Moose advance to PAISAA quarters
Marite Horton scored the game’s only goal as Westtown edged Notre Dame Academy, 1-0, in the first round of the PAISAA girls soccer tournament Friday.
The Moose broke the deadlock in the 61st minute as Horton scored off an assist from Sara Oswald.
Westtown (12-6) will meet Epsicopal Academy in the quarterfinals on Tues- day.
VILLA MARIA 7, WEST CHESTER EAST 0 >> Annina Iacobucci scored four times — one on a penalty stroke — as the Hurricanes (162) rolled to the District 1 Class AA victory in the third-place game. Emily Doyle notched three goals and Danielle Acuna made three saves.
DOWNINGTOWN WEST 6, AVON GROVE 5 >> Zach Hanaway, Tino DiGiorgio and Nick Higgins notched thirdperiod goals as the Whippets posted the ICSHL win. Noah Bebee, John Michael Owens and Joseph Leahy also scored for West.
Blane Vetland and Brendan Harmon scored twice each for the Red Devils. W.C. RUSTIN 5, W.C. EAST 3>> The Golden Knights jumped out to a three-goal lead, then withstood a rally in the third period to record the ICSHL Ches-Mont win. Matt Owens, Christian Juliana, Tommy Sloan, Brock Weimer and Nicholas Ferraro scored for Rustin.
Eddie Russell had two goals for the Vikings.
Goalie saves: Grande (WCR) 23; Galitski (WCE) 24.
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SHIPPENSBURG 2, WEST CHESTER 1 >> West Chester tacked on a late goal, but it would not be enough as No. 2 Shippensburg prevailed over No. 3 West Chester in the PSAC semifinals, 2-1, Friday afternoon at East Stroudsburg. Shippensburg registered the first pair of goals in the contest, which proved to be the difference. The Raiders grabbed a 2-0 lead at the 25:59 mark in the first half. The Raiders’ first goal came courtesy of Emily Barnard, who tapped in a rebound in front of the cage. Nearly 12 minutes later, her teammate Cassle Rawa managed to score from the left side of the cage. West Chester (137) did produce a late goal by its leading scorer in junior Rachal Toppi. The goal adds to her Division II program record, capturing her 70th goal of her career. In a last-minute effort, the Raiders’ defense was able to block a pair of Kaitlin Hatch’s shots.
MILLERSVILLE 6, WEST CHESTER1>> West Chester University’s men’s soccer team suffered a 6-1 setback to Millersville in the semifinals of the 2016 PSAC Semifinals Friday afternoon on the campus of Mercyhurst University. West Chester (11-4-3) will now wait until Sunday night to see if the Golden Rams will be making their first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2002. Millersville (12-5-2) advances to the championship game of the PSAC Tournament on Sunday afternoon. The Marauders scored six unanswered goals in the second half, three of them in the final five minutes, as West Chester pushed everybody up to try to cut into what was a 3-1 deficit at the time. Colin Hester scored off an assist from Brett Glasco in the 22nd minute to put West Chester on top 1-0. James Wood made five saves in goal for the Golden Rams.
EAST STROUDSBURG 1, WEST CHESTER 1, ESU WINS ON PENALTIES >> East Stroudsburg managed to knock off the Golden Rams in the PSAC Semifinals to advance to the PSAC Championship by edging out West Chester on penalty kicks, 3-2, Friday morning. East Stroudsburg’s (14-4-2) Alex Pickett headed a ball past Alex Srolis at the 55:35 mark. Credited with an assist on the play was her teammate Hannah Gombos. Senior midfielder Scarlett Walsh headed in the equalizer for the Rams a little more than 10 minutes later. The pair of goals in the shootout were provided by Cynthia Hagerty and Haley Mangiaruga.
LINCOLN 3, FELICIAN 0 >> Atarah Lindsey had 11 kills and 11 digs as the Lions (621) snapped a six-game losing streak, 28-26, 25-22, 2523. Mariah Russell added 16 kills and Tierra Russaw collected 19 digs.