Varsity Boys Lacrosse 2017-2018 Season
George School vs Simon Gratz High School (Scrimmage)—Friday, March 30, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.
George School vs Peddie School—Tuesday, April 3, 2018 @ 4:15 p.m.
George School (0-1) dropped their first game of the season to Peddie. Andrew Arth ’19 scored the only two goals in the 2-13 loss. Brandon Stolz ’19, number 8, proved to be a standout defensive midfielder, recording eight ground balls in his first game at the varsity level. Goalie Cesar Arreguin ’20 recorded an admirable twelve saves in the loss, many coming at close range.
Peddie brought a well-rounded offensive attack with four players scoring multiple goals. Number 2, E. Glas, led the team with five goals. Number 22, J. Dubrule, also had a strong showing with two goals and three assists.
George School vs Conwell-Egan Catholic High School—Saturday, April 7, 2018 @ 2:00 p.m.
George School won its first lacrosse game of the season with a score of 13-10 over Conwell-Egan. Andrew Arth ’19 led the team with five goals and two assists.
George School vs Neshaminy High School—Tuesday, April 10, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.
George School lost 6-18 to Neshaminy High School on Tuesday. After a slow start, George School’s offense found their rhythm and brought the game to 4-7. Unfortunately, George School was unable to create many offensive opportunities during the second half and Neshaminy was able to extend their advantage.
Andrew Arth ’19 continued his trend of leading the GS offense with four goals and one assist. Nick Harris ’19 and Roman Gavrila ’18 added the two additional goals. On defense Julian Lindenmaier ’18, Paxson Godshall ’19, and Brandon Stolz ’19 led a more aggressive defense that forced more turnovers than in the previous two games combined.
George School @ Devon Preparatory School—Thursday, April 12, 2018 @ 3:45 p.m.
Devon Prep beat George School 13-5. George School struggled to find its rhythm on offense throughout the game; however, one offensive bright spot was Nick Harris ’19. He established himself as an offensive threat by scoring a trio of goals. Khalil Jannah ’18 added the two remaining goals, with Andrew Arth ’19 contributing an assist in the offensive effort. George School’s defense played well against a steady stream of fast breaks, but eventually broke down under the consistent pressure from Devon Prep’s uptempo offense. George School will look to improve their record next Tuesday when they face Perkiomen School.
George School @ Perkiomen School—Tuesday, April 17, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.
George School looked dominant from the first face-off, controlling the tempo of the game and putting a barrage of shots on cage. Andrew Arth ’19 led the offense with nine goals and an assist. Nick Harris ’19 added the remaining goal. George School’s defense had a strong showing on their end of the field as well. Cesar Arreguin ’20 had ten saves. George School’s one allowed goal came on an errant pass from a George School defender that trickled past the goalie late in the first half. George School will play its next game at Shipley this Friday.
George School @ Shipley School—Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.
George School @ Westtown School—Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m.
Despite implementing a zone defense that showed real promise, George School lost 14-3 to Westtown. Westtown dominated time of possession in the first half and maintained a steady assault of shots on goal throughout the game. Andrew Arth ’19 led George School's offensive with all three goals. Tyler Gilbert ’18 also had a strong showing as George School's face-off specialist.
George School vs Moorestown Friends School—Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.
George School lost a close game while putting up its best offensive showing of the season. Andrew Arth ’19 had an extremely strong performance with nine goals and three assists. Nick Harris ’19 tallied four goals and Khalil Jannah ’18 added the remaining score. George School moved the ball well and had a strong third quarter to put them up by one goal to start the fourth, but failed to maintain the lead, losing on a Moorestown Friends' fast break goal.
George School @ Academy of the New Church—Tuesday, May 1, 2018 @ 5:30 p.m.
George School put in a good fight against ANC but came away with a loss. Andrew Arth ’19 led the offense with two goals and an assist. Nick Harris ’19 and Roman Gavrila ’18 added the two other GS goals. George School's zone defense started off weak, letting in fourteen goals in the first half, but looked better as the game progressed. GS looks to finish up their season on Thursday against New Hope-Solebury.
George School @ New Hope-Solebury High School—Thursday, May 3, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m.
George School entered its last game of the year missing a number of key players. Although GS found new offensive options, it was not enough to win the game. Nick Harris ’19, Ricky Park ’18, and Roman Gavrila ’18 all tallied goals in the loss. Julian Lindenmaier ’18 and Conrad Vakili ’20, leading a GS defense that contained two players brought up from JV, improved as the game went on, but lacked the cohesiveness of early season games.