Scores: Kennett beats Avon Grove in girls soccer

Photo by Chris Barber

The following is a recap of the local high sports action from the past week:

Thursday, October 8

Field Hockey

Kennett 3, Sun Valley 1

Kennett (2-6-1 Ches-Mont) got goals from Maddie Miller, Kristy Gallivan and Mallory Sinton in the league victory.


Kennett 198, Unionville 232

Kennett moved to 15-1 overall and 11-1 in the Ches-Mont as Zach Dilcher (36) and Adam Birmingham (37) led the way at Hartefeld.

Boys Soccer

Kennett 5, Sun Valley 0

Five different players scored for the Blue Demons in the Ches-Mont League rout, and goalie Greg Danchik made three saves to post the shutout.

Girls Tennis

Kennett 7, Octorara 0

Sophomore Jamie Smith won her first varsity match with a 6-3, 6-4 victory at No. 3 singles as the Demons improved to 10-2.

Girls Tennis

Unionville 7, Oxford 0

The Indians (12-0 Ches-Mont) stayed undefeated in the league as Jackie Lane won 6-0, 6-0 at first singles.


Kennett 3, Sun Valley 2

Kennett (7-2 Ches-Mont) earned a hard-fought 27-25, 25-9, 23-25, 18-25, 15-8 victory. Amy DeNenno (five aces), Katrina Sungail (18 kills, four blocks), Madison Dietz (21 digs) and Julianne Eklund (19 kills) led the way.

Friday, October 9

Field Hockey

W.C. East 1, Unionville 0

East (4-10 overall) picked up the nonleague victory on the heels of a first half goal. Unionville goalie Sammy Carlino made 15 saves in the game.

Girls Soccer

Kennett 4, Avon Grove 0

Taylor DeVoe and Rian Salasin each netted two goals for the Demons as Kennett improved to 7-5-1 overall with the nonleague rout of host Avon Grove.

Boys Soccer

Unionville 2, Marple Newtown 1

Unionville (12-1 overall) rallied from a 1-0 deficit to score the nonleague win on the strength of goals from Jay Conroy and Rob Crowley.

Saturday, October 10

No events scheduled.

Monday, October 12

Field Hockey

W.C. Rustin 2, Kennett 0

Kennett (2-7-1 league) was shutout in the Ches-Mont American Division loss to Rustin (7-3 league).

Girls Tennis

Conestoga 4, Unionville 1

In the opening round of the District 1 Class AAA playoffs, Central League champion Conestoga (14-2 overall) ended Unionville's season.


Unionville 3, Garnet Valley 0

Unionville (9-0 league) stayed undefeated in Ches-Mont play with the easy 25-10, 25-12, 25-8 victory. Rachel Fink (four kills), Ann Marie Scaggs (seven assists) and Kelly Hewton (five aces, seven digs) led Unionville.


W.C. Rustin 3, Kennett 2

Kennett (7-3 league) suffered the hard-fought Ches-Mont League loss by scores of 25-17, 25-21, 22-25, 15-25 and 15-6.

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