OJR cruises past Spring-Ford, 12-6
Wildcats’ win sets up 4th meeting with Boyertown
SOUTH COVENTRY » The rainy conditions at Wildcat Field on Wednesday may have been an issue for the fans in attendance, but it didn’t seem to bother the Owen J. Roberts’ girls lacrosse team.
The Wildcats scored 12 goals and downed Pioneer Athletic Conference rival Spring-Ford, 126, in the first round of the District 1 Class 3A playoffs Wednesday night.
OJR will face another PAC foe Thursday (5 p.m.) when it heads to No. 8 Boyertown.
“We have a lot of experience playing in the rain,” Wildcats head coach Casey Kellogg said. “We’ve had a lot of games in conditions like this, we’ve had games delayed due to lightning, and even this game was postponed a day.”
The Wildcats scored right off the opening draw, then built an early 3-0 lead thanks to goals from Danika Swech and Sophia Murray. The Rams responded with a pair of tallies from Jill
“Our defense is everything. They are the backbone of our team and they have come up huge in most of the tight games we’ve had. We wouldn’t be where we are without their effort.” – OJR coach Casey Kellogg
Owen J. Roberts’ Olivia LeClaire carries the ball in transition against Spring-Ford during a District 1-3A playoff game Wednesday.