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Boys’ wrap: Abington clinches Suburban One National title; CBE claims Continental crown

Thursday, 7th May 2009

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Posted 5/7/09

    Ryan Ambler scored four goals and Joey Jones had two goals and five assists as host Abington defeated Pennsbury, 12-7, Wednesday to win the Suburban One National Conference boys’ championship.

    The Ghosts finish 10-0 in the league and are 14-3 overall as they won their eighth straight game. Pennsbury finishes its regular season at 11-7 overall and 8-2 in the National Conference.

    Abington used a 6-1 surge to open a 6-3 halftime lead and then seized a 9-3 edge with three more goals to open the third quarter. Anthony Hensley and Rich Rambo each had two goals for the Ghosts and Jon Cairone made 18 saves in goal.

     Kenneth Warren led Pennsbury – which will head to the Disrict 1 tourney as the division’s second seed – with two goals and Calvin Hopkins and Peter Sweetland each had a goal and two assists.

Pennsbury  2-1-2-2- 7

Abington 2-4-4-2 – 12

    Pennsbury – 7; Kenneth Warren 2; Calvin Hopkins 1; Peter Sweetland 1; Shawn Caven 1; Tim Considine 1; Matt Mager 1.

    Abington – 12; Ryan Ambler 4; Joey Jones 2; Anthony Hensley 2; Rich Rambo 2; Danny Lomedy 1; Jon Cairone 1.

    Assists: Pennsbury – 6; Calvin Hopkins 2; Peter Sweetland 2; Pat Bonnot 1; Kenneth Warren 1. Abington – 10; Joey Jones 5; Matt Figueroa 2; Anthony Hensley 2; Antthony Greco 1.

    Shots: Pennsbury 38, Abington 36

    Saves: Chris Shubert (Pennsbury) 12; Jon Cairone (Abington) 18

Central Bucks East 12, Central Bucks West 9

    Adam Bitzer had four goals and an assist and Matt Hughes added two goals and an assist as the Patriots (13-3, 11-1) clinched the Continental Conference title. Scott Wilbur led the Bucks (9-9, 9-3) with three goals and pulled his team within 10-9 late in the game until the Pats salted it with the final two tallies.  

    Rich O’Brien, Brian Urban, Sean Reilly, Zack Sharman and Conor McSherry also scored for East while Jimmy Mann and Jon Hoynak added two apiece for CB West.

Souderton 13, New Hope-Solebury 5

    The Indians (2-14) won the non-league game as J.P. Carroll had four goals and two assists and Sean Becker had three goals and two assists. Bryan Ziegler added two goals and two assists while Brad Sawhill and Tim Mcilhenny each had a goal and an assist and Nick Judge scored once.

Norristown 12, Cheltenham 6

    Shane Franzone and Jake Naseef each scored three goals, Pat Lowry had two goals and three assists and Mike Malloy made 14 stops in goal for the Eagles.

Upper Dublin 14, Upper Moreland 0

    The Cardinals (14-2, 12-0) capped an undefeated season in the Suburban One American Conference.

Upper Merion 6, Wissahickon 4

    The Vikings (13-2, 10-2) earned a guaranteed District 1 berth by downing the Trojans and securing second place in the Suburban One American Conference. 

Central Bucks South 11, North Penn 7

Neshaminy 12, Truman 6

Plymouth-Whitemarsh 7, Springfield-Montco 6

Emmaus 20, Parkland 3

     Tate Klidonas scored five goals, Will Scott had four goals and four assists and Mic Debellis added three goals and two assists as the Green Hornets (12, 9-0) clinched the regular-season crown in the Lehigh Valley League. They will come in as the No. 1 seed in the league tourney, which begins Monday, probably against Allentoewn Central Catholic.

Parkland 1-0-2-0 – 3

Emmaus 5-11-1-3 – 20

    Parkland: Clause 1g; Curtis Kaunas 1g; Mark Winklespect 1g; DJ Klusaritz 1a. Wanke  5 saves; Incalcaterra 1 save

     Emmaus:  Derek Schmidt 3 g; Will Scott 4 g 4 a; Ales Kuehner 1 g 2 a; Mic Debellis 3 g 2 a; Dan Kinek 2g 3 a; Tate Klidonas 5 g; John McGeary 2 g; Nick Skawski 1 a. Dan Zagnoli 6 saves; Tyler Sharesky 1 save; Joe Magargal 2 saves.

Malvern Prep 9, Germantown Academy 1

    Ryan Creighton and Harte Thompson each had two goals as the Friars (7-8, 4-2) kept pace in the Inter-Ac League. Malvern Prep needs to win its finals two games – against GA and Penn Charter – to assure itself of at least a tie for the Inter-Ac crown.

St. Augustine 7, Penn Charter 4

Archbishop Carroll 16, Neumann-Goretti 3



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