Thurs. Pa. girls' roundup: Gonzalez, Ryan blank O'Hara

Posted: October 05, 2012

Sophomore goalie Jazmin Gonzalez relied on a strong defensive unit to pick up her ninth shutout of the season, as host Archbishop Ryan blanked Cardinal O'Hara, 3-0, Thursday in Catholic League girls' soccer.

Gonzalez needed just four saves as fullbacks Taylor Adair, Kaitlyn McFadden, Megan Manion, and Tayah Naudascher limited O'Hara's offense.

Freshman midfielder Jules Blank led the Ragdolls offense with a pair of assists, and Briana Egenlauf added a goal and an assist. Makenzie Hooven and Gina Luciano also scored.

Ryan did all of its scoring in the second half, each separated by 10 minutes.

Also in the Catholic League:

Casey Brown and Ursula Coyle scored three goals each as Little Flower rolled past visiting Bonner-Prendergast, 6-1. Coyle, a senior, added two assists.

Carly Hoelsworth took a cross and buried it for the game-winner as Archbishop Wood edged visiting Conwell-Egan, 2-1.

Laura Romano scored for Wood in the first half off a corner kick. Conwell-Egan's Maddy Michaels put back a rebound for her team's lone goal.

Central. Sophomore Ami Iannello scored in the 21st minute to lift Strath Haven at Radnor, 3-1. Morgan Glassford and Kirsten Wilhelmsen added goals for the Panthers.

Suburban One. Junior forward Megan Schafer scored twice in each half en route to leading Neshaminy over visiting Abington, 6-0.

Schafer scored the game's second, third, and fourth goals before recording the sixth. McKenna Mullen needed just three saves for the shutout.

Pioneer. Taylor Rambo and Elexa Sherman each scored once and assisted on a goal as Methacton rolled past Pottstown, 4-0.

Hannah Walsh posted her fifth shutout of the season.

Field Hockey

Caleigh Foust scored three times and Jason Banner recorded 20 saves as Harriton eased past visiting Lower Merion, 3-0, in a Central League game. Foust, a senior, is committed to Virginia.

Inter-Ac. Lexi Curry scored a goal and assisted on another as Episcopal Academy knocked off Agnes Irwin, 3-1. Gianna Pileggi posted five saves for the win.

Taylor Wruble and Franchesa Sabrini scored twice each as Springside Chestnut Hill downed visiting Baldwin, 6-4. Ally Bullock, a sophomore, had two assists.

Suburban One. Emily Gallagher had two goals and an assist as Wissahickon rolled past Plymouth Whitemarsh, 6-1.

Emily Gallagher, Melanie Fry, and Ashley Laskowitz each recorded one assist for the Trojans.

Ches-Mont. Jackie Douglas' one goal and one assist were enough for Great Valley to knock off host Octorara, 2-0. Josie Hungerbuhler also had a goal.


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