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Boys’ wrap: Owen J. Roberts edges Spring-Ford, 8-7, for PAC-10 title; Cougars finish undefeated in Ches-Mont

Friday, 8th May 2009

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/8/09

    Andrew Boyer made 19 saves in goal and Greg Nester had two goals and an assist as Owen J. Roberts edged host Spring-Ford, 8-7, Thursday night to claim its second straight Pioneer Athletic Conference championship.

    Tyler Novotny led Spring-Ford with four goals and an assist.

    OJR led, 6-3, at halftime and still held a 7-4 advantage going into fourth quarter.  Kohl Batdorf (two assists) scored with just over 6 minutes in game to make it 8-5 before Novotny later scored to draw the Rams within 8-7 with two minutes left.

    Charlie Stein contributed three assists for the ‘Cats, who improved to 18-1; Spring-Ford fell to 12-6. 

Downingtown East 10, Avon Grove 2

    Shane Sturgis, Taylor Nelson and Trey Lauletta each scored two goals as the Cougars (16-2) capped a perfect (10-0) season in the Ches-Mont League.   

  DE: Shane Sturgis 2g; Taylor Nelson 2g; Lauletta 2g Kenny Maas 1g; Eric Swartz 1g; Kyle Marcks 1g; Tyler Kroft 1g. Matt Normoyle 8 saves

     AG: Sobieski 1g; Knapp 1g. Jones 12 saves

West Chester East 10, Rustin 5

    Andrew Protenic scored three goals and three assists and Matt Biegel added three goals while Matt Maday had two goals and one assist as East downed the Golden Knights. Zach Lieb added one goal and Chris McCormick had one goal and Justin Laxton posted 17 saves.

    Joe Kelly had 20 saves for Rustin and Anthony Verderame led the attack with two goals.

Unionville 14, Henderson 5

    Billy Donovan scored three goals as Unionville jumped out to an 8-1 lead and coasted to a14-5 win over West Chester Henderson. Goalie Dianker Mallya led a strong defensive effort for the Indians. Ethan Heisman led the Warriors with two goals.

    Unionville Scoring: Billy Donovan (3), Joe Lisicky (2), Mike Sundrey (2), Nick Bacci (2), Grady Stevens (2), Richard Kaiser, Jon Gill and Mike Nowoswiat.

     Henderson Scoring: Ethan Heisman (2), Max Siskind, Ryan Brewer, Mike Lewtz

Unionville      3 – 3 – 5 – 3  14

Henderson    0 – 1 – 4 – 0    5

Downingtown West 19, Sun Valley 9

    Jamie Raezer pumped in six goals for the Whippets.

Bishop Shanahan 7, Kennett 3

    Keegan Lawton scored two goals for the Eagles.

Radnor 8, Strath Haven 1

    Matt Cherry collected two goals and three assists and hit 100 career goals and 100 career assists as the fourth-ranked Red Raiders (15-3) toppled the host Panthers to finish 9-2 in the Central League. Zack Donnelly added two goals for the Raiders and Rob Norton, Will Lawlor and Harrison Lawrence had one goal and one assist each.

    Beau Brady made five saves in the goal and Dan Schmader has a standout game on defense. Dave Alyankin tallied the lone Strath Haven goal.

Lower Merion 15, Harriton 6

     Matt Dilks collected five goals and two assists and Jordan Wolf had two goals and three assists as the Aces (13-4, 8-3) toppled the Rams in a Central League finale. Nile Thompson added two goals and an assist and Ahmad Zachary had two goals. Robbie Schwab led Harriton (3-14, 1-10)

with two goals.

Garnet Valley 14, Marple Newtown 7

   Eric Warden had three goala and three assists for the Jaguars

Springfield-Delco 7, Ridley 5

    Joe Venit notched three goals to help the Cougars (14-4, 9-2) finish their Central league season tied for second with Radnor. Sean Kane led the Green Raiders with three goals.

Penncrest 11, Upper Darby 2

    Danny Jones scored three goals to pace the Lions.

Conestoga 13, Haverford High 2

    The Pioneers (17-1) finished a perfect 11-0 Central League season, securing what surely will the No. 1 seed in the District 1 tourney. The seeding meeting will be held Sunday.

St. Joseph’s Prep 18, Roman Catholic 4

    Jeff Heath had three goals and two assists and Brendan Glynn added three goals and one assist as the No. 2 Hawks (12-1, 5-0) coasted to the Catholic Southwin. Brad James added two goals for The Prep.

Emmaus 17, William Allen 5

     Dan Kinek notched five goals and Will Scott had two goals and two assists as the eighth-ranked Green Hornets (13-4) finished off a perfect 10-0 campaign in the Lehigh Valley League. Emmaus, the top seed in the league tourney, opens playoff action Monday against Allentown Central Catholic at 6:45 at Narareth HS in the second game of a doubleheader.

William Allen 1-0-1-3- – 5

Emmaus: 8-6-1-2 17

    Emm: Dan Kinek 5 g 1 a; Will Scott 2 g 2 a; Mic Debellis 2 g 1 a; Alex Kuehner 1 g; Tate Klidonas 2 g; Will Kelly 1 g 2 a; Cory Souders 1 g; John McGeary 2 g; Austin Schadt 1 g; Derek Schmidt 1 a; Travis Schmidt 1 a; Alex Martel 1 a. Joe Magargal 1 save; Tyler Sharesky 2 saves

    WA: David 2 g 2 a; Prutzman 2 g 2 a; Long 1 g. Cruz 5 saves; Gornjast 5 saves

Shipley 17, Friends’ Central 4

     Matt Gagnier scored five goals and sophomore Julius Mouser (51 goals, 24 assists this year) had four goals and an assist to lead the Gators (15-3, 4-0) to their 11th straight win in a Friends’ Schools contest.

    Mike Litner had two goals and four assists and Charlie Gaulin added two goals and an assist while Nick Sterge scored twice and Sam Pearce and EJ White had a goal apiece. Mac Gallagher added four assists and Gore Kamara picked up an assist. Senior goalie Jack Tanenbaum netted five saves and Andrew Mason stopped one shot.

Souderton 10 Pennridge 9

    The Indians (3-14) won the tough back-and-forth clash between Suburban One Continental rivals to close out the final game at the Souderton Football stadium. Tim Mcilhenny scored the game winner with 1:07 remaining to secure the game for Souderton, which got a strong game from senior LSM Andy Nagy. J.P. Carroll added one goal and four assists, while Sean Becker and Bryan Ziegler had two goals and one assist each. Also, Dan Berret and Jon Eells had two goals each and Josh Burke and Lee Stiles added an assist each. Grant Nice turned in another excellent performance in goal, making 18 saves.

Abington 14, H-Horsham 13 (OT)

Neshaminy 15, Council Rock North 10

Upper Dublin 16, Upper Merion 9

Cardinal O’Hara 10, Monsignor Bonner 3

    Pat Murray had four goals for the Lions.

Academy of the New Church 9, George School 1

Phelps 8, Woodlynde 5

Plymouth Whitemarsh 6, Holy Ghost Prep 3

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