Ferrell’s tally gives Marple Newtown win in overtime thriller

Marple Newtown’s Bree Ferrell headed in a direct kick from Danielle Collins for her second goal of the night, which was the game-winner, as the Tigers defeated Radnor in a Central League overtime thriller, 2-1, Thursday.

The Tigers quickly took advantage of a red card issued to the Raiders. Ferrell’s heroics came after Maura Holst evened the score with 40 seconds to play in regulation.

Morgan McAndrews had the other assist for the Tigers and goalkeeper Amanda Goodyear stopped 15 shots. Rebecca Gallagher excelled on defense and was able to shut down Radnor’s top scorer, Katie Junior.

In other Central League games:

Strath Haven 1, Harriton 0 : Lizzie King snapped a scoreless tie in the 52nd minute after receiving a pass from Grace Haase. Katie Fisher made four saves in goal as the Panthers (11-2-2, 8-0-2) stayed undefeated in the Central League.

Springfield 1, Haverford 0: Bridget Whitaker converted a pass from Cailyn Gormley in the second half and the Cougars held on for the win. Haverford’s Jess DePalma (11 saves) and Springfield’s Madison D’Ambrosio (14 saves) were excellent in their respective cages.

Garnet Valley 9, Upper Darby 0: It was senior night for Macy Goldbach, Rachel Glenn, Kristen Garrity, Maddie Mansi and Taylor Buckley, each of whom netted one goal. Linda Zamrowski scored twice for the Jaguars (11-4-2, 8-2-0).

Conestoga 2, Penncrest 0: The Pioneers logged the first goal in the final minute of the opening half and ice the win on a long counterattack midway through the second half. Keeper Kayla Allen (10 saves) played well in defeat for the Lions (11-5, 5-5).

In nonleague action:

Sun Valley 5, Chichester 2: Casey Purfield scored two while Leah Roth and Julia Skwirut chipped in with a goal apiece for the Vanguards, who benefitted from a Chichester own goal. Goalkeeper Amy Parker thwarted six Chichester shots. The Vanguards went on a three-goal run over the final 20 minutes of regulation.

Megan Carroll and Monigo Karnley had one goal each for the Eagles (7-8-1).

In the Catholic League:

Cardinal O’Hara 9, Neumann-Goretti 0:  Isabella Mirarchi recorded a hat trick and Emily McGuire finished with two goals for the Lions, who led at halftime, 5-0. Jess DiGiacomo, Jenn West and Alex Patrick all scored once, while Carrie Zamonski and Paris Banks combined for two saves and the shutout.

Hallahan 5, Bonner-Prendergast 1: Allison Hart scored the Pandas’ lone goal.

In the Tri-State Christian Conference:

Cumberland Christian 3, Christian Academy 2: While Gracie Cryan was responsible for both TCA goals, Lindsay Haseltine stepped in at sweeper as an injury replacement and had several key stops to protect goalkeeper Madison Dutton, who made six saves.

Jada Fields rammed in the game-winner to lift undefeated Cumberland to another victory.

In the Inter-Ac League:

Agnes Irwin 5, Notre Dame 1: Hannah Keating and Claire Micheletti both netted two goals as the Owls (7-1, 4-1) scored five unanswered to beat the Irish. Hailey Andress (seven saves) was impressive in her first varsity start.

In the Del Val League

Interboro 5, Penn Wood 0: Danielle Iavarone (two goals) and Mel Chubb (two assists) helped goalkeeper Shannon Butler (one save) earn her sixth shutout of the year.

In the Bicentennial League:

Delco Christian 2, Calvary Christian 0: Alex Thompson assisted on both of Julia Kyne’s goals for the Knights (9-4-2, 6-2-1), who are first in the Independence Division. Roonie Marie Flasco (six saves) earned the shutout.

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