Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/10/12
Andrew Mackrides (Malvern Prep, Penn State) scored in overtime today to lift GMH Philadelphia to an 8-7 victory over Tri-State (N.J.) in the Blue Conference championship game of the American Lacrosse League playoffs at United Sports in Downingtown.
The win advances GMH Philadelphia into the ALL title game Saturday at Malvern Prep at 2 p.m. The opponent will be determined today.
Rob Forster (La Salle College High, Penn State) had three goals and two assists to lead the GMH attack and Max Hjelm (Conestoga, Haverford College) had two goals. Jake Plunkett (Albright men’s coach) and Dusty Smith each had a goal. Joe Canuso (Villanova men’s assistant coach, ‘Nova grad) had eight saves in goal.
2012 American Lacrosse League Playoffs
American Lacrosse League Championship Game
June 16, 2012 – Saturday
Malvern Prep – Malvern, PA, 2 p.m.
Gray Conference champion vs. GMH Philadelphia (Blue Conference) champion
ALL Blue Conference semifinals
Saturday, June 9
Hosted by GMH Philadelphia @ USTC Downingtown, PA
Tri-State (NJ) 13, Warpigs (NE) 9
GMH Philadelphia advances
ALL Blue Conference Championship at United Sports
Sunday, June 10
GMH Philadelphia 8, Tri-State (NJ) 7, OT
Philadelphia Division Championship, June 3
GMH Philadelphia 13, Dunn Financial 8
Warpigs 11 Connecticut Valley 10
North Hempstead 14 Lacrosse Unlimited 7
Philadelphia Division Playoffs – Final Four
May 20, 2012 @ Malvern Prep – Malvern, PA
#1 GMH Philadelphia 13 vs. #4 Great American 1
#2 Quaker LC 8 #3 Dunn LC 9 – 2OT