Quakertown girls’ volleyball swept North Penn, 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-13), on Tuesday. The offense for the Panthers was led by Jen Sterner (16 assists, four kills, six digs, one ace), Amanda Pursel (11 kills) and Ericka Schmidlechner (six kills). On defense, Liana Buonanno Taylor contributed 11 digs and two aces, while Autumn Bolton (13 digs, one ace) and Lindsay Beck (10 digs, four aces) chipped in, as well.
Quakertown girls’ volleyball downed Wissahickon, 3-1 (25-16, 16-25, 25-12, 25-13), on Monday. Kerry Vanyo handed out 25 assists (to go along with eight aces) for the Panthers. Amanda Pursel managed 17 kills and six digs, and Liana Buonanno Taylor came up with eight digs and seven aces.
Quakertown girls’ tennis cruised past Norristown, 7-0, Thursday. 1st singles: Meranda Weathers (Q) def. Shontell Moman (N), 6-4, 6-1. 2nd singles: Maddie Shourds (Q) def. Maddison Messics (N), 6-0, 6-1. 3rd singles: Aubri Stetina (Q) def. Hannah Markley (N), 6-0, 6-0. 1st doubles: Heather Robbins and Jess Baskin (Q) def. Taylor Walker and Naomi Dillon (N), 6-0, 6-0. 2nd doubles: Jess Sadlawski and Ashley Harpster (Q) def. Brianna Delvecchio and Iliah Smith (N), 6-0, 6-0. 3rd doubles: Sabrina Petovic and Kayla Reigh (Q) def. Elena Tzevkis and Noel Whaling (N), 6-0, 6-0. 4th doubles: Amanda Hunsberger and Shelby Valente (Q) won by forfeit.
Central Bucks South girls’ volleyball was too much for Quakertown, 3-1 (25-14, 25-15, 17-25, 25-20), on Thursday. Amanda Pursel and Haley Sheehan paced the Panthers’ attack with nine and eight kills, respectively. Jen Sterner had 16 assists.
North Penn boys’ cross country downed both Central Bucks East (22-35) and Quakertown (17-46) in a tri-meet on Wednesday. The Patriots handled the Panthers (19-40) in the other match. Top 10: Jake Brophy (CBE), 16:18; Ryan Long (NP), 17:05; Ryan Grace (NP), 17:20; Matt Aham (NP), 17:32; Colin McLaughlin (Q), 17:35; Billy Rollo (CBE), 17:30; Tim Boyle (NP), 17:40; Nick Decerbe (NP), 17:48; Connor Sands (CBE), 17:48; Josh Goetz (CBE), 17:51. On the girls’ side, CB East posted a pair of wins: 22-35 over North Penn and 15-50 over Quakertown. North Penn beat Quakertown (15-40) in the other contest. Top 10: Elizabeth Huuki (CBE), 19:23; Tate Dawson (CBE), 19:30; Brianna Mengini (NP), 19:34; Meghan Willcoxon (CBE), 19:36; Jenna Reimer (NP), 19:50; Ali Valenti (NP), 20:00; Lizzie Morris (CBE), 20:30; Hannah Morris (CBE), 20:36; Colleen McGovern (NP), 20:39; Jackie Kinkend (CBE), 20:42.
Quakertown girls’ tennis was edged by Springfield, 4-3, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Holly Staroba (S) def. Meranda Weathers (Q), 6-1, 6-0. 2nd singles: Camille Harrison (S) def. Maddie Shourds (Q), 6-3, 6-0. 3rd singles: Aubri Stetina (Q) def. Rhiannon Richardson (S), 6-4, 6-1. 1st doubles: Heather Robbins and Jess Baskin (Q) def. Morgan Hekking and Amanda Staroba (S), 6-4, 6-3. 2nd doubles: Mia Wertz and Frances Madeira (S) def. Jess Sadlawski and Ashley Harpster (Q), 6-3, 6-2. 3rd doubles: Katie Lee and Morgan Johnson (S) def. Sabrina Petovic and Kayla Reigh (Q), 6-3, 6-1. 4th doubles: Amanda Hunsberger and Shelby Valente (Q) def. Danyelle Sanders and Grace Hinds (S), 7-5, 4-6, 10-7.
Quakertown field hockey bumped Souderton, 3-0, on Thursday. Sara Reigh scored unassisted at 16:28 in the first half, and Hillary Scott followed, from Becky Gerhart, a bit more than a minute later. In the second half, Gerhart assisted on Emma McLaughlin’s goal. The Panthers held an 11-2 advantage in shots.
Central Bucks West girls’ volleyball won a hard-fought battle Thursday against Quakertown, 3-0 (27-25, 25-16, 25-19). Statistics for Quakertown: Jen Sterner, 19 assists, four kills; Amanda Pursel, seven kills, four digs; Haley Sheehan, seven kills, two digs; Sabrina Lee, five kills, one block; Katelyn Spieker, five kills; Liana Buonanno Taylor, 12 digs; and Lindsay Beck, 10 digs.
Trailing two sets to zero, Quakertown girls’ volleyball came back to stun Souderton, 3-2 (23-25, 15-25, 32-30, 25-20, 15-6), Wednesday. It was the Panthers’ first win (1-5) in the SOL Continental. Liana Buonanno Taylor led Quakertown with 31 digs and three aces. Amanda Pursel had 13 kills and eight digs, while Jen Sterner added 17 assists, five kills and an ace. Haley Sheehan (five kills, two aces) and Katelyn Spieker (five kills) also contributed.
Central Bucks West boys’ cross country beat both Souderton (15-41) and Quakertown (28-31) at a tri-meet at Peace Valley on Wednesday. At the same meet, Quakertown defeated Souderton (22-34). Top 10: Colin McLaughlin (Q), 16:25; Alex Balla (Q), 16:25; Rock Fortna (CBW), 16:37; Brian Iatarola (CBW), 16:50; Stephen Shelly (Q), 17:02; Ian Davies (CBW), 17:03; Declan McDonald (CBW), 17:04; Brian Mass (CBW), 17:17; David Cappi (S), 17:20; and Ben Severn (CBW), 17:23. For the girls, the Bucks were again victorious, downing Souderton (15-50) and Quakertown (15-50). Souderton knocked off Quakertown (21-38). Top 10 (all CB West): Maddie Villalba, 19:12; Lindsey Gerlach, 19:22; Meghan Iatarola, 19:38; Emily Aunihs, 19:54; Jill Keyte, 19:58; Shelby Bigaman, 20:14; Olivia Lafferty, 20:22; Marlee Evans, 20:32; CC Davies, 20:43; and Lauren Olsen, 20:54.