Hatters earn win over Panthers

Quakertown girls’ tennis went down to Hatboro-Horsham, 5-2, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Madi Shourds (Q) def. Morgan Bell (HH), 6-0, 3-6, 6-1. 2nd singles: Kathleen Calvin (HH) def. Aubri Stetina (Q), 6-4, 6-2. 3rd singles: Laryssa Badulak (Q) def. Sarah Moore (HH), 1-6, 6-4, 7-5. 1st doubles: Faith Ehrlich and Natalie Laurito (HH) def. Ashley Harpster and Rebecca Miller (Q), 6-0, 7-6. 2nd doubles: Antonette Spinosa and Smfiti Shah (HH) def. Amanda Hunsberger and Kayla Reigh (Q), 6-7, 6-3, 6-4. 3rd doubles: Chrissy Innas and Madi Burns (HH) def. Sam Shourds and Olivia Porambo (Q), 6-2, 4-6, 7-5. 4th doubles: Miller Huertgen and Lauren Eskin (HH) def. Sadie Fowler and Sam Kang (Q), 6-4, 6-1.

Rams nip Springfield (Montco)

Pennridge_water_poloPennridge boys’ water polo improved its conference record to 2-1 with a 13-11 victory over rival Springfield (Montco) on Tuesday. The Rams scored early, jumping out to a 2-0 lead, and ended the first quarter up, 3-1. The Spartans battled back, outscoring the Rams, 3-2, in the second quarter and trailed by one at the half. The referees called a tight game forcing Pennridge starting seniors D.J. Marrone and Colin Russell to foul out early in the second half. But the Rams, with their strength and depth, outscored the Spartans, 8-7, in the half to win by two goals. Nick Spehar led Pennridge with five goals to bring his conference total to nine in three games.

Panthers get back on track

Quakertown girls’ volleyball defeated Wissahickon, 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-11), on Monday evening to run its record to 2-1 overall and 0-1 in the SOL Continental. Offensively, the Panthers were led by Haley Sheehan (eight kills, two aces), Amanda Pursel (seven kills, one ace) and Kerry Vanyo (11 assists, four aces). Libero Lindsay Beck contributed 10 digs and an ace.

Panthers drop hammer on Pottsgrove

Quakertown girls’ tennis walloped Pottsgrove, 6-1, on Friday. 1st singles: Jenna Tythall (P) def. Madi Shourds (Q), 6-4, 6-1. 2nd singles: Aubri Stetina (Q) def. Megan Radomicki (P), 6-4, 6-4. 3rd singles: Laryssa Badulak (Q) def. Rebekah Lilliendahl (P), 6-0, 6-1. 1st doubles: Ashley Harpster and Rebecca Miller (Q) def. Chloe Klauss and Hailey Jacobs (P), 6-2, 2-6, 7-6. 2nd doubles: Olivia Porambo and Sam Shourds (Q) def. Aearietta Lukacs and Kelsey Hutchinson (P), 6-2, 6-3. 3rd doubles: Amanda Hunsberger and Leah Hillegas (Q) def. Tess McNamar and Brianna Costina (P), 6-0, 6-2. 4th doubles: Abi Campion and Sadie Fowler (Q) def. Sam Goins and Evelyn Aguirre (P), 6-2, 6-3.

Rams annihilate Upper Merion

Pennridge-water-polo-9-5Pennridge boys’ water polo creamed Upper Merion, 18-5, on Friday. The Rams led, 6-0, at the half. It could have been worse for Upper Merion, but head coach Ken Vincent pulled most of his starters midway through the first quarter. With their young players, the Rams outscored Upper Merion, 12-5, in the second half. Nick Spehar led the Rams with three goals, while five others scored two goals each.

Rams drive past CR South

Pennridge golf had little difficulty with Council Rock South, 202-228, on Thursday. Jake Wiley finished with a 39 to pace the Rams. Drew Bachtle and Colton Pifer each were a shot behind with a 40. Austin Roland and Matt Swartz managed a 41 and a 42, respectively, in the winning effort.