Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/4/09
Randy Forster and Peter Schwartz scored two goals apiece as the Explorers scored four unanswered goal to break open a 3-3 game before dumping host West Genesee (N.Y.), 7-3, today.
La Salle improved to 3-3 while West Genesee, ranked No. 4 in the country according to the UnderArmour/Inside Lacrosse Power Rankings, fell to 2-1.
Westy Hopkins, Kevin Forster and Derek Bogorowski also scored for La Salle, ranked No. 3 in the state in the PA Media Rankings.
Springfield-Delco 8, Ridgewood (N.J.) 5
Joe Venit scored three goals and Josh Cavanaugh had two goals and dished five assists to lead the Cougars (6-0) to the win over Ridgewood (1-1) in the prelude to the Big City Classic at the Meadowlands.
Colin Keegan added two goals for Springfield-Delco and Bobby Gildea scored once. Goalie Austin Kaut made nine saves for the Cougars and Billy McCullough won 9 of 12 face-offs while Brendan Nave and Tyler Canada played strong defense.
Lower Merion 9, Owen J. Roberts 8
Jordan Wolf had three goals and three assists and scored the game-winner with 2:07 left as the Aces dealt the Wildcats (7-1) their first loss of the year.
The Aces (4-2) had tied the game at 8-8 with 2:18 left. Matt Dilks added three goals and Andrew Mongeluzzi had two goals and one assist. Hank Altschuler made 17 saves. For OJR, Charlie Stein scored four goals.
St. Joseph’s Prep 11, Garnet Valley 7
Brendan Glynn, Colin Fleming, and Ian Correia each had three goals as the Hawks improved to 2-0. Goalie Mike Zikoski scored on a clear and Kenny Lankford also scored one for SJP. Ricky Lehman led the Jaguars (3-4) with a pair of goals.
Penncrest 10, Cardinal O’Hara 7
Dan Jones had two goals and two assists and Tom Kelly and Adam Yee each had two goals to lead Penncrest to the non-league win.
Mike Belfiglio, Dan Kelly, Alex Kruzel andAndrew Maser also scored for the Lions. Bob McNamara led O’Hara with three goals and three assists.
Hill School 9, Wyoming Seminary 3
Brendan Francis scored three goals while Fred Schlick and PJ Mara added two each and goaltender Tyler Himes made nine saves and Duncan Saunders had four saves to lead the Blues.
Ridley 10, Bayard Rustin 1
Mike Greco had three goals and four assists to lead the Green Raiders (5-2) to the non-league win.
Spring-Ford 10, Marple Newtown 8
Tyler Novotny had five goals and Jesse Ercole made 17 saves to pace the Rams (5-1) to the non-league win.
Downingtown West 7, Central Bucks West 0
Jamie Raezor netted four goals and goalie Dustin Keen made 11 stops to gain the shutout for the Whippets (3-3) in the none-league victory.
Henderson 14, Pennsbury 7
Ethan Heisman scored five goals while Max Siskand added three goals and four assists for the Warriors (5-2) in the non-league win. Shawn Caven and Tim Considine each tallied twice for Pennsbury (3-3).
Unionville 12, Council Rock North 0
Richard Kaiser poured in four goals and Dinaker Millya and Brian Herman combined to earn the shutout for the Indians (5-1).
Pottsgrove 6, Nazareth 5
Andrew Case notched a hat trick for the Falcons.
Friends’ Central 7, Monsignor Bonner 6
Chestnut Hill Academy 7, Shipley 4
Neshaminy 11, New Hope-Solebury 3
Upper Merion 9, Archbishop Carroll 8
Sun Valley 12, Archbishop Ryan 6
Harriton 9, Holton-Arms School (MD) 8
Jess Rothstein had three goals and two assists while Carli Sukonik, Betsy Hurtado and Jess Schwab each had two goals for the Rams (7-1), who rallied from a 7-2 deficit and won it on a goal by Sukonic off a Rothstein feed with 30 seconds to play. Jackie Marshall posted 12 saves in a strong effort in goal.
Mount St. Joseph 18, Sacred Heart 13
Stevie Wells pumped in seven goals for the Mount (3-2) in the Catholic Academies League win. Haley Ciccarelli led SH (0-4) with six goals.
Hill School 12, Wyoming Seminary 4
Callie Francis led the Blues (2-3) with four goals.
Merion Mercy 14, Lower Merion 4
Emily Corcoran and Margaret Corzel each had three goals to lead the Bears (4-1) to the non-league victory.
Garnet Valley 13, Sun Valley 3
Allie Henry netted five goals and Tori Mitros had three goals and four assists and Kerri Anderson made 17 saves to help the Jaguars (6-2) earn the non-league win. Halley Barnes added three goals and one assist and Jen Selverian had two goals for the Jags while Amanda Mader led the Vanguards (2-4) with a hat trick.
St. Paul’s (Md.) 15, Downingtown East 14
Kelly Joran scored four goals for the Cougars (2-3) in their non-league loss at St. Paul’s.
Friends’ Central 10, St. Timothy’s (Md.) 5
Emily Brodsky scored seven goals to lead the Phoenix to the win in Maryland.
Good Counsel (Va.) 14, Episcopal Academy 7
Blake McHugh led EA (6-1) with three goals in the contest against the No. 12-ranked team in the country at the St’s Stephens and Agnes tournament in Washington D.C.
EA Offense: Blake McHugh (3g, 5 ground balls), Kate Ivory (1g, 1a, 1 interception), Megan Spagnola (1g, 1 interception, 6 ground balls), Avery Curley (1g, 6 ground balls), Taylor Trimble (1g, 7 ground balls).
EA Defense: Goalie Caitlin Powers (15 saves): Sammi Arbitman (1a, 5 groundballs), Maggie Forker (7 groundballs), Allie Clark (7 groundballs) and good hustle by Ashley McCormick.
St’s Stephens and Agnes 19, Episcopal Academy 9
Taylor Trimble had four goals to lead EA (6-2) in the defeat to the No. 2 team in the nation.
EA Offense: Taylor Trimble (4g), Sammi Arbitman (2g, 1a, 4 ground balls), Megan Spagnola (2g, 7 groundballs, 1 interception), Blake McHugh (1g, 1a). Goalie: Caitlin Powers (9 saves).
“Even with the losses, I think our team has learned so much,” said EA coach Julie DiRemigio. “We figured out some things that were going wrong in our Good Counsel game, and did a good job fixing those problems in the SSSA game.
“I think it also helped us not to be too comfortable, we needed those two extremely strong opponents in order to set some goals on things we need to work on individually and as a team. It’s good for our overall record to show that we’re playing a very competitive schedule, EA is willing to challenge themselves by playing top teams.”