Hoover, Methac­ton field hockey fin­ish PAC slate un­de­feated

The Mercury (Pottstown, PA) - - SPORTS - By Mer­cury staff sports@21st-cen­tu­ry­media.com @Pottsmer­cS­ports on Twit­ter

Olivia Hoover fig­ured in on three goals Thurs­day as the Methac­ton field hockey topped Perkiomen Val­ley in PAC Lib­erty Di­vi­sion play, 5-3.

Hoover scored Methac­ton’s first two goals be­fore as­sist­ing on the fourth by Grace Hirst, fol­low­ing Liz Chip­man’s tally. Chip­man and Hirst were also cred­ited with as­sists while PV got a two-goal show­ing by Gabby Martina and sin­gle score from Danielle Hamm (Tay­lor Hamm as­sist).

Methac­ton fin­ishes the reg­u­lar PAC sea­son at a per­fect 13-0 (17-0 over­all). PV fin­ishes the reg­u­lar PAC sea­son at 7-6 (11-6 over­all). PHOENIXVILLE 6, UP­PER ME­RION 0 » Katie Baker’s two-goal show­ing headed the Phan­toms’ solid of­fen­sive show­ing in their PAC Fron­tier Di­vi­sion win over the Vik­ings.

Phoenixville’s scor­ing was rounded out in equal mea­sure by Aubrie Breis­blatt, Becca Lewis, Ameerah Green and Syd­ney Alling. UP­PER PERKIOMEN 3, POTTSTOWN 1 » AiYi Young, Hope Flack and Colleen Creneti all scored in the In­di­ans’ PAC Fron­tier Di­vi­sion win over the Tro­jans.

Mor­gan Chowns and Liz Fox were cred­ited with as­sists for UP (12-1, 16-2), with Al­yse Thomp­son mak­ing one save to se­cure the shutout.

Pottstown’s goal came from Ma­tia Mi­nor, as­sisted by Alex Di­cam­pello. Lillian Stirk had 14 saves in the Tro­jan nets. POPE JOHN PAUL II 0, POTTS­GROVE 0 » The Fal­cons came to the Golden Pan­thers’ Se­nior Recog­ni­tion game de­ter­mined to end the sea­son on a pos­i­tive note, but nei­ther team could find the net through two halves and over­time.

Potts­grove’s Mag­gie Dal­las and PJP’s Katie McGuigan were all even in goal­keeper saves, each record­ing eight. Both teams were also even in shots on goal at eight. OWEN J ROBERTS 1, SPRING FORD 0 » Brid­get Guinan scored at the 10:08 mark in over­time to lift the Wild­cats over the Rams in their PAC Lib­erty Di­vi­sion con­test. Kris­ten Grebe and Ash­ley Della Guardia had a com­bined 20 goalie saves for Spring-Ford, which faced 21 shots and con­tended with 13 cor­ners by OJR. Roberts goalie Cassie Mick­le­sav­age, by com­par­i­son, had to make just one save while fac­ing one shot and one cor­ner. BOY­ER­TOWN 7, NOR­RIS­TOWN 0 » Ash­ley Dierolf, Cassie Kid­well and Jen­nifer O’Con­nor each scored pairs of goals to key the Bears’ PAC Lib­erty Di­vi­sion vic­tory over the Ea­gles. Syd­ney Fox com­pleted the Boy­er­town point pro­duc­tion. Ha­ley Gable and Hai­ley Le­ven­good shared time in goal for the Bears, each mak­ing pairs of saves to se­cure the shutout.

Boys soc­cer

POTTS­GROVE 7, POPE JOHN PAUL II 2 » Ethan Pace fig­ured on five of the Fal­cons’ goals in their PAC Fron­tier Di­vi­sion win over the Golden Pan­thers.

Pace set up Shane Glea­son to score Potts­grove’s first two points, then tal­lied the third and fourth goals in suc­ces­sion be­fore net­ting the fifth af­ter PJP’s Colin Flane­gin got the first of his two at the 35:34 mark of the sec­ond half. Mike Sereny and Ryan Curnew rounded out the Fal­cons’ scor­ing, with Kevin Michuki, Mike Trout­man (two) and Glea­son get­ting credit for as­sists. UP­PER PERKIOMEN 5, POTTSTOWN 0 » Cole Ken­dra’s hat trick led the In­di­ans in their PAC Fron­tier Di­vi­sion shutout of the Tro­jans. Colby Het­rick and Ryan Ca­sola com­pleted the UP scor­ing. Jack­son Lill, Austin Du­nar, Mike Sitko and Tyler Ray­mond were all cred­ited with as­sists. BOY­ER­TOWN 4, NOR­RIS­TOWN 0» Ben Burkhardt scored the Bears’ last two goals to cap their PAC Lib­erty Di­vi­sion game with the Ea­gles. Jimmy Tow­ers got Boy­er­town go­ing by con­vert­ing a penalty kick in the first half. Con­nor Reiss scored in the sec­ond half in ad­vance of Burkhardt’s tal­lies, and Ma­son Kurtz needed to make just four saves to se­cure the clean sheet.

Girls soc­cer

OWEN J. ROBERTS 2, SPRINGFORD 1 » The Wild­cats clinched the PAC Lib­erty ti­tle and the No. 1 seed for the Fi­nal Four with a win over the Rams thanks to Ken­zie Milne’s game-win­ner with 3:45 to play.

OJR, which is 16-1, led at the half on Ma­hogany WIl­lis’ goal in the 16th minute be­fore Laura Fazz­ini lev­eled for Spring-Ford with 22 min­utes to play.

OJR will meet Boy­er­town in the PAC semi­fi­nals, Tues­day at OJR, while SpringFord will meet Fron­tier cham­pion Pope John Paul II in the other semi­fi­nal. PERKIOMEN VAL­LEY 2, METHAC­TON 1 » Kelsey Marino and Sarah West­gate fac­tored in the Vik­ings’ sec­ond-half goals, which lifted them to vic­tory over the War­riors in PAC Lib­erty Di­vi­sion ac­tion.

Marino scored off the set­ups by West­gate, that af­ter Methac­ton took an early lead off Kate Evans’ unas­sisted goal. Both goalies — Les­lie Adams for PV, Liz Greene for Methac­ton — had eight saves. BOY­ER­TOWN 8, NOR­RIS­TOWN 0 » Kylie Tor­rens scored twice, and Kylie Webb fig­ured in on two goals to help the Bears roll over the Ea­gles in PAC Lib­erty Di­vi­sion play. Webb (one as­sist), Grace Conover, Kaleigh Gal­lagher, Macken­zie Fatzinger, Cas­sidy Lan­dis and Mat­tie Gal­lagher also scored for Boy­er­town. Adri­anna Sheri­dan was cred­ited with an as­sist. POPE JOHN PAUL II 4, POTTS­GROVE 1 » Kayla Me­saros scored two goals and as­sisted on a third to help the Golden Pan­thers score vic­tory in their PAC Fron­tier Di­vi­sion game. Car­son Tracy and Mon­ica Rapchin­ski also scored for PJP, with Avery Cot­ter (two) and Ju­lia Owens get­ting cred­ited for as­sists. Potts­grove’s goal was scored by Skylar Glass, with Re­becca Delp on the as­sist. UP­PER PERKIOMEN 4, POTTSTOWN 0 » Rianne Moll fig­ured in on the In­di­ans’ first three goals en route to their shutout of the Tro­jans in PAC Fron­tier Di­vi­sion play. Moll as­sisted Han­nah Leight on her first-quar­ter score, then hit the nets twice in the sec­ond half - Phoebe Pardy on the as­sist - be­fore Tay­lor Kear­ney closed out the game by con­vert­ing a penalty kick in the 78th min­utes. Han­nah Lan­dis had one save in the shutout per­for­mance, with Emme Wolfel stop­ping 14 shots for Pottstown. MORAVIAN AC. 5, PERKIOMEN SCHOOL 0 » Moravian struck for four first-half goals en route to its non-league shutout of the Pan­thers.

Rachel Bur­low had a hat trick to lead the Academy.

Girls vol­ley­ball

SPRING-FORD 3, NOR­RIS­TOWN 0 » The Rams swept their PAC match with the Ea­gles by set scores of 259, 25-18 and 25-23.

Alexis Palucki had 11 kills, two digs and four aces to key Spring-Ford. The Rams got other sta­tis­ti­cal pro­duc­tion from Carly Swen­son (24 as­sists, four kills), Olivia Olsen (13 kills, two digs) and Lind­sey Dadourian (six kills). PERKIOMEN SCHOOL 3, COLLEGIUM 2 » The Pan­thers had an amaz­ing come­back win against Collegium Char­ter. Perkiomen re­bounded from a 25-15 first­set loss with 25-18 with a 25-18 win, then an­swered Collegium’s 25-17 vic­tory with a 25-21 ver­dict of its own be­fore tak­ing the de­cider, 15-10.

Frances Del Toro and Bianca Diaz each had 10 kills for the Pan­thers. Sid­ney Palmer, Miho Suzuki and France Del Toro of­fered key blocks dur­ing the match. PHOENIXVILLE 3, MARPLE NEW­TOWN 0 » The Phan­toms swept their non­league match with the Tigers by set scores of 25-12, 25-12 and 25-15.

Alex Poloway had nine kills, eight digs and two aces for Phoenixville. Kayla Gram­mer­storf added 10 kills and three aces, with Lib­erty Al­lain hav­ing four kills, four aces, two digs and one block.

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