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Raiders beat Panthers in girls' soccer, close in on playoff spot

Posted 10/7/14

Makaila Nester and Alexis Ulrich scored goals as Middletown defeated East Pennsboro, 2-1 on Tuesday, Sept. 30 in East Pennsboro Twp. to move closer to a postseason playoff spot in District 3 Class AA girls' high school soccer.

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Raiders beat Panthers in girls' soccer, close in on playoff spot

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Makaila Nester and Alexis Ulrich scored goals as Middletown defeated East Pennsboro, 2-1 on Tuesday, Sept. 30 in East Pennsboro Twp. to move closer to a postseason playoff spot in District 3 Class AA girls' high school soccer.

Goalkeeper Brooke Myers made 11 saves as the Blue Raiders (10-4, 7-3 in the Mid-Penn Conference's Capital Division) rose to eighth place in the Class AA power rankings. The top 18 teams qualify for the District 3 playoffs.

East Pennsboro avoided a shutout when Kassy Brown scored a goal in the 70th minute. The Panthers (10-4, 5-4) are in 12th place in the power rankings.

Katelynn Kennedy assisted on Nester's goal, scored in the 27th minute. Ulrich scored in the 52nd minute on an assist from Rowan Sessa.

Trinity 1,
Middletown 0

The unbeaten Shamrocks scored a quick goal in the fourth minute, then held on to beat the Raiders on Thursday, Oct. 2 in Middletown.

Trinity (12-0-2) remained atop the Capital Division with an 8-0-1 division record.

Theresa Duke scored the lone goal on assists from Ashley Rogliano and Catheirne Gregoire. Shamrock goalkeeper Amanda Knaub made four saves to shut out the Raiders.

Myers made seven saves in goal for Middletown.