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.
South 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.
New Hope-Solebury field hockey succumbed to second-seeded Gwynedd Mercy, 6-0, on Tuesday afternoon in the semifinals of the District One Class AA tournament. The third-seeded Lions put together a fantastic season.
New Hope-Solebury field hockey defeated Upper Perkiomen, 4-3 in double overtime, on Friday to move on to the District One Class AA semifinals on Tuesday against Gwynedd Mercy Academy. Cameron Costello assisted Brianna McGarry on the game-winning goal.
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.