Saturday, November 15, 2008

PIAA Girls Class AAA soccer final

Conestoga (District 1) defended its PIAA Class AAA girls soccer championship with a 2-1 victory over Peters Township Saturday evening at Hersheypark Stadium.

The game was scoreless at the half before Conestoga's Murphee Greeley netted the game's first goal at the 38:20 mark. Less than 50 seconds later, an Ali Forbrich shot bounced off both posts and was collected by Lauren Ray, who tied the game, 1-1.

With less than 12 minutes remaining, Conestoga scored the game-winner when Casey Steidle headed in a Greeley corner kick.

It was the first PIAA title game appearance for Peters Township, which finished 21-3-2.

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