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Scholastic wrap: Downingtown East boys top Episcopal; Radnor edges Haverford School

Thursday, 9th April 2009

Categories Boy's/Men's, Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 4/9/09

Ken Maas, Kyle Marcks, Rocco Piliero and Eric Swartz scored two goals apiece as visiting Downingtown East toppled Episcopal Academy, 10-5, in non-league boys’ lacrosse today.

Shane Sturgis and Taylor Nelson added one goal each for the Cougars, who improved to 7-1. Cody Isdaner led the Churchmen (6-3) with a pair of goals while Chase Growney, Andrew Gordon and Tyler Olsen had one goal apiece.

Radnor 5, Haverford School 4

John Dougherty scored off a rebound with four minutes to play as the Red Raiders (5-2) dealt the Fords (6-5) a non-league loss. Dougherty’s goal came after Dan Wigrizer (11 saves) made a great save off a shot by Matt Cherry (one goal, one assist).

Cole Yeager  had a goal and an assist and Max Camp and Will Lawlor scored once each for Radnor. Will Horrocks and Liam O’Connor had two goals each for Haverford.

Beau Brady and Blake Middendorf had six saves each for Radnor, which defeated the Fords for the first time since 2003.

Bayard Rustin 11, Interboro 7

Trevor Thiel had three goals while Kevin Robinson, Anthony Verderame and Conor Malarney added a pair pace the Golden Knights to the non-league win. Tony Redding scored four goals and Jordan Graham added two while Adam Moore was outstanding in the cage in making 24 saves for the Bucs. Brian VanWyk also scored once for Interboro.

West Chester East 16, Methacton 6

Matt Maday had four goals, Chris McCormick had three goals and two assists, Andrew Protenic had three goals and one assist and Matt Biegel had two goals and one assist for East (7-0). Justin Laxton (8 saves) and Brian Frankenfield (3 saves) handled the goaltending.

Hill School 17, Mercersburg 1

Brendan Francis and Eric Davidheiser each had three goals and four assists and PJ Mara collected two goals and three assists as the Blues (2-4) won the Mid-Atlantic Prep League game. Hill converted on close to 70 percent of its shots and had a strong team defense in front of Tyler Himes (eight saves). Chris Howell won 70 percent of his face-offs.

Ridley 14, Easton 8

Mike Greco and Pat Zimmerman each fired in three goals while Tyler Johnston and Sean Kane added a pair each for the Green Raiders.

Penncrest 8, Pennsbury 4

Troy Clifton, Danny Jones and Mike Belfiglio each scored two goals and Brendan McElhenney posted nine saves to lift the Lions (5-3) to the non-league win. Shawn Caven, Ricky Jutkiewicz, Peter Sweetland and Kenneth Warren all scored for Pennsbury and David Cutler made eght saves.

Plymouth Whitemash 11, Shipley 3

Joe Hughes scored four goals and Sean McLernan added three while Pete Orler made nine saves and Shawn Kaplan was strong at the face-off X to lift the Colonials to the non-league win. Julius Mouser led the Gators with two goals

Haverford High 17, Harriton 12

Mike Leyden and Casey Curry each pumped in four goals while Mark Clinton scored three and Pete Dorsaneo and Trent Stetler each had two for the Fords (3-5) in their Central League win.

Harry S Truman 12, George School 6

Jake Nessen had four goals and Nick Walsh added a three as the Tigers won first game of the year. Dave Foppert had three tallies for George School.

Central Bucks East 12, Central Bucks West 5

Adam Bitzer, Matt Hughes and Rich O’Brien each scored three goals as the Patriots defeated their arch-rivals in the Suburban One Continental Conference. Brendan Coleman added two goals and Zach Sharman had one for East while Jack Firriolo, Scott Wilbur, Jimmy Mann, Jon Hoynak and Dan Munsell scored for West.

Gilman School 12, Malvern Prep 4

Conor Steidle scored twice for the Friars (3-4), who fell behind 7-1 at halftime and never recovered against the No. 1 team in the nation, according to Inside Lacrosse.

Hun School 18, Ac New Church 4

Holy Ghost Prep 8, Central Bucks South 2

Collegium Charter 5, Perkiomen School 2


Pottstown 13, Plymouth Whitemarsh 7

Kasey Mock fired in six goals and Devon Yocom had five to lead the Trojans to the non-league win. Kierstyn Mock added two goals and goalie Melissa Bonenberger made 11 saves. Meg Piotrowicz had a hat trick for the Colonials.

Boyertown 15, Methacton 9

Emily Austerberry pumped in four goals and Lindsey Clinton made eight saves to led Boyertown to the Pioneer Athletic Conference win. Katie Cleaver had 14 saves for the Warriors.

Methacton  6 – 3 – 9

Boyertown 8 – 7 -15

Boyertown scoring:  Emily Austerberry 4g; Lyndsey Babilon 2g, 1a; Sam Mazzie 2g; Raelynn Mikell 2g; Rachel Hilbert 1g; Zoe Reilly 1g; Sarah Bennett 1g; Jaime Vincent 1g;  Kelly Furman 1g

Methacton scoring: Megan Nearing 2g; Emily Kellett 2g; Jess Schmidt 2g; Abby Devlin 1g, 2a; Sarah Watro 1g; Mara Numerato 1g

Phoenixville 14, Pottsgrove 13

Liz Jones fired in five goals and Heather Parris added three for the Phantoms in the Pioneer Athletic Conference win. Ashley Delaney and Ali Bainbridge each collected goals for the Falcons.

Episcopal Academy 18, Tower Hill (DE) 3
Taylor Trimble had five goals and two assists and Blake McHugh added five goals and one assist for EA (7-) in its rout of the Hillers.

EA scoring: Taylor Trimble (5g, 2a); Blake McHugh (5g, 1a); Avery Curley (3g, 2a); Kate Ivory (3g); Kelley Moore (1g); Sammi Arbitman (1g, 1a).
EA defense: Allie Clark (4 draw controls, 7 groundballs,1 interception); Ashley McCormick (5 groundballs, 1 draw control); goalie Caitlin Powers (7 saves).

Villa Maria Academy 20, Gwynedd Mercy 6

Chelsea Fay had eight goals, Kathy Young netted five and Kyrstin Mackrides added three to lead the Hurricanes to the easy Catholic Academies League win. Jordan Christopher and Beth young played strong defense. Calli Foley Gwynedd with three goals.

Merion Mercy 16, Villa Joseph Marie 4

Emily Corcoran and Margaret Corzel each scored five goals for the Bears in the Catholic Academies win.

Haverford 14, Spring-Ford 8

Katrina Geiger, Tess Thomas and Jill Root each scored three goals and Stephanie Case made 11 saves for the Fords in their non-league win. Ashley Wood led the Rams with four goals.

Bayard Rustin 16, Ridley 11

Leana Brewer and Tori Dugan each pumped in five goals while Abbie Brewer added four tallies to lead the Golden Knights to the non-league win. over the Green Raiders. Shaela Allen led Ridley with three goals.

Pennridge 21, Southern Lehigh 4

Jess Roy scored six goals, Jacquie Burke added five and Roxy Brown had four while Eileen Applegate made six saves as the Rams improved to a perfect 8-0 with the non-league rout.<

Baldwin 16, Shipley School 6

Sloan Warren had six goals and two assists, Maggie Mae Shields had four goals and four assists and Stephanie Salvitti scored three goals to pace the Bears (4-0) to the non-league win. Jennie Wigrizer added a goal and three assists while Alice Matthai and Hilary Gray each had one goal. Ali Pedersen made nine saves and strong defense was turned in by Jessica Kane, Char Damico, Kristin Feinberg and Arden Simone.



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