Panthers slay Cheltenham

Quakertown girls’ volleyball defeated Cheltenham, 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-15), on Friday morning in its season opener. Haley Sheehan’s nine kills – she also had five digs – led Quakertown. Amanda Pursel added seven kills, while Katelyn Spieker had five kills, two blocks and three aces. Lindsay Beck contributed nine digs. Setters Jen Sterner (12 assists, five kills, three aces) and Kerry Vanyo (14 assists, three aces) stepped up, as well.

Titans blow out rival Bucks

Central Bucks South football routed Central Bucks West, 41-14, on Friday night at Doylestown’s War Memorial Field. Kevin Witchey tossed four first-half touchdowns for the Titans, three of which went to senior classmate Troy Robertson (four catches for 107 yards). Witchey ended his evening 7-for-10 for 180 yards. CB South standout tailback Josh Adams lugged the pigskin 14 times for 231 yards and two scores. The Bucks scored both of their touchdowns in the fourth quarter.

Doubles falter in Panthers’ setback

Quakertown girls’ tennis won all its singles matches, but lost all its doubles matches in a 4-3 defeat to Souderton on Thursday. 1st singles: Madi Shourds (Q) def. Ali Tomasevich (S), 6-2, 6-1. 2nd singles: Aubri Stetina (Q) def. Celia Frattarelli (S), 6-1, 7-5. 3rd singles: Laryssa Badulak (Q) def. Amy Smith (S), 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. 1st doubles: Ariel Doughtery and Michela Rosle (S) def. Ashley Harpster and Sam Shourds (Q), 6-4, 6-0. 2nd doubles: Danielle Schnake and Lexi Taretka (S) def. Amanda Hunsberger and Kayla Reigh (Q), 6-0, 6-3. 3rd doubles: Cara Plummer and Neda Mahjour (S) def. Sadie Fowler and Abi Campion (Q), 6-0, 6-0. 4th doubles: Jayme Barnett and Emily Wert (S) def. Leah Hillegas and Sam Kang (Q), 6-3, 7-5.

Panthers succumb to Patriots, Rams

Quakertown golf suffered three setbacks in a quad match on Wednesday at Fox Hollow Golf Club. The Panthers lost to CB East, 200-219; Pennridge, 202-219; and Hatboro-Horsham, 214-219. Top five for CB East: Kyle Kost, 38; Tommy Lewis, 39; Matt DeJonge, 41; Connor Pierce, 41; and Evan Villafranca, 41. Top five for Pennridge: Andrew Simpson, 39; Drew Bachtle, 40; Jake Wiley, 40; Matt Swartz, 41; and D.J. Holton, 42. Top five for Quakertown: Joe Rochelle, 40; Ryan Stainer, 41; Tanner Seislove, 46; Calvin Suk, 46; and John Williams, 46.

Rams dominate rival Panthers

Pennridge girls’ tennis handled Quakertown, 6-1, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Madi Shourds (Q) def. Caity Stencler (P), 6-0, 6-0. 2nd singles: Ylan Phan (P) def. Aubri Stetina (Q), 6-0, 6-0. 3rd singles: Catherine Wright (P) def. Laryssa Badulak (Q), 1-6, 6-4, 12-10. 1st doubles: Lauren Fosbenner and Victoria Hanus (P) def. Ashley Harpster and Sam Shourds (Q), 6-0, 6-0. 2nd doubles: Nina Anderson and Alex Metelow (P) def. Amanda Hunsberger and Kayla Reigh (Q), 6-2, 6-0. 3rd doubles: Kaitlyn Harries and Christina Damiao (P) def. Sadie Fowler and Abi Campion (Q), 7-5, 7-6. 4th doubles: Lisa Bambueller and Samantha Tiedeken (P) def. Leah Hilliegas and Joy Zheng (Q), 6-2, 6-1.

Rams welcome six, down five

Pennridge golf hosted its invitational on Monday, and the Rams defeated five foes and lost to just one, Central Bucks East, 198-205. Pennridge downed CB South, 205-210; CB West, 205-211; Quakertown, 205-232; Hatboro-Horsham, 205-216; and North Penn, 205-205, on a tiebreaker. Drew Bachtle carded a 39 to lead the Rams. Joining him in the top five were: Andrew Simpson, 41; D.J. Holton, 41; Matt Swartz, 42; and Jake Wiley, 42. The Rams are 8-1 overall and 6-1 in the SOL Continental Conference.

Panthers score solid victory

Quakertown girls’ tennis knocked off Upper Merion, 5-2, on Thursday. 1st singles: Madi Shourds (Q) def. Amy Phanthavong (UM), 7-6, 6-4. 2nd singles: Aubri Stetina (Q) def. Caitlin Dwinell (UM), 6-2, 6-2. 3rd singles: Laryssa Baduluk (Q) def. Sara Dang (UM), 6-4, 6-2. 1st doubles: Ashley Harpster and Rebecca Miller (Q) def. Scarlet Wu and Kelsey Wang (UM), 6-4, 6-3. 2nd doubles: Lamis Elsawah and Natalie Rosato (UM) def. Kayla Reigh and Amanda Hunsberger (Q), 6-3, 7-5, 6-4. 3rd doubles: Olivia Porambo and Sam Shourds (Q) def. Ave Rosato and Gabriella Margulies (UM), 6-3, 6-4. 4th doubles: Sophie Shuuter-Gomez and Marie Skaff (UM) def. Sadie Fowler and Abi Campion (Q), 6-3, 7-5.

Rams run record to 4-0

In a nonleague match, Pennridge golf improved to 4-0 overall with a 196-226 win over Upper Perkiomen on Wednesday at Macoby Run Golf Course. Pennridge’s Austin Roland shot a one-over-par 37 for the low round on the day. Colton Pifer and Drew Bachtle each carded a 39 for the victors. Andrew Simpson and Jake Wiley shot a 40 and 41, respectively, to help the Rams.

Titans turn back Panthers

Quakertown golf lost three matches on Wednesday at Fox Hollow Golf Club. The Panthers fell to CB South, 200-227; North Penn, 205-227; and Souderton, 200-227. Joe Rochelle led the way for Quakertown with a round of 39. Calvin Suk (45), Tanner Seislove (46) and Ryan Stainer (46) also broke 50 for the Panthers. The top five for the Titans were: Jake Fitts, 37; Pat Altemose, 38; Evan Bechtel, 41; Jordan Yahr, 41; and Luke Plotnowicz, 43.

Panthers humbled by Tennent

Quakertown girls’ tennis lost a non-conference match to William Tennent, 6-1, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Veronica Mierzejewse (WT) def. Madi Shourds (Q), 3-6, 6-3, 6-0. 2nd singles: Ashley Mensch (WT) def. Aubri Stetina (Q), 6-2, 7-5. 3rd singles: Kaitlyn O’Connor (WT) def. Laryssa Badulak (Q), 6-0, 4-6, 6-1. 1st doubles: Alycia Heggs and Nicolette Brennan (WT) def. Ashley Harpster and Rebecca Miller (Q), 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. 2nd doubles: Michole Sobol and Liz Milis (WT) def. Amanda Hunsberger and Sam Shourds (Q), 6-2, 6-0. 3rd doubles: Rachel Ciarciello and Steph Hoffman (WT) def. Olivia Porambo and Kayla Reigh (Q), 6-2, 6-3. 4th doubles: Sadie Fowler and Abi Campion (Q) def. Kristen Reiter and Brooke Torjman (WT), 6-3, 4-6, 10-6.