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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.

Panthers clipped by Souderton

Quakertown girls’ volleyball lost to Souderton, 3-0 (25-14, 25-22, 25-16), on Tuesday to fall to 2-2 overall and 0-2 in the Suburban One Continental. For the Panthers, Katelyn Spieker had seven kills, two aces and one block; Lindsay Beck, eight digs, two aces, one kill; Jen Sterner, six assists, three kills, two aces; Amanda Pursel, three kills; and Haley Sheehan, three kills.

Hatters earn win over Panthers

Quakertown girls’ tennis went down to Hatboro-Horsham, 5-2, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Madi Shourds (Q) def. Morgan Bell (HH), 6-0, 3-6, 6-1. 2nd singles: Kathleen Calvin (HH) def. Aubri Stetina (Q), 6-4, 6-2. 3rd singles: Laryssa Badulak (Q) def. Sarah Moore (HH), 1-6, 6-4, 7-5. 1st doubles: Faith Ehrlich and Natalie Laurito (HH) def. Ashley Harpster and Rebecca Miller (Q), 6-0, 7-6. 2nd doubles: Antonette Spinosa and Smfiti Shah (HH) def. Amanda Hunsberger and Kayla Reigh (Q), 6-7, 6-3, 6-4. 3rd doubles: Chrissy Innas and Madi Burns (HH) def. Sam Shourds and Olivia Porambo (Q), 6-2, 4-6, 7-5. 4th doubles: Miller Huertgen and Lauren Eskin (HH) def. Sadie Fowler and Sam Kang (Q), 6-4, 6-1.

Rams nip Springfield (Montco)

Pennridge_water_poloPennridge boys’ water polo improved its conference record to 2-1 with a 13-11 victory over rival Springfield (Montco) on Tuesday. The Rams scored early, jumping out to a 2-0 lead, and ended the first quarter up, 3-1. The Spartans battled back, outscoring the Rams, 3-2, in the second quarter and trailed by one at the half. The referees called a tight game forcing Pennridge starting seniors D.J. Marrone and Colin Russell to foul out early in the second half. But the Rams, with their strength and depth, outscored the Spartans, 8-7, in the half to win by two goals. Nick Spehar led Pennridge with five goals to bring his conference total to nine in three games.

Panthers get back on track

Quakertown girls’ volleyball defeated Wissahickon, 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-11), on Monday evening to run its record to 2-1 overall and 0-1 in the SOL Continental. Offensively, the Panthers were led by Haley Sheehan (eight kills, two aces), Amanda Pursel (seven kills, one ace) and Kerry Vanyo (11 assists, four aces). Libero Lindsay Beck contributed 10 digs and an ace.