TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 3/28/13
After opening the season with two losses – as many as it had all of last year – Calvert Hall (MD) has rebounded with two impressive victories.
The visiting Cardinals scored six goals in the third period and coasted to a 10-3 victory over three-time defending Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association champion Conestoga today in boys’ lacrosse.
Calvert Hall, the defending Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association champs, have outscored their last two foes by a 30-4 count after opening with losses to Canada’s Hill Academy (10-7) and DC’s Gonzaga (10-8).
“We played better defensively, that’s the best we have played this year,” said Calvert Hall coach Bryan Kelly, whose Cards fell to Conestoga last year early in the season. “And they can take you out of your offense since they pressure you so much. But we settled in.”
The score could have been worse if not for Conestoga senior goalie Robbie Zonino (14 saves).
“Their goalie played great,” said Kelly. “He is a good player.”
DeMatha 8, Episcopal Dallas (TX) 5
Brady Thompson had two goals as the Stags improved to 3-3.
Jack Blair had two goals for Episcopal Dallas (7-4), which fell to three Maryland teams the past three days.
Culver (IN) 9, Landon School (MD) 6
Joe Tinney collected three goals and an assist, Dean Ferris had three goals, Zach Currier added two goals and an assist to lead the Eagles, who went 3-1 on their Eastern swing.
Dawson Mckenzie had a goal and an assist while Michael Calvello made 12 saves for Culver.
Haverford School (PA) 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.
Jamesville-DeWitt (NY) 20, Homer (NY) 7
Red-hot Jordan Evans (Syracuse) exploded for 10 goals and an assist as the 19th-ranked Rams (2-0) coasted on the road. Evans has 11 goals and 14 assists in the two wins.
Homer (1-1) was a Class C semifinalist last year.
Hatboro-Horsham (PA) 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 dominated the face-off X 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.
Radnor (PA) 7 Great Valley (PA) 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 non-league win over the Patriots.
Greg Merrill had three goals and two assists for Great Valley (1-1).
St. Paul’s (MD) 20, Cape Henlopen (Del.) 6
Mikey Wynne had five goals and two assists and Carter Flaig had two goals and five assists in the easy win for the No. 6 Crusaders (7-0).
Cape Henlopen, a state semifinalist last year, fell to 2-1.
Gonzaga (DC) 7, St.Mary’s Ryken (MD) 2
The No. 12 Purple Eagles improved to 7-2.
Severna Park (MD) 9, Severn School (MD) 8
Weston Butcher had four goals as a Maryland Pubic team defeated an MIAA squad for the second straight day (Hereford topped Gilman Wednesday).
Ryan Lamon scored five goals for Severn.
McDonogh (MD) 10, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (VA) 5
Brinton Valis had three goals and an assist for the Eagles (6-1), while the Saints (4-3) dropped their third in four games.
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