Patriots end CR North’s season

Fourth-seeded Central Bucks East boys’ lacrosse won its first-round game in the District One Class AAAA tournament on Tuesday, downing No. 29 Council Rock North, 12-2, at War Memorial Field. The Patriots struck first when Matt Schmidt scored his first of four goals at the 11:16 mark in the first. Matt Heim and Owen Griffin each added a goal to put the Patriots up, 3-0. The Indians scored at the 2:50 mark on a man-up advantage, but Schmidt added another goal 10 seconds later and the Patriots ended the quarter up, 4-1. The Indians scored first in the second on another man-up advantage, but that would be the last goal they would score as the Patriots defense held the Indians scoreless for the next 35 minutes. The Patriots would add three goals in the second to take a 7-2 lead into halftime. In the third, CB East would add three more and then another two in the fourth. Andrew Del Bracco won six of six faceoffs. Sean McGovern had seven saves. The CB East defense was led by McGovern, Dustin Buchanan (five ground balls, seven caused turnovers), Tyler Butler (three ground balls, five caused turnovers) and Mike Eveland (three ground balls, one caused turnover).

Patriots complete undefeated season

Central Bucks East boys’ lacrosse finished its SOL Continental slate with a 12-0 record after capturing its regular season finale at Central Bucks South, 16-5, on Friday night. The Titans struck first at the 10:51 mark of the first quarter; however, that would be their only lead of the night as the Patriots found the back of the net five times in the first quarter. The Titans added two more in the second to close the gap to 5-3 at the half, but in the third, Matt Milici scored three of his five goals and the Patriots added three additional goals and outscored the Titans, 6-1, in the quarter to take an 11-4 lead at the end of three quarters. In the fourth quarter, the Patriots added five more tallies and South added one. The CB East scoring was led by Milici (five goals), Matt Heim (four goals) and Matt Vetter (two goals). Andrew Del Brocco was 15 for 23 on faceoffs. Sean McGovern had 17 saves. The CB East defense was led by Tyler Butler (five ground balls, seven caused turnovers), Dustin Buchanan (five ground balls, three caused turnovers) and Mike Eveland (three ground balls, one caused turnover). For CB South, Joel Zimmerman, Brendan McGrath, Anthony Paone, Evan Falkowski and Chris Tanner all deposited one goal.

Panthers take another squeaker

Quakertown baseball prevailed, 3-2, over Central Bucks South on Wednesday. Sophomore John Lilley belted a home run for the Panthers. Vinny LaCava went 3-for-4 at the dish with an RBI. Jon Potynski and Jake Reed each scored a run. Sage Fuhrmeister allowed two earned runs in six innings for Quakertown. Zack Metz finished out the game, stranding the bases loaded, for his first save.

Panthers serve up win

Quakertown boys’ tennis got by Norristown, 5-2, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Mike Kelsall (Q) def. Ben Nguyen (N), 7-6, 6-1. 2nd singles: Brandon Quinn (Q) def. Jordan Schwed (N), 6-2, 6-1. 3rd singles: Alec Buonanno (Q) def. Ben Chronister (N), 6-1, 6-0. 1st doubles: Chris Rivera and Francis Wawera (N) def. Evan Koch and Ryan Cookson (Q), 6-2, 6-4. 2nd doubles: David Poulton and Francis Bellocchio (N) def. Tayler Andreacchio and Zach Krauss (Q), 6-4, 5-7, 6-2. 3rd doubles: Kasey Hill and Randy Stenson (Q) def. Craig Madvak and Jake Colp (N), 6-4, 1-6, 6-3. 4th doubles: Louis Andreacchio and Evan Cosgrove (Q) def. Ibranima Jalloh and Peter Eldredge (N), 6-1, 6-4.

Panthers edged by Northampton

Quakertown girls’ lacrosse fell a bit short, losing to Northampton, 15-14, on Tuesday. Taylor Kishbaugh and Kayla Donnelly deposited five and four goals, respectively, for the Panthers. Also scoring for Quakertown were: Sarah Townsend, Casey Cunnane, Olivia Maseloff, Brooklyn Law and Taylor Grant. Donnelly added three assists; Maseloff had two.

Lions blow out St. Basil

New Hope-Solebury girls’ lacrosse dominated St. Basil, 13-6, on Tuesday. The Lions outshot St. Basil, 29-13. Cameron Costello and Brianna McGarry each finished with a hat trick for New Hope. Taylor Wittman, Maggie Dougherty and Bailey Jaronski all netted two goals. Dougherty added four assists and six draw controls. Lia Brussock came up with three draw controls, while Gabrielle Goodman had three ground balls, an interception and a caused turnover. Hannah Reszka made seven saves for the Lions.

Bucks rally past Rams in five

Central Bucks West boys’ volleyball completed an undefeated regular season with a 3-2 (25-21, 18-25, 18-25, 25-23, 15-12) triumph at Pennridge on Tuesday evening. For the Rams, Alex Vellner filled up the stat sheet with 18 kills, three blocks, seven digs and four aces. Devon Rice (11 kills, 12 digs, three aces, two blocks), Ben Chinnici (12 kills, five blocks), Henry Savage (12 kills, three blocks), Kolby Smith (five kills, 14 digs, four blocks), Bradley Nase (54 assists) and Steve Braun (16 digs) also had solid nights for Pennridge.

Patriots soundly defeat Rams

Central Bucks East boys’ lacrosse ripped Pennridge, 15-2, on Tuesday at Doylestown’s War Memorial Field. For CB East, the Matts combined for 12 goals (Matt Schmidt, four; Matt Vetter, three; Matt Heim, two; and Matt Brown, three). Dustin Buchanan, Owen Griffin and Eric Zimmer all added one goal. Sean McGovern had seven saves. Scoring for Pennridge were Lee Phillips and Blake Schemmel.