EIGHT AREA lacrosse players have been selected to play in the All-America Lacrosse Classic.

The games will be played July 6 at Towson University. The girls' game will be played at 5 p.m. with the boys' game at 8. The boys' game will be televised on ESPNU for the eighth year.

Here are the players selected (with their college in parenthesis): Malvern Prep goalie Matt Barrett (Virginia); La Salle midfielder Sean Coleman (Harvard); Episcopal Academy defenseman Kevin Gayhardt (Penn); Abington defenseman Austin Pifani (North Carolina); La Salle attack Matt Rambo (Maryland); St. Augustine Prep (N.J.) midfielder Michael Sutton (Penn State), and Newtown's Will Reynolds, a defenseman who plays for Debarton (N.J) and is headed to Princeton.

One girl was selected: Alex Poplawski, a midfielder from Springfield-Delco. She is going to Stanford.