Avon Grove pays back Patriots

Central Bucks East boys’ lacrosse, after having defeated Avon Grove during the regular season, fell to the Red Devils, 9-6, on Saturday in the District One Class AAAA quarterfinals. The fourth-seeded Patriots trailed, 6-3, at halftime to the fifth-seeded Devils. CB East outshot Avon Grove, 35-21. Goalie Will Schreiner amassed 17 saves for the Devils. Matt Vetter had two goals and an assist for the Patriots. Matt Milici added a goal and an assist. Matt Schmidt had two goals and Matt Heim one. Jack Auteri was six of 13 on faceoffs and scooped up four ground balls. With the district championship out of reach, the Patriots will need to win their next two games in playbacks to qualify for the fifth and final spot representing District One in the state tournament.