Conestoga’s field hockey team improved its record to 6-0 (4-0 in the Central League) with a 12-0 win against Maprple Newtown Tuesday. Conestoga goals were scored by Charlotte de Vries (three), Meredith Ross (two), Kiley Allen (two), Anna Mayock, Carly Ackerman (two) and Kendall McGee (two). Assists were from Kiley Allen, Hope Skelly and Anna Mayock.
In other Main Line high school field hockey action:
Academy of Notre Dame (2-2) defeated host Hill School, 6-2, Tuesday. Hill led early, 2-0, then Notre Dame tied the score at 2-2 by halftime. Notre Dame goals were scored by Tina D’Anjolell (three goals, one assisted by Mia Leonhardt and two assisted by Quinn Maguire), Mary Kate Neff, Sarah Boles (assisted by Mary Kate Neff) and Lauren Curran (assisted by Mary Kate Neff).
Notre Dame head coach Adele Williams said, “We played some beautiful hockey in the second half. We played as a unit with really good passing patterns which resulted in many scoring opportunities. It was a good hard fought game by both teams.”
The Irish lost to Villa Maria Academy, 3-1, Sept. 15. The ND goal was scored by Cami Osborne, assisted by Mary Kate Neff. VMA goals were scored by Jen Finley, Annina Iacobucci and Lindsay Dickinson. ND goalie Katie Liebeskind recorded five saves, while VMA netminder Daniella Acuna had four saves.
Archbishop Carroll defeated Conwell Egan, 7-0, Sept. 16. Goals were scored by Sam Swart (two), Jess Hewitt, Katy Curry, Jade Orsatti, Sydney D’Orsogna and Katie Labella.
Two days earlier, Carroll defeated Little Flower, 12-0, getting four goals from Sam Swart, two goals each from Meg Foster and Jess Hewitt, and one goal each from Alex Almonte, Jade Orsatti, Katie LaBella and Sydney D’Orsogna.
Baldwin School lost to Shipley, 5-1, Tuesday. The Polar Bears received some stellar offensive attacks drawn by upperclassmen forwards Sofia Nicoletti (one goal) and Carrie Schaeffer (one assist). Freshman goalie Menal Siddiqui had a number of fine stops. Freshman Julianna Charles also made some solid contributions for the Polar Bears.
Conestoga defeated host Radnor, 7-1, Sept. 15. Meredith Ross put Conestoga on the board first, assisted by Charlotte de Vries. Senior captain Ross then notched her 100th career goal on a penalty stroke with three minutes left in the first half.
Ross continued finding the back of the net with back to back goals to start the second half (one assisted by Emma McGillis and the other unassisted). After Barb Civitella got Radnor on the board, Conestoga responded when Madison Rogalski and Grace McEvoy connected on a successful corner. Charlotte de Vries put away Conestoga’s sixth goal and Meredith Ross (assisted by de Vries) capped off the win for her and her teammates. The backfield was led by seniors Steph Hamilton, Sophie Grove, Madison Rogalski and Madeleine Weiss.
Episcopal Academy defeated Germantown Academy, 5-4, Tuesday. EA goals were scored by Corinne Zanolli (two), Maddie Rehak (two) and Olivia Tuma. The winners got assists from Maddie Rehak, Genevieve Becker and Kathleen Anderson. Goalies were Bridget Boyle (six saves) and Caroline Kelly (five saves).
EA head coach Gina Buggy said, “It was a very hard-fought game, as anticipated. We really took advantage of our opportunities offensively, and our defense was solid. We came together and really played well together as a team – it was a great team effort.”
The Churchwomen defeated Central Bucks West, 6-2, Sept. 16. For EA, Corinne Zanolli scored five goals, and Molly Giles tallied one goal. Maddie Rehak dished out four assists and Katie Crager and Lexi Fischer each recorded one assist. EA goalie Bridget Boyle recorded 17 saves.
EA head coach Gina Buggy said, “This was an excellent team effort. Our defense played strong, midfield distributed the ball very well, and we took full advantage of our scoring opportunities.”
Two days earlier, EA defeated Lawrenceville, 5-0. Corinne Zanolli and Maddie Rehak each scored two goals, and Autumn Mueller tallied one. Corinne Zanolli and Caroline Burt dished out assists. Goalies Caroline Kelly and Bridget Boyle ecah had six saves.
EA head coach Gina Buggy said, “We had good combinations offensively. Our defense stepped up and played strong. We capitalized on our scoring opportunities.”
Harriton beat Garnet Valley, 3-2, in overtime Sept. 15. Harriton scored early in the first half with a cross from Meg Willcox to Elle Seward. Garnet Valley’s Kasey Burke answered back, tying up the game shortly after. Garnet Valley’s Alicia Bartosik scored a second goal within the first minute of the second half to put Garnet Valley ahead. Harriton went scoreless until the last five minutes of the game when Meg Willcox scored for Harriton to tie up the game for the second time. Sarah Marks crossed a ball that was tipped by Nikki Handel, giving Harriton the comeback win. Ram goalie Maddie Dougherty had five saves, and senior defender Molly McDonough had one defensive save.
Merion Mercy Academy (6-0) defeated Sacred Heart, 8-1, Sept. 17. The Golden Bears were led by five goals from Jamie Natale. Kolbe keating, Kaley Kyle and Arianna Lavelle also scored for Merion, who got one assist from Jamie Natale and two assists from Katie Murphy.
Merion head coach Margaretha Ehret said, “We came out and really connected well as a team. Our attackers did a great job re-defending and putting pressure on free hits, which resulted in a lot of possession in our attacking end. We had a lot of great transfers to open up space on the field and create plays. Jamie Natale had an outstanding career game, with five goals that were all off of well-executed passing combinations. Overall, it was a great showing by a lot of different players.”
Two days earlier, the Golden Bears defeated host Gwynedd Mercy, 4-1. The winners got two goals from Kolbe Keating, and one each from Allie Scannapieco and Margo Carlin. Jamie Natale had two assists.
Ehret said, “We had some solid passing sequences in our attacking area that led to corners, or good scoring opportunities. We look to move forward by ironing out some things when we transition onto defense, both with organizing as well as continuing to maintain solid 1 v 1 defensive skills.”