Rams deck Upper Merion

Pennridge boys’ water polo (3-2 overall) creamed host Upper Merion, 19-5, on Thursday. In his high school debut for the Rams, freshman Nick Cusano made three saves in goal and added two assists. Hayden Sandt (two goals, two assists) and Silas Guzelow (one goal, three assists, two steals) stood out offensively for Pennridge. Ethan Lionetti and Christian Perrine each had two goals and an assist, while Alijah Santangelo had a goal, an assist and a team-leading four steals. Lionetti chipped in three steals and Perrine two. The Rams’ next game is at Springfield on Wednesday.

Rams sink visiting Wissahickon

Pennridge 9-8 (water polo)Pennridge boys’ water polo hosted Wissahickon on Tuesday and defeated the Trojans, 17-10. For the Rams, junior Jeffrey Swartz and senior Reilly Dolan led the way with five goals apiece. Junior Jake Aigeldinger was strong in goal with nine saves. Senior Callum Malcolm paced the Rams defense with 10 steals; he also had four goals. First-year Pennridge player Villiam Haidari, a junior, scored three goals on three shots and had two steals. Senior Jake Dearborn and sophomore Josh Yardley led the Rams in assists. “This year, the boys have come together as the tightest knit team that I have seen in my tenure at Pennridge,” head coach Ken Vincent said. “They all have a very positive attitude, and they support each other in and out of the water. I am very proud of all of the boys, and I am impressed with the way that our seniors are leading the team in a positive direction. The character of these seniors, led by co-captains Callum Malcolm, Tommy Schneider and Jake Dearborn, is displayed in everything they do and it is emulated by the younger players who they lead and mentor. The team is off to a great start, and I am looking toward a very successful season as the team competes and as these boys mature into the finest group of young men that I have had the privilege of coaching.” The Rams will travel to Upper Merion on Thursday.

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Junior Jeff Swartz (No. 3) had five goals against Wissahickon.
Photograph by Tom Schneider

Patriots welcome conference to town

CB East golf hosted the entire SOL Continental Conference at Lookaway Golf Club on Tuesday. The Patriots went 4-3 on the day. Souderton’s Dawson Anders had the low round, a 34. North Penn had the best team score, a 201. Scores for CB East: Tommy Lewis, 38; Hayden Rousselle, 40; Patrick Sheehan, 45; Conner Krzaczyk, 42; Matt Davis, 41; Matt Becker, 47; Scott Garrett, 46; and Drew Krause, 48. Scores for CB South: Jake Fitts, 36; Kevin Anthony, 42; T.J. Anthony, 44; Nash Nickerson, 45; Colin Johnston, 42; Eric Duncan, 44; Jack Lawlor, 41; and Eric Weiner, 43. Scores for CB West: Luca Jezzeny, 37; Steve Natto, 46; Drew Enright, 42; Reid Moncada, 54; Brandon Gervais, 42; Owen Tillger, 47; Tommy Walsh, 42; and James Thompson, 51. Scores for Pennridge: Andrew Simpson, 40; Jake Wiley, 41; Nathan Hess, 44; D.J. Holton, 46; Michael Simpson, 53; Cole White, 44; Bobby Maher, 50; and Ben Baker, 52. Scores for Quakertown: Tanner Seislove, 40; Calvin Suk, 55; Ryan Stainer, 48; John Williams, 47; Daniel Reigh, 47; Ryan Howard, 59; Ryan Georgiadis, 59; and Connor Coulton, 64.

Rams “Jump Start” campaign

Pennridge 9-5 (water polo)Pennridge boys’ water polo opened its season on Saturday at the Jump Start Tournament in Sinking Spring, where it faced some of the top teams in the state. The Rams defeated the defending fourth-place team, Governor Mifflin, 15-12, and lost to the defending third-place team, Cumberland Valley, 11-7, and the defending champion, Wilson (West Lawn), 15-10. Junior Jake Aigeldinger made 32 saves in three games for Pennridge. Junior Jeffrey Swartz led the Rams with 10 goals on the day. Senior Callum Malcolm paced the Rams defense with 10 steals and added four goals. Senior Reilly Dolan scored four goals and had five steals. Senior Jake Dearborn had three goals and four steals. The Rams will face Wissahickon at home on Tuesday.

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Senior Jake Dearborn (No. 12) prepares to take a shot on goal against Cumberland Valley, as senior Callum Malcolm (No. 6) waits.
Photograph by Tom Schneider

Titans tally 185 to top Rams

CB South golf beat Pennridge, 185-197, at home on Thursday. Scores for CB South: Jake Fitts, 36; Colin Johnston, 36; Kevin Anthony, 37; T.J. Anthony, 38; Chris Palkovics, 38; Eric Duncan, 41; Nash Nickerson, 44; and Jack Lawlor, 46. Scores for Pennridge: Andrew Simpson, 37; Nathan Hess, 37; Michael Simpson, 39; Jake Wiley, 41; D.J. Holton, 43; Ben Baker, 45; Cole White, 47; and Ryan Galloway, 55.

Rams too much for Panthers

Pennridge golf won at Quakertown, 213-227, on Wednesday. Scores for Pennridge: Andrew Simpson, 35; Nate Hess, 42; Jake Wiley, 45; Bobby Maher, 45; D.J. Holton, 46; Michael Simpson, 49; Cole White, 49; and Ben Baker, 52. Scores for Quakertown: Tanner Seislove, 41; Johnny Williams, 43; Danny Reigh, 47; Connor Coulton, 48; Bayne Bennett, 48; Ryan Stainer, 49; Ryan Howard, 49; and Calvin Suk, 52.

Panthers eke by rival Rams

Quakertown girls’ tennis prevailed over Pennridge, 4-3, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Ylan Pham (P) def. Laryssa Badulak (Q), 6-1, 6-0. 2nd singles: Katrina Janeczko (P) def. Madison Shourds (Q), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. 3rd singles: Aubrietia Stetina (Q) def. Kaitlyn Harries (P), 3-6, 6-0, 6-4. 1st doubles: Victoria Hanus and Courtney Landis (P) def. Rebecca Miller and Karla Zeravcic (Q), 6-1, 6-3. 2nd doubles: Ashley Harpster and Abby Campion (Q) def. Sam Tiedeken and Aarthi Kallur (P), 6-2, 6-3. 3rd doubles: Kayla Reigh and Olivia Porambo (Q) def. Tess Woolslager and Emily O’Brien (P), 6-3, 6-3. 4th doubles: Sam Shourds and Sadie Fowler (Q) def. Kate Noz and Emma Lafty (P), 1-6, 7-5, 6-4.

Rams host entire SOL Continental

Pennridge golf held its annual invitational on Monday at Indian Valley Country Club featuring all eight teams in the SOL Continental. The Rams finished the day 4-3, defeating CB East (207-210), CB West (207-213), Hatboro-Horsham (207-214) and Quakertown (207-230). Pennridge lost to CB South (207-203), North Penn (207-200) and Souderton (207-206). Scores that counted for Pennridge: Nate Hess, 39; Andrew Simpson, 41; Jake Wiley, 41; Michael Simpson, 42; and Cole White, 44. Scores that counted for CB East: Tommy Lewis, 38; Matt Davis, 42; Conner Krzaczyk, 43; Scott Garrett, 43; and Hayden Rousselle, 44. Scores that counted for CB South: Jake Fitts, 39; T.J. Anthony, 40; Jack Lawlor, 40; Kevin Anthony, 41; and Nash Nickerson, 43. Scores that counted for CB West: Reid Moncada, 40; Luca Jezzeny, 42; Steve Natto, 42; Drew Enright, 43; and Brandon Gervais, 46. Scores that counted for Quakertown: Ryan Howard, 42; Tanner Seislove, 45; Ryan Stainer, 45; Johnny Williams, 47; and Danny Reigh, 51.

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