La Salle tops Holy Ghost Prep to win Fly­ers Cup

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PHILADEL­PHIA — Ju­nior stand­out An­drew Ro­mano scored twice, in­clud­ing the game-win­ner, as La Salle topped ri­val Holy Ghost Prep, 5-2, Mon­day in the Class AAA )lyHrV CuS finDl DW WKH Wells Fargo Cen­ter.

With the win, the Ex­plor­ers claimed their third straight ti­tle.

The tri­umph did not come as eas­ily as the three- goal cush­ion would sug­gest. The Fire­bird struck first, just 31 sec­onds af­ter the game’s open­ing face­off, on a goal by Robert Martin and again pulled even at 2- 2 on a goal by Michael Ma­jor be­fore Ro­mano broke the tie af­ter us­ing a Holy Ghost Prep de­fense­man as a screen and flash­ing a wris­ter past Fire­birds goalie Pay­ton Jones.

Ro­mano helped put the game away, as­sist­ing on the fourth goal, by line­mate hevin Charyszyn. The other mem­ber of the top line, Nick Master, also as­sisted on the vi­tal in­surance goal.

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La Salle, which will now play for the state ti­tle, also re­ceived tal­lies from Ryan Wil­liams and Bren­dan Jaguay. Win­ning goalie Corbin Gustafson made 22 saves.

For Mont­gomery Me­dia / KEITH R. STEVEN­SON

North Penn’s Jackie Bilotti goes up for a shot dur­ing Fri­day’s PIAA Class AAAA play­off game against Po­cono Moun­tain West.

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