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St. Joe’s Prep uses fourth-period surge to down Emmaus, 7-3, in PIAA opener; Hawks play again today

Saturday, 1st June 2019

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/1/19
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St. Joseph’s Prep scored the final four goals of the game to claim a 7-3 victory over Emmaus Friday in a PIAA Class AAA first-round playoff game at Northampton.

The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday but was postponed due to inclement weather for three days.

The District 12 runner-up Hawks (14-9) have little time to celebrate the victory over the District 11 champion Hornets (15-8) as they gear for today’s quarterfinal contest with District 1 runner-up Garnet Valley at 2 p.m. at Harriton High.

David Shew scored four goals – including the game-winner – for the Prep and Tommy McHugh stood out in goal.

St. Joe’s Prep took a 3-2 lead late in the third quarter as Shew scored his first of three second-half goals with 24 seconds left.

Bailey O’Connor tied it early in the final period, but Shew put the Hawks up for good to start a 4-0 run. Stephen Schreder had two goals for the Prep and Nico Robak scored once.

Mike Leschinsky had a goal and an assist for Emmaus while Sam Conway scored once and Ben Franco made 10 saves.

St. Joseph’s Prep 7, Emmaus 3
St. Joseph’s Prep 0 2 1 4 -7
Emmaus 2 0 0 1 -3

Emmaus
Mike Leschinsky 1g, 1a
Sam Conway 1g
Bailey O’Connor 1g
Ben Franco 10 saves

SJ Prep
Nico Robak 1g
Stephen Schreder 2g
David Shew 4g
Tommy McHugh winning goalie (saves unavailable)

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