West­town cap­tures Quaker Cup

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - SPORTS -

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.

Girls Soccer

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.

Boys Soccer

PHELPS 2, BARRACK ACADEMY1 >> Alvin Dahn scored two sec­ond-half goals as the Lions (12-5-1) cap­tured the Tri-County League cham­pi­onship.

Field Hockey

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.

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