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Boys’ wrap: Garnet Valley tops Springfield-D, 9-6; L. Merion, Ridley, Radnor win in Central League

Friday, 1st May 2009

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Posted 5/1/09

Steve Selverian scored three goals as host Garnet Valley defeated struggling Springfield-Delco, 9-6, Thursday in Central League boys’ lacrosse.

Mike Montella, Ricky Lehman and Pat McGroarty scored two goals apiece for the Jaguars (9-6, 6-3), who trailed by a goal at halftime. Josh Cavanaugh scored three goals for the Cougars (12-3, 7-2), who dropped their third game in five tries after starting the season 10-0 and earning a national ranking.

Lower Merion 5, Penncrest 4

Jack Morrison had a goal and two assists and Brendon Ronon had the game-winner as the Aces (10-4, 6-3) edged the Lions. Hank Altschuler (five saves) and Cody Hornung (four saves) handled the goaltending for LM and Ryan McElhenney had 11 saves for Penncrest.

Ridley 10, Harriton 3

Tyler Johnston had four goals and Pat Zimmerman collected three goals and two assists for the Green Raiders (10-5, 5-3).

Radnor 13, Haverford High 4

Matt Cherry notched four goals and two assists as the Red Raiders (12-3, 7-2) moved into a second-place tie with Springfield in the Central League.

Jeff Puckette and Will Lawlor each scored twice and Harrison Lawrence, Hank Bryant, Jeff Gold and Jordan Berstein added one apiece.

Strath Haven 7, Upper Darby 3

Mike Varga netted three goals and Dave Alyanakian had two goals and three assists for the Panthers (8-7, 6-3). Sean Riley had all three goals for the Royals.

Conestoga 12, Marple Newtown 2

The No. 2 Pioneers improved to 14-1 and 9-0 in the Central League.

Downingtown East 14, Bishop Shanahan 4

Shane Sturgis scored seven goals while Taylor Nelson had two goals and four assists for the eighth-ranked Cougars (13-2, 8-0) in the Ches-Mont League. Kenny Maas had three goals and three assists and Kyle Marks added a goal and two assists for Downingtown East.

West Chester East 13, Sun Valley 8

Matt Maday and Chris McCormick each had three goals and an assist and Ben Tuscai had two goals and two assists to lead the Vikings (12-2, 6-2) in a key Ches-Mont League game. Matt Biegel added two goals and an assist and Blair Bonner scored twice while Andrew Protenic had a goal and three assists. Justin Laxton made 10 saves.

Matt Remner led the Vanguards (11-4, 6-2) with three goals and two assists.

Kennett 10, Great Valley 6

Kyle Kenyon and Jamie Froehlich each scored two goals for Kennett.

Henderson 14, Bayard Rustin 7

Etahn Heisman scored five goals while Billy Latta and Max Siskind each had three to lead the Warriors.

Southern Lehigh 11, Interboro 7

Jordan Graham had three goals and Adam Moore made 24 saves for the Bucs in their non-league loss.

S. Lehigh  6-2-1-2 11

Interboro 3-1-0-3 – 7

Interboro:  Hunter Jackalous 1G, 2A; Jordan Graham 3G;  Rich Rossano 1G; Vince Latham 2G; Brian Van Wyk 1A.  Adam Moore 24 saves

Central Bucks South 8, Souderton 1

Grant Nice had a strong game in goal for the losing Indians and Lee Stiles scored once.

Shipley School 13, Westtown 1

The Gators (12-3, 4-0) celebrated Senior Day by staying undefeated in the Friends Schools League as sophomore Julius Mouser set a school record with eight goals.

The Gators had many contributions from its seniors:  Justin Miller (one goal, two assists), Andrew Mason (one goal), Sam Pearce (one goal), and Charlie Gaulin (one goal), goalie Jack Tanenbaum (three saves), and defenders Will Strathmann (two groundballs), Brad Harris (two groundballs), Arne Andersen (11 groundballs) and Pat Sullivan (five groundballs) as well as Nate Kuntz face-offs).

Upper Merion 16, Upper Moreland 0

Sean Dugan had four goals and an assist for the Vikings in their Suburban One American shutout. Max Schubert had 18 saves for the Bears.

Upper Merion: Dugan 4G 1A; Hare 4G; Brennan 3G 1A; Kepecky 1G 5A; Crymes  1G; McDowell 1G; Phanthavong 1G;  Zcoli 1G; Minnich 1A; Crowe (G)  0 saves

Pennsbury 7, Neshaminy 3

In a benefit game for the HEADstrong Foundation and the fight against blood cancer, the Falcons (9-6, 7-1) gained a sweep of their arch rivals.  Both teams purchased and wore the signature lime green HEADStrong shoe laces and also the new HEADStrong crew socks, and the fans crowded around the booth, manned by Pat Colleluori – the father of Nick Colleluori, who helped develop the foundation before he passed away several years ago.

Peter Sweetland led Pennsbury with three goals and an assist and Kenneth Warren had two goals and one assist.

Pennsbury 1-4-0-2- – 7

Neshaminy 1-0-1-1 – 3

Pennsbury Peter Sweetland 3G, 1A; Kenneth Warren 2G, 1A; Calvin Hopkins 1G;  Dan Caggia 1G; Shawn Caven 2A; Evan Caterson 1A.

Neshaminy; Chris Brady 1G; Alex Forman 1G; Jim Rambo 1G; Ryan Hutchinson1 1A.

Shots: Pennsbury 29, Neshaminy 12

Saves: Chris Shubert (Pennsbury) 3, Eugene LaBorde (Neshaminy) 9

Boyertown 10, Methacton 3

Matt Salvetti scored four goals and Jake Reidenauer had three goals and two assists to lead the Bears in the PAC-=10 win..

Spring-Ford 8, Phoenixville 3

Tyler Novotny, Carl Santoro and Drew Thomas each scored two goals for the Rams.

Abington 17, Archbishop Wood 7

Ryan Ambler had six goals and four asists, Joey Jones had three goals and three assists and Rich Rambo scored three goals to lead the Ghosts to an impressive non-league win over the Vikings. Anthony Hensley added two goals and two assists. Sean Lindenmuth had two goals for Wood.

Holy Ghost Prep 6, Council Rock North 5

Andrew Cacchio had two goals and three assists and Nick Moses added two goals while Andrijko Andrusko made 12 saves for the Firebirds. Doug Rheiner had three goals for CRN.

Perkiomen Valley 13, Pottsgrove 2

Upper Dublin 18, Norristown Area 1

Valley Forge 7, Perkiomen School 6 (OT)


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