Sat. Pa. boys' and girls' roundup: Wild rally for Penn Charter

Posted: September 16, 2012

Penn Charter rallied for two goals in the last two minutes before winning the game in overtime, 4-3, against Chaminade (N.Y.) in a nonleague boys' soccer game Saturday in Newark, N.J.

David Koch scored to cut Chaminade's lead to a goal, and with no time remaining on the clock, Sam Agre headed a free kick into the net to tie the game.

Sean McKie, a junior-varsity player who made the trip only because the team had suffered injuries in a game Friday, finished a nice pass by Agre with 13 seconds remaining in overtime to give Penn Charter the win.

Elsewhere in nonleague action, Matt Lucas volleyed in an overtime winner for La Salle, which knocked off visiting Pittsburgh Central Catholic, 1-0.

Mark Gurenlian headed home a corner kick to give Springfield (Delco) a 1-0, double-overtime win on the road against Pope John Paul II.

Despite falling behind, 2-0, in the first eight minutes, William Tennent scored twice in the second half and forged a 2-2 tie on the road against Unionville.

Jansen Aoyoma scored two goals as Harriton topped visiting Chichester, 6-1, at home behind five second-half goals.

Girls' Soccer

Gabby Garza scored from 20 yards with five minutes remaining to complete a second-half comeback and give Abington Friends a 2-1 road win over St. Andrew's in a nonleague match.

Lily Glendenning scored the winner off a deflection to lift Springside Chestnut Hill to a 2-1 home triumph over Germantown Friends.

Caitlin Oswald delivered a 30-yard strike into the top of the net in the first half, and it proved to be enough for host West Chester Rustin to beat Methacton, 1-0.

Molly McKeon, Katherine Roth, and Savannah Widdicombe scored for Pope John Paul II, which held on for a 3-2 win over host Springfield (Delco).

Marple Newtown scored a pair of goals in the first half and held on for a 3-2 win at Merion Mercy.

Karina Kavalcik broke a scoreless tie in the second half and Nicole Moonan provided an insurance goal in Council Rock North's 2-0 win over visiting Mount St. Joseph.

Angelica Tabaros scored in the 53d and 57th minutes to lead the Hun School to a 2-0 win over host George School.

Quinn Benintende provided a goal and an assist in Unionville's 2-0 home win against Gwynedd-Mercy.

Catherine Wroblewski scored two of Cardinal O'Hara's three second-half goals in its 3-1 win at Upper Darby.

Christina Babyak and Laura Romano each picked up a pair of goals for Archbishop Wood, which dropped Villa Maria, 5-1, on the road.

Bryn Wassel scored three goals for Lansdale Catholic, which beat Nazareth Academy, 5-0, at home.

Megan Shafer had a pair of goals and an assist in Neshaminy's 4-0 road win against Downingtown East.

Field Hockey

Rachel Garner broke a scoreless tie with three minutes remaining to propel Nazareth Academy to a 1-0 home win over St. Basil in a Catholic Academies match.

In other Catholic Academies action, Amelia Iacobucci had two goals and an assist for Villa Maria in a 6-0 win over Villa Joseph Marie.

Nonleague. Sophie Marcuris scored from five yards off a corner to lead Germantown Friends to a 1-0 win at home against Springside Chestnut Hill.

Meghan Connors, Karla DiPietro, and Olivier Everts scored to give Conestoga a 3-2 win at Downingtown East.

Christina Black made nine saves and Mount St. Joseph held on for a 2-1 win on the road against Council Rock North.

Alana Dumas netted a pair of goals in Episcopal Academy's 4-0 win at home against Shadyside.

Katja Hansen scored twice for Unionville, which won at Boyertown, 6-1.

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