Solebury School boys’ soccer kicked off its postseason campaign with a 6-1 demolition of Morrisville on Monday in the Penn-Jersey quarterfinals. The Spartans will next head to Life Center Academy for the semis. Against Morrisville, Milo Luciano netted a hat trick. Also scoring were: Daniel Sheriff, Cornelius de Weever and Matt Ludak. Adding assists were: Sheriff (two), Ludak (two) and de Weever (two). Solebury took more shots, 20-7. “Matt Keefe, Ben Slattery and Sam Benson thwarted the Morrisville attack all afternoon,” head coach Eric Soroka said. “Dakota Morrow added three saves in goal.”
South Hunterdon girls’ soccer won the first River Cup game at Solebury School, 2-0, on Saturday evening. Senior Lauren Wendeborn, the Eagles’ leading scorer, netted a goal in the 38th minute and assisted on freshman Cady Trelstad’s tally in the 57th minute. South Hunterdon attempted 17 shots. Of those, nine were stopped by Spartans senior goalkeeper Tavorsia Talley. Eagles senior ’keeper Megan Donnelly had four saves.
Solebury School boys’ soccer held on to nip visiting South Hunterdon, 3-2, Saturday night in the second annual River Cup game. The Spartans went up, 3-0, behind two Cornelius de Weever tallies and a Matt Ludak score. Macio Sexton, Matt Keefe and Ludak had the assists. The Eagles scored both of their goals late. Sophomore captain Jacob Von Giebel found freshman Eric Huesca in the 73rd minute and five minutes later, Von Giebel poked in a feed from junior Brandon Panetta to cut the lead to one. Solebury outshot South Hunterdon, 17-12. Dakota Morrow and Sam Benson managed seven and two saves, respectively, for the Spartans. Robert Tomenchock had 10 stops for the Eagles.
Shannon Gibat, Linzi Wolfe and Jess Minnichbach all found the back of the net as Quakertown girls’ soccer rolled over Christopher Dock, 3-0, on Saturday. Jami Soriano had two assists for the Panthers, while Victoria Sturgess and Jenna Joseph each had one. Erinne Finlayson made three saves for Quakertown.
Faith Christian boys’ soccer stopped New Hope-Solebury, 3-1, on Friday night in Sellersville. Faith held a 6-5 advantage in shots. Jack Henley scored twice for Faith; the second goal was assisted by Dylan Papiernik. Zach Hambelton also tallied a goal for Faith. Senior Matt Barile scored New Hope’s lone goal in the 26th minute.
Alex Gibson toted the pigskin 40 times for 185 yards and three touchdowns as Central Bucks East football held on to down Central Bucks South, 28-21, on Friday night at War Memorial Field. Gibson also caught a 24-yard pass from Zach Nelsen and scampered into the end zone. Brian Passman had 142 yards on the ground on 14 carries for the Patriots. For the Titans, Kevin Witchey threw two touchdown passes of 54 yards (to Brian Kish) and of 36 yards (to Kevin Moran). Moran also caught a scoring pass of 51 yards from Matt Radwanski in the first quarter. Moran finished with 95 yards on three receptions. Luke Kohler stood out on the defensive side of the ball for CB South, with 19 total tackles.
Solebury School cross country competed with Doane, Kohelet, Life Center Academy, Girard College and Villa Victoria at Life Center Academy on Thursday. The Doane boys finished first, with Solebury second and Kohelet third. (The other teams didn’t have five runners to count as a team). The Spartan girls finished first with Villa Victoria second in their heat. (The other teams didn’t have five runners to count as a team.)
Cornelius de Weever took a pass from Matt Ludak and scored in the 67th minute as Solebury School boys’ soccer got by N.J. United, 2-1, on Wednesday. The game was tied at the half, 1-1. Milo Luciano assisted Ludak in the 7th minute for the Spartans’ first goal. Solebury held a 19-5 advantage in shots. Dakota Morrow registered three saves for the Spartans (5-8, 3-5 Penn Jersey). “Ben Slattery and Matt Keefe paced the defense for the Spartans,” head coach Eric Soroka said.
Quakertown girls’ volleyball defeated Souderton, 3-2 (25-19, 20-25, 19-25, 25-21, 15-12), on Wednesday. Amanda Pursel led the Panthers with 12 kills and five digs. Also contributing were: Liana Buonanno Taylor, eight aces, nine digs, two kills; Haley Sheehan, eight kills, one block; Katelyn Spieker, five kills, three blocks; and Jen Sterner, 16 assists, four digs.
Quakertown girls’ volleyball lost to Plymouth Whitemarsh, 3-1 (25-21, 25-20, 17-25, 25-12), on Tuesday. Amanda Pursel (10 kills, one block, four digs) and Katelyn Spieker (nine kills, three blocks) led the offense for the Panthers. Also contributing were: Liana Buonanno Taylor (12 digs, five aces) and Kerry Vanyo (12 assists, one ace, seven digs).