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US Lacrosse U15 National Championships: Ament (Haverford School), Drake (La Salle) lead FCA into semifinals

Saturday, 28th July 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, Summer tournaments, Youth, Posted 7/28/12
From Staff Reports and US Lacrosse

Grant Ament (Haverford School) had four goals and two assists and Zach Drake (La Salle) added three goals to help Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) rout Looney’s L.C. (Md.), 17-3, today to advance to the semifinals of the US Lacrosse U15 National Championships at Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Philly players on top-seeded semifinalist FCA: Kneeling (from left): Dylan Lee, Brady O’Neill, Chris Brady, Grant Ament; Standing: Chris Sabia, Zach Drake, Jeff Kern, Aric Dupell, Colin Reder, Parke Schweiter, Ben Euler

FCA, the top seed in the playoffs following pool play on Friday, will meet Florida in the semis Sunday at 8 a.m.

FCA, which earlier toppled 3d Select, 13-7, in the second round behind four goals by Calvert Hall’s Timmy Kelly (North Carolina commit), features 11 players from the Philly region.

Dukes HHH, the 12th seed, opened its playoff schedule this morning by downing No. 21 Norcal Platinum, 8-3. Mike Sowers (Upper Dublin) had three goals and Jason Yoquinto (Bishop Shanahan) stood out in goal with seven saves. Dukes HHH then fell to fifth-seeded NESLL (Ma.), 6-2, in the second round/ Sowers had both Dukes goals in the loss.

Dukes HHH later dropped a 6-5 overtime decision to the Long Island Jesters and will play Colorado at 9:30 a.m. Sunday in its final consolation.

No. 1 FCA vs. No. 13 Florida, 8 a.m.
No. 2 Long Island Express vs. No. 11 Nor Cal Talon, 8 a.m.

Semifinal winners, 12 noon

Colorado vs. Dukes HHH, 9:30 a.m.

Philly players on FCA team
Attack Grant Ament The Haverford School 2015 Doylestown PA
Attack Brady O’Neill Kennett High School 2015 Kennett Square PA
Defense Ben Euler The Haverford School 2015 Villanova PA
Defense Jeffrey Kern Saucon Valley Senior High School 2015 Bethlehem PA
Defense Parke Schweiter Conestoga 2015 Devon PA
Goalie Colin Reder Episcopal Academy 2015 Bryn Mawr PA
Midfield Christopher Brady Conestoga 2015 Wayne PA
Midfield Zach Drake LaSalle College HS 2015 Chalfont PA
Midfield Aric Dupell Governor Mifflin 2015 Mohnton PA
Midfield Chris Sabia The Haverford School 2015 Harleysville PA
Midfield Dylan Lee Garnet Valley 2015 Garnet Valley PA

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