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Nov.  5, 2015 —  Mount Joy Donegal (Pa.) 4, Elverson Twin Valley (Pa.) 0

POSTGAME We’ll be back in a couple of minutes with the 3-AAA final

POSTGAME Allessie with the brace, giving her 64 on the season, just three from the state record

POSTGAME This is the third straight district title for the Indians, and they did it with gusto

FULL TIME At the horn, Donegal takes a 4-0 win

55:00 DHS PC Grace Miller’s shot sends the goalie’s blocker flying, but Twin Valley clears without further damage

53:00 DHS PC Defensed and cleared!


50:30 TV PC Katie Jean makes two saves!

47:30 DHS PC An Allessie diagonal finds an open teammate in front of a yawning cage, but the ball goes off a foot

46:46 DHS YELLOW Kodee Bair is booked; these umpires are handing out yellow cards like speeding tickets at the Indy 500

45:00 DHS YELLOW Grace Miller is off for five minutes


39:30 DHS PC A well-worked pass play finds Donegal with an open shot from eight yards, but the cage is missed

38:16 DHS GOAL Allessie dipsy-doodles and fires a backhander; the goalie gets a touch but can’t keep it out and Donegal leads 4-0

35:15 Allessie with an exquisite 70-yard diagonal pass which is received by a teammate, but can’t get a good shot on the goal cage on the front end. That gives you the idea of this sophomore’s physical gifts as well as her game sense

35:00 TV PC Jean with the save and Allessie counters

34:20 TV PC Jean with a couple of saves

33:40 TV PC Defensive clear by Rachel Robinson!

33:00 TV PC Cleared by Lydia Miller!

30:0o The second half is under way

HALFTIME The Mackenzie Allessie Show is in full effect here; the Raiders had no answer for her skills

HALFTIME Twin Valley has had its chances but they are going against a youth national team in Katie Jean

HALFTIME The horn sounds with Donegal in control with a 3-0 lead

28:15 Donegal’s Allessie is on the move again and the ball clatters wide

27:05 DHS GOAL Allessie moves in stealthily and uncorks a backhand finish; it’s 3-0 Donegal and it’s domination by the Indians

26:00 Allessie with a spin and room in the circle, but a good save!

23:00 DHS PC Allessie gets the ball on the right wing for a cross, but a good tackle by the Raiders!

22:00 TV PC Shot tipped wide!

19:00 DHS PC and GOAL Rachel Overlander tips in Allessie’s hi-lo and it’s 2-0 Donegal

18:30 DHS PC Shotgun to Robinson, passes to Allessie and it’s saved; will re-rack for the foul


15:00 TV PC And in turn, the Raiders flub their insert

12:10 DHC PC Once again, Allessie has trouble receiving the ball

11:30 TV PC The Hi-Lo pass play goes across the face of goal; a chance wasted

11:15 TV PC An encroachment by Donegal; will rerack with just three outfielders in the cage for the Indians

7:00 DHS PC Allessie has it go off her foot

4:46 DHS GOAL Cassy Stauffer pumps in a rebound and Donegal leads 1-0

3:00 Rachel Robinson builds the attack and backhands it wide!

0:00 The game is on

PREGAME Twin Valley is in the all-green; Donegal in the white with green kilts

PREGAME The teams are warming up under bright skies with temperatures around 65

PREGAME For Twin Valley, keep an eye on Riley Knapp, Hannah Mende, and Erica Wolfgang

PREGAME The key players to watch for Donegal are sophomore Mackenzie Allessie, goalie Katie Jean, defender Rachel Robinson, and right-sided midfielder Grace Miller

PREGAME Donegal, on the other hand, has been building towards this time of the season. Two Thursdays ago, the Indians won the Lancaster-Lebanon League. Today would be the second trophy; a third could come in two weeks

PREGAME This is a matchup of once and future state champions. Twin Valley, located in a tiny village of about 1,225, stunned everyone but themselves in winning the PIAA Class AA title last fall

PREGAME Twin Valley is 19-6 on the season; Donegal, the No. 2 team in the Top 10, is 24-0

PREGAME Back at Hershey Field for the District 3-AA title game between defending PIAA champion Elverson Twin Valley (Pa.) and Mount Joy Donegal (Pa.)


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