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Scholastic wrap: Aitken leads Haverford School to 8-7 OT win over Lawrenceville; SJ Prep opens with easy win

Wednesday, 1st April 2009

Categories Boy's/Men's, Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 4/1/09

Stephen Aitken had the game-tying goal with 1 minute, 30 seconds left in regulation and than the game-winner in overtime to lift Haverford School to an 8-7 victory over visiting Lawrenceville School (N.J.) today in non-league boys’ lacrosse.

Chris Hupfeldt added two goals for the Fords (5-2), ranked second in the PA Media Rankings. Will Horrocks had a goal and an assist and Brendan McGrath and JJ Newland each had a goal. Joe O’Rourke added one assist.

Lawrenceville was ranked No. 23 in the country by Inside Lacrosse heading into play.

St. Joseph’s Prep 14, Penn Charter 2

Brendan Glynn poured in five goals and Colin Fleming had three goals and three assists as The Prep surged to a 9-0 halftime lead and opened its season in style. Kenny Lankford added a pair of goals and Ian Correia, Cory Schuerle, Steve O’Hara and Nick Hansinger each had one.

Mike Zikoski (six saves) and Andrew Coyle (two saves) shared the goaltending duties. Tyler White and Steve McVeigh scored the PC goals.

Hun School 12, Hill School 7

PJ Mara scored three goals and Tyler Hines made 20 saves for Hill School, which dropped its Mid-Atlantic Prep League opener.

Emmaus 15, Central Catholic 1

Mic Debellis had four goals and an assist and Dan Kinek had three goals and two assist to help the Green Hornets (4-2, 3-0) cruise in their Lehigh Valley Conference contest.

Emmaus 6-4-3-2 – 15

Cent Cathoic 1-0-0-0- 1

Central Cath: Steve Mussonline 1 G, ted Albanese 1 A.  Alberto Orozeo 11 saves in goal

Emmaus:  Mic Debellis – 4G, 1 A; Dan Kinek – 3G, 2 A; Alex Kuehner – 2G, 1A; Travis Schmidt 2 G; Will Scott 1 G, 2 A: John McGeary 1 G, 1 A; Nick Skawski 1 G; Tate Klidonas 1 G; CJ Billera 1 A; Kyle Krause 1 A; Will Kelly 1 A. Goalies: Dan Zagnoli 2 saves, Joe Magargal 2 saves

Pennridge 11, Upper Moreland 2

Ryan Christiansen led the losing Bears with two goals and three groundballs.

UM notes: Ryan Christiansen  2G 3GB; Steve Fleming 1A 2GB; Max Schubert 23 saves

Pennridge notes: Figgniak  4G  3A; Hansburger  3G; Landis  2G 2A; Desrosiers  1G; Lole  1G. Algeo  3 saves

JV — Penn: 5  UM: 0

Germantown Academy 8, Ply.-Whitemarsh 3

Andrew Sih and Connor Crump each scored two goals and Steve Oppenheimer made nine saves as the Patriots evened their record to 2-2 with the non-league win.

Devon Prep 5, Woodlynde School 3

Andrew Fletcher scored two goals to pace the Tide (4-2).  DP was up 4-3 late in the fourth quarter when Pete DeLong (two assists) took a pass from the defense on a fast break opportunity and hit a streaking Bob Bildner, who sealed the victory.

Also scoring for DP were Quinn White and James Meyer. Matt Gruchaz added an assist and Zac Chunglo was strong in goal with 10 saves. Matt Baldassano turned in a strong performance on defense

Pennsbury 17, Father Judge 1

Kenneth Warren scored four goals and Pete Sweetland had three as the Falcons (3-1) cruised to the non-league win.

Pennsbury 6-5-3-3 – 17

Father Judge 0-1-0-0- 1

Pennsbury goals – Kenneth Warren 4, Pete Sweetland 3, Matt Mager 2, Justin Merola 2, Rick Jutkiewicz 1,Calvin Hopkins 1, Evan Caterson 1, Dan Caggia 1, Luke Matthews 1, Jake O’Hara 1

Pennsbury assists – 12; Calvin Hopkins 5 , Kenneth Warren 2, Rick Jutkiewicz 2 , Connor Delaney 1,   Dan Caggia 1, Evan Caterson 1


Pennsbury 35, Father Judge  8

Saves: David Cutler (Pennsbury) 3,  Drew Sweetland (Pennsbury) 3, Ryan Brim (Pennsbury) 1, FJ: 5

Collegium Charter 8, Perkiomen School 5

Shipley 14, Delaware County Christian 2

Sun Valley 18, Monsignor Bonner 2.

Norristown 9, Harry S Truman 7


Perkiomen Valley 10, Spring-Ford 5

Antonia Falcone pumped in four goals to lead PV to the Pioneer Athletic Conference win.

PV scoring: A. Falcone, 4g; K. Metzler, 2g; K. Young, 2g; C. Smeykal 1g; E. Beisswenger 1g. GK:  Kelly Brennan.

SG scoring:  Pennington 2g; Murtin 1g; Thomas 1g; Moley 1g. GK -Sara Kratz

Germantown Academy 14,  Hill School 9

Kate Henrich (two assists) and Olivia Mann each had four goals for GA (7-3) in its non-league win.  Steph LaMont added three tallies while Sidney Jacobs (one assist) had two and Maggie Ebbott (four assists) one for the Pats.

Callie Franci had four goals for The Hill while Joy Finnen scored two and Megan Kelly, Sarah Kendrick and Greta Witter had one apiece.

Archbishop Wood 16, St. Hubert 1

Aubrie Ahrens scored four goals and Jenn White had three to lead Wood (4-0 to the win. Alyssa Verrillo, Caitlyn McCartney, Alyssa Andress and Haley Ozcowlski each had two goals for the Vikings while Kelly McVan added one.

Kate Smart had three saves for Wood

SH highlights: A. White 1 G; Schmid  8 saves.

SH 1 -0 – 1

AW 10 – 6 – 16

JV score: Wood 12-0.

Hatboro-Horsham 16, Upper Moreland 3

Lauren Purvis collected five goals and an assist and Sarah Tustin had four goals and an assist to help the Hatters cruised to the Suburban One American Conference win. Alisha Pagano netted two goals for UM and Sarah Baumgardner had seven saves.

HH scoring: Lauren Purvis 5 G, 1 A; Sarah Tustin 4 G, 1 A; Kristen O’Brien 2 G, 1A; Alex Taratuski 2 G; Kelly McCartin 2 G; Karly Hilliard 1 G.

Upper Moreland scoring: Pagano 2 G; Ellis 1 G, 1 A; Raslovick 1 A; Torres 1 A

Goalkeepers: Jackie Kimmel (HH) 5 saves; Baumgardner (UM) 7 Saves.

Souderton 16, Pottstown 9

Julia Kudla and Kirsten Walther led Souderton with three each in the non-league win.

Souderton scoring:  Julia Kudla- 3 G, 1 A; Kirsten Walther- 3 G 1 A; Liz Mower- 2 G; Danielle Notvest- 2 G;  Lindsay Walbrandt- 2 G; Chelsea Manes- 2G;  Melinda Wojt- 1 G  3A; Dana Paulding- 1 G; Jenna Hayes- 1 A;  Carley Kendall- 1 A. Bryana Madato 6 saves.

Abington 18, Cheltenham 2

Courtney Cox and Kailee Ashby each had four goals and Jen Kelly had six groundballs and four turnovers for the Ghosts.

Abington scoring: Courtney Cox 4g, Kailee Ashby 4g 1 a, Kristen Dunphey 3, Carli Fitzgerald 2g 1 a, Kate Cooper 2g 2 a, Maddy Evans 1g 1 a, Molly Seefried 1 g 1 a, Liz Wilson 1 g 1 a. Goalie – Alisha Aquilino (4 saves)

Episcopal Academy 15, Springside School 4

Taylor Trimble (4g, 1a, 10 groundballs) and junior Avery Curley (3g, 3a, 10 groundballs) helped EA improve to 5-0 with a win in its Inter-Ac League opener.

Kelley Moore (2g) and Megan Spagnoloa (2g) also led the attack while Sammi Arbitman (1g), Alexa Buckley (1g, 6 groundballs), sophomore Blake McHugh (1g) and Kathryn Burke (1g) led the midfield. Strong defense was turned in by Kate Ivory (2 draw controls, 7 groundballs, 2 interceptions) and sophomore Maggie Forker (7 groundballs). Senior goalie Caitlin Powers was strong with 12 saves.

Pennridge 15, Pennsbury 6

Emily Maher scored four goals and Jess Roy had three to lead Pennridge (5-0).

CB West 13, Plymouth-Whitemarsh 8

Upper Merion 17, Octorara 2

Cardinal O’Hara 14, Conwell-Egan 2

Mount St. Joseph 19, Villa Joseph Marie 6

Shipley 20, Jenkintown 5

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