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PAC-10 lacrosse stars picked

By Barry Sankey, Phoenixville Reporter Item

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Phoenixville seniors Shannan McErlean and Bailey Stover as well as sophomore Zoe Bullotta were named to the All-Pioneer Athletic Conference Frontier Division first team in girls lacrosse.
McErlean and Stover were named at midfield while Bullotta was chosen for attack.
In the Liberty Division, Spring-Ford’s Erin Mensch and Kira Gensler were named to the first team as well as Perkiomen Valley’s Harley Barrett.
Mensch was picked for defense and Gensler for midfield play. Barrett played the goalie position.
Honorable mention selections included Phoenixville goalie Megan Nemeth, Spring-Ford’s Sasha Wozniak and Perkiomen Valley’s Kylie Muller.
On the boys’ side, Spring-Ford’s Paul Major, D.J. Young, Matt Della Croce, Ian Hare and Matt Messerle were voted to the first team.
The Rams were joined on the first unit by Perkiomen Valley’s Sean Tornetta, Shawn Dickey and Sean Cooney.
Major was a senior attack, Young a senior midfielder, Della Croce a freshman short stick specialist, Hare a senior defender and Messerle a junior goalie.
Tornetta was a junior attack, Dickey a junior midfielder and Cooney a senior defender.
Phoenixville’s Isaac Levine, Brian Madden and Jesse Farbstein made the second team. Levine, a junior, played attack, Madden, a senior, midfield; and Farbstein, a sophomore, defense.
Spring-Ford senior attack Christian McCormick and sophomore midfielder Zach Hare recevied second-team recognition.
Perkiomen Valley senior J.R. Wolsky made second team at long stick midfield and Vikings teammate Bryce Womack, a junior, earned second team as goalie.