Boys soccer: Perkiomen Valley overcomes slow start behind Schorle; Russell's hat trick paces Spring-Ford

Perkiomen Valley 4, Owen J. Roberts 1 – The Vikings overcame a sluggish start and 1-0 halftime deficit behind a pair of goals from Javier Schorle, a goal and assist from both Owen Slack and Adam Natoli and two assists from Owen Love in PAC Liberty boys soccer action Tuesday.
OJR had grabbed the early lead when Isaac Stephenson finished an Ethan Williams cross, but it all went downhill from there for the visitors.
OJR              1-0-1
PV                 0-4-4
Shots: PV 8, OJR 3. OJR goal (assist): Stephenson (Williams). PV goals: Schorle 2, Slack, Natoli. PV assists: Love 2, Slack, Natoli. Goalie saves: Andrew Keddie (OJR) 4, Justin Angelo (PV) 1, Adam Natoli (PV) 1
 
Spring-Ford 6, Norristown 3 – Justin Russell recorded a hat trick and David Alban added a pair of goals to lift the Rams to the PAC Liberty win.
Also for Spring-Ford, which was never seriously challenged after grabbing a 3-1 halftime lead, keeper Logan Hyduke finished with four saves and Jonah Wuertz had a goal and assist. Diego Guzman and Josmel Carmona both scored for the Eagles.
Norristown                    1-2-3
Spring-Ford                  3-3-6
Shots: Spring-Ford 10-7. Norristown goals: Guzman, Carmona. SF goals: Russell 3, Alban 2, Wuertz. SF assists: Joey Ricevuto, Luca Carboy, Jonah Wuertz, Colin Reed, Logan Bromirski
Goalie saves: Norristown (NA) 4, Hyduke (SF) 4
 
Phoenixville 2, Upper Perkiomen 1 – Evan DesMarais connected for a pair of second-half goals to propel the Phantoms to the PAC Frontier win. Phoenixville also got 7 saves from keeper Matt Bahnsen and assists from Efe Ulcay and Ricky Kaniewski to notch the narrow decision.
Upper Perk                 0-1-1
Phoenixville               0-2-2
Phoenixville goals: DesMarais 2. Phoenixville assists: Ulcay, Kaniewski. Goalie saves: Bahnsen (Px) 7
 
Upper Merion 2, Pope John Paul II 1 – The Golden Panthers came up short in the PAC Frontier match despite Stephan Rist’s second-half penalty kick and Dylan Russ’ six saves in goal.