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.
CB South boys’ tennis had little difficulty with Upper Moreland, 7-0, on Wednesday. 1st singles: Cole Groetsch (CBS) def. John Choi (UM), 6-0, 6-0. 2nd singles: Nishant Chintala (CBS) def. Chris Delaney (UM), 2-6, 6-1, 7-5. 3rd singles: Vishal Kasina (CBS) def. Jason Choi (UM), 6-2, 6-1. 1st doubles: Richard Song and Will Rong (CBS) def. Aidain T. and Ryan P. (UM), 6-3, 6-3. 2nd doubles: Michael Towle and Ethan Wang (CBS) def. Jack M. and Ian M. (UM), 6-1, 6-1. 3rd doubles: Mason Woolley and Hoajie Xu (CBS) def. Tanner H. and Mike I. (UM), 6-0, 6-4. 4th doubles: Alex Pierzchala and Tommy Kim (CBS) def. Ryan O. and Chris S. (UM), 6-1, 6-0.
CB West boys’ tennis routed CB South, 6-1, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Cole Groetsch (CBS) def. Dale Johnson (CBW), 6-0, 6-2. 2nd singles: Brad Johnson (CBW) def. Nishant Chintala (CBS), 6-0, 6-2. 3rd singles: Jason Chen (CBW) def. Vishal Kasina (CBS), 6-1, 6-3. 1st doubles: Colin Schmidt and James Kong (CBW) def. Richard Song and Will Rong (CBS), 5-7, 6-1, 6-2. 2nd doubles: Pat Matthews and Owen Schiele (CBW) def. Michael Towle and Ethan Wang (CBS), 6-3, 6-1. 3rd doubles: Reid Moncada and Brenden Warren (CBW) def. Rohit Sinha and Hoajie Xu (CBS), 6-1, 6-1. 4th doubles: Steve Bolton and Dan Bolton (CBW) def. Alex Pierzchala and Tommy Kim (CBS), 6-3, 6-0.
Pennridge boys’ basketball, seeded fifth, eliminated No. 28 CB South from the District One Class AAAA tournament with Friday’s 67-60 first-round victory. The Rams raced out to a 14-6 advantage after one quarter. Pennridge was tremendous from the foul line, where the Rams sank 20 of 21. Dan Long finished with 24 points for Pennridge, while Ryan Cuthbert and Max Wagner each managed 13. Ryan Joerger tallied 20 points for the Titans. Tim Waddington had 17 and Nate Robinson 12.
CB West girls’ basketball nipped CB South, 38-36, on Thursday in an important SOL Continental contest. The Bucks’ victory put them in a tie with the Titans in second place in the conference at 11-3 behind North Penn. The Bucks led, 33-23, after three quarters. For CB West, Tori Abelson finished with 14 points. Makenzie Mason had eight, and Maggie Rakowsky amassed six points and 10 rebounds. Maddie Maio hauled down five rebounds. For CB South, Jordan Vitelli stepped up with 14 points, while Taylor Dunn added eight.
CB West boys’ basketball finished in second place behind Pennridge in the SOL Continental. The Bucks went 12-2 in the conference and are 18-4 overall. They most recently downed CB South, 63-55, on Thursday. CB West led, 31-22, at halftime. Erich Hohenleitner had a game-high 16 points for the Bucks. Bill Power scored 15 and added seven rebounds and four assists. Cal Reichwein pumped in 14 points to go with three steals and three assists. Luke Irons managed eight points and three assists. Nate Robinson (13 points) and Tim Waddington (11) led the way for the Titans.