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This weekend the Jesuit Classic is being held at Belen Jesuit, starting on Friday and continuing on Saturday. The link to the Belen Jesuit campus is HERE Gonzaga (DC) One of the best programs in America, the Eagles have already defeated Georgetown Prep and lost in OT to McDonogh and by 2 goals to Boys' Latin. Dallas Jesuit One of the top programs in Texas, but had a bit of a down year for them last year, including dropping a game to Gonzaga on a visit to Washington D.C. Fordham Prep Has come on strong the past few years as a program and last year was competitive with many of the best teams in NY. They are ranked #4 in the Lower Hudson Valley coming into this year: LINK Canisius HS Canisius comes from the Buffalo area and look
Author's Note: Might as well get this out of the way before the game recap so a) I won't be accused of burying it at the end of the story and b) because this is beneath adulthood. After the game was over an SA attendee utilized a crude epitaph concerning a body part on a Cardinal Mooney mother. Having watched games from the stands at SA since 2007, and knowing a lot of parents for many years, I know that 99+% of SA parents since 2007 would be appalled at the incident. There is no excuse for sinking this low. I've been told that the SA Administration is investigating and a likely disciplinary action is under discussion. A PA announcement is made every game at SA (and I know the administrators there take it very seriously) and that call for sportsmanship needs to be inclusive of player
This one was a lot of fun. Two programs on the rise; one a little further along in the process but ranked inside the Top 25 last season while the other has taken a quantum leap from the last time I saw them last season. I'm not sure what Calvary Head Coach Adam Bond is feeding his kids but it isn't Weight Watchers. Last year's sophomores and freshmen have grown up and the ability to battle has increased with it. Canterbury is also young; their balanced attack last night featured only two seniors who scored goals and a couple of the goal scorers were freshmen. Both are teams that still need improvement and to fill in some gaps but the future is very bright for both. Canterbury is a little ahead right now but as last night's score indicates, little is the right word. But a
Submitted via Submit Game Recap feature! Photo by Craig Bailey for Florida Today! Scores by Quarter MCC 1 0 0 3 - 4 ANC 3 2 2 0 - 7 Leading Scorers per Team MCC - Heath (1)Englehart (1) Goslant (1) Penn (1) ANC - Paterno (2) Carr (2) Goalies and Number of Saves MCC - Taylor (9) ANC - McGinley (10) Noteworthy events during game Academy of the New Church (PA) at Melbourne Central Catholic A defensive game in which MCC controlled the face-off X but the ANC defense locked things down. MCC made a run in the 4Q but ANC held on for the win. ANC has won five straight Pennsylvania Friends Schools League titles and reached the semifinals of the National Prep Championships in 2018.