South Hunterdon boys’ soccer took possession of the River Cup with a 3-2 victory over visiting Solebury School on Saturday night. The Eagles led, 2-0, at halftime, behind goals from Jacob Von Giebel (Marcos Delcid assist) in the 6th minute and Antonio Gasparro, courtesy of a penalty kick, in the 9th minute. Matt Ludak assisted on both Spartan goals, which went to Milo Luciano and Dylan Foley, in the second half. Brandon Panetta scored the game-winner for South Hunterdon in the 56th minute. South Hunterdon held a 17-9 advantage in shots. Gabe Kass made 11 saves for Solebury.
Solebury School boys’ soccer rallied from a 1-0 halftime deficit to nip Friends Select, 3-2, on Friday. Milo Luciano scored a pair in the second half for the Spartans and Matt Ludak deposited a goal, as well, as Solebury won its first game of the season. “Gabe Kass recorded eight saves in net for Solebury, while Carlos Lewis-Miller paced the defense with an incredible game. Josh Zolkewitz put in a tremendous effort and had two scoring opportunities,” Spartans head coach Eric Soroka said.
Solebury School girls’ soccer lost to Villa Victoria Academy, 6-0, on Friday. The Spartans lost by the same score the following night at South Hunterdon.
Solebury School field hockey made it interesting, outscoring Friends Select, 3-1, in the second half, but it wasn’t enough as Friends pulled out a 5-3 victory on Friday. Friends Select led, 4-0, at intermission.
Haley Sheehan notched 11 kills, one block and three aces as Quakertown girls’ volleyball trumped Truman, 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-21), on Friday. Katelyn Spieker chipped in seven kills, three blocks and three aces, while Shiann Alpha had six kills and a block and Ashley Morris had 11 digs.
North Penn football fell a whisker short of beating Central Bucks South on Friday night in Warrington. The Knights’ decision to go for the win in the closing minute of the fourth quarter led to a 28-27 setback. The Titans stuffed Nick Isabella’s failed two-point run to give CB South the narrow victory. Josh Adams was unbelievable for the Titans, rushing for 328 yards on 33 carries and three scores. CB South signal-caller Kevin Witchey tossed a touchdown pass of six yards to Troy Robertson for the Titans’ fourth and final touchdown. Luke Wiley led CB South with 12 total tackles. Teammate Justin Schrieber had a pick.
Pennridge girls’ volleyball sank Quakertown, 3-0 (25-14, 25-9, 25-10), on Tuesday. For the Panthers, Haley Sheehan had seven kills and three digs, while Lindsay Beck had nine digs and Katelyn Spieker five kills.
Helped by a 31-4 shot differential, Central Bucks West field hockey shut out Quakertown, 4-0, on Tuesday. The Bucks also had 15 corners to the Panthers’ three. Dani Dundas, Taylor Mason, Bryn Boylan and Kim Hitchcock all scored for CB West. Boylan and Hitchcock each also added an assist. Rylee Lawler amassed 16 saves for Quakertown.
Quakertown girls’ tennis blanked Springfield, 7-0, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Madison Shourds (Q) def. Camille Harrison (S), 6-3, 6-4. 2nd singles: Aubri Stetina (Q) def. Rhiannon Richardson (S), 6-1, 6-1. 3rd singles: Rebecca Miller (Q) def. Mia Wertz (S), 6-2, 6-0. 1st doubles: Ashley Harpster and Sam Kang (Q) def. Gianna Fuls-Hopkins and Allie Cottone (S), 6-4, 6-3. 2nd doubles: Amanda Hunsberger and Kayla Reigh (Q) def. Katie Lee and Lindsay Schagrin (S), 6-2, 1-6, 10-4. 3rd doubles: Abby Campion and Sam Shourds (Q) def. Danielle Sanders and Siani Anderson (S), 6-1, 6-1. 4th doubles: Olivia Porambo and Sadie Fowler (Q) def. Kacey Brown and Rachel Harman (S), 6-3, 6-3.
Solebury School cross country ran a hard course against Hun and Rutgers Prep on Tuesday at Greenway Meadows Park in Princeton. The Lady Spartans beat Hun, 21-34, but lost to Rutgers Prep, 30-26. Top finishers were: Ilona Wilde, finishing first for the team and first for all female runners in 23:19; Jessie Forest, finishing second for the team and third overall; Lina Freudenberg, finishing third for the team and seventh overall; Emma Black, finishing fourth for the team; and Alexis Molgat, finishing fifth for the team. The Solebury School boys lost to Rutgers Prep, 48-15, and to Hun, 33-18. Top finishers for the Spartans were: Nick Lavery, finishing ninth overall in 20:12; Curtis Thompson, finishing 14th overall; Devon Matchett, finishing 23rd; and freshmen Andrei Benolieil and Matt Monihan, rounding out the top five in 29th and 32nd, respectively.