Varsity Boys Lacrosse 2018-2019 Season
George School vs Sterling High School (Scrimmage)—Thursday, March 28, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m.
George School @ Peddie School—Wednesday, April 3, 2019 @ 4:15 p.m.
Peddie beat George School 19-5 in GS's opening game of the season. George School's offensive production was spread around with four different players scoring. Andrew Arth led the team with two goals and an assist, Ryan Tufford had a goal and an assist, Nick Paladino and Cornelius Durner each scored a goal, and John Hutchins earned an assist. George School looks to bounce back against Conwell Egan on Saturday, April 6, 2019.
George School @ Conwell-Egan Catholic High School—Saturday, April 6, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
George School put up another well-rounded offensive effort in their defeat to Conwell Egan on Saturday. Five GS players scored. Andrew Arth lead the team with four goals and an assist. Down by two at halftime, the GS defense struggled to hold back the Eagles in the second half. George School's next opponent is Cardinal O'Hara on Tuesday, April 9th.
George School vs Cardinal O’Hara High School—Tuesday, April 9, 2019 @ 3:30 p.m.
George School had a strong first quarter, finishing even with the Lions before falling behind in the second quarter. Andrew Arth once again led the team with three goals and two assists. Nick Harris had two goals. Billy O'Connor had a single goal. Cornelius Durner added an assist to cap off GS's offensive effort. Cesar Arreguin had 17 saves in goal for the Cougars.
George School vs New Hope-Solebury High School—Thursday, April 11, 2019 @ 4:15 p.m.
George School came out strong and fought through a tough game that saw runs of two or three goals at a time on both sides. With three seconds remaining in the game, Nick Harris scored a game-tying goal for the Cougars, sending the game to overtime. Unfortunately, GS lost in overtime. Andrew Arth led the offense for GS with eight goals. Nick Harris added four goals and the freshman Billy O'Connor contributed two goals in the effort. GS plays again on Saturday vs Roman Catholic.
George School vs Roman Catholic High School—Saturday, April 13, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
George School lost to Roman Catholic on Saturday. Andrew Arth led the offensive effort with five goals. Nick Harris added two goals and an assist. Billy O'Connor added an assist as well. GS will prepare for its next game on Tuesday, April 16 against Devon Prep.
George School @ Devon Preparatory School—Tuesday, April 16, 2019 @ 3:45 p.m.
On Tuesday, George School mounted a strong fourth quarter rally but fell short of the win against Devon Prep. The Cougars came out strong and put together an impressive first half, keeping the game close. After losing ground in the third quarter, they redoubled their efforts and brought the game to within five, but fell short of the win.
The solid offensive showing included a range of players. Andrew Arth led the team with six goals. Nick Harris added four goals and Dash Atwood contributed a goal. Cornelius Durner, Billy O'Conner, and Ryan Tufford each tallied assists.
George School's next game is Thursday against Perkiomen.
George School vs Perkiomen School—Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m.
George School flexed its offensive muscle and earned a win thanks to prolific and diverse scoring. Andrew Arth led the scoring with eight goals. Nick Harris, Billy O'Connor, Nick Palladino, Cornelius Durner, and Ryan Tufford also contributed goals. The offense also had a number of assists, showing that the cougars work well as a team. Nick Harris led the team with three assists. Andrew Arth, Nick Palladino, Cornelius Durner, and Ryan Tufford also earned assists as well.
GS was equally strong defensively. Cesar Arreguin tallied six saves in goal before leaving the game in the second quarter with an injury. The defensive stayed strong only allowing four goals.
The Cougars look to take their positive momentum on the road as they face Shipley on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
George School vs Shipley School—Tuesday, April 23, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m.
After a first half that only yielded two goals and conceded 19, the Cougars gathered themselves and showed their grit by playing even in the second half - scoring five goals and contain Shipley's strong offense to five goals. Andrew Arth led the team with 5 goals, 1 assist, and 6 ground balls - working from his typical position of attack, but also running as a midfielder through much of the game. Nick Harris tallied a goal and an assist in the effort as did Billy O'Connor. The Cougar Defense improved as the game went on, with Conrad Vakili leading the charge on ground balls and caused turnovers.
GS will be back at home on Friday (4/26) against Westtown.
George School vs Westtown School—Friday, April 26, 2019 @ 3:45 p.m.
George School put together a strong second half effort to rally back from a 0-9 first quarter. Andrew Arth led the team with 5 goals, 1 assist, and 7 ground balls. Nick Harris contributed the remaining goal. John Hutchins, a sophomore, won 11 of 23 face-offs and had 4 ground balls. With both goalies out due to injury, Conrad Vakili, a starting defender, stepped in at goal and earned 11 saves.
George School vs Father Judge High School—Saturday, April 27, 2019 @ 1:30 p.m.
Father Judge beat a depleted George School team on Saturday. Due to injuries, GS was without their leading goal scorer and starting goalie. Still, GS still mustered a strong second-half performance. Cornelius Durner and Nick Harris each added two second-half goals and Billy O'Connor tallied a goal and an assist. George School will face MFS on Tuesday.
George School @ Moorestown Friends School—Tuesday, April 30, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m.
Moorestown Friends beats George School 8-7 in overtime
George School mounted another second-half rally and brought Moorestown Friends to overtime, but came just short of the win. The GS rally included a range of players. Nick Harris led the scoring. Billy O'Conner, Ryan Tufford, Cornelius Durner, and Nick Palladino all contributed goals as well. Defensively, Will Rampe, Julian Kleppe, Graham Janovic, and Alex Amindji all played well, forcing multiple turnovers and missed passes. Conrad Vakili had another strong game in net, with a 60% save percentage.
George School concludes their regular season this Friday at home against ANC.
George School vs Academy of the New Church—Friday, May 3, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m.
On Friday George School hosted their last game of the season against ANC on Cougar Field. Once again, junior defender Conrad Vakili stepped into the cage and stopped 6 shots on the day. ANC triumphed 18-1, with freshman Billy O'Connor scoring the lone goal for the Cougars. Senior captain Nick Harris and fellow seniors Nick Palladino and Julian Kleppe played their final games in a George School uniform. Senior Captain Andrew Arth was sidelined with a concussion. George School lacrosse finished the season 1-11, with some close losses and some competitive growth games throughout the season.