Field hockey: Gatto helps Upper Perkiomen double up on Phoenixville; Boyertown falls

Upper Perkiomen 4, Phoenixville 2 – Ashlynn Gatto cashed in a pair of goals and Lynssi Joyce picked up 10 saves to carry the fast-starting Indians to the PAC Frontier victory Tuesday. Upper Perk used a 4-1 first-half edge to seize control in the key divisional matchup.
Phoenixville                 1-1-2
Upper Perk                   4-0-4
Shots: Upper Perk 16-12. Corners: Upper Perk 9-2. UP goals: Ashlynn Gatto 2, Luci Carpenter, Kate Rodenberger. UP assists: AiYi Young, Michaela Greczek. UP goalie saves: Lynnsi Joyce 10.
Great Valley 2, Boyertown 0 – Laura Wigand was phenomenal in goal, stopping 16 of 18 shots, but it wasn’t enough as the Bears dropped the nonleague decision to the Patriots.
Boyertown               0-0-0
Great Valley             1-1-2
Shots: Great Valley 18-7. Great Valley goals: Tessa Libertoscioli, Carley Stello. Goalie saves: Laura Wigand (B) 16, Ryan Curley (GV) 7