Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Pioneers advance to state final

No surprise here. Conestoga defeated Springfield (Delco), 9-4, in today’s PIAA boys’ lacrosse state semifinal at Harriton High School. The Pioneers (24-1) will play in Saturday’s 2 p.m. final at HersheyPark Stadium in Hershey. Conestoga will face the winner of tonight’s game between La Salle and Manheim Township. The win also gave the Pioneers a sweep of this season’s meetings with the Cougars. Conestoga beat Springfield, 12-9, in April. Today's loss ended the Cougars season at 19-6. Junior attackmen Matt Smith and Jeff Chu stood out in today’s victory. Smith finished with a game-high three goals and two assists. Chu added two goals and two assists.

Pioneers advance to state final

No surprise here.
Conestoga defeated Springfield (Delco), 9-4, in today’s PIAA boys’ lacrosse state semifinal at Harriton High School. The Pioneers (24-1) will play in Saturday’s 2 p.m. final at HersheyPark Stadium in Hershey. Conestoga will face the winner of tonight’s game between La Salle and Manheim Township.
The win also gave the Pioneers a sweep of this season’s meetings with the Cougars. Conestoga beat Springfield, 12-9, in April. Today's loss ended the Cougars season at 19-6.
Junior attackmen Matt Smith and Jeff Chu stood out in today’s victory.
Smith finished with a game-high three goals and two assists. Chu added two goals and two assists.

-- 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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