of a strong Explorers defense.

Cardinal O'Hara wasted little time in routing Chichester, 6-0. The Lions scored 30 seconds into the match and rolled on.

Alex Nevikov and Benj Shapiro scored in the first half and Perkiomen School held on to down visiting Valley Forge, 2-1.

Dan Busichio and Connor Stackhouse lifted Central Bucks South to a 2-0 lead en route to the Titans' 2-1 win at Neshaminy. John Blickle scored for Neshaminy.

Nick Emmett scored twice and Peter Trueman added two assists to help Springfield (Montco) ease past visiting Bishop McDevitt, 5-0. Trueman also recorded a goal.

Jeff Melanson recorded a hat trick, Hutch Thompson scored twice and Plumstead Christian rolled at Academy of the New Church, 7-0. Brandon Klinger posted the shutout with 12 saves.

Jim Hueber found the net in the first half and Calvary Christian rallied to knock off visiting Friends Select, 4-3.

Pioneer. Dan DiLiberto scored twice in the first half to lead Spring-Ford past visiting Boyertown, 4-2.

Dave Gulati and Stevie Sharon added goals in the second half to secure the lead. T.C. Collins and Tyler Comport scored for Boyertown.

Public. Harry Taggart scored two of his three goals in the first half as Masterman cruised at Prep Charter, 5-1. Julian Rossler and Chris Baldwin added goals.

Andre Jean Pierre recorded a pair of assists and five players scored for Northeast as the Vikings rolled over visiting Fels, 5-2.

Dan Wirt scored in the 40th minute off an assist from Jeff Schwartz to lift Science Leadership over visiting Edison, 1-0.

Hashem Abdul-Rashool scored twice in the first half and added three assists as Lincoln easily downed visiting Bartram, 6-1. Yader Espinosa added a pair of goals.

Six players found the net for Washington as it topped host Swenson, 6-0. Kevin Alarcon put the Eagles on the board as part of the team's four-goal first half.


Contact staff writer Matt Breen at mbreen@phillynews.com or on Twitter @matt_breen.

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