Wednesday's girls soccer roundup
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Palm Beach Post Staff Reports
Nikki Schultz scored two goals, and Jupiter beat Palm Beach Gardens 3-2 on penalty kicks in the District 9-5A semifinals Wednesday night.
Kat Weiss also scored for the third-seeded Warriors (5-5-6), who will face Palm Beach Central in Friday's final.
Third-ranked and top-seeded Palm Beach Central earned a 3-0 victory over fifth-seeded Seminole Ridge in the other 9-5A semifinal.
Natalia Hernandez scored two goals and Sunna Thorsdottir added another for the Broncos (17-2). Haley Brunner had six saves to earn the shutout.
NO. 2 WEST BOCA RATON 3, PARK VISTA 0
Denise Chirila, Keely Harris and Jordyn Richman each scored a goal to lead the second-seeded Bulls (12-4-1) past the third-seeded Cobras (9-8-5) in Boynton Beach. Megan Anderson had 12 saves for Park Vista. West Boca will face Boca Raton in Friday's final.
NO. 4 BOCA RATON 1, SPANISH RIVER 0
Taylor Moos scored the only goal in the 52nd minute and Mari Tanaccio earned her eighth shutout of the season as the top-seeded Bobcats (13-4-4) edged the fourth-seeded Sharks (11-7-2) in Palm Beach Gardens. Cassie Steinberg had eight saves for Spanish River.
OLYMPIC HEIGHTS 2, SOUTH FORK 1
Kayla Hammond made 15 saves as the top-seeded Lions (10-6-3) edged the Bulldogs in Stuart. Naomi Van Gossum and Bethany Gaffey each scored a goal for Heights, which will face Martin County in Friday's final.
NO. 7 MARTIN COUNTY 8, ROYAL PALM BEACH 0
Shelby Bartuska scored four goals and Kelsey Smith added two goals and two assists as the Tigers (15-4-1) routed the Wildcats (9-8-1) in Stuart. Kaydee Stumpf contributed two goals and an assist.
NO. 6 JENSEN BEACH 8, OKEECHOBEE 0
Taylor Townsend scored four goals to lead the top-seeded Falcons (15-4-2) to the rout of the Brahmans in Riviera Beach. Kristan Palermo added two goals and two assists for Jensen, which faces Suncoast in Friday's final.
SUNCOAST 2, DREYFOOS 1
Natalie Brandon had the game winner with 22 minutes remaining as the Chargers (7-10-1) edged the Jaguars in Riviera Beach. Makeshia Lucien added a goal and Amber Braun had five saves for Suncoast.
KING'S ACADEMY 3, CARDINAL NEWMAN 1
Sarah Collins scored two goals and Isabella Contreras added another as the Lions (14-2-1) defeated the Crusaders (8-7-1) in West Palm Beach. Tori Hamel scored a goal on an assist from Lexy Gonzalez for Newman. King's will face Lincoln Park Academy in Friday's final.
LINCOLN PARK ACADEMY 2, NO. 10 BENJAMIN 1
Meg Downey scored a goal on an assist from Kali Chaplin, but the third-seeded Buccaneers (14-4-1) fell to the second-seeded Greyhounds in West Palm Beach.
NO. 1 AMERICAN HERITAGE 7, POPE JOHN PAUL II 2
Yulie Lopez had two goals and five assists and Sidney Parodie added two goals as the top-seeded Stallions (21-2-1) rolled past the fourth-seeded Eagles in Coconut Creek. American Heritage will play North Broward Prep in Friday's final.
COCONUT CREEK-NORTH BROWARD PREP 2, ST. ANDREW'S 1
Christina Ramirez scored a goal on an assist by Savannah Sheehy, but the third-seeded Scots (8-7-3) were edged by the second-seeded Eagles in Coconut Creek.
LAKE WORTH CHRISTIAN 3, GLADES DAY 2
Tiffany Anderson scored a goal and Jasmine Hernandez had 12 saves as the Defenders topped the Gators in Hobe Sound. Kara Roberts and Brianna Lohman each scored a goal for Glades Day. Lake Worth Christian advances to face Jupiter Christian in Friday's final.
JUPITER CHRISTIAN 3, PINE SCHOOL 1
Helene Raich scored two goals and Anna Schneid added another to lead the Eagles past the Knights (5-12-2) in Hobe Sound. Cassidy Bell scored for Pine School.