Boys soccer: Pottsgrove reaches district semifinals; Upper Perkiomen, Phoenixville bounced

(2) Pottsgrove 3, (7) Lower Moreland 1 – The Falcons moved on to the semifinals of the District 1-3A Tournament Wednesday behind a hat trick from Jeremy Thompson, Shane Gleason’s two assists and keeper Luke Kaiser’s five saves.
Up next for the Grove is a noon district semifinal matchup Saturday at home against (3) Holy Ghost Prep, which advanced by taking out Upper Perkiomen 2-0 Wednesday.
Lower Moreland             0-1-1
Pottsgrove                     1-2-3
Shots: Pottsgrove 10-6. Goalie saves: Alexander Amanatidis (LM) 7, Luke Kaiser (P) 5
First half
PG-Jeremy Thompson, assisted by Shane Gleason off an Ethan Pace free kick, 34:41
Second half
PG-Jeremy Thompson, assisted by Ethan Pace (throw in), 26:59
PG-Jeremy Thompson, assisted by Shane Gleason, 26:21
LM-Bennet Durand (penalty kick), 24:06
 
(3) Holy Ghost Prep 2, (6) Upper Perkiomen 0 – The Firebirds got second-half goals from Max Giuliana and Tyler Weimert en route to the victory in the opening round of the District 1-3A playoffs. Upper Perk finishes its season at 11-8.
Upper Perk               0-0-0
Holy Ghost Prep       0-2-2
HGP goals: Max Giuliana, Tyler Weimert
 
(1) Bishop Shanahan 3, (8) Phoenixville 0 – Gavin Perillo registered nine saves but it wasn’t enough as the Phantoms suffered the season-ending loss in the opening round of the District 1-3A Tournament. The Phantoms conclude their season at 9-9-1.
Phoenixville                         0 0 — 0
Bishop Shanahan                  3 0 — 0
Bishop Shanahan goals: Gavin Domsohn 2, Zane Domsohn. Bishop Shanahan assist: Jaden Jones. Goalie saves: Gavin Perillo (P) 9; Bryce Domsohn 8.