Steve Small’s goal was the difference as Bonner-Prendergast rallied for a 2-1 victory in overtime over Archbishop Carroll in Catholic League boys soccer action.
Small scored five minutes into OT to give the Friars the win. Gio Karasavas tallied with five minutes into regulation for MBAP to send the game into the extra session. Goalie Tommy Denig made seven saves to collect the win.
Delco Christian 8, Lancaster County Christian 1 >> Ryan Parker had one goal and one assist to help the Knights open up a 5-0 lead at halftime in nonleague action Friday. Declan Thompson led the offense with two goals and Zeke Garner chipped in with a pair of assists.
Eight players scored as Springfield christened its new turf stadium with an 8-0 victory over Upper Darby in the Central League.
Four of the goals were scored by seniors Lauren Johnston, Casey O’Conner, Carson Steinstra and Cathleen Walters as Springfield celebrated Senior Day. Caroline Walters, Lexi Aaron and Olivia Gutowski also scored, while Emily Boyer posted the shutout.
Moira Penot made more than 10 saves in goal for the Royals.
Garnet Valley 2, Ridley 0 >> Maddie Kadish scored once in each half and Kayleigh Saboja made five saves to post the shutout. Mia Zebley had the assist on the first goal by Kadish.
Radnor 2, Harriton 0 >> Kate Boujoukos and Avery Ciatto scored for Radnor, while keeper Elise Palmer posted the shutou.
Lower Merion 2, Marple Newtown 1 >> Maya Masotti found the back of the next 24 seconds into overtime to lift the Aces of the Tigers.
Grace Goldbeck had the goal for Marple Newtown.
In the Catholic League:
Archbishop Carroll 9, Bonner-Prendergast 1 >> Kiley Motice collected two goals and one assist as the Patriots rolled in their season opener.
Keri Barnett added one goal and one assist, while Elia Wright, Olivia Stout, Kayla DeMola, Cece Cerico, Jasmine Vega and Molly Freil pitched in with one goal each.
In the Ches-Mont League:
Great Valley 6, Sun Valley 2 >> Senior Chiara Robinson scored a pair of goals to pace the Vanguards Friday. Robinson fought off a defender to score on a breakaway to get Sun Valley on the board in the second half. She then converted a pass from freshman defender Kylie Robinson to make it 4-2. Jaina Preuhs made 18 saves in goal for the Vanguards.
Nicolette Saccomandi collected two goals and one assist to help Garnet Valley open the season with a 6-0 victory over Ridley.
Saccomandi tallied the first two goals and set up the first of two goals by Sophia Faster. Tina Rawa pitched in with two assists and Claire Yocum posted the shutout.
Conestoga 8, Strath Haven 0 >> Caroline Wisch, Carly Hynd and Kate Galico scored two goals each to pace the Pioneers. Galica also had two assists.
Sophomore Mackenzie Murray, who volunteered to move to goalie last week, held Conestoga scoreless in the first half for the Panthers and posted 10 saves overall
Lower Merion 4, Marple Newtown 3 >> Grace O’Connor scored all four goals for the Aces.
Brooke Chapin tallied twice and Olivia Ebersole once for the Tigers. MN goalie Maya Thiruselvan made nine saves.
Liz Kurcon had a big game to pace Penncrest to a 3-1 victory over Haverford in the Central League.
Kurcon collected eight kills, 15 assists and four aces in the 25-19, 27-25, 14-25, 25-17 win. Kelly McDonnell pounded 13 kills. Ashley Rodgers collected six kills and six digs while Leah Hall had 20 assists and two aces.
Garnet Valley 3, Ridley 0 >> Sophomore setter Maddie Wood recorded 31 assists as the Jaguars won 25-12, 25-16, 25-16. Ailvia Scerba was strong on defense with 26 digs. Jill St. German paced the attack with eight kills. Katelyn Dugery (six kills, one block), Caitlyn Hagerty (five kills, three blocks, four aces) and Kathryn Wright (six kills) also gave up big for GV.
Abi Herrin paced the Green Raiders with seven kills and 10 digs. Makenzie Griffith added five kills and 10 digs. Karlie Cecchini racked up 11 digs and Anna Borcky had three blocks.
In the Ches-Mont League:
Sun Valley 3, Great Valley 1 >> Seniors Kristine Guenther and Jordan Thompson led the way for the Vanguards Friday. Guenther collected 14 assists and seven aces in the 25-17, 25-19, 24-26, 25-13 victory. Thompson recorded seven kills and six blocks. Junior Gianna Ellis led the defense with 13 digs.
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