Hempfield hands Ephrata first loss

By on April 6, 2011

Ephrata suffered its first loss of the season Friday afternoon at Hempfield as the host Black Knights rolled to a 16-5 victory over the Mounts. Hempfield, the two-time defending L-L League champions, opened up an 11-3 advantage after two quarters and cruised the rest of the way. Cameron Kline scored four goals while Mike Ondrusek, Ryan Bailey and CJ Bosch added three apiece to lead the winning Hempfield attack. Tucker Keefer scored a pair of goals while Josh Frey, Mason Quickel and Tyler Sensenig also tallied for the Mounts (3-1), who were outshot 31-15. Hempfield s John Black had six saves while Ephrata keeper Brian Neff turned away 13 shots in the loss. Last Wednesday, the Mounts defeated visiting Lancaster Catholic/Lancaster Country Day by a 15-3 decision. Ephrata led 9-3 at the half and outscored its opponent, 6-0 the rest of the way. Frey led the Mounts with four goals while Tucker Keefer and Dakota Keefer each finished with hat tricks. Also scoring for the Mounts were: Joey Sellers (2), Quickel, Sensenig and Ashton Byers. Quickel added four assists while Tucker Keefer (2), Dakota Keefer (2) and Sellers also added helpers. Neff made eight saves to earn the victory. Cocalico, meanwhile, went 1-2 this past week. Monday afternoon at CV, the host Buckskins scored six goals in each half to down the Eagles, 12-4. Aaron Longstaff, Josh Richardson, Arren Soroko and Tom Koller were the goalscorers for the Eagles (2-3) while both Richardson and Koller each added assists in the loss. Friday afternoon at Governor Mifflin, the host Mustangs held on late for a 13-10 victory. Ryan Leid had a big afternoon for Cocalico, scoring five goals and adding two assists. Richardson and Soroko each added two scores while the final tally for the Eagles came off the stick of Nick Brown. Daniel Bucolo saved 16 for the Eagles in the loss. Last Wednesday, Cocalico scored nine goals in each half to earn a convincing 18-6 victory on the road at Lancaster Mennonite. Leid scored a game-high six goals while Brown and Richardson both collected hat tricks for Cocalico. The remaining Eagle scorers included: Koller (2); Soroko, Dominic Rey, Eric Bacon and Longstaff. Bucolo registered 17 saves in the victory. More BOYS LAX, page B-3

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