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National Lacrosse Classic: PA girls get boost from Philly players, claim three wins to qualify for playoffs

Thursday, 7th July 2011

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 7/7/11

Pennsylvania – featuring players mostly from the Philadelphia region – won three games today as it began to make its move in the National Lacrosse Classic at Germantown, Md.

Pennsylvania, which had fallen to New England, 11-9, in its opener on Wednesday, topped Long Island, 10-7, Washington D.C., 14-6, and Michigan, 16-10.

Team PA – coached by Great Valley’s Joe Tornetta – will play Long Island East in the semifinals Friday at 8 a.m.

The PA attack has been led by Great Valley’s Ali Karwoski and Catherine Shaughnessy, Bishop Shanahan’s Summer Jaros and Caroline Kuchinsky, Conestoga’s Mackenzie Orr, Souderton’s Elizabeth Mower and Agnes Irwin’s Eliza Moran.

The defense has been led by Great Valley’s Jacqueline Moccia, while Kelly Petillo (Manasquan, NJ) and Hannah Houde (Jackson, NJ) have played strong in the goal.

“The kids have really come along and played well the past few games,” Tornetta said.

Angstadt Bianca Lin A 2012 Wyomissing PA Holy Name
Bianco Megan D 2013 Moorestown NJ Moorestown, NJ
Bove Allison M 2012 Bear DE Red Lion Christian, DE
Bulgier Victoria M 2014 Harleysville PA
Chakey Bridget M 2014 Havertown PA Agnes Irwin
Delaney Caitlin M 2013 Cherry Hill NJ Cherry Hill East, NJ
Friel Maggie M 2014 Devon PA
Geiter Alicia A 2013 Moorestown NJ Moorestown, NJ
Hale Kirsten M 2013 Phoenixville PA Great Valley
Houde Hannah M 2012 Jackson NJ Jackson, NJ
Houde Sarah M 2012 Jackson NJ Jackson NJ
Jaros Summer M 2012 Avondale PA Bishop Shanahan
Karwoski Alison M 2012 Malvern PA Great Valley
Kratzer Caitlin A 2012 Sellersville PA Great Valley
Kuchinsky Caroline M 2012 West Chester Bishop Shanahan
MacDonald Grace D 2012 Cherry Hill NJ Cherry Hill West, NJ
Moccia Jacqueline D 2012 Malvern PA Great Valley
Moran Eliza M 2013 Chester Springs PA Agnes Irwin
Mower Elizabeth A 2012 Harleysville PA Souderton
Nelson Haley A 2012 Chester Springs PA Downingtown East
Orr Mackenzie M 2013 Berwyn PA Conestoga
Parsons Megan M 2014 Chester Springs PA Villa Maria Academy
Petillo Kelly G 2012 Manasquan NJ Manasquan, NJ
Shaughnessy Catherine M 2012 Paoli PA Great Valley
Terefenko Madison M 2014 Sinking Spring PA Wilson West Lawn


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