Thursday, July 30, 2015

Great day for La Salle seniors

Now, this is what I call a celebratory day. The 17 seniors on La Salle’s lacrosse team graduated from high school this morning. After the ceremony, those players and their other teammates faced Downingtown East in the biggest game of the season. A couple of hours later, the Explorers aren't just rejoicing over a graduation. La Salle defeated the Cougars, 10-8, in a PIAA quarterfinal at Harriton High School. Senior attackman Pete Schwartz and sophomore attackman Kevin Forster scored three goals apiece in the victory. The victory sent La Salle (19-4) into Tuesday’s semifinal at a neutral site. The District 12 champion will face the winner of tonight’s game between District 3 top-seed Manheim Township and District 7 No. 1 seed Mount Lebanon. Read tomorrow’s Inky for more information on today’s game.

Great day for La Salle seniors

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Now, this is what I call a celebratory day.
The 17 seniors on La Salle’s lacrosse team graduated from high school this morning. After the ceremony, those players and their other teammates faced Downingtown East in the biggest game of the season. A couple of hours later, the Explorers aren't just rejoicing over a graduation.
La Salle defeated the Cougars, 10-8, in a PIAA quarterfinal at Harriton High School.
Senior attackman Pete Schwartz and sophomore attackman Kevin Forster scored three goals apiece in the victory.
The victory sent La Salle (19-4) into Tuesday’s semifinal at a neutral site. The District 12 champion will face the winner of tonight’s game between District 3 top-seed Manheim Township and District 7 No. 1 seed Mount Lebanon.
Read tomorrow’s Inky for more information on today’s game.

-- Keith Pompey 

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Bill Iezzi has covered high school sports for The Inquirer since 1985 and South Jersey sports since 2006.

Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer high school sports reporter since 2004. He was named the 2007 media person of the year by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association.

Don Beideman has covered high school sports for The Inquirer since 1989. Among his favorites are field hockey and lacrosse.

Rick O’Brien has been at The Inquirer since 1993, primarily covering high school sports in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Phil Anastasia has followed the South Jersey sports scene since 1980. A South Jersey native, Phil joined the Inquirer as a sports columnist in May 2008 after nearly 30 years with the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill.

Marc Narducci has covered South Jersey high school sports for the majority of his tenure with The Inquirer, which began in 1983. After a few years of covering the NFL and NBA, Marc returns to South Jersey, serving as the assigning editor, columnist and beat writer for various sports.

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