Thursday's Pennsylvania roundup: Bishop Shanahan beats Harriton in overtime to win District 1 Class 3A title
Highlights from Thursday's playoff action.
Harrison Coron's game-winning overtime goal Thursday powered the Bishop Shanahan boys' soccer to a 3-2 triumph over Harriton to claim the District 1 Class 3A championship. Eagles' Jake Frank sent the game into overtime on a penalty kick with 50 seconds left in regulation. Rams' Alexander Kades scored two goals in a losing effort.
Cody Taylor notched a second-half hat trick as Archbishop Wood clinched the District 12 Class 3A title with a 3-0 victory over Franklin Towne Charter. The Vikings will head to states for the second straight season.
Korey Schuster's go-ahead goal with 3 minutes, 10 seconds left in the first half lifted Faith Christian over Dock Mennonite, 2-1, for the District 1 Class 1A championship. After Dock Mennonite's Praise Zoegar opened the scoring, Lions' William Bolla knotted the game at 1. Faith Christian advances to states with the win.
After leading 1-0 at the half, La Salle exploded with four second-half goals to beat Northeast, 5-1, for the District 12 Class 4A title. Joe Brigidi tallied a goal and an assist for the Explorers. Christian Calabretta, Jake Crawford, Chris Metzler, and Gio Randazzo chipped in goals.
Megan O'Neill scored the lone goal in the first half to help Villa Maria Joseph capture its seventh straight District 1 championship with a 1-0 shutout of Penncrest.
Joselyn Stoltz netted a pair of goals to propel Calvary Christian over Dock Mennonite, 2-0, to win the District 1 Class 1A final. The Cougars will continue its season in state playoffs.
Paige Mikula recorded two goals as Council Rock South downed Souderton, 5-0, in a District 1 Class 4A playback. Kiera Flanagan, Julie Rebh, and Sierra Tarantino each contributed a goal. The Golden Hawks will play Unionville Saturday for the right to go to states.
Rachel White accounted for two goals and two assists as Baldwin defeated Notre Dame, 5-0, in the PAISAA first round. Kahlia Bailey and Gia Vicari chipped in three goals combined. The Bears advance to the quarterfinals Tuesday to face Penn Charter.
Alden Bocello's first-half goal was the difference as Gwynedd Mercy held on to defeat New Hope-Solebury, 2-1, in a District 1/12 Class 1A title. Lilly Gilmore added a goal to extend the Monarchs' lead to 2-0. New Hope-Solebury cut the deficit to one with four minutes remaining. Gwynedd Mercy advances to states with the win.
Germantown Academy advanced to the PAISSA championship game in straight sets, 25-13 25-11, 25-13 over Academy of New Church. Jenna Schumann collected a team-high 11 kills and six digs for the Patriots. Natalie Schildt added eight kills and a team-high 10 aces.