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Quick Recap: No. 6 Moorestown (NJ) 15, Cherry Creek (CO) 4

Sixth-ranked Moorestown (NJ) defeated Colorado power Cherry Creek (CO) going away by the final score of 15-4 at Moorestown High School in New Jersey on Saturday. The win moves Moorestown to 4-0 on the season. Cherry Creek suffered its first setback of 2013 and falls to 4-1. The teams traded goals in the opening minutes before Moorestown went on a three-goal run to jump ahead 4-1. A Cherry Creek goal made the game 4-2, and a draw control for the Bruins had them on the attack again. But the Moorestown defense was up to the task, and after they were able to thwart a long Bruins possession, the Quakers ended the half with another three-goal spurt to take a 7-2 lead into the break. ...

Quick Recap: No. 1 Boys’ Latin (MD) 18, Conestoga (PA) 3

The top-ranked Boys’ Latin Lakers (MD) defeated the three-time defending PIAA State Champion Conestoga Pioneers (PA) in dominant fashion Friday night, taking an 18-3 decision at Conestoga’s Teamer Field. The win moves Boys’ Latin to 9-0 on the season. Conestoga falls to 2-3. The Pioneers had defeated the Lakers in their past two meetings (2011 and 2012) before tonight. ...

Game Preview: No. 1 Boys’ Latin Lakers (MD) at Conestoga Pioneers (PA)

Some news and notes in advance of tonight’s big matchup as Boys’ Latin travels to Conestoga (photo credit: Conestoga Lacrosse. See full galleries here). The teams are familiar with each other. The Lakers and Pioneers have met in each of the past two seasons. Both games were close – decided by a total of three goals. Last season, the Pioneers earned a 7-6 victory in overtime, while in 2011 the margin was only two – an 11-9 final. ...

Lunchtime Lacrosse Links

Friday links are here. Another great weekend of lacrosse is on tap. On the high school side, LR News will be on the road for two games. Tonight, we will take in Boys’ Latin (MD) at Conestoga (PA). Tomorrow we will be covering Cherry Creek (CO) at Moorestown (NJ) on the girl’s side. Some great reading will set you up for what should be an exciting spring weekend. ...

The Week in LR News

The week in stories, links and videos from SportsRecruits.com/news. A busy week featured some great video of the La Salle (PA) at Garden City (NY) matchup on Long Island, highlights of Deerfield (MA) at Brunswick (CT) in Connecticut and some great content including weekend recaps, weekly previews and commitment news. ...

Member Commitment: Jake Sawyer, Class of 2014, Hobart College

Defenseman Jake Sawyer (Denver, Colorado/Denver East High School) has committed to play lacrosse at the Hobart College. The Statesman, coached by T.W. Johnson, compete in the ECAC. Sawyer, a team captain at Denver East, brings size and skill to the Geneva, New York campus. A tall and athletic defender, Sawyer has good speed, utilizing a long stride to beat riding players when clearing. He plays very solid positional defense and uses his stick very well to lengthen his reach and keep attackers at bay. ...

Lunchtime Lacrosse Links

Thursday’s links have arrived. Included today is a great video interview with Paul Rabil on the heels of last week’s report that he was the first lacrosse player to make over $1 million. Also included are the finalists for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS award and information on Johns Hopkins’ St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraiser for pediatric cancer research. ...

Quick Highlights: Avon Old Farms (CT) 9, New Canaan (CT) 8

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Trailing by two entering the fourth quarter, Avon used a four-goal run to turn a 7-5 deficit into a 9-7 advantage in a contest played Saturday, March 30. New Canaan would not go quietly, however, getting to within one at 9-8 with time winding down. But on the final possession, New Canaan was not able to get the equalizer as Avon’s defense preserved the one-goal victory. Check out the video on the right for some game highlights.
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Lunchtime Lacrosse Links

It’s time for Wednesday’s links. Another good batch today, highlighted by the press release announcing the MLL has partnered with the Sports Legacy Institute to institute a comprehensive concussion plan for the upcoming season. With player health and safety the biggest concern for sports today – from the NFL to College Football to the NHL – it is a great move by the MLL to establish a concussion program. ...