Riccardo helps Downingtown West stay perfect; Kennett blanked

Downingtown West 2, Conestoga 1, OT – The Whippets(14-0) -No. 1 in the recent district power rankings – kept their perfect record intact Monday with the win over the No. 2 Pioneers when Romea Riccardo – assisted by Taylor Orsi – found the back of the cage in overtime.
Riccardo had also scored unassisted in the second half to force the extra session for D-West, which overcame a 1-0 halftime deficit.
“Downingtown West had a great game defensively and played with great poise in overtime,” said Whippets coach Liz Morrow.
Conestoga       1-0-0-1
D-West             0-1-1-2
Conestoga goal: Kendal McGee (unassisted). D-West goals: Romea Riccardo 2, Taylor Orsi 1a
Goalie saves: Ali Showers (Con) 4, Caitlin Coker (DW) 1
Marple Newtown 2, Kennett 0 – The Blue Demons fell back to 3-11 overall with the nonleague loss, unable to get much going at the offensive end.
Kennett                     0-0-0
Marple Newtown      1-1-2
Marple-Newtown goals (assist): Kristen Rutecki (Olivia Ebersole), Sarah Cristello (Rutecki)
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