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South Jersey boys’ state championship roundup: Moorestown wins Group 3 title with 7-3 win over Ridge; St. Augustine falls in Non-Public A

Friday, 3rd June 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/3/11
Staff Report

Senior Kyle Engel scored two goals, sophomore goalie Dan Willis made eight saves and Moorestown used standout defense Thursday night as the Quakers completed a stunning run through the Group 3 tournament by upsetting Ridge, 7-3, in the state title game at Watchung Hills High School.

Moorestown (13-7), which upset Ridgewood, 8-2, in the semifinals, jumped to a 3-1 first-period lead and held Ridge scoreless until the fourth period while passing the lead to 6-1.
The Quakers advance to the Tournament of Champions semifinals on Tuesday.

Senior Tim Mouton added a goal and two assists while junior Alex Martinelli (committed to Delaware), Mike Angeleri, Mike Handlen and Chad Gamble also scored once each.
In their last two games, Moorestown beat No. 1 seed Ridgewood and No. 2 seed Ridge by a combined score of 15-5.

Moorestown has won its last five games by a margin of 57-21 since losing, 11-1, to undefeated and nationally-rated No. 1 Haverford School on May 12.

Non-Public A
Delbarton 10, St. Augustine 4

The second-seeded Hermits (17-5) fell in the title game despite two goals from Mike Sutton and one each from Steve Pontrello and Nikko Pontrello.


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