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Nov. 5, 2016 — Oley (Pa.) Valley 2, Boiling Springs (Pa.) 0

POSTGAME Back in a couple minutes with the 3-AA final

POSTGAME Simple game; if you don’t let the other team have the ball, then they can’t score

POSTGAME  Oley Valley did the smart thing: they did not take too many chances tactically and executed effective high pressure on Boiling Springs

FULL TIME The horn sounds with Oley Valley taking the win 2-0

59:45 Gladieux tries another backhander in open play; stick save and a beauty by Boiling Springs

58:45 OV PC Shotgun feed to Gladieux, who pops it high and wide on the backhand

56:00 OV PC Angled shot skims wide!

48:00 Oley Valley has contained Boiling Springs with crushing high pressure and is not allowing any outlets

40:45 OV PC Heffner’s shot is saved from a Brooklyn setup

39:11 OV PC Kline fiddles, looks for an opening, and chops it wide!

31:00 OV PC Option-left is flubbed

HALFTIME The second half is under way

HALFTIME Oley Valley has done pretty much what it wants with the ball; Boiling Springs has barely had any circle penetrations in the first half

HALFTIME The horn sounds with Oley Valley holding a 2-0 lead

27:06 OV GREEN Andrea Hinkle is off for the tackle

21:30 BSHS TIMEOUT

18:55 OV PC Kline is whistled for a dangerous shot

16:55 OV PC Option-left is saved; rebound goes in from Becca Heffner! Lynx lead 2-0

16:30 OV PC The hi-lo from the option-left is almost flubbed but rescued from going out; will re-rack on the foul

15:50 OV PC Re-racked because of a foul by the flyer

11:29 OV PC and GOAL Samantha Buzalewski pounds a 1-Up off the goal board and the Lynx lead 1-0

9:40 Madison Kline with a backhander for Oley and it goes begging

7:00 Gladieux tries to chop a backhander but is called for a dangerous shot

0:00 The game is on

PREGAME Boiling Springs is in the dark purple with white letters; Oley Valley is wearing white with blue numbers

PREGAME The teams are warming up in bright sunshine with a breeze; temperatures around 61

PREGAME The pressure is on Oley, and especially on freshman sensation Sophia Gladieux, who has not only scored 29 goals, but has assisted on 18 others. Teammate Madison Kline has 23 goals and 11 assists for the Lynx

PREGAME Boiling Springs is just happy to be here, having beaten the 2 seed, Fleetwood Greenwood (Pa.) in the semifinals

PREGAME The backstory of this game, and of this tripleheader, is the expectations heaped on the participants. It is possible that four or five of today’s teams could be playing two weeks hence at the PIAA finals at Allentown Whitehall (Pa.)

PREGAME The top-seeded Lynx are 22-0 and the No. 7 team in the TopOfTheCircle.com Top 10; the Bubblers are 15-6

PREGAME Hello, and welcome to Henry Hershey Field for the PIAA District 3 Class A final between Oley (Pa.) Valley and Bermudian Springs Boiling Springs

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