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Scholastic wrap: Emmaus, Easton advance to LVC finals; St. Joe’s Prep, La Salle cruise

Monday, 11th May 2009

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/11/09

Alex Kuehner collected three goals and three assists and Dan Kinek had three goals and an assist as Emmaus dominated Allentown Central Catholic, 15-3, Monday at Nazareth and advanced to the finals of the Lehigh Valley Conference boys’ playoffs.

Emmaus (15-4) will face Easton, a 10-9 winner over Parkland, in the finals Wednesday at Nazareth at 7 p.m.

Emmaus 6-6-3-0 15

Allentown CC 0-1-1-1 – 3

Emmaus: Alex Kuehner 3g, 3a; Dan Kinek 3g, 1a; Will Scott 2g, 1a; Mic Debellis 2g, 1a; Ben Sampson 1g; Tate Klidonas 1g; Derek Schmidt 1g; Nick Skawksi 1g; John McGeary 1g; Mike Bender 1a. Dan Zagnoli 7 saves; Joe Magargal 2 saves; Tyler Sharesky 4 saves.

ACC: Savage 1g; Wydra 1g; Mussoline 1g; Tyler Albanese 1a; Ted Albanese 1a. Oruzco 16 saves.

Easton 10, Parkland 9

Ryan Scott capped a brilliant comeback with the game-winning goal with less than three minutes to play as the Red Rovers edged Parkland to advance to the Lehigh Valley Conference finals against Emmaus.

Easton trailed, 9-6, heading into the fourth quarter. Luke Snyder had several key saves in the final 90 seconds to preserve the win.

St. Joe’s Prep 10 Moorestown (NJ) 7

Brendan Glynn had five goals and Ian Correia added two goals and one assist as the No. 2 Hawks improved to 13-1 with the victory over their South Jersey foes.

Kenny Lankford had a goal and two assists and defender Steve O’Hara had 10 groundballs for St. Joe’s. Moorestown is 9-6.

La Salle 15, Lansdale Catholic 1

Christian Cardinal scored three goals and Dan Losier added a pair as the Explorers (13-4, 5-0) remained undefeated in the Catholic League North with an easy win over the Crusaders (12-4, 4-2).

La Salle, which led, 8-0, at halftime, hosts Archbishop Wood today in a battle between divisional leaders. The winner gets the North’s top seed in the District 12 (Catholic League) playoffs, which begin Friday.

LC 0 0 0 1 – 1

LS 5 3 6 1 – 15

LC Eddy 1 G, Plasha 1 A. Bray 13 saves.

LS Cardinal 3g; Losier 2g; R. Forster 2G; K. Forster 2G, 1A; D. Bogorowski 2G; Hopkins 1G, 1A; J. Bogorowski 1G; Cruice 1G, 1A; Murkly 1G; Schwartz 1A; Resch 1A; Meehan 1A; Brown 2A; Amato 1A. Amato 5 saves; D’Addona 4 saves.

Abington 14, Hatboro-Horsham 13, OT

The National Conference champion Ghosts (15-3) tied the game with less than 30 seconds left to play in regulation and took it in OV over the rival Hatters (14-4). Hatboro-Horsham had scored five unanswered goals in the final quarter to turn a 12-8 deficit into a 13-12 advantage. Both teams host District 1 playoff games today as Abington faces Plymouth Whitemarsh and Hatboro entertains Spring-Ford.

Cardinal O’Hara 8, Kennedy-Kenrick 4

Pat Murray tallied three goals as the Lions claimed the Catholic South win.

Penn Charter 9, Germantown Academy 5

Kimberton Waldorf 13, Phelps 12

Girls

Norristown 15, Lower Moreland 5

Trisha Taylor netted four goals while Shernai Banks, Jenn Nguyen and Kelley Cooney had two each to lead the Eagles to the non-league win. Christina Baez, Janelle Scruggs, Liana Benjamin, Pam English and Leannie Custodio each scored once for Norristown while Jenn Buell had two goals for the Lions.

Haverford 14, Lower Merion 10

Liz Bassani scored four goals to lead the Fords to the Central League win.

Cheltenham 20, Academy of the New Church 9

Charlotte Swavola pumped in seven goals to lead the Panthers to the non-league win.

Cardinal O’Hara 13, Little Flower 7

Julia Costello pumped in seven goals to lead the Lions to the Catholic League South win.

Conwell-Egan 11, Lansdale Catholic 10

Ashley Pope (three goals) scored the game-winner with 21 seconds remaining to lift CE to the Catholic North win. Kate Ryan and Molly Mitchell each added three goals for the Eagles.

Archbishop Wood 18, Bishop McDevitt 1

Cardinal Dougherty 16, St. Hubert 12

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