PIAA Class A girls soccer finals primer: Shady Side Academy vs. Camp Hill

Friday, November 15, 2019 | 6:20 PM

Camp Hill (24-0) vs. Shady Side Academy (20-1)

11 a.m. Saturday, Hersheypark Stadium

Coaches: Jared Latchford, Camp Hill; Mary Lynch, Shady Side Academy

Players to watch: Ava Brackett, Camp Hill; Melissa Riggins, Shady Side Academy

How they got here: District 3 champion Camp Hill defeated District 4 runner-up Bloomsburg, 4-1; District 1 champion Calvary Christian, 2-0; and District 3 runner-up Fairfield, 3-1. WPIAL champion Shady Side Academy beat District 5 runner-up Everett, 9-0; District 10 champion Mercer, 3-0; and WPIAL runner-up Greensburg Central Catholic, 4-1.

Corner kicks: These teams faced off for the state title two years ago and Shady Side Academy came out on top, 4-0. Shady Side junior midfielder Melissa Riggins scored once and had one assist in that game. … The Indians are making their third appearance in the state championship since 2016. They lost to Freedom in a 3-2 double-overtime thriller in the state semifinals last season. Last year marked Camp Hill’s first appearance in the state championship game. … Camp Hill junior Julia Raich has 41 goals and 17 assists heading into Saturday’s contest. Four Camp Hill players have double-digit goals and three have double-digit assists.

Greg Macafee is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Greg by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .


More High School Soccer Girls

Brownsville’s Tessa Dellarose set to compete in UEFA development tournament in England
Sun, soccer draw NA’s Hannah Kirkpatrick to Tampa soccer program
Coaching changes in Penn-Trafford soccer programs
Penn Hills midfielder Sierra Hankey headed to Washington & Jefferson
Gateway goalkeeper Maddy Neundorfer earns spot at U.S. development program camp

click me