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Pirates volley past Panthers

Palisades girls’ tennis beat Quakertown, 6-1, on Friday. 1st singles: Madeline Newsome (P) def. Madi Shourds (Q), 6-1, 6-0. 2nd singles: Elizabeth Sessinger (P) def. Aubri Stetina (Q), 6-1, 6-0. 3rd singles: Emma Spies (P) def. Larissa Badulak (Q), 6-0, 6-1. 1st doubles: Celia Laporta and Kaitlin Swarz (P) def. Ashley Harpster and Rebecca Miller (Q), 4-6, 6-4, 10-6. 2nd doubles: Micole Shulman and Jen Reckner (P) def. Kayla Reigh and Amanda Husnberger (Q), 6-2, 6-1. 3rd doubles: Alice Caughey and Kathleen Killcoy (P) def. Sam Shourds and Olivia Parambo (Q), 4-6, 6-2, 10-3. 4th doubles: Abby Campion and Sadie Fowler (Q) def. Jennitee Best and Hailey Tomino (P), 6-3, 6-2.

Adams leads Titans over Patriots

Josh Adams ran in six touchdowns as Central Bucks South football powered past Central Bucks East, 42-24, on Friday in Warrington. Adams, the senior standout headed to Notre Dame, finished with 150 yards on 23 carries. David Gressgott rushed for a pair of touchdowns for CB East. He ended with 26 yards on 15 carries. Connor O’Keefe threw for 231 yards and one score for the Patriots. Nate Norris led the Titans defense with 12 total tackles.

LaSalle swims past Rams

Pennridge_9-11_water_poloPennridge boys’ water polo lost to LaSalle, 15-11, on Thursday to even its conference record at 2-2. LaSalle jumped out to an early lead and held it into the third quarter. The Rams battled to tie the game at 8-8 midway through the third quarter. But they were weakened in the second half as injured starter Reilly Dolan couldn’t play while starter Colin Russell fouled out midway through the third quarter. Pennridge fought hard to stay close, but LaSalle overpowered it in the final period to pull away to win by four goals. Nick Spehar led the Rams with five goals. He was followed by D.J. Maurone with three. LaSalle’s leading scorers were Luke Chadewic and Kyle McElwee, each with four goals.

AFS sends back Spartans

Abington Friends School (AFS) defeated Solebury School boys’ soccer, 4-0, on Thursday. Alaxander Graul scored a pair for AFS, which outshot the Spartans, 25-4. Gabe Kass had 12 saves for Solebury; Corey Naitove stopped two for AFS. The Spartans fell to 0-2 overall. “Carlos Lewis-Miller played brilliantly on defense for Solebury,” Spartans head coach Eric Soroka said.

Spartans win invitational

Solebury School participated in the Penn-Jersey Invitational at Fern Hill Park on Thursday. The Spartan girls won the invitational. The top 5 runners for Solebury were senior Ilona Wilde, senior Jessie Forest, junior Lina Freudenberg, junior Emma Black and junior Alexandra Morrow. The Spartan boys were runners-up. Top runners for Solebury were junior Curtis Thompson, junior Nick Lavery, junior Robert Lagay, junior Devin Matchett and freshman Matt Moynihan.

Panthers beat by North Penn

Quakertown girls’ volleyball went down to North Penn, 3-1 (15-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-21), on Thursday. The Panthers are 2-3 overall and in the 0-3 SOL Continental. Setters Jen Sterner and Kerry Vanyo combined for 19 assists and two aces against the Maidens. Amanda Pursel (12 kills, eight digs) and Haley Sheehan (nine kills, three aces) stood out on offense, while Lindsay Beck (14 digs) led the defense.

Panthers’ Crouthamel nets winner

Quakertown girls’ soccer knocked off Hatboro-Horsham, 2-1 in overtime, on Thursday. Katie Crouthamel scored both goals for the Panthers, including the game-winner in OT. Linzi Wolfe and Becah Fox assisted on the goals. Wolfe beat two players down the flank and found Crouthamel streaking down the middle for the game-winner 4:10 into overtime. Rachel Kaplan scored for Hatboro from 25 yards out. Sara Kemp played outstanding in goal for Hatboro, and Erica Paluszak and Marissa Portelli were strong in the midfield. Lauren Pursel and Julia Taylor led the Quakertown charge.

Patriots dispatch Panthers

Central Bucks East girls’ tennis had no trouble with Quakertown on Thursday, winning, 7-0. 1st singles: Caroline Schermerhorn (CBE) def. Madi Shourds (Q), 6-1, 6-1. 2nd singles: Sara Kimball (CBE) def. Aubri Stetina (Q), 6-0, 6-0. 3rd singles: Casey Jacot (CBE) def. Laryssa Badulak (Q), 6-0, 6-3. 1st doubles: Mel Borian and Sydney Twymen (CBE) def. Ashley Harpster and Rebecca Miller (Q), 6-3, 6-0. 2nd doubles: Linda Jia and Erin Senour (CBE) def. Amanda Hunsberger and Kayla Reigh (Q), 6-1, 6-1. 3rd doubles: Carly Micheals and Haylie Laff (CBE) def. Sam Shourds and Olivia Porambo (Q), 6-1, 6-2. 4th doubles: Bianca Wu and Megan Sparks (CBE) def. Abbie Campion and Sadie Fowler (Q), 6-1, 6-2.