CB South boys’ tennis fell to Souderton, 5-2, on Friday. 1st singles: Evan Delp (S) def. Evan Michner (CBS), 6-0, 6-0. 2nd singles: Raoul Padia (S) def. Nishant Chintala (CBS), 6-4, 5-7, 6-2. 3rd singles: Vishal Kasina (CBS) def. Eric Souder (S), 7-6, 6-3. 1st doubles: Richard Song and Will Rong (CBS) def. Jeremy Smith and Brad Kazanjian (S), 6-7, 7-5, 6-2. 2nd doubles: Dan Robinson and Colin Gaydos (S) def. Michael Towle and Ethan Wang (CBS), 6-0, 6-2. 3rd doubles: J.T. Karaban and Ryan Lowe (S) def. Rohit Sinha and Haoji Xu (CBS), 6-7, 6-4, 6-1. 4th doubles: Bobby Frankenfield and Kyle Heuthert (S) def. Alex Pierzchala and Tommy Kim (CBS), 1-6, 6-2, 6-4.
A backyard rivalry took place on Friday afternoon on Umbrell Field at Patriot Stadium where CB East boys’ lacrosse hosted CB South. The Titans scored first at the 8:50 mark of the first quarter. The Patriots answered with an unassisted goal by senior captain Owen Griffin at the 8:13 mark. From that point on, it was all CB East, which went on to lead 7-3 at the half, and then scored five unanswered goals in the second half and went on to win its fourth game of the season, 12-3, against only one loss. Michael Ott got the offense rolling, winning 11 of 13 faceoffs. Griffin and Ryan Brown led the Patriots with three goals each. Alec Bracken, Grant Porter, Ryan Stout, Ott, Logan Nelsen and Greg Scholz rounded out a balanced attack with one goal apiece. Joe Thiroway scooped up six ground balls, Bryan McIntosh had five, Nelsen four, Ryan Schmidt and Griffin three each, while Cal Tihansky, Porter, Colin Stein, Brown and Conor Larkin each had two, and Ryan Bullotta, Ian Mauer and Drew Bethke each were credited with one. Mauer was strong in goal with four saves; Henry Ruddell made two. McIntosh and Larkin each had three caused turnovers for the Patriots. Nelsen and Griffin each had two, while Thiroway, Porter, Stout, Ott, Andy Widmeier, Brant Billingsley and Bethke each had one caused turnover.
CB South boys’ volleyball went down at Upper Dublin, 3-0 (25-12, 25-12, 25-13), on Friday. “Upper Dublin played well and we were never able to find any momentum either offensively or defensively,” Titans head coach Matt Ehlers said. “Not sure what happened, but we didn’t seem ready to play today. We were able to get some younger guys some playing time and freshman outside hitter Mason Zeo came in and got his first varsity kill and recorded three digs and sophomore Jake Monson came in and helped with some passing and defense.”
CB South lost at home to Souderton, 3-0 (25-13, 25-17, 25-20), on Wednesday. “Tonight wasn’t really our night and I don’t feel we played to our potential,” Titans head coach Matt Ehlers said. “We have three first-year players on varsity and some growing pains should be expected while we’re still learning to play together.” Stats for CB South: Mark Macios, 17 assists; David Lulko, 10 digs; Justin Koren, eight kills, seven digs; and Jack Mayhew, four blocks, one ace.
CB East boys’ tennis bumped CB South, 6-1, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Christian Cederlund (CBE) def. Mason Woolley (CBS), 6-0, 6-0. 2nd singles: Mark Feldman (CBE) def. Nishant Chintala (CBS), 6-3, 6-4. 3rd singles: Vishal Kasina (CBS) def. Brian McCarten (CBE), 6-3, 6-4. 1st doubles: Sam Petro and Torin Li (CBE) def. Richard Song and Will Rong (CBS), 6-3, 7-5. 2nd doubles: Kyle Corrigan and Jake Gleason (CBE) def. Michael Towle and Ethan Wang (CBS), 6-3, 7-5. 3rd doubles: Marcos Pascual and Kiel Kittleson (CBE) def. Rohit Sinha and Evan Michner (CBS), 6-2, 6-0. 4th doubles: Sambhor Jain and Sudeep Penmetsa (CBE) def. Alex Pierzchala and Tommy Kim (CBS), 6-2, 6-3.
CB South boys’ volleyball went down at North Penn, 3-1 (25-9, 21-25, 25-22, 27-25), on Monday. “After a tough start in game one, we were able to make some adjustments and played our best match of the season so far,” Titans head coach Matt Ehlers said. “We are continuing to improve each match and winning will just be a matter of putting it all together.” Stats for CB South: Justin Koren, nine kills, two blocks, four digs, one ace; Jack Mayhew, three aces, three kills, four blocks, eight digs, one assist; Joe Karn, one ace, four kills, three blocks, two digs; and Mark Macios, two aces, three kills, two blocks, seven digs, 17 assists.
CB South boys’ tennis beat Pennridge, 4-3, on Thursday. 1st singles: Steve Mehlbaum (P) def. Ian Zimmer (CBS), 6-1, 6-0. 2nd singles: Adam Rapsinski (P) def. Nishant Chintala (CBS), 6-1, 6-2. 3rd singles: Vishal Kasina (CBS) def. Andrew Chant (P), 6-4, 6-2. 1st doubles: Zach Alexander and Alex Cope (P) def. Richard Song and Will Rong (CBS), 6-1, 6-1. 2nd doubles: Michael Towle and Ethan Wang (CBS) def. Brad Garges and Matt Rice (P), 4-6, 6-4, 7-6. 3rd doubles: Rohit Sinha and Evan Michner (CBS) def. Riley Cooper and Jake Shellenberger (P), 5-7, 6-2, 6-2. 4th doubles: Alex Pierzchala and Tommy Kim (CBS) def. Jack Malcolm and Ryan Galloway (P), 7-6, 6-4.
Pennridge boys’ volleyball swept CB South, 3-0 (25-11, 25-9, 25-19), on Thursday. Stats for CB South: Mark Macios, 11 assists, two blocks, three digs; Jack Mayhew, three blocks, two kills, six digs; Justin Koren, five kills, four digs, three aces; Joe Karn, two blocks, one kill, one dig; Tim White, two kills, two digs; and Mike Devlin, two digs. “I felt that we played much improved from our opening match; however, their jump serves gave us a lot of trouble,” Titans head coach Matt Ehlers said. “Tonight was a complete team effort and I was proud of how this young team continued to compete.”
Quakertown boys’ volleyball had little trouble sweeping host CB South, 3-0 (25-6, 25-17, 25-18), on Tuesday. For the Panthers, Mike Dierolf had 11 kills and six digs, while twin brother Zach Dierolf had nine kills and four blocks. Zac Mahler amassed 10 digs, and Drew Stout handed out 25 assists. For the Titans, setter Mark Macios (three kills, two blocks, 12 assists), outside hitter Jack Mayhew (five kills, six digs), outside hitter Justin Koren (six kills, seven digs, one ace) and libero David Lulko (eight digs) led the way. “After a really rocky start filled with our own errors, we settled down and began to play better,” CB South head coach Matt Ehlers said. “It will continue to be a learning experience as we have some inexperienced players and also a couple returning players that had to change positions this season.”
CB South boys’ tennis nipped Hatboro-Horsham, 4-3, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Chris F. (HH) def. Evan Michner (CBS), 6-4, 6-4. 2nd singles: Nishant Chintala (CBS) def. Josh Fuller (HH), 6-0, 6-0. 3rd singles: Vishal Kasina (CBS) def. Mike O’Neil (HH), 6-1, 3-6, 6-4. 1st doubles: Richard Song and Will Rong (CBS) def. Quinn Comber and Akhil A. (HH), 7-6, 0-6, 7-6. 2nd doubles: Michael Towle and Ethan Wang (CBS) def. Tyler Abraham and Max Lubinski (HH), 6-3, 7-5. 3rd doubles: Jack M. and Isak K. (HH) def. Rohit Sinha and Hoajie Xu (CBS), 6-3, 3-6, 7-5. 4th doubles: Matt Boyle and Caleb Kwon (HH) def. Alex Pierzchala and Tommy Kim (CBS), 7-5, 4-6, 10-6.