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Patriots “Dig” deep to bump Bucks

In the schools’ annual Dig Pink match on Thursday evening in Doylestown, CB East girls’ volleyball swept CB West, 3-0, to wrap up the SOL Continental Conference championship. The Patriots have yet to lose this season in the conference. Stats for CB East: Natalie Arm, eight kills, 10 aces, nine digs; Jenn Krzeminski, seven kills, five aces; Julia Gallagher-Teske, six kills; Krista Helveston, five kills, seven digs; Erin Lane, 16 digs; Kate Woolsey, eight digs; and Madie D’Angelo, eight digs. Stats for CB West: Sophia Videva, five kills, two aces, nine digs; Katie Hudson, five kills, five digs; Julia Schweibenz, three kills, eight digs; Kayla King, 15 assists, 12 digs, two blocks; Kailey Prall, 17 digs; and Jen Martyn, eight digs.

Perkiomen School denies Spartans

Solebury School field hockey hit the road on Wednesday for a match-up against The Perkiomen School. Perkiomen took the lead with a score at the 10-minute mark. “Solebury’s tenacious play was rewarded when Denia Campbell received a pass at midfield, carried it past the defense, shot, gathered the rebound and put it into the back of the net,” head coach Peter Schuyler said. “The score remained tied until early into the second half when Perkiomen scored to take a 2-1 lead. The Spartans continued to apply pressure, but time ran out. Solebury is looking forward to avenging the loss when we play Perkiomen on our home field on Friday, Oct. 23.”

Crouthamel lifts Panthers to W

Lauren Pursel assisted Katie Crouthamel in the 76th minute as Quakertown girls’ soccer edged Hatboro-Horsham, 2-1, on Tuesday. Victoria Sturgess also scored for the Panthers. Her goal in the 38th minute gave Quakertown a 1-0 lead at the half. The Panthers held a 16-5 advantage in shots. Morgan Small made three saves for Quakertown.

Lions return with district gold

New Hope 10-13 (golf)New Hope-Solebury golf cleaned up Monday and Tuesday at the District One Class AA championships at Turtle Creek in Limerick. The Lions won the team championship. Sophomore Nina Kouchi won the girls’ individual title, and junior Clay Asplundh won the boys’ individual title. Those two, along with sophomore Ben Wiseman, have advanced to regionals, which will be played on Monday, Oct. 19 at Golden Oaks in Fleetwood. Asplundh shot 73 and 76 to win the championship by six shots; Kouchi shot 73 and 83 to win the championship by two shots. New Hope will play Friday, Oct. 16 in a sub-regional at Turtle Creek against two other teams for the opportunity to advance to states.

Lions lose by a whisker

New Hope 10-12 (field hockey)Jack Ignatowitz snapped this photo of New Hope-Solebury senior Maggie Dougherty, left, whose Lions field hockey team fell to Christopher Dock, 3-2 in overtime, at home on Monday. Sarah Wilson and Zoe Palau had the New Hope goals; Palau’s came with 54 seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime.

Lions eliminated from districts

Sixth-seeded New Hope-Solebury girls’ tennis was bounced in the quarterfinals of the District One Class AA team tournament by No. 3 Nazareth Academy, 3-2, on Monday. 1st singles: Alex Vo (N) def. Lynn Ferro (NHS), 6-0, 6-0. 2nd singles: Larissa Borys (NHS) def. Emily Beck (N), 6-3, 6-4. 3rd singles: Chloe Miller (NHS) def. Sarah Smith (N), 6-3, 6-4. 1st doubles: Krissy Tribuani and Ava Roberts (N) def. Mariah McGlone and Morgan Grabarz (NHS), 7-6, 6-1. 2nd doubles: Ruth Delong and Frankie Tribuani (N) def. Brielle MacNichol and Catherine Donahue (NHS), 6-1, 6-3.

Neshaminy gets by Titans

Neshaminy used a 21-0 second quarter to clip host CB South football, 21-14, on Friday night. The Titans scored first on a Nate Norris one-yard touchdown run with 3:06 remaining in the first quarter, but the Redskins came out firing in the second to take a 21-7 lead into halftime. CB South quarterback Sam Thompson helped close the deficit to 21-14 with a 27-yard scoring run seven seconds into the fourth quarter. The Titans amassed 250 yards on the ground. Joe Bechta led the way with 128 yards on 19 carries. Norris managed 67 yards on eight carries, and Thompson had 47 yards on 14 carries. Sean Carlen totaled 11 tackles to pace the defense.