Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/10/10
Jeff Chu scored on a transition goal midway through the third period as host Conestoga defeated Emmaus, 5-4, today in a non-league game between two of the top-ranked boys’ lacrosse teams in the state.
The win lifted the Pioneers – ranked No. 2 in the PA Media Rankings for All-Teams and No. 1 in the PIAA – to 5-1 overall. Emmaus, ranked No. 5 in All-Teams and No. 4 in the PIAA, fell to 3-3.
Conestoga led, 4-1, until Emmaus scored three consecutive goals to close the first half. Dan Kinek and Steven Ward (two assists) each had two goals for the Green Hornets. Joe Magargle posted 13 saves in goal.
Defenseman Casey Ikeda set up the game-winner with a strong clear and Peter Zonino has seven saves, several of the crucial to preserve the win.
Springfield-Delco 9, Downngtown East 4
Josh Cavanaugh had three goals and two assists to lead the Springfield -Delco.
Dan Mojica and Joe Addona led the Springfield-Delco defense and Austin Kaut made nine saves.
Strath Haven 13, Upper Merion 5
Marl Dolphin had five goals and Pat Fisher added two goals and four assists while Steve Brodeur made 20 saves to lead the Panthers.
James Brennan and Luc Minnich had two goals each for Upper Merion.
Penncrest 10, CB West 3
Craig Kashner had six goals and Andrew Caldwell scored three to pace the Lions to the non-league win.
Lower Merion 15, Owen J. Roberts 7
Jordan Wolf erupted for six goal and two assists and Andrew Mongeluzzi added five goals and two assists as the Aces (1-5) rallied from a 5-1 deficit and won their first game of the year after several tough defeats.
Kohl Batdorf led OJR with two goals and three assists.
St. Joseph’s Prep 7, Malvern Prep 5
Jeff Heath scored four goals and Mike Zikoski made 10 saves as the Hawks defeated the host Friars in the feature game at the Evanfest Lacrosse Festival. Bobby Hill scored twice for Malvern, whose coach, Dan Keating, is the former coach at St. Joe’s Prep.
Episcopal Academy 13, Peddie School 3
EA bolted to a 7-1 halftime lead and improved to 7-1 overall.
Hill School 16, Mercersburg 2
Brendan Francis had four goals and two assists, Nate Smith-Ide had four goals and one assist and PJ Mara had three goals and four assists to lead the Blues (2-4) to the big win in the Mid-Atlantic Conference.
Interboro 13, Harriton 3
Hunter Jackolous had four goals and an assist, Dylan Mollica added three goals and Adam Moore made19 saves for the Bucs in the non-league win.
Bishop Shanahan 9, Archbishop Carroll 3
Mike Thompson scored five goals and Kyle Holeton won 14 of 15 face-offs to lead the Eagles to the non-league win. Ryan Flynn led Carroll with two goals.
Abington 20, Henderson 17
Joey Jones scored five goals while Ryan Ambler, Matt Rambo and Rich Rambo each tallied four for the Ghosts in the non-league win.
Ethan Heisman pumped in seven goals for the Warriors and while Max Siskind added three goals and five assists.
Ridley 10, Great Valley 7
Campbell Armstrong and Gavin Wilson both scored two goals for Great Valley (1-5) in the nonleague match. Eric Gartner had a goal and two assists.
Defender Ben Hughes went the length of the field to score a goal and also picked up four ground balls. Mike Moules scooped up five ground balls.
Ridley 10, Great Valley 7
Tyler Johnston had four goals to pace the Green Raiders to the non-league win. Campbell Armstrong and Gavin Wilson each scored two for the Pats.
George Washington 11, Audenried 1
Mastery-Shoemaker 6, Delaware Valley Charter 4
Rob Young scored three goals to lead George Washington in the Public League doubleheader at South 12th and Bigler streets.
Tower Hill 4, Wilmington Friends 3
Ripley Nielsen scored the game winner, his second goal of the day, with 5:16 left, to give the Hillers the Independent Conference win.
Chas Robino added two goals for Tower Hill (3-0). The Quakers got two goals from Eric Kelley and a game-tying goal from Wesley Carr.
Demetrius Murray recorded 12 saves for Tower Hill and Eric Detwiler recorded six saves for Friends (1-2).
Dave Willauer conributed to this article