Wed. Pa. girls' roundup: Lynch boosts Marple

Posted: September 06, 2012

Megan Lynch displayed a bit of crafty footwork to record her first career goal and lift Marple Newtown to a 2-0 win over visiting Upper Merion in a nonleague soccer game on Wednesday.

After receiving a through ball from Holly Nicolardi, Lynch one-touch dribbled with her left foot around the charging Upper Merion goalkeeper and blasted the shot from around the 6-yard line.

Lynch, a freshman striker, put the Tigers ahead, 1-0, 16 minutes into the second half. Deirdre Bradley added a goal and Kylie Klos recorded nine saves for the shutout.

In other nonleague action, Christine McIntyre needed just three saves and Nicole Hassett scored twice as St. Basil blanked visiting Bishop McDevitt, 5-0.

Moira Petrie connected on a one-timer from 10 yards out with five minutes remaining and Lower Merion edged host Little Flower, 1-0. Danielle Baer posted the shutout with 11 saves.

Megan Schafer scored two of her game-high three goals in the fist half as Neshaminy rolled over visiting Central Bucks South, 5-2.

Sophie Katz scored three times in the first half and Nancy Selig added two in the second to lead Shipley at Archbishop Prendergast, 5-0.

Ansu Corneh scored two of Upper Darby's four first-half goals en route to dropping host Academy Park, 4-1.

Deana Mayza's three goals were enough to propel Hill School past visiting Penn Charter, 4-0.

Lily Fanok assisted on a pair of goals and Sara Fina recorded 10 saves as Boyertown topped visiting Spring-Ford, 3-1.

Megan Tracewell's second-half goal gave Garnet Valley a 3-0 lead en route a 3-1 win over Springfield (Delco).

Catholic Academies. Taylor Caparo and Christine Kindt scored two goals each to lead Gwynedd-Mercy at St. Basil, 5-1. Kindt scored twice in the first half to give the Monarchs a 2-0 lead. Courtney Sullivan and Ally Fasano combined for the shutout.

Field Hockey

Senior Kaleigh Foust scored four times, including the game-winner in overtime as Harriton edged visiting Methacton, 4-3, in a nonleague game.

Foust, who has orally committed to Virginia, scored two minutes into the extra period off a penalty corner. On the corner, she received a pass from Leigh Kurtzman before directing the shot to the top right of the cage.

In other nonleague action, sisters Julia and Laura Donald combined for three goals as Hill School eased past visiting Penn Charter, 4-2. Laura Donald recorded a pair of goals and Becca Shipper added another.

Senior Lei Janzer scored six minutes into the game and Shipley held on as the Gators downed visiting Springside Chestnut Hill, 2-0.

Janzer was assisted by freshman midfielder Whitney Harris, who also assisted on Madison Tucker's second-half goal. Hayley Filza recorded 14 saves for the shutout.

Moira Putsch's four goals and Maddie Snider's three helped Notre Dame ease past visiting Haverford High, 8-0. Putsch assisted on all three of Snider's goals.

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

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