Ninth-seeded CB East boys’ lacrosse’s journey ended on Thursday in the district second round to No. 8 Conestoga, 14-6. The Patriots trailed 9-0 at the half and 12-1 after three quarters. Mike Ott, Owen Griffin, Connor Larkin, Ryan Brown, Quinn Mackenzie and Dylan Garr each scored one goal for CB East. Ott also won 12 of 23 faceoffs. Liam Rosenthal and Ian Mauer made eight and five saves, respectively, in goal. Bryan McIntosh had six ground balls and Larkin had four for the Patriots. Larkin forced three turnovers and Logan Nelsen forced two.
Quakertown boys’ lacrosse ended its season with a 20-9 setback at Bethlehem Catholic on Tuesday. Frank Claus tossed in five goals for the Panthers; Jeffrey Royall scored two, while Dom Giquinto and Zack Korpics each netted one. Claus, Liam Grubb, Scott Keck, Chase Oliver and Royall each had one assist. Gavin Hillaert won six faceoffs, and Grubb came up with five ground balls in front of goalie Chris Brady, who made 15 saves.
Ninth-seeded CB East boys’ lacrosse rallied from a third-quarter hole to down No. 24 Hatboro-Horsham, 10-8, on Tuesday in Holicong in the first round of the district tournament. Ryan Brown notched four goals for the Patriots; Owen Griffin added three. Liam Rosenthal registered nine saves in goal for CB East, while Griffin and Bryan McIntosh each came up with six ground balls. McIntosh also forced three turnovers. The Patriots will be on the road on Thursday to face eighth-seeded Conestoga in the second round.
Quakertown boys’ lacrosse scored a 4-3 victory at The Perkiomen School on Wednesday. Frank Claus, Scott Keck, Jeffrey Royall and Matt Cicchino each deposited one goal for the Panthers. Keck also had an assist. Chris Brady made 10 saves in goal. Gavin Hillaert won seven faceoffs, and Christian Morano picked up eight ground balls.
CB East boys’ lacrosse hammered Downingtown West, 17-5, on Wednesday. The Patriots led 9-3 at the half. Owen Griffin had a monster game with five goals and two assists; Ryan Brown contributed four goals and three assists. Alec Bracken and Logan Nelsen each added three goals. Mike Ott had a pair of assists. Ott also won 20 of 24 faceoffs. Griffin, Brown and Connor Larkin each managed five ground balls; Ryan Schmidt had four. Griffin and Larkin each forced three turnovers. CB East improved to 13-4 overall. Districts are up next.
CB East boys’ lacrosse walloped Souderton, 12-2, on Tuesday to win the SOL Continental championship with a 10-2 record (12-4 overall). Against the Indians, the Patriots posted a shutout, 7-0, in the first half. Owen Griffin scored three goals and added an assist. Logan Nelsen had two goals and two assists, while Ryan Schmidt and Ryan Brown each scored a pair. Liam Rosenthal and Henry Ruddell split time in goal, finishing with five and four saves, respectively. Connor Larkin scooped up five ground balls; Bryan McIntosh had three. CB East will return to the field on Wednesday at 4 p.m. to face Downingtown West.
CB South girls’ lacrosse powered past visiting CR South, 16-3, on Senior Night. Kasey Dietzel led the Titans with five goals and four draw controls. Courtney Taylor had three goals, two assists and two draw controls, while Courtney Dietzel had two goals, three assists and five draw controls. Kristen Berntsen and Tori Wigand each managed two goals. Hayley Montana and Molly Sullivan each had one goal. Goalie Erin Putnam made 13 saves.
CB East boys’ lacrosse made up for its setback to CB West in early April by routing the Bucks, 14-2, on Thursday in Holicong. The Patriots led 14-0 after three quarters. Owen Griffin’s four goals paced the home team. Ryan Brown had three, and Mike Ott and Ryan Stout each found the back of the cage twice. Ott won 14 of 18 faceoffs, and Liam Rosenthal made five saves in goal. Bryan McIntosh and Logan Nelsen each picked up five ground balls for CB East, while Stout and Griffin each scooped up three. Brown had two, as well as a team-high four forced turnovers. McIntosh was credited with two forced turnovers. The Patriots are now 11-4 overall and 9-2 in the SOL Continental; the Bucks are 12-4 and 7-3.
CB East boys’ lacrosse shed North Penn, 9-6, on Monday in Holicong. The Patriots took a 7-3 advantage into the half. Ryan Brown, Alec Bracken and Mike Ott each scored two goals for CB East. Ryan Stout had a goal and two assists, while Owen Griffin added a goal and an assist. Amazingly, Ott won all 18 of his faceoffs. Liam Rosenthal made eight saves, and Griffin came up with 13 ground balls. Bryan McIntosh forced two turnovers. CB East improved to 10-4 (8-2 in the SOL Continental) and will host CB West on Thursday at 3:30 p.m.
CB East boys’ lacrosse shut out CB South 9-0 in the first half and went on to a 13-5 victory in Warrington on Friday. Ryan Brown and Owen Griffin each scored a hat trick for the Patriots. Mike Ott and Ryan Stout each managed two goals. Alec Bracken and Brant Billingsley each added two assists. Ott, meanwhile, went on to win 13 of 15 faceoffs and Colin Stein won six of seven. Liam Rosenthal had six saves in front of the CB East cage. Conor Larkin led the way with five ground balls. The Patriots (9-4) will host North Penn on Monday, May 2 at 3:30 p.m.