Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/26/15
Peter Gayhardt had three goals and an assist and Griffin Fleming scored three goals Saturday at St. Joseph’s Prep defeated Garnet Valley, 9-8, in one of the many feature games at the 15th Annual Katie Samson Festival.
Goalie Michael Marchese posted 16 saves for the Hawks, who improved to 7-4 and bounced back nicely from a 9-7 loss Thursday in a Catholic League showdown to La Salle. The week also was emotional for all involved at St. Joe’s Prep, which is grieving from the loss of Ryan Gillyard.
“First, just a quick thank you to all the volunteers who year in and year out make KSF one of the best events of the year,” said St. Joe’s Prep coach Andy German. “It’s a really big win for us. It comes at the end of week that my guys will never forget and I am happy that they were able to come out and represent the Prep, playing not just for the Katie Samson Foundation, but for Ryan Gillyard and his family.
“To come back after Thursdays loss to La Salle and beat a very talented GV team speaks to the resolve of my guys. It’s a pleasure to coach them and I am sure we will see GV down the road. They’re a very good team and extremely well coached.”
Andrew Watts had a goal and two assists and Kevin Stump added a goal and an assist for The Prep
Matt Moore led the Jags (8-3) with three goals and an assist and Michael Bonaddio also had 16 saves.
Conestoga 9, Downingtown East 8, OT
Tommy Sopko scored with 2:12 to play in OT after tying it with 10.9 seconds left in regulation to give the Pioneers a brilliant come-from-behind victory.
Conestoga was down, 7-2, at halftime
Greg Taicher added two goals and an assist and Chris Brady scored twice for Conestoga.
Mike Risser had three goals and an assist and Brody Wilson posted 19 saves for the Cougars.
Brunswick School 15, Malvern Prep 9
Adam Goldner had three goals and two assists and Charles Kelly won 18 of 27 face-offs for the Friars in the loss to the New England West power.
Hill School 9, Germantown Academy 5
Aidan Coll had two goals and three assists and Chase Midgley posted eight saves for the Blues.
Haverford School 16, Lawrenceville School 5
Forry Smith and Tucker McBride each scored three goals and Grant Ament added two goals and four assists as the top-ranked Fords moved to 16-0.
Spring-Ford 13, Strath Haven 8
Carter Gensler had three goals and three assists to pace the Rams
Hunter Mazur and Sam Mutz scored two goals each for the Panthers.
Shipley 18, Archbishop Carroll 7
Tate Gallagher collected five goals and four assists for the Gators.
Hill Academy 14, Radnor 9
Drew Ryan scored four goals in the Raiders’ loss to the Canadian power.
Emmaus 13, Downingtown West 4
Colin Mason exploded for six goals and an assist and Pat Camilli had three goals and four assists to lead the Hornets.
David Gallagher had two goals for the Whippets.
Perkiomen Valley 6, Holy Ghost Prep 4
Ben Minardi had two goals and an assist and won seven of nine face-offs while scooping 10 groundballs for PV.
Michael Major had two goals and an assist and Greg Price posted 14 saves and added an assist for HGP.
Archbishop Ryan 14, Lansdale Catholic 5
Shane Taylor had four goals and three assists for Ryan in the Catholic League win.
Abington 13, Ridley 9
Hunter Jones collected six goals and an assist for the Ghosts.
Unionville 13, Archbishop Wood 11
Winslow Davis had five goals and an assist and Owen Rogers had 14 saves for the Indians.
Tom Cain led Wood with four goals and an assist.
Springside Chestnut Hill 9, Princeton Day (NJ) 5
Chris Caldwell had two goals and two assists and Matt Eckles posted nine saves for SCHA.
St. Augustine (NJ) 12, St. Peter’s Prep 5
John Fox and Bryce McGrath each had three goals and an assist for the Hermits.
Penncrest 6, Henderson 5
Ryan Kinnard scored three goals and Steve Nolan posted 11 saves for the Lions in the Optimist Lacrosse Club Lazapalooza.
Noah Richard and Luke Pennington each had two goals for the Warriors.
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