Mercury roundup (Sept. 5): Straup, Upper Perkiomen girls soccer overcome Fleetwood


Upper Perkiomen 2, Fleetwood 1

Highlights: Tied 1-1 with five minutes left in regulation, Sarah Fisher created a turnover in Fleetwood’s defensive half and fed the ball to Sarah Straup, who netted the game-winner for the Indians. Straup initially scored an unassisted goal in the first half to give Upper Perkiomen a 1-0 lead heading into halftime. Sophie Toucher eaqualized the game for Fleetwood midway through the second half. Ava Long registered 15 saves in net for the Indians.

Field Hockey

Pope John Paul II 5, Pottsgrove 1

Highlights: Three second-quarter goals were more than enough to send the Golden Panthers past the Falcons. Sarah Mink provided two goals on assists from Katie Niles and Cece Bleam. Abby Simmers added another unassisted. Bleam found the back of the net in the third frame on a feed from Tess Riley and Reese Wolstenholme also scored in the third quarter. Ava Parkinson came up with six saves in net for Pope John Paul II while Riley had a defensive save.

Daniel Boone 2, Coatesville 0

Highlights: Liv Welker put away two goals to lift the Blazers over Coatesville. Courtney Stevens and Marlee Fetrow both assisted Welker as Daniel Boone held a 16-4 advantage in corner opportunities. Breanne Marchiano made five saves for Daniel Boone and Lorelei Lehenky had 19 for Coatesville.

Spring Ford 2, West Chester Henderson 0

Highlights: Eva Drumbore put away a goal at the 6:12 mark in the second quarter, ultimately enough to send the Rams past West Chester Henderson. Nina Scott assisted by Maddie Friend on an insurance goal with 13:32 left in the third quarter. Spring-Ford put up 14 shots and 12 corners while holding Henderson to none. Lauren Kratsa registered 12 saves in net for Henderson.

Great Valley 6, Upper Perkiomen 1


Boyertown 198, Pottsgrove 237

(At Landis Creek GC, par 36)

Boyertown: Chase Dillman 38; Devin Hoelzle 39; Chase Kline 40; Kyle Reigner 40.
Pottsgrove: Carter Burs 43; Brayden Hires 48; Doug Raggazino 48; Charlie Potpinko 49; Cory Herbsleb 49.

Pope John Paul II 199, Upper Merion 222

(At Bella Vista GC)

Pope John Paul II: Ryan McQuarrie 37; Ryan kelly 38; Sylas Serafin 41; Beau Bliem 41; Alex Pereni 42.
Upper Merion: Jack Rogers 41; Jack McCarthy 42; John Henry 43; David Peck 47; Charlie Pendergrast 49.


Hatboro Horsham 211, Methacton 185

(At Skippack GC)

Hatboro-Horsham: Haley Wallach 55; Mina Cho 47; Sarah Howard 49; Alison Kim 60.
Methacton: Kate Thomas 43; Julia Sala 47; Lauren Springman 46; Shivani Joshi 49; Isabella Mandracchia 56.

Spring-Ford 202, Central Bucks East 234, Villa Joseph Marie 285

Spring-Ford: Alie Adams 36; Devon Armor 53; Mary McNelly 56; Cadence Straka 57.
Central Bucks East: Madison Moleshy 45; Hailey Harris 54; Mollie Chapnich 65; Jane Doe 70.
Villa Joseph Marie: Allison Warunck 70; Gianna Simpson 71; Sarah Warunck 72; Olivia Eldridge 72; Maggie Geib 72.


Phoenixville 7, Upper Perkiomen 0


West Chester East 3, Owen J. Roberts 0

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