Senior Alan Smith netted a hat trick as New Hope-Solebury boys’ soccer blanked Conwell-Egan, 4-0, in the opening round of states Tuesday. Senior Michael Lewis also scored for the Lions, who outshot Egan, 9-4.
New Hope-Solebury boys’ soccer will move on to the district championship game Thursday evening at CR North. The Lions knocked off Plumstead Christian, 5-2, in the district semifinals on Tuesday at Souderton. New Hope outshot the Panthers, 11-2. Christian Oliveira and Matt Barile each deposited two goals; Alex Lotier had the other. Alan Smith and Lotier had assists. Andrew Johnson scored both of Plumstead’s goals.
New Hope-Solebury boys’ soccer crushed Calvary Christian, 7-1, Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the District One Class A tournament. Riley Smith and Daniel Doolan each netted a pair of goals for the Lions. Alex Lotier, Collin Curran and Jack Natale also found the back of the net. Contributing assists were: Christian Oliveira (three) and Matt Barile.
Faith Christian boys’ soccer stopped New Hope-Solebury, 3-1, on Friday night in Sellersville. Faith held a 6-5 advantage in shots. Jack Henley scored twice for Faith; the second goal was assisted by Dylan Papiernik. Zach Hambelton also tallied a goal for Faith. Senior Matt Barile scored New Hope’s lone goal in the 26th minute.
New Hope-Solebury boys’ soccer scored three unassisted goals as the Lions shut out Lower Moreland, 3-0, on Thursday. Matt Barile found the back of the net in the first half, and Jack Natale and Christian Oliveira, via a PK, in the second.
Sophomore Riley Smith pushed in the game’s lone goal in the 10th minute as New Hope-Solebury boys’ soccer erased Springfield, 1-0, on Friday. The Lions held a 7-3 advantage in shots on goal.
New Hope-Solebury boys’ soccer was blanked by Holy Ghost Prep, 4-0, on Thursday. The Lions took only two shots. Sophomore Joey Braun scored three goals for Holy Ghost Prep.
New Hope-Solebury girls’ volleyball swept Faith Christian, 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-19), on Tuesday. New Hope senior setter Casey Coughlin handed out 23 assists, while sophomore Jacquie Whitney (17 kills) and senior Hannah Lelie (11 kills) added to the offensive attack. Faith was paced by Kari Anderson’s 12 assists and Kendra Kemmerer’s 10 kills.
New Hope-Solebury boys’ cross country took first place in Class AA at the Council Rock Invitational on Saturday at Tyler State Park in Newtown. Team members, from left, include Jake Dupont (sophomore), Bradley Neumann (sophomore), Greg House (junior), Danny Schlussel (senior), Colin McClusick (senior), Josh House (freshman) and Dylan Selbst (senior).