Wed. Pa. boys and girls: GFS prevails in overtime

Posted: April 04, 2013

Greta Meyer scored with .6 of a second left in overtime Wednesday to cap a wild finish for Germantown Friends, as the visiting Tigers rallied to edge Springside Chestnut Hill, 15-14, in nonleague girls' lacrosse.

Germantown Friends trailed by two goals with 31 seconds left in regulation before Anna Bezhalr and Grayson Melby scored to tie the game. The Tigers fell behind by a goal with 26 seconds left in overtime before Annie Tyson evened the score and Meyer won the game.

The sophomore finished with four goals, all after halftime. Melby added four goals and one assist. Lauren Schinn posted four saves, and Dana Schulman recorded three for the Tigers.

Inter-Ac. Lynda Michaels scored three times to lift Episcopal Academy at Agnes Irwin, 10-7. Lily Crager, Taryn Gallagher, and Kristen Hinckley added two goals each.

Pioneer. Ellie Schmidt scored three goals and added four assists to help Methacton knock off Perkiomen Valley, 10-5. Maddie Alderfer and Megan Gehret scored three times each.

Boys' Lacrosse

Kevin Murphy scored five goals and James Vandegrift added a hat trick as Penn Charter dropped visiting nonleague foe Hill School, 12-7.

In other nonleague action, Xander Pacilo stopped six shots and Forrest Rall scored four times to lead Springside Chestnut Hill past Peddie School, 9-2. Jackson Kleintz added two goals and an assist.

Baseball

Wyatt Thomas controlled the mound and his brother Chase Thomas provided the hitting as Octorara held off visiting Kennett, 3-2, in a Ches-Mont League game.

Wyatt Thomas posted the win as he struck out five and walked one in seven innings. The senior lefthander allowed six hits. Chase Thomas, a senior rightfielder, went 2 for 3.

Also in the Ches-Mont, sophomore righthander C.J. Pruitt fanned 10 and walked one in seven innings as Sun Valley blanked visiting Oxford, 9-0. Senior outfielder Nick Lewis scored twice and went 3 for 5.

Public. Kidianny Cumba went 2 for 3 with a run scored, and Eduardo Sánchez turned in a complete game as Frankford topped visiting Central, 6-3.

Softball

Willow Frederick stroked a three-run double in the fourth inning to lift host Episcopal Academy over Agnes Irwin, 7-6, in an Inter-Ac League game.

Alex Viscusi, a sophomore righthander, struck out 11 and walked none to post the complete-game win.

Nonleague. Caroline Sakharzadeh went 3 for 3 with a pair of runs scored as host Friends' Central downed Baldwin, 11-6. Isabelle Nardi earned the win and recorded a double.

Boys' Basketball

Vaux senior guard Rysheed Jordan won the Phoenix Award, given annually to the Public League's top player.


Contact Matt Breen at mbreen@phillynews.com and @matt_breen on Twitter.

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