Thurs. Pa. girls' roundup: Gwynedd-Mercy storms past Merion

Posted: September 21, 2012

Courtney Sullivan traded her goalie gloves for scoring boots to help Gwynedd-Mercy defeat Merion Mercy, 5-3, at home in a Catholic Academies match on Thursday.

Sullivan, a senior, played the first half in goal for the Monarchs before switching to offense for the rest of the game. With her team trailing, 3-2, at the break, she scored the eventual winner in the 77th minute. The score was the first of her career.

Maggie Cameron added an insurance goal a minute later.

In other league play, Courtney Higginson's second goal late in overtime lifted Mount St. Joseph to a 4-3 win over visiting Nazareth Academy.

Ches-Mont. Sophomore Taylor Thames scored four goals, to lead Unionville to a 5-0 win at Sun Valley.

Kathleen Brown made three saves, earning West Chester East a 5-0 home win against Kennett.

Great Valley was paced by Bekah Stevens' two goals in a 4-0 win over visiting Oxford.

Public. Furness defeated University City, 6-1, at home behind a hat trick by senior Naya Campbell. Chelsea Rivera added two scores.

Najah Johnson and Tacora Seabrook each found the net in Mastbaum's 2-0 win at Martin Luther King.

Catholic. Ursula Coyle had a goal and two assists to move visiting Little Flower past Archbishop Carroll, 3-0.

Jess Scarpello's two second-half goals gave Archbishop Wood a 2-1 win at St. Hubert.

Field Hockey

Julia Schoonover and Dana Davis had hat tricks to lead Garnet Valley to a 7-1 win at Penncrest in the Central League.

In other league action, Radnor's Emily Snowden made six saves in a 3-0 shutout over visiting Upper Darby.

Ches-Mont. Sophomore forward Maddy Lewis scored once in each half for West Chester East in a 4-2 home win against Kennett.

Annabeth Donovan notched two assists to help Unionville to a 5-0 win at Sun Valley. Morgan Cassidy and Katie combined for the shutout.


Masterman won, 3-0, at home over Frankford in a Public League match. The win marks Masterman's 106th straight regular-season win dating to 2002.

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