TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 3/19/13
After winning an uncharacteristic three games last year, the St. Paul’s (MD) boys’ lacrosse team dedicated itself to making 2013 a special year.
The Crusaders continued their stunning early-season run today by defeating visiting Georgetown Prep (MD), 10-7.
St. Paul’s, ranked No. 6 by TopLaxrecruits.com, is 4-0 after going 3-15 last season.
“This group worked really hard together since last season ended,” said St. Paul’s coach Rick Brocato. “This is a fun group to coach because they get along so well.
“Right now they are feeding off each other and playing well, buying into what we do. We hope the momentum carries into the MIAA season because that’s what really counts. That’s what we are preparing for.”
In all, eight players scored for the Crusaders as Mikey Wynne and BJ Mattheiss had two goals each each and Carter Flaig had a goal and two assists. Hunter Pearl (four saves) and AJ Barretta (six saves) shared the goaltending chores and Mike D’Amelio won 13 of 20 face-offs while grabbing eight groundballs.
For Georgetown Prep, Bear Altemus had two goals and Charlie Horning had a goal and two assists while Townsend Brown had a goal and an assists and Will Railey made 10 saves in a solid effort.
Boys’ Latin (MD) 12, Gonzaga (DC) 4
Colin Heacock had five goals and two assists and Shack Stanwick added a goal and four assists while Colby Caplin (five saves) and Christian Knight (nine) combined for 14 saves in goal as the No. 1 Lakers improved to 4-0.
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McDonogh (MD) 10, Penn Charter (PA) 6
The No. 16 Eagles improved to 4-0 while the Quakers fell to 0-3.
Landon (MD) 10, Archbishop Spalding (MD) 5
The No. 11 Bears improved to 3-1 with the win as Sean O’Brien had three goals and an assist and Phil “Ché” Peña tallied three goals.
Gilman (MD) 17, Haverford School (PA) 13
The No. 12 Greyhounds improved to 2-0 by breaking out to a 13-4 first-half lead and holding off a late Fords (0-2) charge.
DeMatha (MD) 11, Heights School (MD) 3
DeMatha improved to 2-1 with the non-league win as Brady Thompson scored three goals and Greyson Torain added two goals and two assists
Tyler Majarian added two goals for DeMatha and Steve Partlow had a goal and an assist. Brad Peters and Nick Ramsey split time in goal, both recording six saves.
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