Central Bucks East boys’ lacrosse visited Central Bucks West on Monday evening at War Memorial Field and came away with the victory in the crosstown rivalry. With the win, the Patriots improved their record to 15-1. CB West opened the scoring with a quick goal at the 10:07 mark of the first quarter. The Patriots responded with four unanswered goals to take a commanding 4-1 lead at the end of the first. The second quarter was even with both teams scoring one goal, and the score at the midway point was 5-2 in favor of the Patriots. The Bucks came out and scored two goals to CB East’s one in the third quarter. However, the fourth quarter was all CB East as the Patriots outscored CB West, 4-2, to go on to win, 10-6. The Patriots were led in scoring by Matt Vetter and Ryan Brown, each of whom scored three goals, Owen Griffin had two, while David Gresscott and Mike Ott each chipped in one goal. CB East’s faceoff tandem of Jack Auteri and Ott combined to win 15 of 20. Sean McGovern was strong in the cage with seven saves for the Patriots. Mike Eveland and Dustin Buchanan led CB East with two caused turnovers apiece. Ground balls were huge for CB East as Matt Brown and Buchanan each had seven, while Eveland had three, Griffin two, Grant Porter two, Matt Krumenacker one and Logan Nelson was also credited with one.
Pennridge boys’ volleyball swept CB West, 3-0 (25-9, 25-17, 25-15), on Wednesday. The Rams are 13-0 on the season and will host North Penn on Friday night. Leading the way against the Bucks were: Bradley Nase, 32 assists, six digs; Max McVaugh, 17 digs; Ben Chinnici, 16 kills, two aces; Devon Rice, 13 kills, 12 digs, four aces; Henry Savage, four kills, three blocks; and Josiah Friesen, three kills, two blocks.
Zack Metz needed only 84 pitches to toss a complete-game six-hitter as Quakertown baseball nipped CB West, 2-1, on Thursday. Metz struck out three and walked one in seven innings. The Panthers got both of their runs off Bucks starter Thomas Philipps in the home half of the first. Chris Curry and Travis Woolfenden had the RBIs. Quakertown finished with only two hits. For CB West, Steven Gebre went 3-for-3.
Quakertown boys’ volleyball stuffed CB West, 3-1 (25-20, 25-23, 30-32, 25-17), on Monday to go to 8-2 in the SOL Continental and 10-2 overall. Dylan Flor notched an amazing 31 kills, plus 10 digs, for the Panthers. Helping him were: Coulton Terry, 14 kills, three blocks, seven digs; Lucas Schan, nine kills, three blocks, four digs; Mike Dierolf, eight kills, 16 digs; Zach Dierolf, three kills, three blocks; Xavier Villanueva, 51 assists, five kills, 12 digs; Nick Wesley, 24 digs; Jeff Prusch, seven digs; and Matt Clifford, five digs.
Mike Broderick allowed only one run in six and one-third innings as CB East baseball powered past rival CB West, 10-1, on Friday. The Patriots scored seven runs in the bottom of the second and three in the fifth. Colin Sheehan drove in three, and David Yanni and Geoffrey Salfi each knocked in two for CB East. Carter Usowski scored a pair and added an RBI. Broderick fanned six and yielded six hits and two walks. Luke Irons went 2-for-2 for the Bucks.
CB West boys’ tennis shut out Quakertown, 7-0, on Wednesday. 1st singles: Dale Johnson (CBW) def. Nolan Pernia (Q), 6-4, 6-3. 2nd singles: Brad Johnson (CBW) def. Mike Kelsal (Q), 6-2, 6-0. 3rd singles: Brendan Mindiaic (CBW) def. Ryan Kinney (Q), 6-0, 6-0. 1st doubles: J. Darcy and M. Pada (CBW) def. E. Koch and Z. Kraus (Q), 6-4, 7-5. 2nd doubles: B. Warren and Schmiat (CBW) def. T. Andreacchio and J. Starner (Q), 6-1, 6-1. 3rd doubles: P. Matthews and O. Sheili (CBW) def. J.R. Ebersole and R. McCarroll (Q), 6-1, 6-2. 4th doubles: R. Moncada and S. Orloff (CBW) def. R. Stenson and K. Hill (Q), 6-2, 4-6, 10-1.
Pennridge boys’ volleyball won at Central Bucks West, 3-1 (25-18, 25-13, 23-25, 25-13), on Wednesday. The Rams improved to 5-0. For Pennridge, Brad Nase had 36 assists, five blocks; Devon Rice, 15 kills, nine digs; Ben Chinnici, 14 kills, 11 digs; Henry Savage, six kills, six blocks, six digs; Aaron Nelson, six kills; Max McVaugh, eight digs; and Jesse Smith, 12 digs.
Luke Irons struck out nine over four innings, but more importantly, he drove in three as Central Bucks West baseball defeated visiting Quakertown, 8-3, on Tuesday. Thomas Spratt relieved Irons on the mound and pitched three scoreless innings for the win. Matt Peralta went 3-for-3 at the plate and scored two runs for the Bucks. CB West scored five in the bottom of the fifth to separate from the Panthers.
Central Bucks West boys’ volleyball took care of Quakertown, 3-0 (25-16, 25-20, 26-24), on Wednesday. For the Panthers, Coulton Terry had 13 kills, Dylan Flor 12, Lucas Schan four and Mike Dierolf three. Xavier Villanueva handed out 28 assists, and Nick Wesley and Jeff Prusch had nine and seven digs, respectively.
Central Bucks West boys’ basketball nipped Central Bucks South, 46-42, on Friday night. The Bucks were up, 32-26, after three quarters. Jim McCusker’s 11 points led CB West. Cal Reichwein added 10 points and Nico Munari nine in the win. The Titans’ Sean Gallagher led all scorers with 17 points. CB South hit 11 of 12 free throws.