Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/28/13
Ian Strain paced a balanced attack with two goals and an assist as host Episcopal Academy throttled Downingtown East, 8-1, today in non-league boys’ lacrosse.
Peter Gayhardt and Curtis Zappala each had two goals and Tyler Chambers added a goal and an assist for the Churchmen, who snapped a two-game losing streak and improved to 2-3.
Matt Ernst won 8 of 13 face-offs and Colin Reder made seven saves for the win.
Haverford School 17, Calverton School (MD) 6
Reilly Hupfeldt tallied four goals and Gavin McBride added three while Grant Ament had two goals and four assists and Timmy Brooks contributed two goals and three assists as the host Fords (2-3) earned their second straight win.
Penn Charter 11, Springfield-Delco 8
The Quakers (3-3) won their third straight by scoring seven goals in the fourth period. Ray Vandegrift had three goals and two assists and James Vandegrift scored three times while Kevin Murphy added two goals and two assists. Freshman goalie Sean McKee had 12 saves.
Dan Wasson, Steve Halko and Luke Charamella each scored twice for the Cougars.
Springside Chestnut Hill 11, Hun School (NJ) 3
Forrest Rall had four goals and Clint Sanders added three for SCHA.
Allentown Central Catholic 8, Plymouth Whitemarsh 7
Paul Houck had three goals and an assist for Central Catholic in the victory.
Corey Kelly had three goals and won 6 of 11 face-offs for PW while Riley White posted 11 saves.
Hatboro-Horsham 18, John Burroughs (MO) 3
Zach Irwine had three goals and four assists and Kyle Mullen and Pierre Armstrong each had three goals for the Hatters (1-1) as they topped the Missouri power in the Disney’s Wide World of Sports.
The Hatters also were led by Jimmy Durkin (4 assists), and Jimmy Murphy (2 goals, 3 assists). Steve Palo dominted face-offs and also led the team with six ground balls. Marc Poust (13 saves) led the Hatters defense along with Jake Cresta, TJ Keleher, Keith Cameron, Matt McPoyle, and Jack Lavery.
The Hatters return to action Friday morning, as they take on defending Georgia state champions, Milton HS.
Ridley 9, Abington 2
The Green Raiders improved to 2-0; they have allowed three goals in two games this year.
Radnor 7 Great Valley 5
Peter Donato had two goals and an assist and Shane Shapiro scored twice while Jake Shapiro won 12 of 15 face-offs and Brendan Manderack made nine saves in goal as the Red Raiders improved to 3-0 with the big win over the Patriots.
Greg Merrill had three goals and two assists for Great Valley (1-1).
Haverford High 12, Sun Valley 4
Owen Green, Kevin Leyden and Colin Mottola all fired home hat tricks and Bobby McClure had three assists to go with his two goals while Ian Corcoran scored once as Haverford (1-3) used a 5-1 third-quarter run to topple the Vanguards.
Matt Cioeta netted a hat trick for Sun Valley (1-1), while Ryan France turned aside 10 shots.
Central Bucks East 17, Central Bucks West 5
The Patriots outscored the Bucks 10-2 in the middle periods to break open the Suburban One Continental game.
Matt Schmidt had four goals and Matt Milici three goals and two assists for the Patriots. Cole Rushworth had a goal, three assists and won 19 of 22 face-offs.
Methacton 11, Boyertown 6
the Warriors improved to 3-0 (2-0 PAC-10) with a victory over the Bears. The hosts opened up a 5-3 halftime lead and outscored the Bears in each quarter. Aidan Denecke and Michael Del Vecchio led the Warriors with three goals apiece. Don Germano, Owen Sullivan, and Andrew DeSana eached collected five ground balls while Goalie Jake Blitzer made 13 saves.
Conrad 6, Christiana 1
Two goals by Logan Mullin paced the Redskins. This is Conrad’s first varsity win in school history in their first year of the program.
Delaware Military Academy 17, Wilmington Christian 3
Six goals by Matthew Higgins, three each by Nathanial Gemmato and Paul Wolfe, and two by Michael Weaver paced the Seahawks.
Newark 6, William Penn 5
three goals by Shawn Haggerty and two by Joshua Choi paced the Yellowjackets. For the Colonials, Emre Arslan recorded three goals.
Middletown 16, Delcastle 4
Seven goals by Joshua Leach, three by Connor Swalm and two by Andrew Gracie paced the Cavaliers. For the Cougars, Jesse Reeder led with four goals.
Dover 9, Appoquimink 6
The Senators tied the game at 3-3 in the half and scored six goals in the third quarter and defeated the Jaguars. Josh Clendenial led the Senators with four goals.
Hodgson 10, Brandywine 8
Three goals each by Cory Melvin and Jyoti Tulsian, and two by Steven Davis and Sebastian Sirrino paced the Silver Eagles. For the Bulldogs, Nick Fecondo, Thomas Lengel and Jack Campbell each had two goals.
Caravel 7, St. Elizabeth 5
Two goals by T Jacob Shriner paced the Bucs.
St. Paul’s (MD) 20, Cape Henlopen 6
The MIAA powerhouse Crusaders (7-0) coasted past the Vikings (2-1).
St. Georges 9, Pencader Charter 5
Paul Huhn’s four-goal performance along with two by Tyler Kowalski paced the Hawks. For the Titans, Ryan Warwick and Drew Stomback had two goals each.
Contributing writer David A. Willauer provided Delaware coverage