Field hockey: PAC Final 4 at a glance; recaps, boxscores

PAC Final Four
Semifinals
Tuesday, Oct. 15
Both games at Upper Perkiomen
(1) Owen J. Roberts 7, (4) Phoenixville 0
(2) Upper Perkiomen 1, (3) Perkiomen Valley 0
Championship
Thursday, Oct. 17
(1) Owen J. Roberts at (2) Upper Perkiomen, 7 pm
 
Upper Perkiomen 1, Perkiomen Valley 0 – The Frontier Division champion Indians rode a strong defensive performance keyed by Bella Carpenter’s two defensive saves and goalie Lynnsi Joyce’s seven saves to victory in the PAC Final Four semifinals Tuesday night at Upper Perkiomen.
Upper Perk got the game’s only goal off a penalty corner when Ashlyn Gatto connected off an AiYi Young assist, and the Tribe defense did the rest in maintaining the shutout.
The victory sends the Indians into Thursday night’s championship game at Upper Perk against defending league champion OJR at 7 pm.
Perk Valley           0-0-0
Upper Perk           1-0-1
Shots: Perk Valley 9-8. Corners: Perk Valley 9-7. Goalie saves: Ashley Derrick (PV) 5, Lynnsi Joyce (UP) 5. Defensive saves: Bella Carpenter (UP) 2
First half
UP-Ashlyn Gatto (AiYi Young assist), corner, 11:32
 
Owen J. Roberts 7, Phoenixville 0 – Jenna Kirby deposited a pair of goals, Raina Smolij delivered three assists and the defending PAC champions and No.1 -seeded Wildcats took no prisoners in their Final Four semifinal romp over the Phantoms.
Phoenixville                 0-0-0
OJ Roberts                   4-3-7
Shots: OJR 22-0. Corners: OJR 14-0. Goalie saves: Sophia Greenwalt (Px) 15, Cayden Jarvis (OJR) 0
First half
OJR - Jenna Kirby assisted by Raina Smolij
OJR - Jenna Kirby unassisted
OJR - Julia Lamb unassisted
OJR - Rylee Laloup unassisted
Second half
OJR - Olivia Leclaire assisted by Rylee Laloup
OJR - Emily Himmelreich assisted by Raina Smolij
OJR - Kendall McNeff assisted by Raina Smolij