Emma McLaughlin had two goals and two assists as Quakertown field hockey got by Central Bucks East, 4-2, on Thursday. Elaina Abramson and Gabby Dontonville also scored for the Panthers. Megan Thompson added an assist. Riley Donnelly had both tallies for the Patriots. CB East had more corners, 11-6. Quakertown goalie Rylee Lawler made seven saves. Betty Wesney stopped two for CB East. “We’ve been working on our transitions from offense to defense in the past few weeks and it is starting to click for the girls,” Panthers head coach Alyssa Maltese said. “We still have some work to do, but the girls are excited to play and learn. We did much better at possessing the ball and moving the ball around the field instead of always going forward, but we still have some work to do on finishing plays in our attacking circle. We are looking to build on this momentum as we finish the last two games of regular season.”
Quakertown field hockey lost a heartbreaker, 3-2 in overtime, to Mount St. Joseph’s on Wednesday. Gabby Dontonville and Emma McLaughlin scored for the Panthers. McLaughlin added an assist. For Quakertown, Hillary Scott had two defensive saves and Katie Moyer had one.
Quakertown boys’ cross country welcomed North Penn and Pennridge to town on Wednesday. The Panthers lost to North Penn (16-47) and Pennridge (17-44). The Rams lost to the Knights, 23-36. Top 10 overall: Sean Collins (NP), 16.42; Phil Gunderson (P), 16.43; Michael Cooney (NP), 16.58; Andrew Himes (NP), 17.06; Tucker Desko (P), 17.07; Eddison Fowler (P), 17.30; Zack Thomas (NP), 17.43; Hudson Delisle (Q), 17.43; Kyle Parncutt (NP), 17.44; Thomas Rozinski (NP), 17.45.
Solebury School boys’ soccer lost to George School, 7-1, on Tuesday. George led, 6-1, at intermission. The Spartans were outshot, 25-4. John Arth netted a hat trick. Taylor Goldberg scored the lone goal for Solebury; he was assisted by Jose Prado Schroder. Gabe Kass stopped 20 shots for the Spartans in goal.
Solebury School cross country participated in a meet at New Hope-Solebury on Tuesday. The Lady Spartans beat Pennington School, 28-29, but lost to New Hope, 26-29. Top runners for Solebury were: senior Ilona Wilde, finishing in 22:29; junior Emma Black; senior Jessie Forest; and juniors Lina Freudenberg and Alexandra Morrow. The Solebury boys lost to New Hope, 15-50; lost to Pennington School, 24-31; and beat Calvary Christian, 15-50. Top runners for the Spartans were: junior Nick Lavery, junior Robert Lagay, freshman Matt Moynihan, junior Kyle Miller and freshman Andrei Benoliel.
Central Bucks South girls’ volleyball blitzed Quakertown, 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-21), on Tuesday. Amanda Pursel managed seven kills and 16 digs for the Panthers. Kerry Vanyo had 10 assists, eight digs and three aces, while Jen Sterner had seven assists, two kills, six digs and two aces, and Lindsay Beck dug 20 balls.
Solebury School boys’ soccer went down to King’s Christian School, 4-1, on Monday. King’s led, 3-1, at halftime. Ryan Anderson scored a pair for King’s. Josh Zolkewitz assisted on Matt Ludak’s goal for Solebury. The Spartans were outshot, 23-6. Gabe Kass made 16 saves for Solebury, which slipped to 1-8 overall.
Junior Lydia DeBevoise scored Solebury School girls’ soccer’s first goal of the season in Monday’s 3-1 setback to the King’s Christian School. The contest was deadlocked at 1-1 at the half.
Solebury School field hockey lost by one, 3-2, to the Hun School on Monday. Denia Campbell scored both goals for the Spartans, bringing her season total to 10.
Quakertown girls’ volleyball hosted its sixth annual Dig Pink match and celebrated Senior Night with a win over North Penn, 3-0 (25-22, 25-15, 25-12), on Monday. Filling up the stat sheet for the Panthers were: Jen Sterner, 10 aces, 15 assists, four kills; Amanda Pursel, six kills, nine digs; Haley Sheehan, five kills, eight digs; Katelyn Spieker, five kills; Shiann Alpha, four kills, four blocks; Kerry Vanyo, six assists, one ace; and Erica Schmidlechner, seven digs, one ace.