Several Main Line high school boys’ lacrosse squads enjoyed particularly memorable seasons this past spring.
Among Central League teams, Radnor (23-2) captured the PIAA 3A state championship and Conestoga advanced to the PIAA 3A state semifinals before losing to Radnor.
Among Inter-Ac teams, Malvern Prep (19-2) won both the league title and tournament, and was ranked second in the nation by Inside Lacrosse, while Haverford School (14-6) and Episcopal Academy (9-4) enjoyed strong campaigns.
The All-Main Line high school boys’ lacrosse teams are selected by the coaches. Because Main Line Media News covers 19 high schools, the Main Line Media News sports staff limits the number of sports available to first team, second team and honorable mention – but follows the priority of the coaches’ selections.
What follows are the 2021 All-Main Line high school boys’ lacrosse teams:
Patrick Jameison, Conestoga – Sophomore goalie, a first team All-Central League pick, was the Pioneers’ MVP, and received All-State and All-American honors. Recorded 212 saves this spring, averaged nearly 10 stops per game and allowed just 5.0 goals against Central League foes.
Patrick Reilly, Conestoga – Junior attack, an All-Central League first team selection, was the Pioneers’ offensive MVP this spring, scoring 52 goals and dishing out 19 assists. Conestoga head coach Brody Bush said, “His speed and mental toughness are his best attributes as a lacrosse player.”
Peter Detwiler, Conestoga – Junior midfielder was a potent all-around force for the Pioneers, scoring 19 goals and dishing out 12 assists. Received All-Central League honors.
Dan Brown, Devon Prep – Junior midfielder, a first team All-Catholic League selection, tallied 59 goals and dished out 21 assists for the Tide, who qualified for the PIAA 2A state tourney. Was second in the Catholic League for regular-season goals scored.
Will Delaney, Episcopal Academy – Senior long-stick middie, an All-Inter-Ac selection, was the Churchmens’ Most Valuable Player, and was second on EA’s squad for ground balls. Will be playing lacrosse for Hofstra next spring.
Reilly Dugan, Episcopal Academy – Senior attack, an All-Inter-Ac and All-State selection, was vital to the Churchmens’ offense, scoring 24 goals and dishing out close to a dozen assists. Will play lacrosse for Villanova next spring.
Evan Prince, Harriton – Senior midfielder, a first team All-Central League selection for faceoffs, won 78.6 percent of his faceoffs this spring. Noted for his stellar all-around play and leadership, he will play lacrosse for Lafayette next spring.
Chuck Cacciutti, Haverford School – Junior goalie, an All-Inter-Ac and All-State selection and the Fords’ co-Most Valuable Player, was a key factor in the Fords’ success last spring, saving 57 percent of opponents’ shots on goal. Committed to the admissions process at University of Pennsylvania.
Geordy Holmes, Haverford School – Senior midfielder was an All-Inter-Ac and All-State selection and the Fords’ co-Most Valuable Player. The University of Maryland-bound senior was a key part of the Fords’ offense, scoring 37 goals and dishing out 14 assists.
Michael Bozzi, Haverford School – Senior midfielder, an All-Inter-Ac and All-State selection as well as an Academic All-American, was a potent all-around player for the Fords this spring, scoring 18 goals and dishing out 14 assists. Will play lacrosse for Cornell next spring.
Henry Bard, Lower Merion – Junior defender, a first team All-Central League selection and an All-EPLCA defenseman, was the Aces’ Most Valuable Player, scoring 18 goals and provided stellar all-around play. Committed to Duke University.
Eric Spanos, Malvern Prep – Senior attack, the Most Valuable Player of the Inter-Ac, was the Friars’ leading scorer (62 goals, 20 assists). The 6-foot-4 All-American is noted for his physical presence and collected 33 ground balls. Will play lacrosse for the University of Maryland next spring.
Will Peden, Malvern Prep – Senior attack paced the Friars in assists (62) and scored 29 goals. The All-Inter-Ac, All-State and All-American selection was an all-around performer who collected 29 ground balls in addition to his powerful offensive prowess. He will play lacrosse for Penn State University next spring.
Jake Brownley, Malvern Prep – Senior defender, an All-Inter-Ac, All-State and All-American pick, is a 200-pounder with great range and physicality. He collected 41 ground balls and chipped in a goal and an assist. Will play lacrosse for Harvard University next spring.
Mike Buono, Malvern Prep – Senior 6-foot-2, 190-pound defender received All-Inter-Ac, All-State and All-American honors for his defensive skills, collecting 59 ground balls and chipping in offensively (one goal, one assist) as well. Will play lacrosse for Penn State next spring.
Grant Pierce, Radnor – Senior defenseman and co-captain, the Central League’s Most Valuable Player and an All-American, was vital to Radnor’s drive to the PIAA 3A state championship. Collected 101 ground balls and caused 37 opponent turnovers> He will play lacrosse for Fairfield University next spring.
Mark McKeon, Radnor – Senior midfielder and co-captain is considered one of the best defensive midfielders in the state with his ability to defend and clear. The Hill School-bound senior collected 53 ground balls during the season, and received second team All-Central League honors.
Damien Ramondo, Radnor – Senior attackman tallied 55 goals and dished out 18 assists for the PIAA 3A state champions. A first team All-Central League selection, he will play lacrosse for High Point University next spring.
Ryan Goldstein, Radnor – Junior attackman, a first team All-Central League selection and an All-State pick, scored 44 goals and dished out 46 assists for the PIAA 3A state champions. Has committed to play lacrosse for Cornell University.
Conestoga – Joey Allen, senior attack; Ian Kim, junior faceoff; Tommy Ciccarone, senior long stick middie.
Devon Prep – Nadir Bryant, senior defender; Joe Koroly, senior attack; Chris Walton, junior midfielder.
Episcopal Academy – Andrew McMeekin, junior faceoff; Max Strid, senior attack; Billy Adams, senior midfielder.
Haverford High – Quinn Carson, junior attack; Brian Young, senior long stick middie.
Haverford School – Colby Kim, senior defender; Teddy Malone, junior attack; Will Costin, junior defender.
Malvern Prep – Cooper Frankenheimer, senior short stick defensive middie; Colin McGill, senior attack; Nick Potemski, senior midfielder.
Radnor – Robert Hobbs, senior goalie; Jack Murphy, senior attackman; Charlie Bernicker, senior midfielder; Nick Lucchesi, junior midfielder; Will Gallagher, junior defenseman.
Shipley – TJ McCabe, Senior defender/long stick middie; Josh Gallia, senior attack; Kyle Bergen, freshman midfielder.
Conestoga – Andy Marquet, senior defender; James Condi, senior short stick defensive middie; Aiden Kelly, senior midfielder.
Devon Prep – Tyler Kenneson, junior attack; Nick D’Alessandro, freshman midfielder; JP Schuller, senior defender.
Episcopal Academy – Dom Piselli, senior defender; Nash Womack, junior goalie; Tristan Whitaker, junior attack.
Harriton – Josh Smith, junior attack; Nate Johnson, junior goalie.
Haverford High – Matt Davis, senior goalie; Jimmy Klein, senior midfielder; Andreas McKendry, senior midfielder.
Malvern Prep – AJ Nikolic, sophomore midfielder; Matt Cacesse, senior defender.
Shipley – Bryan Henry, freshman defender/long stick middie; Colin Andreoli, sophomore attack; Xander Gillen, freshman goalie.
– Archbishop Carroll and Barrack Hebrew Academy did not file All-Main Line boys’ lacrosse nomination ballots.
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