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Almonte leads Carroll field hockey over Lansdale Catholic

Alex Almonte scored once in each half as Archbishop Carroll completed an undefeated run through the Catholic League with a 2-0 triumph over Lansdale Catholic Friday.

Almonte converted a pass from Megan Curry to give the Patriots (14-4, 9-0) a 1-0 lead. Almonte made it 2-0 off a feed from Maeve Riehman. The defense did not allow a shot on goalie Mary Kate Kearney. It was Carroll’s eighth shutout in league play.

The Patriots earn a bye to the semifinal round of the PCL playoffs next Wednesday.

Elsewhere in the Catholic League:

Cardinal O’Hara 9, Little Flower 0 >> Julia Ferriaolo and Rose DeFeo had two goal and one assist apiece to help the Lions (10-6, 8-1) lock up the No. 2 seed in the Catholic League playoffs and earn a bye to the semifinals next Friday.

Mackenzie Raech also scored twice, while Sara Grassi handed out four assists. Gianna Gatto, Grace Hussey and Julia Funchion also scored for O’Hara.

Bonner & Prendergast 1, Archbishop Wood 0 >> Katie Caruso’s goal in the first half, off a feed from Maeve Finnegan, earned the Pandas (9-7-0, 7-2-0) the No. 3 seed in the playoffs and a home game against the Vikings in the quarterfinals next Wednesday.

In the Inter-Ac League:

Notre Dame 7, Springside Chestnut Hill 0 >> Lauren Curran, the 2017 Daily Times Player of the Year, found the back of the cage three times to help the Irish (15-0-1, 6-0-0) remain unbeaten.

Jess Schneider added two goals and one assist. Mia Leonhardt and Abby D’Anjolell contributed one goal each, while goalie Paige Kieft made three saves to record the shutout.

In nonleague action:

Episcopal Academy 4, Central Bucks South 1 >> The Churchwomen put the game away with three goals in the second half. 

Sofia Acosta and Macy Szukics led the way with one goal and one assist each. Kathleen Anderson and Gianna Pantaleo also scored for EA.

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