New Hope-Solebury

Lions stun Lions in thriller

Jessica Robinson hit a 12-foot jumper off an assist from Ashley Forker with five seconds remaining in regulation as Faith Christian girls’ basketball edged New Hope-Solebury, 35-34, on Saturday. Faith took a 17-13 advantage into halftime. Liz Hoffman put in 13 points for Faith; Ashley Parylak finished with seven and Robinson six. For New Hope, Kelley Hyland led the way with 14 points. Faith is now 13-1 overall and 8-1 in the Bicentennial Athletic League.

Eagles retain Thanksgiving trophy

South-footballSouth Hunterdon football held on to the Battle of the Bridges trophy by blanking New Hope-Solebury, 31-0, on Thanksgiving morning in the snow and mud at South Hunterdon. The Eagles defense was suffocating, not allowing the Lions a first down all game. Shane Carey and Myles Johnson each ran in two touchdowns for South Hunterdon, which will now prepare for its NJSIAA Central, Group I final against Shore Regional next Saturday at Kean University in Union.

Panthers hunt down Lions

Quakertown girls’ volleyball defeated New Hope-Solebury, 3-1 (23-25, 25-17, 25-9, 25-11), on Monday. Lindsay Beck had 12 digs and six aces for the Panthers. Haley Sheehan had 11 kills, six digs and three aces, while Amanda Pursel notched eight kills, eight digs and two aces. Also contributing were: Katelyn Spieker, six kills, two blocks, one ace; Kerry Vanyo, 13 assists, two kills, three aces; and Jen Sterner, 12 assists, two kills, four digs, one block.

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