Four different players scored goals as Holy Ghost Prep defeated University School (Ohio) 4-0 Saturday evening in the National Scholastic Invitational Showcase in Jamestown, N.Y.
Braedon Braehser,Sean Marshall, Evan Mudrick, and Eric Pohl scvcored the goals as the Firebirds prevailed for the third time in two days. Sean Joyce earned the win in goal by stopping all 32 shots he faced.
The Firebirds (6-2 overall) will play a semifinal game Sunday morning and possibly a championship game in the afternoon.
Brandon Baesher scored twice as Holy Ghost Prep defeated Bethel Park (Pa.) 6-0 Saturday afternoon in the second round of the National Scholastic Invitational Showcase in Jamestown, N.Y.
The Firebirds have won their first two starts on the trip.
Byron Hartley, John Connelly, Anthony Sparo, and Landon Stoudt also scored goals.
Bobby Baehser earned the shutout in goal by stopping 16 shots.
Rick has worked in print and broadcast journalism for more than 35 years. He's covered golf in one medium or another for more than 30. He is the co-author of the book So You Want to Play Golf with PGA professional Kim Verrecchio and the host of the Women's Golf Report podcast.
Most recently, Rick served as an associate editor for The Mulligan Magazine. He also served as an associate editor for Philadelphia Golf Magazine and New Jersey State Golf from 2004-07.
Rick covered his first LPGA Tour event in 1986 and continues to cover women's golf for various media outlets. High on his bucket list is having the opportunity to one day play in an LPGA Tour pro am.
Rick is also a longtime correspondent for two suburban Philadelphia daily newspapers, the Intelligencer and the Bucks County Courier Times in Doylestown, PA. Over the course of his career he has coverzed a wide variety of sporting events.
He is also a veteran play by play and public address announcer, and handles the PA mic for the nationally ranked Delaware Valley University football program.
Rick is also a longtime contributor to Referee, a magazine devoted to sports officiating. He called his first baseball game at age 13 and continues to umpire softball and baseball today.
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