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Scholastic roundup: Friends’ Central wins Friends League crown

Friday, 16th May 2008

Categories Boy's/Men's, Girl's/Women's, High School  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/16/08

Andrew Mongeluzzi scored three goals and goalie Jake Schutzman made 13 saves to lead visiting Friends’ Central past top-seeded Shipley, 8-5, in the Friends’ Schools League championship game Thursday.

The victory gave the Phoenix (10-8) its first league crown since 2004 and avenged a 10-3 loss to the Gators (11-9) just two weeks ago.

Pir Granoff added two goals for the Phoenix and the Friends’ Central defense held Shipley’s all-timer scorer, Jon Hird (two assists), without a goal.

Emmett Culhane, Drew Levan and Ahmad Zachary also scored for Friends’ Central, which tallied four straight times in the third period to seize a 6-3 lead.

Ethan Magill scored twice for the Gators while Charlie Gaulin and Jack Hilzinger each had a goal and an assist, and Jack Tanenbaum turned aside nine shots.

Girls
Strath Haven 18, West Chester East 4

Junior Emily Garrity poured in an amazing 13 goals as the Panthers walloped the host Vikings to finish their regular season at 16-3. Garrity has 101 goals and 58 assists this year and 283 goals and 153 assists in her career.

Jenna Frost (two assists) and Clare Sherry each added two goals for Strath Haven while Kelly Ruffini added a goal and three assists. Anna White added a pair of assists and Danika Ervin posted seven saves.

Audrey Metzger-Bailey notched two goals for East.

Great Valley 21, Jenkintown 4

Kim Wenger collected four goals and three assists as the visiting Patriots finished their regular season at 16-3 with the non-league win. Keelin Hood and Colleen O’Malley added three goals apiece while Sara Nealis (first varsity game) and Laura Bigelow (defense) played strong games.

Episcopal Academy 23, Baldwin 10

The host Churchwomen (14-4, 9-1) clinched at least a tie for the Inter-Ac League crown by avenging a loss two weeks ago to the Bears (13-7, 6-6). Megan Spagnola and Avery Curley each pumped in five goals while Taylor Trimble and Blake McHugh added four apiece for EA.

Sloan Warren notched five goals and three assists and Alice Matthai added three scores for Baldwin.

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