Tues. Pa. girls' roundup: Kinka scores twice in Villa victory

Posted: September 26, 2012

Junior Michelle Kinka's breakaway goal with eight minutes remaining in the first half Tuesday helped Villa Maria earn a 2-1 victory on the road against Catholic Academies rival Mount St. Joseph in a soccer game.

Kinka opened the scoring early with a breakaway goal that beat Magic goalkeeper Meg Keown in the third minute. Senior Lisa Roman countered for Mount St. Joseph with a penalty-kick goal in the 20th minute.

Kinka scored her second breakaway goal, the eventual game-winner, 12 minutes later. Olivia Kramar stopped 15 shots for the Hurricanes.

In other Catholic Academies action, junior goaltender Caroline Gray recorded her second shutout in less than a week, sending Villa Joseph Marie to a 5-0 win against Merion Mercy. Sophomore Allie Traska provided the offensive spark with two goals and an assist.

Freshmen Maggie Cameron and Rachel Koller scored two goals apiece for Gwynedd-Mercy in a 6-3 win at home against St. Basil. Kerri McGinley had two goals for St. Basil.

Inter-Ac. Penn Charter won at home, 6-1, against Notre Dame. Freshman Jlon Flippens scored twice and Lauren Dimes recorded four assists and a goal in the winning effort. Penn Charter outshot Notre Dame, 15-5.

Public. Prep Charter shut out host Martin Luther King, 5-0. Freshman Jenna Lafaro had a standout offensive game with four goals, three in the first half. Kim Thach recorded the shutout by stopping the only King shot she faced.

Sharnese Serrette scored a minute into overtime on an assist from Deja Burton to lift Overbrook to a 1-0 win over Olney. Jasmine Niles recorded the shutout.

Suburban One National. Council Rock North earned its eighth victory of the season with a 3-1 decision over Council Rock South. Sophomore forward Michaela Finneyfrock scored the winner in the second half when she ripped a shot from 25 yards that entered the top left corner of the net.

Field Hockey

Senior Sydney Cowles scored a hat trick, but Lydia Sydnor was the hero as Radnor gave Conestoga its first loss of the season, 5-4, in Central League action.

Cowles scored twice in the first half and once in the second, all on corners. Lexie Kenally added another corner goal in the second half to tie the score, 4-4.

With a little less than two minutes left, Alyson Makous had a breakaway but played the ball to Sydnor, who flipped it into the goal.

Emily Snowden stopped 14 shots for Radnor.

In other Central League action, Haverford High shut out Upper Darby, 8-0, at home. Jess McCarthy scored four goals, and Katie Wyman and Olivia Grassi combined for an 11-save shutout.

Catholic Academies. Mount St. Joseph secured its fifth straight win, defeating Sacred Heart, 1-0, in overtime. Senior Ann Burgoyne one-timed a well-placed pass from Millie Stefanowitz in the sixth minute of overtime for the winning goal.

Public. The Pina sisters, Tenee and Tierra, each scored once as Girls High defeated Lincoln, 2-1. Tenee Pina broke a 1-1 tie with 10 minutes remaining.

Northeast shut out Central, 1-0, at home. Sophomore forward Cierra Jeffries scored midway through the first half on an assist from Kimberly Sloane.


Contact Brandon Stoneburg at rallysports@phillynews.com.

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