Fri. Pa. boys' and girls' roundup: District 1 AAA field hockey semis

Posted: October 27, 2012

Two quick, second-half goals propelled fourth-seeded Unionville past No. 5 Mount St. Joseph, 3-2, Friday in the District 1 Class AAA field hockey quarterfinals.

Erin Karcher scored the winner with 12 minutes, 46 seconds left in the second half off a corner. Five minutes earlier, Brielle Hartzell had tied the score on an assist by Annabeth Donovan. Donovan also scored in the first half.

Ann Burgoyne led Mount St. Joseph with a goal and an assist.

Unionville will face C.B. West and C.B. South will play Wissahickon in the semifinals, scheduled for Wednesday at neutral sites.

C.B. South 1, Haverford 0 - Megan Hamilton scored with less than 30 seconds left as host, second-seeded Central Bucks South turned back the upset-minded, No. 7 Fords.

Wissahickon 4, West Chester Henderson 3 - Jackie Hibbs assisted on all four of No. 3 Wissahickon's goals as the host Trojans edged the sixth-seeded Warriors.

Emily Gallagher scored three times, and Lindsay Anderson added one goal.

C.B. West 3, Conestoga 2 - Kim Hitchcock scored from the top of the circle with 4:30 to play, sending ninth seed Central Bucks West into the semifinals with a 3-2 victory over No. 17 Conestoga.

Erick Fiorelli and Heather Zezzo also scored for the host Bucks. Oliver Everts had both Conestoga goals. Everts tied the score, 2-2, with 9:37 remaining.

Catholic. Sierra Stretch scored twice and recorded an assist as Bonner-Prendergast blanked visiting Bishop McDevitt, 4-0, in the Catholic League quarterfinals.

Inter-Ac. Katie Westrum scored at 1:02 of overtime for her second goal of the game, handing Germantown Academy a 3-2 victory over Springside Chestnut Hill.

GA had tied the score with 3:45 remaining in regulation when Allie Carrigan tipped in a corner shot from Catherine Perlmutter. Carrigan also had two assists.

Taylor Wruble and Ally Billock scored for Springside Chestnut Hill.

Girls' Soccer

Top-seeded Friends' Central and No. 2 Germantown Friends won in the Friends Schools League semifinals to set up a rematch of last year's title game.

Friends' Central downed Westtown, 3-0, behind three goals from Jesse Rubin. Tess Wei added an assist, and Ivana-Ajee Dolic had three saves for the shutout.

Germantown Friends used two goals from Schuyler Nissen to down George School, 4-1.

The championship is set for 3 p.m. Tuesday at Friends' Central, which is the defending champion.

Boys' Soccer

Brett Campbell scored with 21 minutes left to lift Haverford School to a 1-0 win at Penn Charter in an Inter-Ac League match.

The senior received a pass from Connor Bradley at midfield and dribbled past three defenders for the goal. Jeff Green had the shutout with three saves.

Also in the Inter-Ac:

Jason McLarney's breakaway goal was enough for Malvern Prep to edge visiting Episcopal Academy, 1-0. Connor McNeil had six saves for the shutout.

Anthony Liddy and Kevin Voye scored once each and Sam McDowell posted the shutout in Springside Chestnut Hill's 2-0 win at Germantown Academy.

Girls' Tennis

For the first time in league history, three teams tied for the Inter-Ac girls' tennis title.

Baldwin, Agnes Irwin, and Episcopal Academy each finished the season with a 5-1 mark, after Baldwin downed Agnes Irwin, 5-2.

Baldwin's Julz Vaccaro teamed with Emilie Wache to seal the win with a 7-6, 6-3 victory over Charlotte Buck and Chase Robinson at third doubles.

Boys' Basketball

Imhotep's Brandon Austin is on an official visit to Texas. He's also weighing offers from Georgetown, Providence, Syracuse and Temple.

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