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Boys’ lacrosse: Ridley topples Garnet Valley, 7-3, to stay tied for first place

Wednesday, 24th April 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School  

By David A. Willauer, Contributing Writer, Posted 4/24/13

Matt Borchert scored three goals and Tommy McDermott made 11 saves as host Ridley outscored Garnet Valley, 5-1, in the final period and earned a key 7-3 Central league boys’ lacrosse victory Tuesday night.

The win kept the Green Raiders (10-2) in a tie for first place in the Central League (6-1) with Radnor. Garnet Valley slipped to 5-2 in the league (7-4) overall.

“Our guys played lacrosse like you need to do in a key Central League game,” said Ridley coach Kevin Ellers.

“Matt Borchert is a shooter and can let it loose. That got us in a groove. He has improved and is a catalyst; he has stepped up to the plate for us.”

Kelton Heverly added two goals for the Raiders while Dalton George and Mike Crowley each had a goal and an assist.

“Our next opponent is Springfield-Delco – that’s another war in the Central League,” said Ellers.

Brock D’Annunzio led the Jags with two goals.

Ridley 7, Garnet Valley 3
Ridley 1 0 1 5 – 7
GV 1 1 0 1 – 3

Nick Hill 1g
Dalton George 1g, 1a
Mike Crowley 1g, 1a
Kelton Heverly 2g
Lou Harrison, 2a
Matt Borchert 2g
Brian Sinex 1a
Tom McDermott 11 saves, 3 goals allowed

Brock D’Annunzio 2g
Matt Taulane 1g
Robert Raucci 1a
Vail Urso 1a
Mitch Rose 4 saves

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