Oley Valley field hockey, Tulpehocken girls soccer fall in state semis

Oley Valley, Tulpehocken fall in state semifinals

The Oley Valley field hockey and Tulpehocken girls soccer teams fell in the state semifinals on Tuesday night.

At Emmaus, the Lynx suffered a tough a 2-1 defeat in double overtime at the hands of defending state champion Crestwood.

Oley Valley led after the first half following a goal from Elaine Ritschard.

But Marissa Surdy tied it up for Crestwood in the second half before Morgan Kile scored the game winner with just over three-and-a-half minutes left in the second overtime.

Oley Valley finishes an outstanding season at 23-4-1.


At Hamburg, Madelyn Stabinski scored just over five mintues into the game to lift Southern Columbia over Tulpehocken, 1-0, on Tuesday.

Tulpehocken struggled to find quality scoring chances all night, forcing Abbey Herr to make just a pair of saves.

Jamie Fisher recorded four saves in goal for the Trojans, who finish a great season at 22-3.


In the 3A bracket, Spring-Ford defeated Seneca Valley 1-0. The Rams will meet Neshaminy in the state title game on Saturday.

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