LaCava deals for Panthers

Vinny LaCava went the distance, allowing one unearned run and striking out seven, as Quakertown baseball posted a 2-1 victory Monday over Central Bucks East. Jake Reed went 2-for-3 with two doubles and a run scored for the Panthers. Jon Potynski went 1-for-3 with a run scored. LaCava helped himself with a sacrifice-fly RBI. “We made mistakes, but none of them affected the next play,” Quakertown manager Jon Pallone said. “Every single player was in the game mentally all seven innings. Our intensity and focus was the best it has been for all seven innings all year.” Pat Reilly scored the lone run for the Patriots.

Cheltenham bumps Panthers in four

Quakertown boys’ volleyball lost to Cheltenham, 3-1 (25-11, 25-22, 21-25, 25-22), on Friday to fall to 6-9 on the season. Xavier Villanueva handed out 31 assists for Quakertown. Dylan Flor (12 kills, two blocks), Josh Morgan (10 kills, five digs), Lucas Schan (six kills, five blocks), Mike Dierolf (five kills, four digs) and Coulton Terry (eight blocks) all contributed for Quakertown, as well.

Rams dominate rival Panthers

Pennridge boys’ volleyball dropped Quakertown, 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-14), on Thursday. The Rams, who are 11-2 on the season, were led by: Kolby Smith, eight kills, six digs, four aces, two blocks; Alex Vellner, six kills, seven digs, three aces; Vince Kauders, five kills, five blocks, two aces; Steve Braun, three kills, seven digs, two aces; and Brad Nase, 26 assists, two blocks.

Panthers reach .500 with win

Quakertown boys’ track improved to 3-3-1 with an 88-50 victory Tuesday over Hatboro-Horsham. 300 hurdles: Lambinus (Q), 44.6. 4×800: Hatboro-Horsham, 8:27.0. 100: Gablein (HH), 11.4. 1,600: Shelly (Q), 4:49.2. 400: Ciccarone (Q), 53.8. 4×100: Hatboro-Horsham, 46.1. 110 hurdles: Wright (Q), 15.4. 800: Comber (HH), 2:02.2. 200: Wright (Q), 22.8. 3,200: Balla (Q), 10:28.4. 4×400: Quakertown, 3:42.1. High jump: Lambinus (Q), 5-2. Long jump: Wright (Q), 19-8. Triple jump: Lee (Q), 35-3. Shot put: Schwartz (Q), 38-7.25. Discus: Varichione (Q), 118-3. Javelin: Magnant (HH), 149-2.

Pirates take down Panthers

Palisades boys’ tennis knocked off Quakertown, 5-0, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Nate Newborg (P) def. Mikey Kelsall (Q), 6-3, 6-2. 2nd singles: Miguel Abalos (P) def. Brendon Quinn (Q), 6-1, 6-0. 3rd singles: Jimmy Strum (P) def. Alec Buonanno (Q), 7-5, 6-2. 1st doubles: Janson Terry and Alex Nicholas (P) def. Evan Koch and Zach Kruas (Q), 6-4, 6-2. 2nd doubles: Landon Mueller and Sam McCaughen (P) def. Tyler Andreacchio and Ryan Cookson (Q), 6-4, 6-2.

Panthers breeze past Upper Dublin

Quakertown boys’ volleyball blanked Upper Dublin, 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-21), on Monday. The Panthers now stand at 6-7. Dylan Flor led Quakertown’s attack with 17 kills and six digs. Coulton Terry and Josh Morgan each added seven kills. Lucas Schan finished with four kills and two blocks, while Xavier Villanueva managed 34 assists. Defensively, Nick Wesley and Kevin Gale wound up with nine and seven digs, respectively.

Panthers get back to winning

Quakertown boys’ tennis soundly defeated Lansdale Catholic, 4-1, on Monday. 1st singles: C.J. Urbanek (LC) def. Mikey Kelsall (Q), 6-0, 6-3. 2nd singles: Brendon Quinn (Q) def. John Rogers (LC), 6-2, 6-2. 3rd singles: Alec Buonanno (Q) def. Denny Jung (LC), 6-1, 6-1. 1st doubles: Evan Koch and Zach Kraus (Q) def. Brian Holton and Joe Madden (LC), 6-1, 6-2. 2nd doubles: Ryan Cookson and Brandon Lee (Q) def. Michael Plummer and Kellen Beck (LC), 6-0, 6-0.

Rams rally to down Panthers

Pennridge softball pushed across a five-spot in the top of the fifth to defeat Quakertown, 7-3, on Monday. The Panthers were leading, 3-1, after one inning. Emily Mayhew went 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Rams. Alison Horne, Haley Taylor and Morgan Labs all had two base hits for Pennridge. Taylor had two extra-base hits, a double and a triple. Liz Nace picked up the win; Alyssa Wilkinson took the loss for Quakertown.

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