The senior scored three goals, but none more important than the game-winning goal with one second left in the game to give Brother Rice a 14-13 win over Detroit Catholic Central (Mich.) in the Division I state championship.
The win puts the Warriors back on top of the proverbial mountain after they lost to DCC in the Division I title game in 2018. That was the first time Brother Rice lost a championship game since the sport was sanctioned. They had won 15 consecutive championship prior to last year’s loss.
Brother Rice has 25 championships in program history, which places them in a tie for 2nd all-time with St. Paul’s (Md.) for the most championships in program history.
Landon (Md.) holds the record with 31 titles.
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Arline tallied seven points as Shoreham-Wading River (N.Y.) defeated Jamesville-DeWitt (N.Y.) 12-7 in the New York Class C championship. The win is the Wildcats fourth title in program history and their first since 2012.
Coar scored three goals as the Explorers won their third PIAA championship with a 7-5 victory in the Class AAA game over Conestoga (Pa.). Coar had two goals and an assist in the state semifinal to help lead his team to a come-from-behind victory over Garnet Valley (Pa.). La Salle was down six goals at the start of the fourth quarter.
The senior led Vikings with seven points on five assists and two goals as Cape Henlopen defeated Salesianum (Del.) 12-10 for the Delaware state championship. D’Ambrogi assisted on the first two goals of the game and helped his team to a 4-3 lead at halftime.
Haller made 19 saves to help lead the Blue Devils to a 9-7 win over John Jay (N.Y.) in the New York Class B championship. Victor and head coach Jim Andre won the Class B title in 2014, the Class A title in 2016 and the Class B championship again in 2017. They reached the state championship in 2018, but fell to Garden City (N.Y.).
Hollingsworth had four goals and three assists to help his team earn their first state championship and get first-year coach Aaron Solomon earn his first state title win.
McGinley helped St. Joseph win its seventh overall championship with a 9-3 win over Bacon Academy (Conn.) in the Connecticut Class S title game. McGinley scored three goals and an assist in the win. This is head coach Brendan Talbot’s second championship after they won the Class S title in 2018.
Palazzi scored four goals and went 13-for-20 at the face-off to help the Lakers defeat Delbarton (N.J.) 12-5 in the Tournament of Champions. This is Mountain Lake’s third ToC title.
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