Hoover, Methacton field hockey finish PAC slate undefeated
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.
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.
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.
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.