Daily Local News (West Chester, PA)
Conestoga girls lacrosse wins season opener
The Conestoga High School girls lacrosse team won its season opener Friday, defeating Bishop Shanahan, 14-3. The Pioneers were led by Kate Galica (five goals, four draw controls, four ground balls, six caused turnovers), Chloe Brown (three goals, five draw controls), Ellie Wisch (three goals, two caused turnovers), Kiki Liebezeit (two goals, two assists) and Piper Kienzle (two assists). Shanahan goals were scored by Annabelle Wiedel, Silvia Baptista and Stella Dambro.
Boys Lacrosse LOWER MERION 9, WEST CHESTER HENDERSON 6 >>
Sean Surowiec had a hat trick for the Warriors, and single goals were scored by Henderson players Max Abrahams, Seamus Murphy and Ryan Prete. Goalies Giules DiLiberto and Luis Galan combined for 10 saves.
BOYERTOWN 14, KENNETT 13 >>
The Blue Demons were led by Zach Hulme (nine goals), Colin Jung (three goals, two assists), Bo Freebery (four assists, one goal) and Josh Holt (seven saves).
Boys Tennis DOWNINGTOWN WEST 7, WEST CHESTER HENDERSON 0>>
The Whippets won all three singles matches and three doubles matches by straight sets. Singles winners were Leo Shi (first singles), Cash Bailey (second) and Jack Sheldon (third).
Softball OWEN J. ROBERTS 4, UNIONVILLE 2 >>
The Longhorns’ attack was led by Addison Smith (2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs) and Grace Levendis (2-for-3 with a double). Ella Monthei had some standout defensive catches in right field for Unionville, while Longhorn
pitcher Madison Parisi struck out seven batters and allowed no earned runs.
IMMACULATA 7, URSINUS 0 >> Jason Hughes went the distance for the Mighty Macs (6-5), pitching a three-hit shutout and walking only one batter while striking out eight. The game remained scoreless until the top of the seventh inning when Justin Klemick scored on a sacrifice fly from Joey Wright to put Immaculata up 1-0. Joey Sacco led the Mighty Macs offensively going 2-for-5 with a double and three RBIs. Ryan Struble went 2-for-3 with a solo home run.
Women’s Basketball GOLDEN RAMS’ JOHNSON WINS AWARD >>
West Chester University junior guard
Leah Johnson added another postseason award to her growing list on Friday morning, being named a Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division II Honorable Mention All-American as announced by the organization.
Johnson was also named First Team All-PSAC East, DII CCA Second Team AllAtlantic Region, Collegiate Sports Communicators Academic All-District, and Third Team Academic AllAmerican, in addition to earning a spot on the NCAA Atlantic Regional Tournament All-Tournament team on Monday night.
The junior guard is the first WCU player to earn this honor since Dallas Ely was recognized as an Honorable Mention All-American in 2016 after also being honored at the end of the 2014 season.