Garnet Valley nets another Central League championship
The Garnet Valley volleyball team clinched its second straight Central League title with a 3-0 win over Radnor Thursday.
The Jaguars (12-3, 10-0) rolled 25-12, 25-7, 25-11. Elin Patterson notched 14 kills, Amber Goldberg had 20 digs and Rachel Cain dished 33 assists.
Erica DiCarlo distributed assists for Radnor.
Also in the Central League: STRATH HAVEN 3, SPRINGFIELD 0 » Ellie Fisher (12 kills, four digs), Abby Clark (10 kills, 10 digs) and Liv Dumont (10 kills) helped the Panthers cruise to the sweep.
In the Inter-Ac League: NOTRE DAME 3, BALDWIN 0 » Lexi Shreiner posted five kills, six digs and three aces as the Irish (14-0, 5-0) remained unbeaten.
Riley Shaak added 11 aces, four kills and three blocks. Elise Butler chipped in with nine kills and five digs. nine
In the Catholic League: CARDINAL O’HARA 3, LANSDALE CATHOLIC 1 » The Lions won in four sets (25-18, 25-16, 19-25, 25-19) behind another strong performance from Breanna Hickey, who had 16 kills, 15 digs and four aces. Lauren Garvey finished with 11 kills and Maeve Boylan had 26 assists, 11 digs and three aces.
Katie Capalbo delivered one of the bigger moments of the season for Strath Haven.
Capalbo’s goal with 13 minutes to play in overtime lifted the Panthers to a 1-0 Central League victory over Garnet Valley Thursday. Sarah Flynn racked up nine saves in net. GV’s Megan Finnegan (10 saves) also played well in goal. HARRITON 3, SPRINGFIELD 1 » Greta Stahl scored late in the second half, but the Cougars couldn’t overcame a pair of early tallies by Harriton freshman Nina Hollin. CONESTOGA 7, UPPER DARBY Mariama Keita was busy for Royals, stopping 17 shots.
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Nate Perrins scored a pair of goals, including the game winner, as Strath Haven downed Garnet Valley, 4-3, in Central League action.
Jon Kadoch added two more, and Noah Atsaves (four) and Brett Burns (two) combined for six saves for the Panthers. PENNCREST 2, MARPLE NEWTOWN 1 » Brandon Cairy netted both goals for the Lions (5-11, 3-7). Justin Potts stopped eight shots in goal.
In the Del-Val League: PENN WOOD 5, INTERBORO 0 » Will Billy netted a hat trick while James and Andrew Nmah each had a goal and an assist for the Patriots (11-23, 6-1-1). Romario Sterling chipped in two assists. ACADEMY PARK 10, GLEN MILLS 0 » Libanana Doumbouya paced the Knights with a hat trick and an assist. Felix Dadebo added two goals and an assist, while goalie Amadou Fofana made two saves en route to the shutout.
In the Bicentennial League: DELCO CHRISTIAN 5, VFMA 1 » Brothers Clay and Nathan Corcimiglia netted a goal apiece as Delco Christian beat Valley Forge Military. For the Knights, Micah Metricarti led the way with two goals, Matt Herderson added another and goaltender Brody Veleber made five saves.
Radnor fell to Council Rock North, 3-2, in the second round of the District 1 Class 3A tournament.
Both doubles pairing were victorious for the Raiders. Claire Burton and Grace Frigerio won 6-4, 7-5, while Annie Burton and Caroline Egg-Krings claimed a 6-3, 6-1 decision.
Amber Goldberg, center in this file photo, had 20 digs Thursday to help Garnet Valley post a 3-0 victory over Radnor. The Jaguars clinched their second consecutive Central League volleyball title.