Pitching carries Panthers in 11

Quakertown needed 11 innings to get by Hatboro-Horsham, 3-2, on Thursday. Cooper Johnson went the first seven for the Panthers, allowing only one unearned run and striking out six. Devyn Bard went the next three, yielding one run and punching out two, and Tyler Guidos closed out the game by pitching a scoreless 11th. He fanned a pair. Guidos and Viktor Morelock each had two base knocks. The Hatters committed seven errors; the Panthers had zero.

Panthers tumble to Upper Dublin

Quakertown boys’ volleyball was tripped up by Upper Dublin, 3-1 (25-17, 23-25, 25-16, 25-23), on Wednesday. Stats for Quakertown: Mike Dierolf, 11 kills, eight digs, one ace; Zach Dierolf, 12 kills, three blocks, two aces; Logan Spieker, six kills, seven digs, three blocks; Graham Wilson, four kills, three blocks, one ace; Kevin Steich, four kills, four blocks; Justin Flor, 27 assists, one kill, two aces; Josh Moyer, four digs; and Kevin Finlayson, four digs.

Panthers lose to Souderton

Quakertown boys’ volleyball went down to Souderton, 3-1 (28-30, 25-23, 25-6, 25-18), on Monday. Stats for Quakertown: Mike Dierolf, 17 kills, 15 digs; Zach Dierolf, five kills, five digs; Graham Wilson, three kills, two blocks; Kevin Steich, one kill, four blocks; Logan Spieker, two kills, four digs, two blocks, one ace; Drew Stout, 21 assists; and Kevin Finlayson, five digs, one ace.

North Penn nips Panthers

Quakertown boys’ volleyball lost to North Penn, 3-2 (25-18, 17-25, 25-12, 22-25, 15-11), on Friday. Stats for Quakertown: Mike Dierolf, 14 kills, eight digs; Zach Dierolf, six kills, four digs, two blocks; Graham Wilson, three kills, four blocks; Kevin Steich, two blocks; Logan Spieker, four kills, five digs, three blocks, one ace; Drew Stout, 23 assists; Zac Mahler, 10 digs; and Kevin Finlayson, two digs.

Pottsgrove defeats Panthers

Quakertown boys’ lacrosse succumbed to Pottsgrove, 9-6, on Thursday. Frank Claus had a hat trick; Jeffrey Royall scored a pair; and Scott Keck had one goal for the Panthers. Keck added two assists, while Dan Grubb, Liam Grubb and Royall each had one. Chris Brady stopped 12 shots in goal for Quakertown. Gavin Hillaert won four faceoffs, and Dan Grubb came up with five ground balls.

Rain can’t wash away win

Quakertown baseball downed Souderton, 5-0, on Thursday in a game shortened to five innings because of rain. Cooper Johnson picked up the win on the bump, going all five innings and yielding only one hit and walking three. Aaron Besch had two RBI and two runs scored. Jake Reed also knocked in two.

Rams jettison host Panthers

Pennridge boys’ volleyball prevailed at Quakertown, 3-0 (25-14, 25-22, 25-16), on Wednesday. Stats for Pennridge: Jesse Smith, 24 assists, six digs, two blocks; Ben Chinnici, 12 kills, 12 aces; Kevin Jones, eight kills, three blocks; Zach Detweiler, four kills, four blocks; Cross Edwards, four kills, seven digs, two aces; Josiah Friesen, five kills, four blocks; and Austin Rush, 14 digs. Stats for Quakertown: Mike Dierolf, 10 kills, four digs, one ace; Zach Dierolf, four kills; Graham Wilson, three kills, one block; Chris Cowan, two blocks; Logan Spieker, six kills, three digs, two blocks; Drew Stout, 17 assists; Josh Moyer, three digs; and Zac Mahler, 16 digs. The Rams are 11-2 overall this season and 11-1 in league play. Pennridge will host state power Hempfield in a nonleague match on Friday night.

Panthers pound LC

Quakertown boys’ tennis dominated Lansdale Catholic, 7-0, on Wednesday. 1st singles: Nolan Pernia (Q) def. Kyle Kerr (LC), 6-0, 6-0. 2nd singles: Alec Buonano (Q) def. Michael Plummer (LC), 6-1, 6-0. 3rd singles: Ray McCarroll (Q) def. Andy Kim (LC), 6-0, 6-0. 1st doubles: Randy Stenson and Danny Reigh (Q) def. C.J. Urbanek and Kevin Jang (LC), 4-6, 6-1, 1-0. 2nd doubles: Hunter Webb and Eric Neagu (Q) def. Brian Halton and Joe Madden (LC), 6-2, 6-2. 3rd doubles: Mason Bruzgo and Noa Robinson (Q) def. Eddie Choi and Junhyeon Moon (LC), 6-2, 6-1. 4th doubles: Matt Meyers and Tomas Sipone (Q) won by forfeit.

Patriots too much for Panthers

CB East boys’ track and field ran past Quakertown, 105-45, on Tuesday. First-place winners follow: 300 hurdles (Dalsea, CB East), 40.8; 4×800 (CB East’s Goetz, Earles, Curtis, Endres), 8:49.0; 100 (Myles King, CB East), 10.8; 1,600 (Schultz, CB East), 4:42.7; 4×100 (CB East’s Parasky, Melenialie, King, Gibson), 44.2; 400 (Brophy, CB East), 51.6; 110 hurdles (Digiovani, CB East), 16.1; 800 (Delisle, Quakertown), 1:58.4; 200 (Burns, Quakertown), 22.6; 3,200 (Goetz, CB East), 10:22.4; 4×400 (CB East’s Shahideh, Parasky, Dalsea, Endres), 3:30.3; high jump (Grimmage, Quakertown), 6-2; long jump (Parasky, CB East), 21-1; triple jump (Williams, CB East); pole vault (Mills, CB East), 14-0; shot put (Curry, Quakertown), 44-2; discus (Adams, CB East), 126-6; and javelin (Drew, CB East), 130-5.

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