Solebury School field hockey was shut out, 3-0, at Lawrenceville School on Monday. “Solebury held the home team to only one goal in the first half with the aggressive midfield play of Afrah Boeteng, Julia McDonald and Lakumi Dias,” head coach Peter Schuyler said. “Lawrenceville added two goals in the second half to earn the win.”
Solebury School boys’ soccer went down to King’s Christian, 7-0, on Monday. The Spartans trailed, 4-0, at the half. Ryan Anderson had a hat trick for King’s. Solebury was outshot, 14-5. Goalkeeper Ben Weil came up with seven saves for the Spartans, who are 1-6 overall.
Solebury School girls’ soccer was tripped up, 3-1, at Barrack Hebrew Academy on Thursday. “Both teams took turns creating solid scoring opportunities, but Barrack Hebrew struck first with a blast from 25 yards that just slipped under the crossbar,” head coach Timothy Hall said. “Solebury continued to apply pressure and was rewarded when freshman Addie Groth-Tuft finished off a fine combination with a beautiful left-footed drive. The score remained tied until well into the second half when Barrack Hebrew managed to slip in another tally. Solebury’s girls continued to apply pressure but couldn’t provide the finishing touch. The weather made for a challenging day, but Solebury’s girls showed outstanding resolve in gamely battling to the final whistle.”
Solebury School boys’ soccer lost to Calvary Christian, 5-1, on Thursday. The Spartans were down, 1-0, at halftime. Cullen Lloyd netted a hat trick for Calvary. Dylan Foley deposited the lone goal for Solebury in the 70th minute. Ben Weil made five saves between the pipes for the Spartans, who fell to 1-5 overall and 1-1 in the Penn-Jersey League.
Solebury School girls’ soccer lost, 6-0, at Calvary Christian on Tuesday. “Junior Abbie Rains and sophomore Olivia Lutz stood out with their tenacious work on defense, and freshman Addie Groth-Tuft displayed her versatility playing five different positions,” head coach Timothy Hall said. The Spartans will be back in action on Thursday, when they travel to Philadelphia to play at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy at 4 p.m.
Solebury School field hockey fell, 2-0, at Morrisville on Tuesday. The Spartans trailed, 2-0, at halftime. “Unfortunately,” head coach Peter Schuyler said, “[we] were down two starters due to injuries suffered during the game. However, sophomore Qiana Vigo ‘stepped up’ moving from her midfield position to defensive back. With Qiana’s tenacious play, the defense shut out Morrisville in the second half.”
Pennington School cross country welcomed Solebury School and New Hope-Solebury to town on Tuesday. The Spartans’ top runners for the boys were junior London Green in 18:44, senior Nick Lavery in 20:11, sophomores Devon Brewster and Andrei Benoliel, and freshman Kyle Hochenberger. Solebury lost to New Hope, 23-38, and beat Pennington, 24-33. The Spartan girls fell to Pennington, 15-40, and downed New Hope, 15-50, by forfeit. Top finishers for Solebury were senior Alexandra Morrow, sophomore Cally Kerrigan, senior Charlotte Martin, junior Alexis Molgat and sophomore Caitlin Miller.
Solebury School boys’ soccer destroyed Morrisville, 8-0, on Monday. The Spartans were up, 6-0, at the half. Dylan Foley and Eli Ziff each netted two goals. Logan Doan, Adam Sherman, Jongwook Jeon and Sam Benson all added single goals. Taylor Goldberg, Daniel Sheriff and Fred Shi all tallied assists. Solebury held a distinct 20-3 advantage in shots. The Spartans are now 1-4 overall and 1-1 in the Penn-Jersey League.
South Hunterdon boys’ soccer captured the River Cup for the second consecutive year with Saturday’s 6-1 triumph at Solebury School. Jacob Von Giebel netted a hat trick for the Eagles, and Marcos Delcid scored two goals and Jess Cally one for the victors. Antonio Gasparro handed out three assists. Logan Doan scored the lone goal for the Spartans in the 69th minute. South Hunterdon outscored Solebury, 4-1, in the second half. “I think we all came here really wanting to win this,” Von Giebel said. “No matter what, we wanted to go home with the trophy.”
South Hunterdon girls’ soccer held on to the River Cup with a 3-0 victory over host Solebury School on Saturday. Devon Nini had two goals and an assist for the Eagles; Kayla Marriott also scored. South Hunterdon deposited all three goals in the first half. “Vikki Rueda-Juarez enjoyed another outstanding game in goal, making an astounding 21 saves,” Spartans head coach Timothy Hall said. “Seventh-grader Kaitlyn Verhoest made her teammates proud as she provided solid backup goalkeeping when she volunteered to step in the net while Rueda-Juarez was off briefly due to injury.” Solebury will travel to Old Bridge, N.J., this Tuesday, when they will take on Calvary Christian Academy, at 4 p.m., in a Penn-Jersey League game.