Emma Dahle scored five times, including her 100th goal of the season, as Friends' Central held on to edge visiting Shipley, 12-11, in the Friends Schools League girls' lacrosse semifinals Wednesday.

Dahle, a sophomore, reached the milestone with her first goal of the game and now has 158 for her career. Ashley Tedesco scored her second goal of the game with 9 minutes, 30 seconds left to give the Phoenix a 12-9 lead.

The teams met earlier this season as Friends' Central cruised to an easy 15-9 win. Avery Safford led Shipley on Wednesday with seven goals. The Gators scored two straight times and cut the lead to 12-11 before Friends' Central maintained possession to end the game.

Friends' Central will travel to Germantown Friends on Friday at 4 p.m. for the league final.

Inter-Ac. Emma Ebert scored all three of her goals in the second half and Penn Charter rallied to top host Springside, 14-11.

The Quakers trailed, 7-5, at halftime. Sarah Butler gave them an 11-10 lead with 10:08 left in regulation and had four goals.


Kristin Ziegler drove in two runs with a single in the fifth inning as Perkiomen Valley blanked Spring-Ford, 3-0, at Pine Forge AA in the Pioneer Athletic Conference semifinals.

Erin Hamm posted the win with a complete-game shutout and one strikeout. Harley Pascavage added a pair of hits and an RBI.

Perkiomen Valley will meet Methacton for the league title at 7 p.m. Thursday at Pine Forge AA.

The Warriors edged Boyertown, 3-2, in nine innings.

Inter-Ac. Taylor Lord went 2 for 4 and scored a run to help Agnes Irwin top host Penn Charter, 4-1, and clinch the regular-season title for the fifth straight year. Katie Wenger pitched a complete game and struck out six.

Bicentennial. Senior first baseman Megan Bolton stroked her 100th career hit in the fourth inning and Christopher Dock rolled at Springfield (Montco), 10-0.

Central. Monica Hood struck out three in four innings and Karla DiPetro fanned three in three innings as Conestoga blanked Ridley, 2-0. Courtney Eubanks struck out three and walked two for Ridley.

Catholic Academies. Maggie Marchock went 5 for 5 and scored three runs as Villa Joseph Marie rolled at Mount St. Joseph, 13-3.