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.
Quakertown field hockey lost on the road to North Penn, 9-2, on Tuesday. The Panthers scored both of their goals in the first half: Emma McLaughlin, assisted by Elaina Abramson, and Becky Gerhart, assisted by Abramson. Amanda Laessig finished with a hat trick for the Maidens; Casey O’Donnel scored two.
Pennridge 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.
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.
Quakertown field hockey downed visiting Palisades, 3-1, on Monday. Hillary Scott scored a pair for the Panthers. Gabby Dontenville added a goal and an assist. Ashley Volpe pumped in the Pirates’ lone goal. She was assisted by Kaylin Stenson.
Becky Gerhart had three goals and an assist as Quakertown field hockey snuck by Spring-Ford, 5-4, on Saturday. Emma McLaughlin added a goal and two assists, while Tori Bright had a goal and Anna Thompson an assist in the triumph.
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.
Pennridge 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.
Central Bucks South football came up short to Coatesville, 47-34, on Friday. The Red Raiders led at halftime, 27-20. Running back Josh Adams finished with 152 yards on 16 carries and two scores. Senior quarterback Kevin Witchey went 17 for 29 for 272 yards and three touchdowns.
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.