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Live in-game blogging at Junior game at EPSLA Showcase

Thursday, 16th June 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, Recruiting, Posted 6/16/11 Editor Chris Goldberg is here at Plymouth Whitemarsh High blogging live at the third annual EPSLA Showcase.

The event features many of the top Philly sophomore and junior boys playing in an All-Star game format between players from public schools vs. players from private school teams. The first game is the Junior game, beginning at 5:45 p.m; the Sophomore game will follow at 7:45.

At least 50 college coaches are expected today. The weather is mostly sunny and humid. The players for today’s game were picked from tryout.

Plymouth Whitemarsh’s head coach Phil Chang is coaching the public junior while Penn Charter’s Pat McDonough is the private head coach.

So far many coaches from Division I schools are here. Some that are represented include Penn (head coach
Mike Murphy), Drexel, Army, Denver (head coach Bill Tierney), Hartford and Hofstra.

1st period
Private – Will Gural (Hav. Sch) wins opening face-off against Mike Barnes (Rad)
Private – Joe McErlean (BSh) drills one past Public goalie Andrew Sabia (PW), 9:17 – Private leads 1-0
Public – Sabia stops a shot by Zach Rego (Hav Sch), 5:50
Public – Public team is killing off a second consecutive man down as Private team is controlling possessions, 4:15
Public – Public flagged for another penalty; Public’s Ryan Lehman (Gar Valley) makes key defensive play to keep it at 1-0, 3:15
Private – Jeremy Omrod (HGP) scores in close on man up, 2:48 – Private 2-0
Private – McErlean scores again to make it 3-0
Public – Barnes wins FO, scores first goal for public, Private leading 3-1
Private – Zach Rego (Hav Sch) with a long drive to make it 4-1 Privates, :14
Private – Tim Browne (SJP) scores after Gural wins another FO, :03 – Private 5-1

2nd period

Private – Gural (Hav Sch) wins another FO, dishes off to Hav School teammate Rego for 6-1 lead, 11:49
Private is dominating possessions again in this period
Public – Ben Junior (Rad) rips one home, 4:46 – Private leads 6-2
Public – Calvin Hopkins (Pb) great individual effort from around the cage, beats Morrell to make it 6-3, 3:00
Private – Pat Swanick (SJP) takes a feed from Jake Glancy (MP) for 7-3 lead, 2:03
Private – D-pole Connor McCann (EA) scores off nice assist from Rego after Gural wins another FO, 1:54 – Private 8-3
Private – Browne (SJP) scores again, :37 – Private 9-3


Saves – Tyler Morrell (Private) 4 saves; Andrew Sabia (Public) 4 saves

2nd Half
Jackson Tamasitis (Penn Charter) now playing goal for private; Steve Brodeur (Strath Haven) is in for Public

Private – Omrod (HGP) scores his second to make it 10-3 private, 10:03
Private – Blaine Fleming (SJP) makes it 11-3, 8:15
Public – Brodeur (SH) stops Omrod in tight twice, 3:45
Public – Chris Vetter (CBE) scores from Eric Rankel (DtW), 2:15
Private – Tyler Earley (PC) makes it 12-4
End 3rd period – Private up 12-4, but play is more even

4th period

About 26 college coaches sitting on sideline across the field
Private – Earley finds Reid Blynn (Hav Sch) for 13-4 lead, 9:17
Public Hopkins (Pb) from Vetter (CBE), 5:54- 13-5
Public – Brodeur (SH) has five saves after making another strong stop, 4:15
Public – Vetter (2) scores from Matt Figueroa (Ab) after another big saves by Brodeur, 1:14 – makes`it 13-6

Final – Private 13-6

Saves in 2nd half
– Public’s Brodeur (SH) 6, Private’s Tamasitis 3

Private – McErlean 2g, Browne 2g, Rego 2g, McCann 1g, Swanick 1g, Omrod 2g, Fleming 1g, Blynn 1g, Earley 1g
Public – Vetter 2g, Hopkins 2g, Barnes 1g, Junior 1g

Public school roster

Class of 2012
# P First Last School
1 A Parker Self Central Bucks East
2 A Chris Vetter CB East
3 A Sebastian Kerslake Henderson
4 A Jake Durkin Hatboro-Horsham
5 A Calvin Hopkins Pennsbury
6 M Brendan Fabian Avon Grove
7 M Eric Rankel Downingtown West
8 M Jake Richard Henderson
9 M Ben Junior Radnor
10 M Matt Figueroa Abington
11 M Zack Gregory Conestoga
12 M Nick Swift Plymouth Whitemarsh
13 M Mike Barnes Radnor
14 D Dominic DeFazio Hatboro-Horsham
15 D Ryan Guittare Garnet Valley
16 D Ryan Lehman Garnet Valley
17 D Michael Paoline Downingtown West
18 D Chris Duffy Abington
19 D Miles Thomas Conestoga
20 D Matt Ward Ridley
21 G Stephen Brodeur Strath Haven
22 G Andrew Sabia Plymouth Whitemarsh

Private School roster

Class of 2012
# P First Last School
1 G Tyler Morrell Epsicopal Academy
2 G Jackson Tamasitis Penn Charter
3 A Jake Glancy Malvern Prep
4 A Jeremy Omrod Holy Ghost Prep
5 A Zach Rego The Haverford School
6 A Patrick Swanick St. Joe’s Prep
7 M Reid Blynn The Haverford School
8 M Connor Crump Germantown Academy
9 M Tyler Earley Penn Charter
10 M Mac Gallagher Shipley School
11 M Kevin Gulyas Allentown Central Catholic
12 M Will Gural The Haverford School
13 M Dan Kinek Avon Old Farms (Emmaus)
14 M Joseph McErlean Bishop Shannahan
15 D Connor McCann Epsicopal Academy
16 D John Moderski Penn Charter
17 D Tom Monzo Penn Charter
18 D Paxton Moore The Haverford School
19 D Christopher Panichelli Bishop Shanahan
20 M Blaine Fleming St. Joseph’s Prep
21 D Scott Warren Haverford School
22 M Tim Browne St. Joseph’s Prep


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