Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/29/12
Grant Ament, a Haverford School rising sophomore, had four goals and two assists to help Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) thrash Florida, 16-6, this morning and advance to the championship game of the US Lacrosse U15 National tournament at Lake Buena Vista at the ESPN Sports Complex.
Top-seeded FCA – which features 11 players from the Philly region – will play the second-seeded Long Island Express in the title game at noon. The Express disposed of Nor Cal Talon, 8-2.
FCA also got great goaltending from Colin Reder (Episcopal Academy rising sophomore), strong defense from Jeffrey Kern (Saucon Valley rising sophomore) and key play at midfield by Dylan lee (Garnet Valley rising sophomore).
Also for FCA, Bronxville (N.Y.) rising sophomore Henry Grass had five goals and two assists and Calvert Hall rising sophomore Timmy Kelly (UNC commit) added two goals and six assists.
FCA will head to the championship game for the third time in four years. The Maryland-based team won the championship in 2009 in Bel Air, Md., and in 2010 here. FCA lost in the quarterfinals last year to the Express.