Westtown captures Quaker Cup
Abbie Barth scored twice as Westtown field hockey jumped to a big halftime lead and cruised to a 6-0 victory over Friends Select in the championship of the Friends School League Quaker Cup on Wednesday.
Toni Tofferet also scored twice for the Moose.
Jane Abbot and Cate Cappuccio also dented the net for Westtown.
DOWNINGTOWN EAST STAYS ALIVE >> The Cougars kept their season alive with a 1-0 win over Pennsbury Wednesday, while their crosstown neigbors saw their season end as Downingtown West lost, 2-1, in overtime to Spring-Ford, in District 1 4A playback games.
Downingtown East will play Saturday at Spring-Ford in the fifth-place game for the final state berth.
PHELPS 2, BARRACK ACADEMY1 >> Alvin Dahn scored two second-half goals as the Lions (12-5-1) captured the Tri-County League championship.
WCU’S TOPPI NABS PSAC HONOR >> West Chester junior Rachal Toppi has been named the 2016 PSAC Field Hockey Athlete of the Year and teammate Maya Guillksen earned PSAC Field Hockey Freshman of the Year by a vote of the league’s head coaches, the conference office announced Wednesday in conjunction with the release of the all-conference field hockey teams. East Stroudsburg’s Sandy Miller earns the PSAC Coach of the Year award for the third time in her career (1996 & 2001). The Warriors earned the No. 1 seed in the PSAC Field Hockey Championship after posting a 15-3 overall record and 9-1 conference mark.
Toppi is a three-time All-PSAC representative and was named the 2014 PSAC Freshman of the Year. The junior leads the conference by a landslide in goals (23) and points (51). Toppi is the third WCU athlete to earn the award and first since Kelsi Lykens in 2013. Toppi is tied for second in the conference in game-winning goals (4) and eighth in assists (5).
Guillksen is the second Golden Ram to win PSAC Freshman of the Year (Toppi, 2014). The freshman has scored six goals while dishing out four assists and has started and appeared in 18 contests and is a second-team back representative. Guillksen, Toppi and the Golden Rams earned the No. 3 seed and battle No. 2 Shippensburg Friday at 12 PM in a semifinal.
Radnor’s Ryan Peter (11) collides with Bishop Shanahan’s John George in the second half of the District 1 3A semifinal Wednesday. Radnor won, 1-0, on Peter’s overtime goal.