Travis Sanheim arrives at arena in Malvern Prep jersey.
Claude Giroux arrives at arena in St. Joe's Prep jersey.
Scott Laughton arrives at arena in La Salle jersey.
Travis Konecny arrives at arena in St. Joe's Prep jersey.
WEST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP—Their opportunity was delayed 12 long months. Which made their accomplishment all the more satisfying.
Malvern Prep scored twice in the first period and went on to a 4-1 win over La Salle Wednesday night to claim the Founders Cup, symbolic of the championship of the Atlantic Prep Athletic Conference, at Ice Line.
WEST GOSHEN—There wasn’t much to choose between Malvern Prep and Holy Ghost Prep Wednesday night. The end result, a 4-1 victory for the Friars, was somewhat misleading.
WEST GOSHEN—A high-school hockey game features 51 minutes of playing time. Wednesday’s Atlantic Prep Athletic Conference semifinal between La Salle and St. Joseph’s Prep was decided in a window of roughly two of those minutes.
Hamilton Township, N.J.— It is often said that the postseason marks a new beginning. So it was for Holy Ghost Prep Monday afternoon. The Firebirds produced their best offensive output of the season over the course of a 9-4 win over The Hun School in the Atlantic Prep Athletic Conference play-in game at Iceland in front of an audience that included as substantial number of Holy Ghost Prep supporters.
The Atlantic Prep Athletic Conference (APAC), founded in 2017, establishes the first pure scholastic ice hockey conference in the Philadelphia area. The APAC builds on an already strong athletic and academic community of schools to create a scholastic hockey model where players can benefit from long established traditions, rivalries and competition. The founding members of the APAC are La Salle College High School (Wyndmoor, PA), Holy Ghost Prep (Bensalem, PA), Malvern Prep (Malvern, PA), and St. Joseph’s Prep (Philadelphia, PA).