Senior Alan Smith netted a hat trick as New Hope-Solebury boys’ soccer blanked Conwell-Egan, 4-0, in the opening round of states Tuesday. Senior Michael Lewis also scored for the Lions, who outshot Egan, 9-4.
Marvin Todd ran for 166 yards on 12 carries and three touchdowns as Central Bucks West football smoked Central Bucks South, 45-7, on Friday night. Thalen Sayres ran for a pair of scores for the Bucks. Corey Schott returned a punt 69 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter. Neither team scored in the second half. The Titans’ lone score came via a Matt Radwanski pass to Eric Katz for 35 yards.
New Hope-Solebury boys’ soccer will move on to the district championship game Thursday evening at CR North. The Lions knocked off Plumstead Christian, 5-2, in the district semifinals on Tuesday at Souderton. New Hope outshot the Panthers, 11-2. Christian Oliveira and Matt Barile each deposited two goals; Alex Lotier had the other. Alan Smith and Lotier had assists. Andrew Johnson scored both of Plumstead’s goals.
Central Bucks West boys’ soccer lost in its bid to advance to the District One Class AAA semifinals with a 2-1 setback to Downingtown West in the quarterfinals Saturday at Doylestown’s War Memorial Field. Joel Klapper scored for the Bucks in the 15th minute. But the Whippets’ Luke Maruca connected in the 49th minute and teammate Cameron Young found the back of the net in the 76th to push CB West into the playback round for the fifth and final spot in states.
Corinne Kenney and Rachel Gorman scored as Central Bucks South field hockey punched its ticket to states with a 2-0 victory Friday afternoon against Council Rock South in the District One Class AAA quarterfinals at War Memorial Field. The Titans, seeded second in the field, will face No. 14 Hatboro-Horsham, a Suburban One League Continental Conference rival, in the semifinals on Wednesday. The winner will take on either top-seeded West Chester Henderson or fourth-seeded Owen J. Roberts for the championship on Saturday at a time and place to be determined. The Titans fired off more than 20 shots and held a decisive advantage in corners, 20-5, on Friday.
Quakertown football held Central Bucks South to 126 total yards in a 24-7 victory Friday night. The Panthers scored all three of their touchdowns on the ground. Alec Vera (from eight yards) and Rob Burns (36) crossed the goal line in the second quarter, while Matt Stoneback (two) did the honors in the fourth quarter. Brian Kish had the lone Titans touchdown late in the third quarter. He returned a kickoff 81 yards to the house. For the game, Burns led the way with 155 yards on 13 carries. Stoneback had 19 for 80 yards.
New Hope-Solebury boys’ soccer crushed Calvary Christian, 7-1, Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the District One Class A tournament. Riley Smith and Daniel Doolan each netted a pair of goals for the Lions. Alex Lotier, Collin Curran and Jack Natale also found the back of the net. Contributing assists were: Christian Oliveira (three) and Matt Barile.
Solebury School boys’ soccer’s season ended Tuesday in the semifinals of the Penn-Jersey playoffs. The Spartans lost at Life Center Academy, 2-1. Jiri Valtr scored the lone goal for Solebury in the 72nd minute. The Spartans were outshot, 16-5. Dakota Morrow had nine saves for Solebury. The Spartans concluded their campaign 7-9 overall and 3-5 in the Penn-Jersey.
Solebury School cross country lost a pair Tuesday to George School. The boys stumbled, 21-40, and the girls lost, 17-42.
Senior Erick Fiorelli scored right before the half as Central Bucks West field hockey advanced in the District One Class AAA tournament with a 3-0 victory over visiting Pennridge on Monday night at War Memorial. The Bucks will be back in action Wednesday at home against Downingtown East. Freshman Cadera Smith and junior Kim Hitchcock also scored for CB West.