Cardinal O’Hara 7 @ Downingtown East 2
Cardinal O’Hara scored seven unanswered goals to overcome an early third period deficit to defeat Downingtown East 7 – 2. After Andrew Ceglia scored just thirty-nine seconds into the final period to give the Cougars a 2 – 0 lead, the Lions’ Ronan Plummer, Michael Anastasi and Zac Deemer each scored two goals and Jacob Pohlig added another as O’Hara won for the ninth time in league play this season. Troy Percival stopped 30 of 32 shots in the win. Box score.
Penncrest 2 @ Garnet Valley 4
The Jaguars’ Simon Abukasis had three points (2 goals and 1 assist) and teammates Luke Peterson and Tyler Cymbala each hit the back of the net to power Garnet Valley to a 4 – 2 home win against Penncrest. Corey Anderson and Sean Smolcynski scored for the Lions. Joshua Juliano stopped 12 of 14 shots in the win while Gannon Walker turned aside 27 of 31 in defeat. Box score.
Delaware Military Academy 8 @ Archbishop Ryan 4
Sun Valley 3 @ St. Marks 4
Perkiomen Valley 11 @ Archbishop Carroll 1
Liberty South 5 @ Liberty North 3
Interboro’s Frank Jirak scored just 1:27 into the opening period to give the South an early 1 – 0 lead. Two minutes later the North would tie it on a goal from Owen J. Roberts’ Dylan Gratton. The South would retake the lead with 9:48 left in the first on a goal from Harriton’s Ethan Milani. The North would tie it with five minutes into the second period on a goal from Archbishop Carroll’s Matt Petusky. With three minutes remaining in the middle stanza, the North would take a 3 – 2 lead on Gratton’s second goal of the game. The South then would score three straight, third period goals. Sun Valley’s Jimmy Wynes would tie the game at three just three minutes into the last period. Wynes’ second goal of the game give the South a 4 – 3 lead with six minutes remaining in regulation. Jirak would score his second goal of the game to close out the scoring with 1:52 left in the third period.
Central 9 @ Ches-Mont 6
Garnet Valley’s Matt Wood gave Central a 1 – 0 lead five minutes into the game. WC Henderson’s Dylan DeAngelo scored his first of three goals with 7:20 left in the opening period to tie the game at one. Thirty-two seconds later Central took the lead on a goal from Conestoga’s Jayden Sison. Strath Haven’s Mike Irey would double Central’s lead on his first goal of the game with 2:11 left in the opening period. Seven goals were scored between the two teams in the second period. Central’s Irey would score again along with Haverford’s Jagur McClelland, Conestoga’s Will Schnorr and Springfield’s Aiden Smith. Ches-Mont would receive goals from WC East’s Nick Castura, Dtown West’s Alec Connolly and DeAngelo’s second goal of the game. Entering the third period down 7 – 4, Ches-Mont made it 7 – 5 on DeAngelo’s hat trick just 1: 18 into the final period. A minute later Rustin’s Matt Owens would close the gap to one but Wood and Strath Haven’s Ryan Spanier would score to give Central the 9 – 6 win.
PCL: American 7 @ National 3
Four, second period goals pushed the American Division to a 7 – 3 win over the National Division. The opening period saw each team trade goals. Salesianum’s Ethan Scharp and Delaware Military Academy’s Lukas Cook score for the American’s while Roman Catholic’s Brennan Whitacker and Colin Roesner scored for the Nationals. O’Hara’s Jacob Pohlig would give the Americans a 3 – 2 lead five minutes into the second only to see the National team tie it three minutes later by a goal from Father Judge’s Matt Ryan. The American Division then would take the lead on consecutive goals from Cook and then close out the scoring with three minutes into the third period on a goal by O’Hara’s John Paul Ahern.
White 1 @ Blue 4
West Chester East’s Kathryn Palmer opened the scoring just 3:43 into the opening period to give the White team the early lead. After a scoreless second period, the blue team scored four unanswered goals for the win. OJR-Boyertown’s Kalyn Mackey, Downingtown West’s Annalise Moylan, OJR-Boyertown’s Faith McGee and Bishop Shanahan’s Susie Roselli scored consecutively. McGee and (1 goal and 1 assist) and Roselli each had a goal and an assist. Dowingtown West’s Samantha Schultz also had two points (both assists).
Boys’ Junior Varsity
Sammartino Division 2 @ Dugan Division 8
A five goal, first period propelled the Dugan Division (Pool 1) to an 8 – 2 win over the Sammartino Division (Pool 2). Shanahan-Springford forward Gavin Tarity gave the Sammartino division an early lead but West Chester East’s Ethan Fredericks scored two quick goals immediately following to give the Dugan Division a 2 – 1 lead. Unionville’s Nolan Masters doubled the Dugan lead but Tarity scored his second goal of the game with 2:55 left in the first to cut the lead in half. WC East’s Jake Prieto doubled the Dugan lead to 4 – 2 then Downingtown West’s Nik Maijala scored with thirty-eight seconds remaining in the opening period to give the Dugan Division a 5 – 2 lead. Prieto would score his second goal of the game to make it 6 – 2 then Dtown West’s John Vitali and Salesianum’s Jack Clark closed out the scoring for the Dugan Division.
President Division 1 @ A.J. Ruth Division 3
After a scoreless first period, the A.J. Ruth Division (Pool 3) scored two, second period goals to take the lead. Stoga-Great Valley forward Griffin Malik gave A.J. Ruth a 3 – 0 lead with ten minutes remaining in the game. WC Henderson’s Aiden Laverty scored with :02 remaining to break the shutout bid and put the President Division on the board.
WC East 6 @ WC Henderson 3
Jack Hamilton (2 goals and 1 assist) and Nick Castura (1 goal and 2 assists) each had three points to propel the Vikings to a 6 – 3 road win against Henderson. Dylan DeAngelo had two goals in a losing cause for the Warriors. Joe Galitski turned aside 37 of 40 shots while Kieran Green stopped 24 of 30 shots.
Springfield 3 @ Conestoga 6
Will Schnorr and Jayden Sison each had three points (2 goals and 1 assist) to lead Conestoga to a 6 – 3 win over Springfield. The victory enabled Stoga to say in the hunt for first place with a 7 – 1 record. Malcom Roeder stopped 31 of 34 shots in the win.
Haverford 0 @ Cardinal O’Hara 5
John Ahearn had four points (2 goals and 2 assists) while Jacob Pohlig and Zac Deemer each had a goal and assist to lead the Lions to a 5 – 0 victory over Haverford. Primo Baldassare and Troy Percival combined to stop all 14 shots they faced. Box score.
Penncrest 0 @ Ridley 4
Colin VanAtta had two goals and Eric Miller had two assists in the Raiders 4 – 0 win over Penncreast. Nick Giuliano stopped all 17 shots he faced for the shutout. Gannon Walker turned aside 30 of 34 shots in the loss. Box score.
Roman Catholic 8 @ Archbishop Ryan 1
Kennett 0 @ Salesianum 1
Strath Haven 11 @ Radnor 1
WC Bayard Rustin 7 @ Unionville 1
Downingtown East 1 @ Delaware Military Academy 4
Saint Marks 8 @ Marple-Newtown 0
Perkiomen Valley 2 @ Boyerstown 7
Avon Grove 1 @ Downingtown West 3