Field hockey: Laloup delivers Owen J. Roberts' win; Perkiomen Valley-Spring-Ford fit to be tied

Owen J. Roberts 2, Methacton 1 – Rylee Laloup snapped a 1-1 tie with a second-half goal to lead the Wildcats to the comeback win in PAC action Wednesday.
After Jess Stravinsky gave the Warriors a 1-0 lead in the first half with an unassisted strike, OJR locked things at 1-1 before the break on Payton Hansen’s unassisted goal, setting the stage for Laloup’s late heroics.
Methacton          1-0 – 1
OJ Roberts         1-1 – 2
Shots: OJR 6-5. Corners: OJR 9-5. Methacton goal: Stravinsky (unassisted). OJR goals (both unassisted): Hansen, Laloup. Goalie saves: Gabby DiPrinzio (M) 4, Reilley Hagarty (OJR) 1, Amy Erb (OJR) 3
 
Perkiomen Valley 1, Spring-Ford 1 OT – Christina Dougherty found the back of the cage, assisted by Anna Dawson on a well-executed penalty corner, to help the Vikings earn the PAC tie.
Spring-Ford, which matched PV in shots (8-8) but lost in corners (11-5), had drawn first blood in the opening half when Alexa Collins scored on a reverse shot.
Perk Valley                 0-1-0-0 – 1
Spring-Ford                1-0-0-0 – 1
Shots: PV 8, Spring-Ford 8. Corners: PV 11-5. PV goal (assist): Dougherty (Dawson), Spring-Ford goal: Collins. Goalie saves: Ashley Derrick (PV) 7, Mackenzie Savage (S-F) 7
 
Phoenixville 4, Pope John Paul II 0 – Aubrie Breisblatt posted a hat trick, Julia Grosso added a goal and assist and goalie Gianna Chiponis finished with 8 saves as the Phantoms opened their season with the shutout.
For the Golden Panthers, also making their season debut, goalie Cindy Escudero picked up 11 saves and Lauren Kent contributed a highlight-reel caliber defensive save at the goal line.
 
Boyertown 2, Pottsgrove 0 – Katelyn Dulin and Alaina Schmid scored first-half goals and Sarah Yoder earned the shutout with two saves as the Bears improved to 4-3 with the PAC verdict over the Falcons.